Keywords: voyages around the world

The Voyage of the Beagle

The Voyage of the Beagle


Charles Darwin

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Year of publication: 1997

THE VOYAGE OF THE BEAGLE PREFACE I have stated in the preface to the first Edition of this work, and in the Zoology of the Voyage of the Beagle, that it was in consequence of a wish expressed by Captain Fitz Roy, of having some scientific person on board, accompanied by an offer from him of giving up part of his own accommodations, that I volunteered my services, which received, through the kindness of the hydrographer, Captain Beaufort, the sanction of the Lords of the Admiralty. As I feel that ...

Keywords: Beagle Expedition (1831-1836) Geology Natural history South America -- Discovery and exploration Voyages around the world -- History -- 19th century
Following the Equator

Following the Equator


Mark Twain

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Year of publication: 2004

FOLLOWING THE EQUATOR PART 1. CHAPTER I. A man may have no bad habits and have worse. Puddnhead Wilsons New Calendar. The PartyAcross America to VancouverOn Board the WarrimoSteamer ChairsThe CaptainGoing Home under a CloudA Gritty PurserThe Brightest PassengerRemedy for Bad HabitsThe Doctor and the LumbagoA Moral PauperLimited SmokingRemittance-men. The starting point of this lecturing-trip around the world was Paris, where we had been living a year or two. We sailed for America, and there made ...

Keywords: 1835-1910 -- Travel Equator -- Description and travel Mark Twain Voyages around the world