As a European
I can gain admittance to their home and table.
Next comes the European
bread--fair enough, good enough, after a fashion, but cold; cold and tough, and unsympathetic; and never any change, never any variety--always the same tiresome thing.
Muller has discovered several European
species; other species, not introduced by man, occur on the lowlands; and a long list can be given, as I am informed by Dr.
this vast country might well be called the graveyard of European
The panorama passed before their eyes like a flash, save when the steam concealed it fitfully from the view; the travellers could scarcely discern the fort of Chupenie, twenty miles south-westward from Benares, the ancient stronghold of the rajahs of Behar; or Ghazipur and its famous rose-water factories; or the tomb of Lord Cornwallis, rising on the left bank of the Ganges; the fortified town of Buxar, or Patna, a large manufacturing and trading-place, where is held the principal opium market of India; or Monghir, a more than European
town, for it is as English as Manchester or Birmingham, with its iron foundries, edgetool factories, and high chimneys puffing clouds of black smoke heavenward.
A rather good-looking Ouled-Nail was dancing, and, perceiving Tarzan's European
clothes, and scenting a generous gratuity, she threw her silken handkerchief upon his shoulder, to be rewarded with a franc.
My partner endeavoured to encourage me by describing the several ports of that coast, and told me he would put in on the coast of Cochin China, or the bay of Tonquin, intending afterwards to go to Macao, where a great many European
families resided, and particularly the missionary priests, who usually went thither in order to their going forward to China.
But if you consider the European
situation you will have no difficulty in perceiving the motive.
She had acquired undisputed control over the Indian tribes still tenanting the forests unexplored by the European
Add, that I know the language as well as I know my own, and that I am lean enough and brown enough to make it no easy matter to detect my European
origin-- and you will understand that I passed muster with the people readily: not as one of themselves, but as a stranger from a distant part of their own country.
The hardy colonist, and the trained European
who fought at his side, frequently expended months in struggling against the rapids of the streams, or in effecting the rugged passes of the mountains, in quest of an opportunity to exhibit their courage in a more martial conflict.
The distinguishing characteristic of the Marquesan islanders, and that which at once strikes you, is the European
cast of their features--a peculiarity seldom observable among other uncivilized people.