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[Illustration: A TROPICAL SCENE]

[Illustration: THE WORLD OF WATERS

THE

WORLD OF WATERS,

OR,

A Peaceful Progress o'er the Unpathed Sea.

BY MRS. DAVID OSBORNE.

With Illustrations.

1852.

Contents

CHAPTER I.

The Wilton Family. Story of Frederic Hamilton

CHAPTER II.

The Wiltons. Dora Leslie. Charles Dorning. The Mediterranean. Corsica. Candia. Rhodes. Malta. Valetta. The Caledonia. A Story by Krummacher. Adriatic Sea. Venice. Turkish Rowers. Elgin Marbles. Isle of Wight. Thunder Storm. Jersey. Romaine's Journal. Slave Ship. Horrible Cruelty. Slave Trade. Wreck of the Royal George. Eddystone Lighthouse

CHAPTER III.

The Wiltons. A great Naval Victory. Monster Fish. The Downs. St. Augustine. Yarmouth. Brock the Swimmer and Yarmouth Boatman. The North Sea. The Bell Rock. Mr. Barraud. Jock of Jedburgh. Wreck of the Forfarshire. Remarkable Providence. Denmark. The Baltic. Journey to the Gulf of Finland. Reindeer and Sledge. Reval. Superstitions. Strange Fashions. Ungern Sternberg. Gulf of Bothnia. Islands of the Baltic. Lapland. Aurora Borealis. Russia. Odessa. Reflections

CHAPTER IV.

Stanzas by Mrs. Howitt. Caspian Sea. Astracan. Droll Legend. Yellow Sea. The Japanese. Monsoons. Trade Winds. Description of a Monsoon. Asia. The Red Sea. Isthmus of Suez. An Interesting Locality. The Arabs. Sea of Aral. Chinese Islands. Fishing for Mice. The Typhon. Fishing Birds. Cinnamon Forests. Eating Birds' Nests. Bible Lands. The Sea of Galilee. The Dead Sea. The Slave Merchant. A Japan Puzzle

CHAPTER V.

Story of Era. Assistance of Goodwill. Madeira. Man of War. Dinner on Ship board. Computing Latitude. Pipe to Dinner. The Azores. Newfoundland. Newfoundland Dogs. Greenland. Whale Fishing. Flying Fish. A Ship In the Polar Regions. An Awful Sight. The Geysers. Icelanders. Spitzbergen. The Ferroe Islands. Maelstrom. The Norwegian Mouse. Hudson's Bay. Hudson's Straits. Nova Scotia. Henry May. The Ancient Mariner. Cuba. Jamaica. Beauty of Jamaica. A Hurricane. Devastation. Ruins of Yucatan. Indians of Mexico. The American Lakes. Niagara. The Caribbean Sea. Panama. Gala Days. Diving for Pearls. The Sea Boy's Grave. The Funeral. Gulf of Trieste. Guiana. Brazil. Rio de Janeiro. Montevideo. Patagonia. Cape Horn. Depth of the Atlantic

CHAPTER VI.

The Separation. Deception Isle. The Gulf of Penas. Island of Chiloe. Juan Fernandez. Alexander Selkirk. The Ladies of Lima. The Peruvians. Columbia. Catching Wild Fowl. The Two Oceans. A Singular Funeral. Magellan. Guatemala. Ladies Smoking. Christian Indians. California. San Francisco. Nootka Sound. Story of Boone and the Bear. Cleaveland and the Infant. United States' Navy. Cannibals. Kamschatka. Polynesia. The Sandwich Islands. Captain Cook. Contest. Adventure of Kapiolani. A Delightful Anecdote. Spanish Missionaries. Philippine Islands. The Pelew Islands. Birds of Paradise. The Friendly Islands. Otaheite. The Society Islanders. Pitcairn's Islands. Shocking Barbarity. Nobb's Letter. Marquesas. The Low Islands. New Caledonia. New Zealand. The Bay of Islands. Captain Cook's Story. A Curious Idea. Aranghie. Cannibalism. New Holland. Story of Mr. Meredith. Australian Barbarism. Australian Lakes. Van Diemen's Land. Coral Reefs. Story of Kemba

CHAPTER VII.

Packing up. Letter from Mr. Stanley. Mr. Stanley. Celebes. Dress of the Alfoors. Curious Hospitality. Java. Whimsical Superstition. Productions of Java. Sumatra. Water Spouts. Burman Despotism. The White Elephant. Sir James Brooke. Borneo. Isle of Bourbon. Isle of France. Madagascar. The Four Spirits. The Missionaries. Horrible Custom. The Pirates' Retreat. Malagassy Fable. Kerguelen's Land. Isle of Desolation. Story of a Sailor. Morocco. A Moorish Beauty. Algiers. Egypt. Abyssinia. Abyssinian Customs. Religion. African Coast... Continue reading book >>




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