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" If you will have a young man to put his travels into a little room, and in short
SIMPKIN, MARSHALL & CO.
18 5 8.
203, c. 173.
With pleasant recollections of the Author's fellow
voyagers: Whether, as some, they have since manfully fought the
battle of life, and having acquired power and repute,
are now moulding the destinies of future empires;Or, as some, are laboriously toiling among the heathen,
teaching the pure truths of Christianity, and living
its bright exemplars;Or, as others, have passed away, leaving on the mind a
tranquil image of their existence, as the memory of
a happy dream: In honor of the sea he loves ;To present, as in a phantasmagory, to dwellers at home,
by their own firesides, pictures of the world beneath
their feet ;That youthful sea travellers may know the ways of
Is this small book written.
The little bark being thus launched, may the favouring gale of public approval waft it gently onward down the stream of time.