David livingstone sentence example
- Blantyre Works (pop. 1683) was the birthplace of David Livingstone (1813-1873) and his brother Charles (1821-1873), who as lads were both employed as piecers in a local cotton-mill.
- The arrival of David Livingstone in 1841 marked the beginning of the systematic exploration of the northern regions.
- Then, less than five months afterwards, David Livingstone died at Ilala; and no event of the whole century did so much to wake up Protestant Christendom.
- The lake was discovered by David Livingstone in 1859 and was by him called Shirwa, from a mishearing of the native name.
- During his apprenticeship to his father, a carpenter, he attended evening classes at Anderson's College, where he had Lyon Playfair and David Livingstone for fellow-pupils; and the ability he showed was such that Thomas Graham, the professor of chemistry, chose him as lecture assistant in 1832.Advertisement
- Blantyre was founded in 1876 by Scottish missionaries, and is named after the birthplace of David Livingstone.
- Describing the forests of the Manyema country, west of Lake Tanganyika, David Livingstone wrote:" Into these [primeval forests] the sun, though vertical, 'cannot penetrate, excepting by sending down at mid-day thin pencils of rays into the gloom.
- The history section includes a valuable summary of the work of exploration in the Congo basin from the days of David Livingstone up to 1893.
- His faithfully kept journals during these seven years' wanderings were published under the title of the Last Journals of David Livingstone in Central Africa, in 1874, edited by his old friend the Rev. Horace Waller.
- They were discovered by David Livingstone on the 17th of November 1855, and by him named after Queen Victoria of England.Advertisement