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Excerpt from Two Years Among the Savages of New Guinea: With Introductory Notes on North Queensland
The vessel had sprung a leak, so Captain Cook chose a suitable spot where there was little surf, in order to make the necessary repairs.
How different was its appearance from that of' the present time. Then, everything was in its primeval state. Crowds of savages lined the north shore, and interfered with Captain Cook's men in their work. The sailors had often to keep them back by force of arms.
Even at the present day, blacks are living there, but their numbers are sadly reduced.
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bound: 318 pages
publisher: Forgotten Books (May 2, 2017)
isbn: 1330114930, 978-1330114933,
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