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The Project Gutenberg EBook of Journal of a Voyage to Brazil, by Maria Graham This eBook is for the use of anyone anywhere at no cost and with almost no restrictions whatsoever. You may copy it, give it away or re-use it under the terms of the Project Gutenberg License included with this eBook or online at www.gutenberg.org Title: Journal of a Voyage to Brazil And Residence There During Part of the Years 1821, 1822, 1823 Author: Maria Graham Release Date: April 22, 2007 [EBook #21201] Language: English Character set encoding: ASCII *** START OF THIS PROJECT GUTENBERG EBOOK JOURNAL OF A VOYAGE TO BRAZIL *** Produced by Chuck Greif, Janet Blenkinship and the Online Distributed Proofreading Team at DP Europe (http://dp.rastko.net) [Illustration] [Transcriber's note: The spelling of the original has been retained. This includes a few apparent mis-spellings and varied spellings of the same words and names. Diacritical marks not available in this characters set are handled thusly: [=e]--for the letter e with a line over it. [)a]--for a letter a with a u-shape over it. [)o]--for a letter o with a u-shape over it. [)u]--for a letter u with a u-shape over it.] JOURNAL OF A VOYAGE TO BRAZIL, AND RESIDENCE THERE, DURING PART OF THE YEARS 1821, 1822, 1823. BY MARIA GRAHAM. ONCE MORE UPON THE WATERS, YET ONCE MORE, AND THE WAVES BOUND BENEATH ME AS A STEED THAT KNOWS HIS RIDER. [Illustration] LONDON: PRINTED FOR LONGMAN, HURST, REES, ORME, BROWN, AND GREEN, PATERNOSTER-ROW; AND J. MURRAY, ALBEMARLE-STREET. 1824. LONDON: Printed by A. & R. Spottiswoode, New-Street-Square. PREFACE. Although the Journal of a voyage to Brazil, and of a residence of many months in that country, was not written without a view to publication at some time; yet many unforeseen circumstances forced the writer to pause before she committed it to press, and to cancel many pages recording both public and private occurrences. Perhaps there is even yet too much of a personal nature, but what is said is at least honest; and if the writer should suffer personally by candour, the suffering will be cheerfully borne. As to public events, all that can be new in the Journal is the bringing together facts which have reached Europe one by one, and recording the impression produced on the spot by those occurrences which might be viewed in a very different ligh
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