Mungo Park


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Noun1.Mungo Park - Scottish explorer in Africa (1771-1806)
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Not always, though: Ledyard, the great New England traveller, and Mungo Park, the Scotch one; of all men, they possessed the least assurance in the parlor.
He has a thirst for travelling; perhaps he may turn out a Bruce or a Mungo Park," said Mr.
Be rather the Mungo Park, the Lewis and Clark and Frobisher, of your own streams and oceans; explore your own higher latitudes -- with shiploads of preserved meats to support you, if they be necessary; and pile the empty cans sky-high for a sign.
This habit is very different from that of the Spanish Gauchos, who, leading the same kind of life, eat scarcely any; according to Mungo Park, [2] it is people who live on vegetable food who have an unconquerable desire for salt.
He mused over the glory of the Mungo Parks, the Bruces, the Caillies, the Levaillants, and to some extent, I verily believe, of Selkirk (Robinson Crusoe), whom he considered in no wise inferior to the rest.
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1771: Scottish explorer Mungo Park was born near Stirling.
WINDSOR FORMER champion apprentice Saleem Golam came in from the cold with 33-1 selling winner Mungo Park, in the process providing trainer Sophie Leech with a career-first Flat winner, writes Graham Dench.
Great explorers and pioneers like David Livingstone, Mungo Park and John Muir.
TODAY WORLDMUSIC 1796: Scottish explorer Mungo Park reached the River Niger.
There was also nothing wrong with her close-up second behind Mungo Park at Hamilton in a race that is working out well.