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Image from page 105 of “James Hannington, D.D., F.L.S., F.R.G.S., first bishop of eastern equatorial Africa; a history of his life and work, 1847-1885” (1893)
Image from page 105 of “James Hannington, D.D., F.L.S., F.R.G.S., first bishop of eastern equatorial Africa; a history of his life and work, 1847-1885” (1893) by Internet Archive Book Images
Title: James Hannington, D.D., F.L.S., F.R.G.S., first bishop of eastern equatorial Africa; a history of his life and work, 1847-1885
Year: 1893 (1890s)
Authors: Dawson, E. C. (Edwin Collas), 1849-1925
Subjects: Hannington, James, Bp., 1847-1885
Publisher: London : Seeley
Contributing Library: University of California Libraries
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who work well under a pressingsense of obligation to duty ; but it is against the grain. Iftheir consciences would let them, they would infinitely preferto stand at ease. Such men sink into the easiest availablechairs with a sigh of relief when their annual holiday setsthem free. To them relaxation means cessation from work. There are others to whom work is a necessity. Theywork at their profession with all their might, and they workat their play with all their might. Hannington was one of 92 James Hanniugton. [A.D. 1875. this sort. He was one of those Englishmen whose amuse-ments so sorely puzzle our Continental neighbours. When June of this year came round, and he thoughthimself entitled to a holiday, he cast about for pastures new.He had often looked wistfully seaward, where the cliffs ofLundy Island rose in a purple line against the flame of goldensunsets. Out on the extreme limit of the western horizon, v. ^\ Ki Va iJWcU Jte»|l **^ Coy tlfitTr«*KA6A. iA^»>JL^ Wtfv* UAu ^^^
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Lundy seems a foothold from which the happy travellermight gaze out upon a new and more glorious world, fromwhich he might take his flight Far away, on from islandunto island at the gateways of the day. The very landof far distances. Such to the poetic mind. To the natural-ist it offers a field of great interest. Rare plants awaitthe botanist. There are beetles (under which termHannington classed the whole insect family) to reward the /Et. 27.] Adventures of an Egg-Hunter. 93 entomologist. The sea-shore teems with life, the sea withfish ; the cliffs are the haunts of myriads of sea-birds, whichdeposit their eggs upon the ledges. There are caves to beexplored, bathing and climbing ad libitum. What morecan a reasonable man desire ? Having persuaded a College friend, T. May, to join him,Hannington sailed from Instow, and received a heartywelcome atthe farm onLundy Islandfrom Mr. andMrs. Dovell.There theyhad what theAmericanscall a goodtime. Theywore theiroldest clothes,fished, egged,bota
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