Excerpt from A Trip to Barbary by a Roundabout RouteIt is not, ordinarily, in the bowels of the earth that resolu tions are formed: although I once had the honour to be acquainted with a most atrocious scoundrel, who told me that he made up his mind to lead a good life while being whirled in a Parliamentary train through the Box Tunnel. On emerging into daylight, however, he repented the wrong way, and became a greater scoundrel than ever. It was in the sewer, neverthe less, that I said, I will start for Algiers on the 016th of April, and abide in Africa forty days, and I arrived at this determina tion in manner following.About the PublisherForgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.comThis book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.
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