PUI-Narrative of A Journey In The Interior Of Java 1816

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                                              THE PROMOTIONAL Dr IWAN S E-BOOK

                                                         NARRATIVE OF A JOURNEY

                                             IN THE INTERIOR OF JAVA 1816-1817

                                         SCANNING from original Abel Clarke Book 1817

                                         Narrative of a Journey in the Interior of China

                                And added the unique collections related to the story

 

                                          

 

                                                     

                                                           EDITED BY

                                                            Dr IWAN S.

                               Private limited Edition 100 ebook

                                              Special for Collectors

                                                    Jakarta 2010

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                                                           TO THE

                                           RIGHT  HONOURABLE

                                             LORD  AMHERST

                        MY LORD

                      The high situation held by Your Lordship as head of

                      the Embassy of which these pages contain account,

                      will, in the public mind, point out the propriety of the

                       present Dedication. Permit me to declare that this

                       consideration has less influenced me than the desire

                       of publicly thanking Your Lordship for your saction

                        and support to my scientific pursuit , and uniform

                       kindness to myself.

                                                                   I am , My Lord,

                                                              with the greatest respect

                                                                      Your Lordship’s

                                                      obliged and obedint humble Servant

London,July,1818                                                                                  CLARKE ABEL

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                                                           TABLE OF CONTENTS

                                                             CHAPTER I

Departure of the Embessy from Portsmouth-Arrival of Mandeira-Town of Funchal-Mountain Torrent-Priest-Flying-fish-Remarks its habits-Pass the line-Cape Frio-South America-Harbour of Rio di Janeiro- St Sebastian-Fish and vegetable market-Visit the Nragamza shore-Sugar Loaf mountain-Musical Instrumet of negro slaves-Importation of Slave-Remarks on the slave trade-Second visit to the Sugar Loaf Mountain-Scenery of the mounitains-Visit the Botanic Garden-Cultivation of the Tea-plant-Its preparation-Plants cultivated in the Botani Garden-Ipecacuanha plant of the Brazil and  of New Spain -fire-flies-Island in the harbour-Their geological structure-Fruits-Gaberal remarks………………………………………………………..page1

                                                             CHAPTER II

Departure of the Embassy from Rio di Jeinero-Arrival off the Cape of  Good Hoop -IN THE STRAIGHT OF SUNDA-SHARK-SUCKING FISH-ARRIVAL AT SIRANG-VOLCANIC MOUNTAIN- PLASSUR PITTEE-JAVANESE INSTRUMENT-DEXTERITY OF NATIVES IN CLIMBING THE COCOA-NUT TREES-THEIR HUTS-VISIT TO THE CRATER OF GUNONG KARANG-Precipiytous ascent-Interesting plants-Benevolence of the Javanese-Visit to Pandigalang, famed for the manifactur of bracelets-Javanese arms-Kriss-Gold and silver ornaments worn by Javanese women-Native Sulphur-The Goramy, a fish common in rivers-Return to Sirang-Mineral springs-Bantam-Ceremony of circumcision-Sultan of Bantam-His death-Great bats of Java- Of the large Snake of Java-Power of snakes-Geckoo Lizard of Java-Species of-Characters of-Habits of-Departure from Sirang…………………………………………………………………………………………………24

                                                           CHAPTER III

Departure of the Embessy from Batavia Roads-Typhoon-Lemma Island-Physalia-Hongkong……………………………………………………………………………………………….page 58

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                                                        PREFACE  (read in the limit edition e-book)

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                                                              CHAPTER I (read in limited edition e-book)

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                                                               CHAPTER II

Means of conveyance having been provided to take Lord Amherst and the gemtlement of his suite over land to Batavia, they set off the morning of the 11th June for Sirang (now Serang), which his usual attention to the furtherance of my pursuit,permitted me to select my own mode of trevelling etc……etc……………(read full in CR-ROM)

It was dark before I arrived at the house of Col.Yules, the residenty of district Sirang,from whose hospitality I obtained the pleasure of remaining in a part of Java intersting in the highest degree from its scenery and productions,during the stay of the Embassador at Batavia.At day-light the following morning,Lord Amherst etc ….etc…….(read the limited edition e-book)

 Our way ,during the first half of journey …..etc…etc. They also serve as places of refreshment,etc….etc……The better class carry them constantly about their persons in boxes sometimes od rather elegent form, one of which is figures in the annexed engraving. etc….etc……

Our beds were bamboo frames,covered with mats; on these, with our saddles for pillow,we passed the night…etc…etc.

The natives whom I saw in the mountain had limbs of more elegant shape,and greater symmetrry of form, than those of the plains and also appeared more active in their habits, etc……etc……

It was notorious that the name of Raffles was almost idolized by them….etc….etc

…It is a dagger worn by all classes of the native Java, and b y the Malay tribes in its neighbourhood,having sometimes a crookes or curved blade and a handle very beautiful carved. Its sheath is generally of wood or metal;frequently of gold…..etc….etc………………

Before I left Pandigalang(now Padeglang), my friend the mounaineers brought some splendid specimens of native sulphur…etc….etc

Early the next morning a party was again dispatched to the ship.still on fire,and found her copper on the larboard side alone above water, and so hot, that by throwing water upon it they sarcely coolemit sufficiently to permit their getting on board …etc…etc…. 

Scale-Flat,on the bac k and throat disseminated, on the belly imbricated. The scales of the back are oval and flat,and do not overlay each other still theu approach the belly etc….etc…..

                                               CHAPTER X

ETC…ETC… . i READILY YIELDED TO THE dissipation by which the equal kindness of our countrymen and Baron Van der Capellen hoped to seduce us into  a forgetfully of our misfortunes. etc….etc

Visiting Batavia by the way of the bazaar was my frequent exercise early in the morning,….etc….etc…….

Our  evenings were sometimes spent at balls given by our countrymen or then Dutch authorities, and gave us opportunitie of seeing all,the beauty and fashhion of the colony…..etc….etc

Captain Ross (whom I have just mentined) ,while in his ship off the island of Celebes, was visited by a canoe from the shore,containing two Malays ,and the mangled bvody of a man, the bones of which were mostly broken,te arms es[ecially being dreadfully crushed…etc…etc.

A visit to Buitenzorg ,the country residence of Baron Van der Capellan,give us our only opportunity of seeing the beautiful scenery of the Island. Buitenzorg(now Bogor) is distant about thirty miles sout of Batavia …etc…etc..

Another animal which resemble in most of its external cgaracter the Orang-Outang(Orang Hutan now) from Borneo, is the large monkey ….etc…etc……the existent of thirteen ribs amongst the characteristic marks of Orang-Outang from Borneo…etc…etc….

Many of the Ladies were wll dressed, and had personal charms, especially in the eyess of those who were returning from China …etc….etc

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