Foreign News: Sir Harry in Africa*

Autobiography, Unemotional and Concise

The Story. Those extraordinary young men, who throughout the last century devoted themselves to creating what is now known as the British Commonwealth of Nations, were apt to start almost anyhow and end almost everywhere. Sir Harry Johnston began life as a student of painting and zoology in London; he is ending it by writing vigorous novels in which there appear imaginary descendants of Dickens' characters; and he spent the intervening time in the British consular service.

With the unemotional conciseness...

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