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The Expedition Subdivided

Chapter 23 Chapter 25 The Expedition Subdivided On the third of July, accordingly, Captain Lewis, with nine of his men and five Indians, proceeded down the valley lying between t…

Brewer's: Clinker

(Humphrey). Hero of Smollett's novel so called. The general scheme of Oliver Twist resembles it. Humphrey is a workhouse boy, put out apprentice; but being afterwards reduced to great want,…

Sir Humphry Davy

Humphry Davy was one of the most celebrated British chemists of the early 19th century, credited with having discovered several elements through electrolysis. Humphry Davy got interested in chemistry …

The Lewis & Clark Expedition

The expedition that uncovered the American West Related Links Lewis and Clark's Expedition QuizLewis Clark ExpeditionLouisiana Purchase TreatyThe Journals of Lewis and ClarkLouisiana …

Brewer's: Walcheren Expedition

A well-devised scheme, ruined by the stupidity of the agent chosen to carry it out. Lord Castlereagh's instructions were “to advance instantly in …

The Congress of Women: An African Expedition

by Mrs. May French Sheldon F. R. G. S. The Women of BohemiaWoman's Place in LettersAn African Expedition Mrs. May French Sheldon was born in Bridgewater, Pa., May 10, 1847. Her parents were …

Lewis & Clark: The Expedition Subdivided

by NoahBrooks Crossing the Bitter Root MountainsAdventures on the YellowstoneThe Expedition Subdivided On the third of July, accordingly, Captain Lewis, with nine of his …

Brewer's: Lismahago

(Captain), in Smollett's Humphry Clinker. Very conceited, fond of disputation, jealous of honour, and brim-full of national pride. This poor but proud Scotch officer marries Miss Tabitha Br…

Brewer's: Matthew Bramble

in Smollett's Humphry Clinker, is Roderick Random grown old, somewhat cynical by experience of the world, but vastly improved in taste. Chambers says, “Smollett took some of the incid…