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Jerome Lobo

Father Jerome Lobo wrote up his visit to the source of the Nile, in his Voyage to Abyssinia (1735).

Like Peter Pais, Lobo talks about trying to sound the depths of the fountain from which the Nile flows. No luck. It is measureless.

Text

We could find no Bottom, and were assured by the Inhabitants, that none ever had been found.
--Lobo, p. 98

 
Word Line # Line Sources for word
Measureless

4

Through caverns measureless to man

 Herodotus
 Kircher 3
 Kircher 5
 Lobo
 Milton 1
 Milton 3

 

27

Then reached the caverns measureless to man

 Herodotus
 Kircher 3
 Kircher 5
 Lobo
 Milton 1
 Milton 3

 

Other sources

William Bartram
William Beckford
F. Bernier
James Bruce
Thomas Burnet
William Collins
Herodotus
Athanasius Kircher
Thomas Maurice
John Milton
Pausanias
Samuel Purchas
Major James Rennell
Seneca
Strabo
Virgil

Mary Wollstonecraft

 

 

 

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