In the morning we got under way, and stood out of the splendidharbour of Rio de Janeiro. "The deathlike stillness of the plain, the dogs keepingwatch, the gipsy-group of Gauchosmaking their beds round the fire,have left in my mind a strongly-marked picture of this firstnight,which will never be forgotten.Captain Fitz Roywished to get westward to land Yorkand Fuegia in their owncountry. Luciano, story of.At first they were as merryas if it hadbeen a picnic; but soon afterwards heavy rain causedmuch discomfort, for they wereabsolutely without shelter.They pulled, however,very well and cheerfully.Thesescenes areon the spot rendered more striking by the contrast ofthe low, rounded forms of theneighbouring hills.
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