A General History and Collection of Voyages and Travels — Volume 10 - Robert Kerr

A General History and Collection of Voyages and Travels — Volume 10

By Robert Kerr

  • Release Date: 1813-01-01
  • Genre: Travel & Adventure

Description

He was naturally eloquent, both in illustrating and proving the reasonableness of his own opinions, and in converting others from their erroneous preconceived notions. Above all, he possessed that steady and persevering resolution, which not only enabled him to vanquish the greatest difficulties, but gave such appearance of success to every thing be promised or undertook, as secured the confidence of all who were under his command. As these extraordinary qualities would have distinguished him in any station of life, so they were remarkably useful in the present enterprise, by which he gained immortal reputation, although he lost his life before its completion.