Henry Bates Quotes


3 Henry Bates quotes:



"It is, perhaps, not generally known that the Portuguese, as early as 1710, had a fair knowledge of the Amazons; but the information gathered by their Government, from various expeditions undertaken on a grand scale, was long withheld from the rest of the world, through the jealous policy which ruled in their colonial affairs."
Author: Bates Quotes Category: Knowledge Quotes
"Besides alligators, the only animals to be feared are the poisonous serpents. These are certainly common enough in the forest, but no fatal accident happened during the whole time of my residence."
Author: Bates Quotes Category: Animals Quotes
"The poor monkey, quietly seated on the ground, seemed to be in sore trouble at this display of anger."
Author: Bates Quotes Category: Anger Quotes



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