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" Now when I was a little chap I had a passion for maps. I would look for hours at South America, or Africa, or Australia, and lose myself in all the glories of exploration. At that time there were many blank spaces on the earth, and when I saw one that... "
Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine - Page 166
1899
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The Living Age ..., Volume 225

1900
...when I saw one that looVed particularly inviting on a map (bit they all looked that) I would put mj finger on It and say: When I grow up I will go there....haven't been there yet, and shall not try now. The glamor's off. Other places were scattered about the equator, and in every sort of latitude all over...
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Youth: And Two Other Stories

Joseph Conrad - 1903 - 379 pages
...South America, or Africa, or Australia, and lose myself in all the glories of exploration. At that time there were many blank spaces on the earth, and when...that) I would put my finger on it and sa.y, When I gfow up I will go there. The North Pole was one of these places, I remember. Well, I haven't been there...
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Youth and Two Other Stories

Joseph Conrad - 1903 - 381 pages
...South America, or Africa, or Australia, and lose myself in all the glories of exploration. At that time there were many blank spaces on the earth, and when...all look that) I would put my finger on it and say, Whe? I grow up I will go there. The North Pole was one of these places, I remember. Well, I haven't...
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Mapping

David Greenhood - Science - 1964 - 289 pages
...South America, or Africa, or Australia, and lose myself in all the glories of exploration. At that time there were many blank spaces on the earth, and when...finger on it and say, When I grow up I will go there . . . That is, a map seems to say to you, don't just stand there— and it's your imagination that...
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Blank Darkness: Africanist Discourse in French

Christopher L. Miller - Literary Criticism - 1986 - 267 pages
...South America, or Africa, or Australia, and lose myself in all the glories of exploration. At that time there were many blank spaces on the earth, and when...North Pole was one of these places, I remember. Well, 1 haven't been there yet, and shall not try now. The glamour's off. Other places were scattered about...
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Blank Darkness: Africanist Discourse in French

Christopher L. Miller - Literary Criticism - 1985 - 267 pages
...South America, or Africa, or Australia, and lose myself in all the glories of exploration. At that time there were many blank spaces on the earth, and when...would put my finger on it and say, 'When I grow up 1 will go there.' The North Pole was one of these places, I remember. Well, 1 haven't been there yet,...
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Heart of Darkness

Joseph Conrad - Fiction - 1990 - 72 pages
...South America, or Africa, or Australia, and lose myself in all the glories of exploration. At that time there were many blank spaces on the earth, and when...North Pole was one of these places, I remember. Well, 1 haven'l been there yet, and shall not try now. The glamor's off. Other places were scattered about...
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Joseph Conrad: Third World Perspectives

Robert D. Hamner - Literary Criticism - 1990 - 273 pages
...South America, or Africa, or Australia, and lose myself in all the glories of exploration. At that time there were many blank spaces on the earth, and when...finger on it and say, When I grow up I will go there. (VI, 52) Years later one blank space had become a place of darkness. But there was in it one river...
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The Power of Maps

Denis Wood, John Fels - Social Science - 1992 - 248 pages
...South America, or Africa, or Australia, and lose myself in all the glories of exploration. At that time there were many blank spaces on the earth, and when...particularly inviting on a map (but they all look that) 1 would put my finger on it and say, "When I grow up I will go there."50 Observations like this have...
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Gender on Ice: American Ideologies of Polar Expeditions

Lisa Bloom - Social Science - 1993 - 163 pages
...South America, or Africa, or Australia, and lose myself in all the glories of exploration. At that time there were many blank spaces on the earth, and when...particularly inviting on a map (but they all look that way) I would put my finger on it and say, "When I grow up I will go there. The North Pole was one of...
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