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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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Rounding the Horn: Being a Story of Williwaws and Windjammers, Drake, Darwin ...

Dallas Murphy - Travel - 2004 - 358 pages
...blank spaces, and when I saw one that looked particularly inviting on a map, I would put my ringer on it and say, "When I grow up I will go there." — Joseph Conrad, Heart of Darkness I am hartily sick of this palgy durty good-for-nothing weather...
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Rounding the Horn: Being a Story of Williwaws and Windjammers, Drake, Darwin ...

Dallas Murphy - Travel - 2004 - 358 pages
...Australia, and lose myself in all the glories of exploration. At that time there were many blank spaces, and when I saw one that looked particularly inviting on a map, I would put my finger on it and say, "When I grow up I will go there." —Joseph Conrad, Heart of Darkness...
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Building Change: Architecture, Politics and Cultural Agency

Lisa Findley - Architecture - 2005 - 225 pages
...Darkness, Joseph Conrad's tale of the brutal colonization of the Congo, Marlowe remembers: "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." Geographers call this desire generated by maps "the geographical imagination" . And, of course, the...
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Alaska Wilderness: Exploring the Central Brooks Range

Robert Marshall - Nature - 2005 - 173 pages
...maps. I would look for hours . . . and lose myself in all the glories of exploration. At that time there were many blank spaces on the earth, and when...saw one that looked particularly inviting on a map ... I would put my finger on it and say, 'When I grow up I will go there.' — Joseph Conrad, Heart...
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Indo Dreaming

Neil Grant - Fiction - 2005 - 264 pages
...Africa, or Australia, and lose myself in all the glories of exploration. At that time there were so many blank spaces on the Earth, and when I saw one that looked particularly inviting on a map 178 That's just great, Niags. More shit from Uncle Max's sack of useless crap. But when I turn the...
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Exploration Without Boundaries: Virtual Voyages Into Virtual Landscapes

Hilary Rhodes - Art, Australian - 2005 - 40 pages
...or Australia, and lose myself in all the glories of exploration. At that time, there were many hlank spaces on the earth, and when I saw one that looked particularly in\iting on a map (hut they all look that) I would put my finger on it and say, "When 1 grow up I will...
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Race, Nationalism and the State in British and American Modernism

Patricia E. Chu - Literary Criticism - 2006
...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.' " By this time, Africa has "ceased to be a blank space of delightful mystery — a white patch for...
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Het leven van teksten: een inleiding tot de literatuurwetenschap

Kiene Brillenburg Wurth, Ann Rigney - Criticism - 2008 - 432 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, [...] there was one [...] - the biggest, the most blank, so to speak - that I had a hankering after....
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Tarzan was an Eco-tourist--: And Other Tales in the Anthropology of Adventure

Luis Antonio Vivanco, Robert J. Gordon - Nature - 2006 - 320 pages
...Marlow (Conrad's protagonist and alter ego) describes how in his youth, seeing blank spaces on a map he would "put my finger on it and say: When I grow up I will go there ... a blank space of delightful mystery — a white patch for a boy to dream gloriously over" (Conrad...
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White Horizon: The Arctic in the Nineteenth-Century British Imagination

Jen Hill - History - 246 pages
..."passion" for maps in which he would "lose" himself in "all the glories of exploration": At that time there were many blank spaces on the earth, and when...there yet, and shall not try now. The glamour's off. . . . But there was one yet — the biggest, the most blank, so to speak — that I had a hankering...
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