en-party at Marlborough House.
I generally dislike these mobs of people; but I met several interesting characters here, and, of course, the Prince and Princess of Wales were, as usual, charming.
Glanced over Burton's Life — it is written by his wife.
It is very interesting, but the real Burton is not to be found inaker, as a hunter, carried his hunting into unknown parts, and distinguished himself by his discovery of the Albert Nyanza, and by his adventures.
The Prince of Wales became interested in him, and through the influence of the Prince, he was appointed Egyptian proconsul of the Upper Nile regions at a munificent salary.
Baker wasMachiavellian, and are bound to be!
The following passage is taken from the Journal:--
October 29th, 1894.
D. and I left London for Dolaucothy, Llanwrda, S. Wales, to spend three days with Sir James and Lady Hills-Johnes.
Lieutenant-general Sir James Hills-Johnes, G. C. B., V. C., who was dangerously wounded in the Indi
-525; on learning, 525; on real recreation, 525, 526; on reviews and reviewers, 526, 527; on reading the newspapers, 527; on returning to England, 528; on the England of forty years ago, 529, 530; on socialism, 530; on loafers, 530; on the cry of Wales for the Welsh, 530, 531; on starting on an expedition, 532; on the pleasures of travelling in Africa, 532-535; on returning from an expedition, 535; on the government of the Congo, 536; on the value of the Congo and British East Africa, 536; on G
Valencia, Stanley at, 243.
Vasari, his Machiavelli, 463.
Venezuela, and President Cleveland's message, 482.
Victoria, Queen, receives Stanley, 289-291.
Victoria Nyanza, the, 305-317, 319.
Waldron, Mr., 151, 153.
Wales for the Welsh, on the cry of, 530, 531.
Waring, Mr., 150.
Washita River, 146.
Waters, Mr., 71, 77, 79, 80.
Webb, Mrs., 464.
Wellcome, Henry, 514, 515.
Welsh language, Stanley's views of, 430.
Wilkes, W. H., 206.
Williams, Mrs., 92.