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  • In vain do I type, and retype, the names of the few ancestors I can recall; it must be that my family background lies in one of those terrae incognitae yet to yield to Mormon inspection, since the computer remains exasperatingly silent.

    In the Footsteps of Tocqueville (Part Three)

  • I could almost have believed at times that I must be the first discoverer of some of these terrae incognitae, and doubted whether they had yet been laid down in the modern charts of

    Confessions of an English Opium-Eater

  • After awhile she discovered, that amidst all her newly acquired knowledge, her own character, which formerly she fancied that she thoroughly understood, became the first in rank among the terrae incognitae, the pathless wilds of a country that had no chart.

    The Last Man

  • After awhile she discovered, that amidst all her newly acquired knowledge, her own character, which formerly she fancied that she thoroughly understood, became the first in rank among the terrae incognitae, the pathless wilds of

    The Last Man

  • There is no use in relating what would not be believed; and should I publish to the world the existence of islands in the space allotted by Ludlow's maps to these _incognitae_, what would the world answer?

    Memoirs of Carwin, the Biloquist

  • _terrae incognitae_, and doubted whether they had yet been laid down in the modern charts of London.

    Confessions of an English Opium-Eater

  • Let us now see what other terrae incognitae have been opened up by the remaining intrepid explorers of this class. "

    Mr. Midshipman Easy

  • Not only so, but he applied the knowledge thus acquired to the dissection of large districts, both at home and abroad, so as to become the geological discoverer of great countries which had formerly been 'terrae incognitae.'"

    Self help; with illustrations of conduct and perseverance

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