As a traveller and observer his merits are conspicuous.
In fact, the casual observer might think he was actually courting her.
By the end of October the last Turkish regular had quitted Magyar soil, and, to use the words of a contemporary observer, one quarter of Hungary was as utterly destroyed as if a flood had passed over it.
Latitudes from the observations of travellers may generally be trusted, but longitudes should be accepted with caution; for so competent an observer as Captain Speke placed the capital of Uganda in longitude 32° 44' E., when its true longitude as determined by more trustworthy observations is 32° 26' E., an error of 18'.
The third and fourth bows are situated between the observer and the sun, and hence, to be viewed, the observer must face the sun.