VERNEY LOVETT CAMERON
\vˈɜːnɪ lˈʌvɪt kˈaməɹən], \vˈɜːnɪ lˈʌvɪt kˈaməɹən], \v_ˈɜː_n_ɪ l_ˈʌ_v_ɪ_t k_ˈa_m_ə_ɹ_ə_n]\
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An English explorer and writer of adventure; born in Radipole, Dorsetshire, July 1, 1844; died at Leighton-Buzzard, March 27, 1894. Famed for his feats of travel, he turned them to account in "Harry Raymond" (1886), a tale of adventure among pirates; "The Cruise of the Black Prince Privateer" (1886); and "Across Africa" (1877).
By Charles Dudley Warner
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- Belonging to, or characteristic of, a system of elementary education which combined manual training with other instruction, advocated and practiced by Jean Henri Pestalozzi (1746-1827), Swiss teacher. An advocate or follower the system of Pestalozzi. pes-ta-lot'si-an, adj. pertaining to graduated object-teaching as originated by Johann Heinrich Pestalozzi (1745-1827).