Excursions and Adventures in New South Wales: With Pictures of Squatting and of Life in the Bush : an Account of the Climate, Productions, and Natural History of the Colony, and the Manners and Customs of the Natives, with Advice to Immigrants, Etc, Том 1
W. Shoberl, 1851 - Всего страниц: 294
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Excursions and Adventures in New South Wales: With Pictures of ..., Том 1
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Excursions and adventures in New South Wales, Том 2
John Macdonald Henderson (capt.)
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affording appearance arrived Australia banks bark beautiful become blacks branch brush bush called Cape cattle colony considerable course creek crossing dark distance district drays eight encamped England extremely fall feet fire five flat foot formed former four grass ground hand head hills horses hour hundred Islands journey kangaroo keep kind labour land leaving light looking marked means miles morning mountains native never night occasion occasionally once ourselves party passed Plains Port proceeded rain ranges reached rest ride river road rock route seen settlement settler sheep shillings ship short side soil sometimes soon South station Sydney timber town track travelling trees turned usual weather whole wind
Стр. 295 - OH for a lodge in some vast wilderness, Some boundless contiguity of shade, Where rumour of oppression and deceit, Of unsuccessful or successful war, Might never reach me more.
Стр. 145 - Under these circumstances, it is evident that the same law cannot be justly and equally administered to the two races, who are continually thrown into hostile contact on the frontiers of the colony. The gun is the only law the black fears: the only power that deters him from murder and plunder; and the only available administrator of punishment for his offences. Those who denounce the squatter as a murderer and land-robber, it has been well said in "Kennedy's Account of Texas," "take no thought of...
Стр. 56 - Wilt thou upon the high and giddy mast Seal up the ship-boy's eyes, and rock his brains In cradle of the rude imperious surge ; And in the visitation of the winds. Who take the ruffian billows by the top, Curling their monstrous heads, and hanging them With deaf'ning clamours in the slippery clouds, That, with the hurly * death itself awakes...
Стр. 303 - Far from all resort of mirth, Save the cricket on the hearth, Or the bellman's drowsy charm To bless the doors from nightly harm.
Стр. 46 - Still must I on.; for I am as a weed, Flung from the rock, on Ocean's foam to sail Where'er the surge may sweep, the tempest's breath prevail.
Стр. 46 - The ship, half swallow'd in the black profound. With ceaseless hazard and fatigue opprest, Dismay and anguish every heart possest ; For while, with...
Стр. 43 - I could be well mov'd, if I were as you ; If I could pray to move, prayers would move me : But I am constant as the northern star, Of whose true fix'd, and resting quality, There is no fellow in the firmament.