An Historical and Statistical Account of New Souths Wales, from the Founding of the Colony in 1788 to the Present Day, Volume 1

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S. Low, Marston, Low, & Searle, 1875

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Halaman 35 - It is my son's coat; an evil beast hath devoured him. Joseph is without doubt rent in pieces.
Halaman 430 - Hic mihi quisquam mansuetudinem et misericordiam nominat? lampridem equidem nos vera vocabula rerum amisimus: quia bona aliena largiri liberalitas, malarum rerum audacia fortitudo vocatur, eo res publica in extremo sita est.
Halaman 380 - I gave him paper and pencil, and he tried to write, and he then fell back and died, and I caught him as he fell back and held him, and I then turned round myself and cried : I was crying a good while until I got well; that was about an hour, and then I buried him; I digged up the ground with a tomahawk, and covered him over with logs, then grass, and my shirt and trowsers; that night I left him near dark...
Halaman 419 - Governor will adopt provisionally and recommend to the confirmation of his Royal Highness the Prince Regent, in the name and on behalf of His Majesty...
Halaman 419 - The Court in passing a sentence so inadequate to the enormity of the crime of which the prisoner has been found guilty, have apparently been actuated by a consideration of the novel and extraordinary circumstances, which, by the evidence, on the face of the proceedings, may have appeared to them to have existed during the administration of Governor Bligh, both as affecting the tranquillity of the colony, and calling for some immediate decision.
Halaman 341 - It unfortunately happened for our American provinces," says Wynne, an American writer, also quoted by Graham, " that a government in any of our colonies in those parts was scarcely looked upon in any other light than that of an hospital where the favourites of the Ministry might lie till they had recovered their broken fortunes ; and oftentimes they served as asylums from their creditors.
Halaman 2 - God's thoughts are not as our thoughts, neither are His ways as our ways...
Halaman 153 - ... agriculture in a yet languishing state; commerce in its early dawn; revenue unknown; threatened with famine; distracted by faction; the public buildings in a state of dilapidation and mouldering to decay; the few roads and bridges formerly constructed rendered almost impassable; the population in general depressed by poverty; no public credit nor private confidence; the morals of the great mass of the population in the lowest state of debasement, and religious worship almost totally neglected.
Halaman 365 - ... it shall be lawful for the Governor, with the advice of the Executive Council, by...
Halaman 154 - I left it in February last, reaping incalculable advantages from my extensive and important discoveries in all directions, including the supposed insurmountable barrier called the Blue Mountains, to the westward of which are situated the fertile plains of Bathurst ; and, in all respects, enjoying a state of private comfort and public prosperity, which I trust will at least equal the expectation of his Majesty's Government.

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