Our Antipodes: Or, Residence and Rambles in the Australasian Colonies, with a Glimpse of the Gold Fields

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R. Bentley, 1855 - 637 halaman

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Halaman 462 - God bringeth thee into a good land, a land of brooks of water, of fountains and depths that spring out of valleys and hills ; a land of wheat, and barley, and vines, and fig-trees, and pomegranates ; a land of oil-olive, and honey...
Halaman 426 - Then came old January, wrapped well In many weeds to keep the cold away; Yet did he quake and quiver, like to quell, And blowe his nayles to warme them if he may; For they were numbd with holding all the day An hatchet keene, with which he felled wood And from the trees did lop the needlesse spray: Upon an huge great Earth-pot steane he stood, From whose wide mouth there flowed forth the Romane Flood.
Halaman 118 - Then Mr. Kennedy looked this way, very bad—(Jacky rolling his eyes). I said to him, ' Don't look far away,' as I thought he would be frightened. I asked him often,
Halaman 48 - Wales commenced ; it terminated on the 20th August, 1840. This punishment is now confined to Van Diemen's Land, and its dependency, Norfolk Island. Cockatoo Island receives the incorrigibles of New South Wales. In May that year the entire live-stock of the colony, public and private, was found to consist of 2 bulls, 5 cows, 1 horse, 3 mares, 3 colts, 29 sheep, 19 goats, 74 pigs, 5 rabbits, 18 turkeys, 29 geese, 35 ducks, and 210 fowls. In the following month, two bulls and four cows were lost in...
Halaman 21 - Men! with Mothers and Wives! It is not linen you're wearing out, But human creatures' lives! Stitch - stitch - stitch, In poverty, hunger, and dirt, Sewing at once, with a double thread, A Shroud as well as a Shirt.
Halaman 118 - We went on this day till towards evening, raining hard and the blacks followed us all the day, some behind, some planted before; in fact, blacks all around following us.
Halaman 200 - They called to us in a very loud tone, and in a harsh dissonant language, of which neither we nor Tupia understood a single word. They brandished their weapons, and seemed resolved to defend their coast to the uttermost, though they were but two, and we were forty.
Halaman 575 - From the description given by him, as seen in their original state, the world has seen nothing like them yet. "The heaviest of the two large pieces presented an appearance not unlike a honeycomb or sponge, and consisted of particles of a crystalline form, as did nearly the whole of the gold. The second...
Halaman 17 - loafers," known as the Cabbage-tree mob — a class whom, in the spirit of the ancient tyrant, one might excusably wish had but one nose, in order to make it a bloody one...
Halaman 575 - In the first place the quartz blocks formed an isolated heap, and were distant about a hundred yards from a quartz vein which stretches up the ridge from the Murroo Creek. The locality is the commencement of an undulating tableland, very fertile, and is contiguous to a never-failing supply of water in the above-named creek. It is distant about fifty-three miles from Bathurst, eighteen from Mudgee, thirty from Wellington, and eighteen to the nearest point of the Macquarie River, and is within eight...

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