Our Antipodes; Or, Residence and Rambles in the Australian Colonies: With a Glimpse of the Gold Fields, Volume 1

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R. Bentley, 1852 - 410 halaman

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Halaman 205 - Vanbrugh , and is a good example of his heavy though imposing style (*Lie heavy on him, Earth, for he Laid many a heavy load on thee"), with a Corinthian portico in the centre and two projecting wings.
Halaman 61 - 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 250 - I looked after the saddlebags, which I did; and when I came back again, I saw blacks along with Mr Kennedy; I then asked him if he saw the blacks with him, he was stupid with the spear wounds, and said "No"; then I asked him where was his watch?
Halaman 249 - Kennedy got his gun and snapped, but it would not go off. The blacks sneaked all along by the trees, and speared Mr. Kennedy again in the right leg, above the knee a little, and I got speared over the eye ; and the blacks were now throwing their spears all ways, never giving over, and shortly again speared Mr. Kennedy in the right side. There were large jags to the spears, and I cut them out and put them into my pocket. At the same time we got speared the horses got speared too, and backed about...
Halaman 250 - Mr Kennedy, are you going to leave me?" and he said, "Yes, my boy, I am going to leave you;" he said, "I am very bad, Jackey; you take the books, Jackey, to the captain, but not the big ones, the Governor will give anything for them." I then tied up the papers; he then said, "Jackey, give me paper and I will write.
Halaman 249 - Kennedy, and said to him, there is plenty of black fellows now ; this was in the middle of the night ; Mr. Kennedy told me to get my gun ready ; the blacks did not know where we slept, as we did not make a fire ; we both sat up all night ; after this, daylight came, and I fetched the horses and saddled them ; then we went on a good way up the river, and then we sat down a little while, and we saw three...
Halaman 248 - This fellow on board was the man I gave the knife to ; I am sure of it ; I know him well ; the black that was shot in the canoe was the most active in urging all the others on to spear Mr. Kennedy. I gave the man on board my knife. We went on this day, and I looked behind, and they were getting up their spears and ran all round the camp which we had left.
Halaman 117 - 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 220 - Australian war-implements, is, or was, familiar in England as a toy. It is a paradox in missile power. There are two kinds of boomerang — that which is thrown to a distance straight ahead, and that which returns on its own axis to the thrower. I saw...
Halaman 249 - I pulled out the spear at once from Mr. Kennedy's back, and cut out the jag with Mr. Kennedy's knife: then Mr. Kennedy got his gun and snapped, but the gun would not go off. The blacks sneaked all along by the trees, and speared Mr. Kennedy again in the right leg above the knee a little, and I got speared...

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