Journals of Expeditions of Discovery Into Central Australia, and Overland from Adelaide to King George's Sound, in the Years 1840-1: Sent by the Colonists of South Australia, with the Sanction and Support of the Government: Including an Account of the Manners and Customs of the Aborigines and the State of Their Relations with Europeans, כרך 1

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T. and W. Boone, 1845

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עמוד 361 - When the poor and needy seek water, and there is none, and their tongue faileth for thirst, I the Lord will hear them, I the God of Israel will not forsake them. I will open rivers in high places, and fountains in the midst of the valleys: I will make the wilderness a pool of water, and the dry land springs of water.
עמוד 297 - SIR, I have the honour to acquaint you, for the information of his Excellency the...
עמוד 447 - This work is unquestionably a valuable addition to our stock of information respecting New Zealand. It is the work of a percipient witness, and one moreover who possesses qualifications for the task he has undertaken.
עמוד 447 - THE DISCOVERY of AMERICA by the NORTHMEN, IN THE TENTH CENTURY, WITH Notices of the early Settlements of the Irish in. the Western Hemisphere...
עמוד 398 - ... called out, but as no answer was returned, I got alarmed, and leaving the horses, hurried up towards the camp as rapidly as I could. About a hundred yards from it I met the King George's Sound native (Wylie) running towards me, and in great alarm crying out, "Oh Massa, Oh Massa, come here;" but could gain no information from him as to what had occurred.
עמוד 361 - Behold, I will do a new thing ; now it shall spring forth ; shall ye not know it ? I will even make a way in the wilderness, and rivers in the desert.
עמוד 346 - Eyre's journal at this place, which bears on their singular way of life, and is curious. They are a few of the words of a man who knew that doomed race better than any man has done before or since, and are entitled to respect on that account alone : — " Natives who, from infancy, have been accustomed to travel through arid regions, can remain any length of time out in a country where there are no indications of water.
עמוד xx - AUSTRALIA, FROM PORT MACQUARIE TO MORETON BAY, WITH Descriptions of the Natives, their Manners and Customs, the Geology, Natural Productions, Fertility, and Resources of that -Region. First explored and surveyed by order of the Colonial Government.
עמוד 448 - These volumes contain the plain and unaffected narrative of a well-informed and experienced man, with much interesting and general information with respect to Spain, and some judicious observations on recent transactions in that country. As an authentic account, therefore, of the present social and physical condition of the Spaniards, we have read the work -with interest, and recommend it to the perusal of our readers."—Morning Herald.
עמוד 104 - The chief captain commanded him to be brought into the castle, and bade that he should be examined by scourging ; that he might know wherefore they cried so against him.

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