The Genesis of Queensland: An Account of the First Exploring Journeys to and Over Darling Downs: the Earliest Days of Their Occupation; Social Life; Station Seeking; the Course of Discovery, Northward and Westward; and a Resumé of the Causes which Led to Separation from New South Wales...

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Turner & Henderson, 1888 - 633 עמודים
Contacts with natives noted; p.22; Moreton Bay natives used to locate runaways; p.24; Nasal septum pierced, two joints of little finger left hand removed; manufacture of nets and baskets; fishing; shelters; duels described; p.31; Bathurst Island; tattoos, painted, scarification, physical appearance; clothing; weapons; p.34; Grave in detail; p.253; Sunstroke cure; p.295; Cannibalism; p.313; Gathering of tribes for Bunnia [bunya] season; p.339; Childrens games with bows and arrows.
 

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עמוד 506 - The which observed, a man may prophesy, With a near aim, of the main chance of things As yet not come to life, which in their seeds And weak beginnings lie intreasured. Such things become the hatch and brood of time...
עמוד 248 - Time hath, my lord, a wallet at his back, Wherein he puts alms for oblivion, A great-sized monster of ingratitudes : Those scraps are good deeds past ; which are devour'd As fast as they are made, forgot as soon As done...
עמוד 126 - I live not in myself, but I become Portion of that around me : and to me, High mountains are a feeling...
עמוד 268 - This island's mine, by Sycorax my mother, Which thou tak'st from me. When thou earnest first, Thou strok'dst me, and mad'st much of me ; wouldst give me Water with berries in't ; and teach me how To name the bigger light, and how the less, That burn by day and night : and then I lov'd thee, And show'd thee all the qualities o...
עמוד 278 - Between the acting of a dreadful thing And the first motion, all the interim is Like a phantasma, or a hideous dream : The genius, and the mortal instruments, Are then in council; and the state of man, Like to a little kingdom, suffers then The nature of an insurrection.
עמוד 442 - O, that estates, degrees and offices Were not derived corruptly, and that clear honour Were purchased by the merit of the wearer! How many then should cover that stand bare! How many be commanded that command ! How much low peasantry would then be...
עמוד 357 - Ha, ha! keep time: how sour sweet music is, When time is broke and no proportion kept! So is it in the music of men's lives.
עמוד 412 - Don't look far away," as I thought he would be frightened; I asked him often, "Are you well now?" and he said, "I don't care for the spear wound in my leg, Jackey, but for the other two spear wounds in my side and back," and said, "I am bad inside, Jackey.
עמוד 496 - Melbourne, and bounded on the north and northeast by a straight line drawn from Cape How to the nearest source of the river Murray, and thence by the course of that river to the eastern boundary of the colony of South Australia...
עמוד 340 - ... to obviate; for such are the vicissitudes of the world, through all its parts, that day and night, labour and rest, hurry and retirement, endear each other; such are the changes that keep the mind in action; we desire, we pursue, we obtain, we are satiated: we desire something else, and begin a new pursuit.

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