Colonization, Particularly in Southern Australia: With Some Remarks on Small Farms and Over Population

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T. & W. Boone, 1835 - 268 עמודים
 

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עמוד 256 - Assembly ; be it therefore enacted by the authority aforesaid, that it shall and may be lawful for His Majesty, his heirs and...
עמוד 253 - Council, to erect within that part of Australia which lies between the meridians of the one hundred and thirty-second and one hundred and fortyfirst degrees of east longitude, and between the southern ocean and...
עמוד 255 - ... with the seal of the said board, shall be received as evidence of the same respectively...
עמוד v - But bring a Scotsman frae his hill, Clap in his cheek a Highland gill, Say, such is royal George's will, An' there's the foe, He has nae thought but how to kill Twa at a blow. Nae cauld, faint-hearted doubtings tease him: Death comes, wi' fearless eye he sees him; Wi' bluidy hand a welcome gies him : An' when he fa's, His latest draught o' breathin lea'es him In faint huzzas.
עמוד 166 - I observed four men at the top of their speed. The foremost of them as soon as he got ahead of the boat, threw himself from a considerable height into the water. He struggled across the channel to the sand-bank, and in an incredibly short space of time stood in front of the savage, against whom my aim had been directed. Seizing him by the throat, he pushed him backwards, and forcing all who were in the water upon the bank, he trod its margin with a vehemence and an agitation that were exceedingly...
עמוד 260 - Provided also, and be it enacted that nothing herein contained shall be deemed, construed, or taken to extend to the imprisonment of any person before the first day of June one thousand...
עמוד 104 - It is a shameful and unblessed thing to take the scum of people, and wicked condemned men, to be the people with whom you plant; and not only so, but it spoileth the plantation; for they will ever live like rogues, and not fall to work, but be lazy, and do mischief, and spend victuals, and be quickly weary, and then certify over to their country to the discredit of the plantation.
עמוד 254 - That it shall and may be lawful for His Majesty, His Heirs and Successors, by any Order or Orders to be by Him or them made, with the Advice of His or their Privy Council, to make, ordain, and {subject to such Conditions and Restrictions as to Him or them...
עמוד 258 - Report shall be laid before both Houses of Parliament within Six Weeks after the Receipt of the same by such Principal Secretary of State, if Parliament be then sitting, or if Parliament be not sitting then within Six Weeks after the next Meeting thereof.
עמוד 166 - ... in the water upon the bank, he trod its margin with a vehemence and an agitation that were exceedingly striking. At one moment pointing to the boat, at another shaking his clenched hand in the faces of the most forward, and stamping with passion on the sand; his voice, that was at first distinct and clear, was lost in hoarse murmurs. Two of the four natives remained on the left bank of the river, but the third followed his leader, (who proved to be the remarkable savage I have previously noticed)...

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