Cooksland in North-eastern Australia: The Future Cottonfield of Great Britain: Its Characteristics and Capabilities for European Colonization. With a Disquisition on the Origin, Manners, and Customs of the Aborigines
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Aborigines Aborigines of Australia acres alluvial appeared ascertained banks black natives black-fellows branch Brisbane River Brisbane Town brush Bunya-Bunya called Captain cattle Clarence River climate coast Colony colour considerable Cooksland cotton course creeks cultivation Darling Downs distance district east eastward emigration entrance European expedition extent favourable feet fish flats Flinders forest Government grass Gulf of Carpentaria head huts island labour lagoons land latitude Leichhardt Logan River miles missionaries Moreton Bay mountains navigable North Pine River north-west northern northward observed Papuan race party passage passed Pernambuco persons Pine plains population Port Essington Port Phillip portion rain range ridges sandstone scrub Settlement sheep side skin soil South Wales Southern southward spears species Squatters Station stream supply swamp Sydney tea-tree territory of Cooksland timber tion trees tribe vessel water-holes westward whole
Page 36 - Gul in her bloom ; Where the citron and olive are fairest of fruit ; And the voice of the nightingale never is mute ; Where the tints of the earth, and the hues of the sky, In colour though varied, in beauty may vie...
Page 468 - ... hath made of one blood all the nations of men for to dwell on all the face of the earth...
Page 9 - Within a long recess there lies a bay : An island shades it from the rolling sea, And forms a port secure for ships to ride : Broke by the jutting land on either side, In double streams the briny waters glide, Betwixt two rows of rocks : a sylvan scene Appears above, and groves for ever green : A grot is form'd beneath, with mossy seats, To rest the Nereids, and exclude the heats.
Page 382 - Cush begat Nimrod: he began to be a mighty one in the earth. He was a mighty hunter before the LORD: wherefore it is said, Even as Nimrod the mighty hunter before the LORD. And the beginning of his kingdom was Babel, and Erech, and Accad, and Calneh, in the land of Shinar.
Page 493 - I have the honour to be, Sir, Your Excellency's most obedient, humble servant, TL MITCHELL, Surveyor-General. To his Excellency the Governor of New South Wales. Camp on the River Balonne, in long. 148° 46' 45
Page 264 - And they found fat pasture and good, and the land was wide, and quiet, and peaceable; for they of Ham had dwelt there of old.
Page 141 - ... and what the land is, whether it be fat or lean, whether there be wood therein or not. And be ye of good courage, and bring of the fruit of the land.
Page 265 - From this abject condition, perhaps the primitive and universal state of man, he has gradually arisen to command the animals, to fertilize the earth, to traverse the ocean, and to measure the heavens.