Queensland, Australia: A Highly Eligible Field for Emigration, and the Future Cotton-field of Great Britain: with a Disquisition on the Origin, Manners, and Customs of the Aborigines

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E. Stanford, 1861 - Aboriginal Australians - 445 pages

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Page 314 - Such a uniform and constant difference could not happen, in so many countries and ages, if nature had not made an original distinction between these breeds of men. Not to mention our colonies, there are Negroe slaves dispersed all over Europe, of whom none ever discovered any symptoms of ingenuity; tho' low people, without education, will start up amongst us, and distinguish themselves in every profession.
Page 416 - ... and in any such action the defendant may plead the general issue, and give this act and the special matter in evidence at any trial to be had thereupon...
Page 331 - Out of that land went forth Asshur, and builded Nineveh, and the city Rehoboth, and Calah, and Resen between Nineveh and Calah : the same is a great city.
Page 421 - It shall be lawful for the Governor, with the advice of the Executive Council, to...
Page 409 - Collectors and other Officers and Servants as may be necessary and proper for the efficient Execution of this Act, and shall make Bye Laws for...
Page 392 - ... hath made of one blood all the nations of men for to dwell on all the face of the earth...
Page 317 - Ye shall not round the corners of your heads, neither shalt thou mar the corners of thy beard. 28 Ye shall not make any cuttings in your flesh for the dead, nor print any marks upon you : I am the LORD.
Page 178 - And the flax and the barley was smitten : for the barley was in the ear, and the flax was boiled. But the wheat and the rye were not smitten ; for they were not grown up.
Page 417 - Council and so much of the regulations made thereunder and now in force as may be repugnant to or inconsistent with the provisions of this Act, shall be, and...
Page 331 - 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.

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