The Present State of Australia: Including New South Wales, Western Australia, South Australian Victoria and New Zealand

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G. Willis, 1851 - Australasia - 392 pages
 

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Page 130 - The General Parliament shall have power to make Laws for the peace, welfare and good Government of the Federated Provinces (saving the Sovereignty of England), and especially Laws respecting the following subjects: — 1.
Page 108 - Let there be no strife, I pray thee, between me and thee, and between my herdmen and thy herdmen ; for we be brethren. Is not the whole land before thee ? separate thyself, I pray thee, from me: if thou wilt take the left hand, then I will go to the right; or if thou depart to the right hand, then I will go to the left.
Page 10 - This mountain is covered by a dense forest, with the exception of a level spot of about half a mile in length and a quarter of a mile in width...
Page 187 - ... into their mind, and write them in their hearts: and I will be to them a God, and they shall be to me a people...
Page 104 - No repayment in service or otherwise is required from them for the passage out. The only return expected is, a strict observance on board of the regulations framed with a view to their health and comfort during the voyage, and general good conduct and industrious habits in the colony.
Page 130 - Council to pa.ss, or for the Governor to assent to any bill appropriating to the public service any sum...
Page 169 - Under all the circumstances the sentence that I feel it my duty to pronounce upon you is, that you be transported beyond the seas for the term of seven years.
Page 18 - ... his intrepidity and presence of mind, which were combined with the most anxious solicitude for the lives of those under his command, and a magnanimous disregard of his own. "When his ship, the Guardian, struck upon an Island of Ice, in December...
Page 66 - ... flour, and six shirts, delivered to us by John Batman, residing in Van Diemen's Land, Esquire, but at present sojourning with us and our tribe...
Page 66 - Batman, his heirs and assigns, all that tract of country situate and being in the Bay of Port Phillip, known by the name of Indented Head, but called by us Geelong, extending across from Geelong harbour about due south for ten miles, more or less, to the head of Port Phillip, taking in the whole neck or tract of land...

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