Colonial Sketches: Or, Five Years in South Australia, with Hints to Capitalists and Emigrants

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Hall, Virtue, 1862 - 167 strán (strany)

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Strana 87 - I have lived long enough : my way of life Is fallen into the sear, the yellow leaf; And that which should accompany old age, As honor, love, obedience, troops of friends, I must not look to have; but, in their stead, Curses, not loud, but deep, mouth-honor, breath, Which the poor heart would fain deny, and dare not.
Strana 21 - They will not live together, but every chigoe sets up a separate ulcer, and has his own private portion of pus. Flies get entry into your mouth, into your eyes, into your nose; you eat flies, drink flies, and breathe flies. Lizards, cockroaches, and snakes, get into the bed; ants eat up the books; scorpions sting you on the foot.
Strana 162 - In harmonies: And grassy knoll and forest height Are flushing in the rosy light And all above is azure bright, Australia, Australia, Australia.
Strana 114 - I give you that orange," which one would think would be what is called in legal phraseology, •" an absolute conveyance of all right and title therein," the phrase would run thus : "I give you all and singular my estate and interest, right, title, and claim, and advantage of and in that orange, with all its rind, skin, juice, pulp and pips, and all right and...
Strana 101 - No farther seek his merits to disclose, Or draw his frailties from their dread abode (There they alike in trembling hope repose), The bosom of his Father and his God.
Strana 21 - An insect with eleven legs is swimming in your teacup, a nondescript with nine wings is struggling in the small beer, or a caterpillar with several dozen eyes in his belly is hastening over...
Strana 120 - An apothecary, a lawyer's clerk, three sailors, a counting-house clerk, a tailor, a Jew, a For- : tuguese sailor, a Cingalese, a barman, a gentleman's son, a broken-down merchant, a former lieutenant in the East India Company's service, a gipsy, a black fiddler, and a dancingmaster.
Strana 114 - AB am now entitled to bite, cut, suck, or otherwise eat the same orange, or give the same away, with or without its rind, skin, juice, pulp...
Strana 83 - Oh for a forty-parson power (') to chant Thy praise, Hypocrisy ! Oh for a hymn Loud as the virtues thou dost loudly vaunt, Not practise ! Oh for...
Strana 138 - Rattle his bones over the stones! He's only a pauper, whom nobody owns.

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