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" Thus, under the blessing of God, was happily completed, in eight months and one week, a voyage which, before it was undertaken, the mind hardly dared venture to contemplate, and on which it was impossible to reflect without some apprehension as to its... "
A Visit to Australia and Its Gold Regions - Page 92
by Society for Promoting Christian Knowledge (Great Britain) - 1853 - 217 pages
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The History of New South Wales from Its First Discovery to the Present Time ...

G. Paterson - Aboriginal Australians - 1811 - 624 pages
...the 20th of January, 1788), a voyage which, before it was undertaken, the mind hardly dared venture to contemplate, and on which it was impossible to reflect without some apprehension as to its termination. In the course of that time they had sailed fifteen thousand and sixty-three...
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Collection of the Most Celebrated Voyages and Travels from the ..., Volume 4

R. P. Forster - 1818
...the 20th of January, 1788), a voyage, which before it was undertaken, the mind hardly dared venture to contemplate, and on which it was impossible to reflect without some apprehensions as to its termination. In the course of that time they had sailed fifteen thousand and...
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The Home friend, a weekly miscellany of amusement and instruction, Volume 2

Society for promoting Christian knowledge - 1853
...unknown ; the emigrant of the present day on arriving at Sydney is at once introduced to a flourishing city, inhabited by a civilized people, in a country...to the scene that was then presented to their view : — " AU is as still as death ! wild solitude Eeigns undisturb'd along the voiceless shore, And every...
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Convict Life in New South Wales and Van Diemen's Land, Volumes 1-2

Charles White - Australia - 1889 - 691 pages
...concerning which Captain Collins says, that before it was entered upon " the mind hardly dared venture to contemplate, and on which it was impossible to reflect without some apprehension as to its termination." That the whole of the fleet should cross so large an expanse of comparatively...
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The Naval Pioneers of Australia

Louis Becke, Walter Jeffery - Australia - 1899 - 313 pages
...Collins, of the Marines, JudgeAdvocate and historian of the expedition, thus sums up the case : — " Thus, under the blessing of God, was happily completed...was impossible to reflect without some apprehension as to its termination. This fortunate completion of it, however, afforded, even to ourselves, as much...
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Admiral Phillip: The Founding of New South Wales

Louis Becke, Walter Jeffery - New South Wales - 1899 - 336 pages
...in eight months and one week, a voyage which before it was undertaken the mind hardly dared venture to contemplate, and on which it was impossible to reflect without some apprehensions as to its termination. . . . We had sailed five thousand and twenty-one leagues . . ....
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