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A Visit to Australia and Its Gold Regions - Page 90
1853 - 217 pages
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The Monthly Review

1798
...place selected for the settlement. ' The spot chosen for this purpose was at the head of a cove near a run of fresh water, which stole silently along through...then for the first time since the crea•."tion been interrupted by the rude sound of the labourer's axe, and the downfal of its antient inhabitants ; a...
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Annual Register, Volume 40

History - 1806
...The spot chosen for this purpose, was at the head of the cove, nrar a run of fresh water, which stoJe silently along through a very thick wood, the stillness...then, for the first time since the creation, been interrupted by the rude sound of the labourer's axe, and thedownfal of its ancient irhabitantSj —...
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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
...chosen for this purpose was at the head of the Cove, near a run of fresh water, which stole silently through a very thick wood, the stillness of which...then, for the first time since the creation, been interrupted by the rude sound of the labourer's axe, and the downfal of its ancient inhabitants : —...
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The Edinburgh Monthly Review, Volume 3

1820
...interesting but prolix narrative, from which we take our information, " was at the head of the cove, near a run of fresh water, which stole silently along through...then, for the first time since the creation, been interrupted by le rude sound of the labourer's axe, and the downfal of its ancient ^habitants ; a stillness...
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Collection of the Most Celebrated Voyages and Travels from the ..., Volume 4

R. P. Forster - 1818
...morning. The spot chosen for this purpose the head of the cove, near a run of fresh water, which 'ently through a very thick wood, the stillness of which...then, for the first time since the creation, been interrupted by the rude sound of the labourer's axe, and the downfal of its ancient inhabitants: —...
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The Quarterly review, Volume 12

1815
...seem he was attracted principally by a stream of fresh water, ' which,' as Colonel Collms observes, ' stole silently along through a very thick wood, the stillness of which had then, for fe first time since the creation, been interrupted by the rude sound of the axe, and the downfall of...
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The hand-book for Australian emigrants: being a descriptive history of ...

Samuel Butler (Esq.) - History - 1839 - 240 pages
...officers' guard and the convicts, who had been landed in the morning. The spot chosen for this purpose was at the head of the cove, near the run of fresh...then, for the first time since the creation, been interrupted by the rude sound of the labourer's axe, and the downfall of its ancient inhabitants ;...
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Physical Description of New South Wales and Van Diemen's Land: Accompanied ...

Sir Paul Edmund de Strzelecki - Botany - 1845 - 462 pages
...chosen for this purpose was at the head of the cove, near a run of fresh water which stole silently through a very thick wood, the stillness of which...then, for the first time since the creation, been interrupted by the rude sound of the labourer's axe and the downfal of its ancient inhabitants ; —...
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The British World in the East: A Guide Historical, Moral, and ..., Volume 1

Leitch Ritchie - Australia - 1846
...was at the head of Sydney Cove, " near a run of fresh water," says Collins, " which stole silently through a very thick wood, the stillness of which...then, for the first time since the creation, been interrupted by the rude sound of the labourer's axe, and the downfall of its ancient inhabitants, —...
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Savage Life and Scenes in Australia and New Zealand: Being an Artist's ...

George French Angas - Australia - 1847
...chosen for the settlement was at the head of the cove, near a run of fresh water, which stole silently through a very thick wood, the stillness of which...then, for the first time since the creation, been interrupted by the sound of the labourer's axe." On this very spot now stands the busy city of Sydney....
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