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At any rate, girls are differently situated. Having no need of deep scientific knowledge, their education is confined more to the ordinary things of the world, the study of the fine arts, and of the manners and dispositions of people.
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Both camels are dead and our provisions are done.
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DURING the summer of 1852, I formed the intention of joining the exodus, then pouring out from England to Australia.
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Everyone who comes out does a very foolish thing in bringing such a quantity of clothes that he never wants.
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I am often disgusted at hearing young people I know, declare that they are afraid of doing this or that, because they MIGHT be killed.
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I consider nothing low but ignorance, vice, and meanness, characteristics generally found where the animal propensities predominate over the higher sentiments.
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I do not give up my position in the Observatory, having obtained leave of absence for the time during which we may be engaged in the exploration.
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I do not like Melbourne in its present state.
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I fancy we shall not be away so long as was at first intended; probably not more than twelve or eighteen months.
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I have been agreeably disappointed in my idea of the camels. They are far from unpleasant to ride; in fact, it is much less fatiguing than riding on horseback, and even with the little practice I have yet had, I find it shakes me less.
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I have deposited some of my journals here for fear of accidents.
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I see by your letter to my father that you are rather afraid the French may invade England.
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It is of great importance to note these meteors, even the small ones, as very little is yet known of them; and every observation, if carefully made, will some day help to show what they are.
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It is to be hoped that the peace will be a permanent one, although people here generally appear to think that it will not prove so.
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It seems very likely that I shall be leaving Melbourne in March, to accompany the expedition for the exploration of the interior of this continent.
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Melbourne is wonderfully altered since I last saw it. There are some very fair buildings in it now, and things are a little cheaper than they used to be.
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Mr. Burke and King are down on the lower part of the creek. I am about to return to them, when we shall all probably come up this way.
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Our clothes are going to pieces fast. Send provisions as soon as possible.
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Our journey so far has been very satisfactory: we are most fortunate as regards the season, for there has been more rain this winter than has been known for the last four or five years.
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The actual danger is nothing, and the positive advantages very great.
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The country up here is beautiful; everything green and pleasant; and if you saw it now, you would not believe that in two months' time it could have such a parched and barren appearance as it will then assume.
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The first discovery we made after we got into port was, that we had to take ourselves and things ashore at our own expense.
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The French have possession of the island of New Caledonia, which is not very far from here, and is a convenient place of rendezvous for them.
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The news by the last mail has put us all in a state of excitement about our defenses, in the event of England being involved in the continental war.
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The pigeon here is a beautiful bird, of a delicate bronze colour, tinged with pink about the neck, and the wings marked with green and purple.
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These rare senses and powers of reasoning were given to be used freely, but not audaciously, to discover, not to pervert the truth.
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They have just succeeded in raising the two thousand pounds here, by subscription, that was wanted towards an exploration fund, for fitting out an expedition, that will probably start for the interior of our continent next March.
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This country is undergoing great changes for the better.
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We all think we are right, or we should not believe as we do.
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We are trying to live the best way we can, like the Blacks, but find it hard work.
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We have been unable to leave the creek.
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We have this morning dropped anchor, just off Williamstown.
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We shall be travelling through the country in the most favourable and pleasant season, when there is plenty of water, and everything fresh and green.
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What you say about this world I do not quite agree with; I think it a very good world, and only requires a person to be reasonable in his expectations, and not to trust too much to others.
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You should carefully study the Art of Reasoning, as it is what most people are very deficient in, and I know few things more disagreeable than to argue, or even converse with a man who has no idea of inductive and deductive philosophy.
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You will no doubt expect a long letter after so much delay, but I am afraid you will be disappointed, as long letters are not my forte.
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