We would strongly recommend this volume to all whose taste leads them to read anything beyond the mere literature of the day. De Quincey begins one of his essays with the facetious remark that he believes ...Article : 3,232 words
The position of affairs in Bulgaria is such that it renders it imperative for Russia either to give up every hope of re-establishing her prestige and making good her rights over the "younger brethren," or else to ...Article : 1,838 words
At the end of June last year I made a trip to the Victoria River in a steam launch which carries station supplies to the only settlement on the river, that of C. B. Fisher and Co. There are—or there were—two or ...Article : 3,378 words
The events of the past month have been few, and devoid of special interest. The usual mon[?]tony of Port Moresby was broken on the 1st of this month by the arrival of a prospecting fleet from Torres Straits, in ...Article : 766 words
Sir,—I think the following paragraph in your Parliamentary report of to-day is calculated to arouse all the indignation 1 am capable of exercising:— "Sir Henry Parkes said that he would like to know ...Article : 786 words
Sir,—At the present juncture any fact bearing upon the question of the boarding-out v. the barrack system may be of importance, I am induced therefore to mention, what may not be generally known, namely, that some years since ...Article : 144 words
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