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An Irresistible Temptation: The true story of Jane New and a colonial scandal - Page 23
by Carol Baxter - 2006 - 432 pages
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The Journal of a Voyage from Calcutta to Van Diemen's Land: Comprising a ...

Augustus Prinsep - Electronic book - 1833 - 117 pages
...convicts, or, as they are delicately called, the prisoners, supply all demands of this nature; and if the histories of every house were made public,...murder, our footman burglary, and the housemaid bigamy ! But these formidable truths are hushed up, or tried to be so. The owner of a pretty pigeon-house,...
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The Journal of a Voyage from Calcutta to Van Diemen's Land: Comprising a ...

Augustus Prinsep - Electronic book - 1833 - 117 pages
...convicts, or, as they are delicately called, the prisoners, supply all demands of this nature; and if the histories of every house were made public,...murder, our footman burglary, and the housemaid bigamy ! But these formidable truths are hushed up, or tried to be so. The owner of a pretty pigeon-house,...
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Asiatic Journal

Asia - 1833
...better known." If the history of every house were made public, she observes, it would make Europeans shudder. " Even in our small menage, our cook has...murder, our footman burglary, and the housemaid bigamy: but these formidable truths are hushed up!" This article would be incomplete without some notice of...
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The National standard, of literature, science, music [&c.] ed. by ..., Volume 1

Frederick William N. Bayley - 1833
...delicately called, the prisoners, supply all demands of this nature ; and if the histories of every IMMUC were made public, you would shudder. Even in our small menage our cook ha╗ committed murder, oar footman burglary, and the housemaid bigamy '. But these formidable truths...
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The Hobart Town Magazine, Volume 2

Tasmania - 1834
...convicts, or, as they are delicately called, the prisoners, supply all demands of this nature ; and if the histories of every house were made public,...murder, our footman burglary, and the housemaid bigamy ! But these formidable truths are hushed up, or tried to be so. " The owner of a pretty pigeon-house,...
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A Lecture on South Australia: Including Letters from J. B. Hack, Esq., and ...

Henry Watson - South Australia - 1838 - 30 pages
...convicts, or as they are delicately called, ' the prisoners,' supply all demands of this nature; and if the histories of every house were made public, you would shudder: even in our small menage, очг cook has com. mittcd murder, our footman burglary, and our housemaid bigamy!" The state 'of...
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The History of the Rise and Progress of the New British Province of South ...

John Stephens - South Australia - 1839 - 224 pages
...convicts, or, as they are delicately called, ' the prisoners,' supply all demands of this nature ; and if the histories of every house were made public,...cook has committed murder, our footman burglary, and our housemaid bigamy!" The state of morality in a country is tolerably well indicated by the consumption...
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The History of the Rise and Progress of the New British Province of South ...

John Stephens - South Australia - 1839 - 224 pages
...called, ' the prisoners,' supply all demands of this nature ; and if the histories of every house wefe made public, you would shudder; even in our small...cook has committed murder, our footman burglary, and our housemaid bigamy!" The state of morality in a country is tolerably well indicated by the consumption...
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The Land of Promise: Being an Authentic and Impartial History of the Rise ...

John Stephens - South Australia - 1839 - 224 pages
...convicts, or, as they are delicately called, ' the prisoners,' supply all demands of this nature ; and if the histories of every house were made public, you would shudder; even incur small menage, our cook has committed murder, our footman burglary, and our housemaid bigamy!"...
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The Land of Promise: Being an Authentic and Impartial History of the Rise ...

John Stephens - South Australia - 1839 - 224 pages
...or, as they arc delicately railed, ' the prisoners,' supply nil demands of this rature ; nnd if thu histories of every house were made public, you would shudder; even in our źnull menagn, our cook has committed murder, our footman burglary, and our housemaid bigamy !"' The...
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