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" In momentary expectation of being attacked, my finger was on the trigger, my gun ready to he raised, my eyes and ears busily engaged in detecting the slightest sounds, that I might defend a life which I at that moment believed was ebbing with my blood... "
Journals of Two Expeditions of Discovery in North-west and Western Australia ... - Page 156
by Sir George Grey - 1841 - 412 pages
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The Christian remembrancer; or, The Churchman's Biblical, ecclesiastical ...

1842
...the dark forest was alive with birds and insects, — on such scenery I had loved to meditate when a boy, but now how changed I was ; — wounded, fatigued,...condition, — whilst I felt that I was dying there."— Pp. 147—155. Our extracts have been already so long that we can only find space to say that the grand...
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The History of Discovery in Australia, Tasmania, and New Zealand ..., Volume 1

William Howitt - Australia - 1865 - 461 pages
...such as many a one beside himself has made in the Australian wilds under the same circumstances: — "The loveliness of nature was around me ; the sun...friends far away, and unapprehensive of my condition. " And in this way very many explorers yearly die. One youth, my own friend and companion — Mr. Frederick...
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Cassell's Picturesque Australasia, Volume 4

Edward Ellis Morris - Australasia - 1880
...that we were far from the encampment, whilst my sight and strength were momentarily failing. . . . The loveliness of Nature was around me, the sun rejoicing...there. And in this way very many explorers yearly die. ... A strange sun shines upon their lonely graves, SIR GEORGE GEEV.] PERIL AND PRIVATION. 115 the foot...
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Cassell's Picturesque Australasia, Volume 4

Edward Ellis Morris - Australasia - 1890
...that we were far from the encampment, whilst my sight and strength were momentarily failing. . . . The loveliness of Nature was around me, the sun rejoicing...there. And in this way very many explorers yearly die. ... A strange sun shines upon their lonely graves, the foot of the wild man yet roams over them; but...
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The Life and Times of Sir George Grey, K.C.B., Volumes 1-2

William Lee Rees, Lily Rees - Governors - 1892 - 496 pages
...detecting the slightest sounds, that I might defend a life which I, at that moment, Twlwved ws eMiiflg with my blood away. The loveliness of nature was around...condition, whilst I felt that I was dying there." For more than a fortnight he was unable to proceed any further. During the first night, while he was...
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