The Aborigines of Victoria, with Notes Relating to the Habits of the Natives of Other Parts of Australia and Tasmania: Compiled from Various Sources for the Government of Victoria. Vol. I, II.
J. Ferres, Government printer, 1878
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Aborigines appear Australian bark believe bird blacks Blood body Bone brother called camp carried causes child coast common Creek Crow custom Daughter dead death dialects district Earth English express father feet Finger fire fish Foot give given ground Hair hand head Hill instance Island kangaroo killed kind known Lake land language living look means miles Moon mother Mount Mouth Murray Native Name natural never night observed opossum parish party person Plains present probably River root seen side Sister skull Snake sometimes sound South speak spear Spring Star station stick stone swamp Swan Tasmania Teeth Tongue tree tribe Western wife Wind woman women wood young
Página 130 - The Lord is thy keeper: the Lord is thy shade upon thy right hand. The sun shall not smite thee by day, nor the moon by night. The Lord shall preserve thee from all evil: he shall preserve thy soul. The Lord shall preserve thy going out and thy coming in from this time forth, and even for evermore.
Página 130 - In the beginning God created the heaven and the earth. 2 And the earth was without form, and void ; and darkness was upon the face of the deep, And the spirit of God moved upon the face of the waters. 3 And God said, Let there be light ; and there was light.
Página 131 - And God said, Let the waters under the heaven be gathered together unto one place, and let the dry land appear: and it was so. 10 And God called the dry land Earth; and the gathering together of the waters called he Seas: and God saw that it was good.
Página 131 - Let there be lights in the firmament of the heaven, to divide the day from the night; and let them be for signs, and for seasons, and for days, and years. And let them be for lights in the firmament of heaven to give light upon the earth: and it was so. And God made two great lights; the greater light to rule the day, and the lesser light to rule the night: he made the stars also. And God set them in the firmament of the heaven to give light upon the earth...
Página 131 - God made two great lights; the greater light to rule the day, and the lesser light to rule the night: he made the stars also. And God set them in the firmament of the heaven to give light upon the earth, and to rule over the day and over the night, and to divide the light from the darkness : and God saw that it was good. And the evening and the morning were the fourth day.
Página 242 - The child born in a civilized land is not likely, as such, to be superior to one born among barbarians ; and the difference which ensues between the acts of the two children will be caused, so far as we know, solely by the pressure of external circumstances ; by which I mean the surrounding opinions, knowledge...
Página 131 - ... and it was so. And the earth brought forth grass, and herb yielding seed after his kind, and the tree yielding fruit whose seed was in itself, after his kind : and GOD saw that it was good. And the evening and the morning were the third day.
Página 130 - My help cometh from the Lord, which made heaven and earth. He will not suffer thy foot to be moved: he that keepeth thee will not slumber.
Página 382 - ... abruptly the day before, they were convinced that we intended them no mischief, and were desirous of renewing the intercourse. It was natural that I should wish to be present on the occasion. " We had not been long landed before about twenty of them, men and boys, joined us, without expressing the least sign of fear or distrust.