Australia; With Notes By The Way, On Egypt, Ceylon, Bombay, And The Holy Land

Paperback | January 2, 2012

byFrederick James Jobson

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Book may have numerous typos, missing text, images, or index. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. 1862. Excerpt: ... CHAPTER VI. Voyage from Melbourne to Sydney--Port Jackson--Reception at Sydney --Opening of the Australasian Conference--Paramatta--Return to Sydney--University--Bible Society Meeting--Beautiful Suburbs and Neighbourhood of Sydney--The last Native--Again to Paramatta-- Richmond--Bullock-Drays and Loads of Wool--Splendid View of Sydney and its Harbour--Botany Bay--House of Legislation--Notes on Sydney and New South Wales--The Australasian Conference and. Methodism on the other side of the Globe. Thurs., Jan. 10.--About ten in the morning left Sandridge pier, Melbourne, with my wife and several of the ministers from Victoria, Tasmania, and South Australia, for Sydney,--where the Australasian Conference of Wesleyan ministers was to open on the 17th of the month. The sea-breeze was refreshing after the heat on land, which had been almost suffocating, from the hot wind blowing over the northern interior, that had recently prevailed. Frid. and Sat., Jan. 11 and 12.--We had some tossings at sea, so that many passengers were confined to their berths much of the time. Mrs. Jobson and I escaped sea-sickness, as usual; but, our cabins being crowded and close, we experienced considerable discomfort; and I had little or no sleep during the whole of our passage from Melbourne to Sydney. Through the roughness of the weather, we had to bear out further to sea than we should have done if it had been smoother: so that in the whole of our course of from five to six hundred miles we saw but little of the coast, and where we saw it the interior of the country was not discernible. Sun., Jan. 13.--Arrived at the "heads" of Port Jackson by four o'clock in the morning, under drizzling rain. We wound our serpentine way amidst the hills and the islands of the harbour, and reached the quay at Sydney in another...

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Book may have numerous typos, missing text, images, or index. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. 1862. Excerpt: ... CHAPTER VI. Voyage from Melbourne to Sydney--Port Jackson--Reception at Sydney --Opening of the Australasian Conference--Paramatta--Return to Sydney--Univ...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:78 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.16 inPublished:January 2, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217334288

ISBN - 13:9780217334280

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