The Edinburgh Review (volume 121); Or Critical Journal

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byLord Francis Jeffrey Jeffrey

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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. 1865. Excerpt: ... Art. III.-- 1. The Colony of Victoria, its History, Commerce, and Goldmining; its Social and Political Institutions. By William Westgarth. London: 1864. 2. Reminiscences of Thirty Years' Residence in Neto South Wales and Victoria. By R. Therry, late one of the Judges of the Supreme Court of New South Wales. London: 1863. 3. The History of New South Wales; with an Account of Tasmania, Victoria, New Zealand, Queensland, and other Australian Settlements. By Roderick Flanagan. 2 vols. London: 1862. T,^rom time to time, it has been the lot of England to plant nations in every portion of the habitable globe,--speaking her language, nurtured in her own institutions, and expanding her population under new conditions. Few more interesting and important studies present themselves than to trace the modifications which have been produced on these portions of her race, under the varying circumstances of clime, mode and time of settlement, and, above all, the progressive character of England's own colonial policy. Nowhere, indeed, will the marks of a common origin be found quite obliterated. There are streams so strong that their waters may be traced for many miles through the great oceans into which they discharge themselves. And thus, in a similar manner, the great stream of English colonisation will be found nowhere to have wholly lost the chief characteristics of its source. They may be traced under the tropical suns of the Indies, and amid the perennial snows of the Canadas--by the banks of the Mississippi, and the banks of the Murray. Everywhere, however, we shall find these characteristics forming new combinations, and passing into new institutions. Amid many such minor settlements and plantations, two great groups occupy by far the most conspicuous positions in this wide-spreading colonia...

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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. 1865. Excerpt: ... Art. III.-- 1. The Colony of Victoria, its History, Commerce, and Goldmining; its Social and Political Institutions. By William Westgarth. London: 1864. 2...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:262 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.55 inPublished:January 4, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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