Botany of the Bellenden-Ker Expedition


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Sida 118 - Farewell ! a word that must be, and hath been — A sound which makes us linger ; — yet — farewell ! Ye ! who have traced the Pilgrim to the scene Which is his last, if in your memories dwell A thought which once was his, if on ye swell A single recollection, not in vain He wore his sandal-shoon and scallop-shell; Farewell ! with him alone may rest the pain, If such there were — with you, the moral of his strain.
Sida 114 - OH for a lodge in some vast wilderness, Some boundless contiguity of shade, Where rumour of oppression and deceit, Of unsuccessful or successful war, Might never reach me more.
Sida 126 - The stars shall fade away, the sun himself Grow dim with age, and Nature sink in years, But thou shalt flourish in immortal youth, Unhurt amidst the war of elements, The wreck of matter, and the crush of worlds.
Sida 28 - ... mutinous discouraged souls, behind thee disgrace and ruin, before thee the unpenetrated veil of Night. Brother, these wild water-mountains, bounding from their deep bases (ten miles deep, I am told), are not entirely there on thy behalf!
Sida 103 - Bottomless vales and boundless floods, And chasms, and caves, and Titan woods, With forms that no man can discover For the dews that drip all over; Mountains toppling evermore Into seas without a shore; Seas that restlessly aspire, Surging, unto skies of fire...
Sida 34 - This new species of Citrus is well worthy of cultivation for its fruit, which is juicy and of equal flavour with the West Indian Lime.
Sida 28 - Only a sense Remains of them, like the omnipotence Of music, when the inspired voice and lute Languish, ere yet the responses are mute, Which through the deep and labyrinthine soul.
Sida 20 - Australian blacks are moving rapidly on into the eternal darkness in which all savage and inferior races are surely destined to disappear. All effort to preserve them, though creditable to our humanity, is a poor compliment to our knowledge of those inexorable laws whose operations are as apparent as our own existence.
Sida 110 - Or pale or wan beholds these nether skies : Truth I revere, for wisdom never lies.' " Thus in a tide of tears our sorrows flow, And add new horror to the realms of woe ; Till side by side along the dreary coast Advanced Achilles
Sida 18 - main camps are always built on some healthy dry situation, beside or very near a running stream. These are the "wet weather camps", where they remain during the wet season, and store large supplies of nuts".

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