Publisher Description

This book in her native calmness and becoming moderation, shall be the object of our homage and pursuit; and we will aim at the attainment of knowledge for the improvement of our reason, and not for the gratification of a passion for disputing". Address of the Bp of Australia in 1841 to the Church of England Book Society. A few words by way of Preface are requisite, in order that the objects of the present Work may be stated to the reader, and that he may also be made acquainted with the sources whence the information here communicated is derived, and from consulting which he may still further inform himself concerning Australia. The aim of the writer of the following pages has been, while furnishing a description of some of the most flourishing and interesting settlements belonging to the British Crown, which, at the same time, exhibit in contrast to each other the two extremes of savage and civilised life; to call the attention of his countrymen, both at home and in the colonies, to the evils which have arisen from the absence of moral restraint and religious instruction in colonies of civilised and (nominally) christian men.

GENRE
Arts & Entertainment
RELEASED
1810
January 1
LANGUAGE
EN
English
LENGTH
502
Pages
PUBLISHER
Public Domain
SELLER
Public Domain
SIZE
961.7
KB

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