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Following the Equator: A Journey Around the World. Part 3
A Caller--A Talk about Old Times--The Fox Hunt--An Accurate Judgment of an Idiot--How We Passed the Custom Officers in Italy CHAPTER XXI. The "Weet-Weet"--Keeping down the Population--Victoria--Killing the Aboriginals--Pioneer Days in Queensland--Material for a Drama--The Bush--Pudding with Arsenic Revenge--A Right Spirit but a Wrong Method--Death of Donga Billy CHAPTER XXII. Continued Description of Aboriginals--Manly Qualities--Dodging Balls--Feats of Spring--Jumping--Where the Kangaroo Learned its Art 'Well Digging--Endurance--Surgery--Artistic Abilities--Fennimore Cooper's Last Chance--Australian Slang CHAPTER XXIII. To Horsham (Colony of Victoria)--Description of Horsham--At the Hotel--Pepper Tree-The Agricultural College, Forty Pupils--High Temperature--Width of Road in Chains, Perches, etc.--The Bird with a Forgettable Name--The Magpie and the Lady--Fruit Trees--Soils--Sheep Shearing--To Stawell--Gold Mining Country--$75,000 per Month Income and able to Keep House--Fine Grapes and Wine--The Dryest Community on Earth--The Three Sisters--Gum Trees and Water CHAPTER XXIV. Road to Ballarat--The City--Great Gold Strike, 1851--Rush for Australia--"Great Nuggets"--Taxation--Revolt and Victory--Peter Lalor and the Eureka Stockade--"Pencil Mark"--Fine Statuary at Ballarat--Population--Ballarat English CHAPTER XXV. Bound for Bendigo--The Priest at Castlemaine--Time Saved by Walking--Description of Bendigo--A Valuable Nugget--Perseverence and Success--Mr. Blank and His Influence--Conveyance of an Idea--I Had to Like the Irishman--Corrigan Castle, and the Mark Twain Club--My Bascom Mystery Solved CHAPTER XXVI. Where New Zealand Is--But Few Know--Things People Think They Know--The Yale Professor and His Visitor from N. Z. CHAPTER XXVII. The South Pole Swell--Tasmania--Extermination of the Natives--The Picture Proclamation--The Conciliator--The Formidable Sixteen CHAPTER XXVIII. When the Moment Comes the Man Appears--Why Ed. Jackson called on Commodore Vanderbilt--Their Interview--Welcome to the Child of His Friend--A Big Time but under Inspection--Sent on Important Business--A Visit to the Boys on the Boat CHAPTER XXIX. Tasmania, Early Days--Description of the Town of Hobart--An Englishman's Love of Home Surroundings--Neatest City on Earth--The Museum--A Parrot with an Acquired Taste--Glass Arrow Beads--Refuge for the Indigent too healthy ......Buy Now (To Read More)
Ebook Number: 5810
Author: Twain, Mark
Release Date: Jun 23, 2004
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