Edward Barry: (South Sea Pearler)

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T. Fisher Unwin, 1900 - Australian fixtion - 246 pages

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Page 66 - They remained talking together for nearly two hours, and then at four bells Mr. Warner staggered up on deck, and with a vast amount of hilarious profanity and blasphemy called his boat's crew together and addressed them in their own tongue. " The captain of this ship is my friend. We are going with him to a new land. We must stand by him when the time comes, for there may be throats to cut. " Then he added, in English, " And now you can all go to hell till the morning. I'm going to sleep." So saying,...
Page 136 - From these shallow lakes the water is evaporated, so that in the antumn the bottoms are dry and covered with a white incrustation which looks much like water in the distance. One of these lakes still contained water and seems to have a fair supply at all seasons. It is almost a mile in length and half a mile in width. In the spring these lakes are quite large and are filled by the overflow of the branches of the Big Laramie, which are greatly swollen by the melting snows. Great quantities of fish...
Page iv - By GEORGE MOORE. The School for Saints. By JOHN OLIVER HOBBES. Outlaws of the Marches. By LORD ERNEST HAMILTON. Hugh Wynne. By DR. WEIR MITCHELL. The Tormentor. By BENJAMIN SWIFT. The People of Clopton. By GEORGE BARTRAM. Pacific Tales. By Louis BECKE. Prisoners of Conscience. By AMELIA E. BARR. The drey Man.
Page iv - ... JOSEPH CONRAD. A First Fleet Family. By Louis BECKE and W. JEFFERY. The Ebbing of the Tide. By Louis BECKE. Tales of John Oliver Hobbes. The Stickit Minister. By SR CROCKETT. The Raiders. By SR CROCKETT. Nancy Noon. By BENJAMIN SWIFT. The Lilac Sunboiinet.
Page iv - By SR CROCKETT. A Daughter of the Fen. By JT BEALBY. The Herb Moon. By JOHN OLIVER HOBBES. Mrs. Keith's Crime. By MRS. w. CLIFFORD. Moonlight. By MARY E. MANN. The Mutineer. By Louis BECKE and WALTER JEFFERY.

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