Louisa mentioned the cost of a steerage passage to Australia
for a man and his wife.
I trust you will return from Australia
in a position of affluence.
Nearly all our horses for the English cavalry are brought to India from Australia
, and are broken in by the troopers themselves.
At first, for some reason or other, he evaded the inquiry, but afterwards told me that, when a boy, he had been carried to sea by the captain of a trading vessel, with whom he had stayed three years, living part of the time with him at Sidney in Australia
, and that at a subsequent visit to the island, the captain had, at his own request, permitted him to remain among his countrymen.
When the tourist season was over, the steamer ran between London and Australia
, stopping at Ceylon, and there Olsen sold the ivory to a Cingalese jeweller for two imitation sapphires.
He intended that his grand-nephew, who had been all his life in Australia
, should see something of rural England on the drive.
John Turner, who made his money in Australia
and returned some years ago to the old country.
The case might have been dealt leniently with, but the laws were more harshly administered thirty years ago than now, and on my twenty-third birthday I found myself chained as a felon with thirty-seven other convicts in 'tween-decks of the bark Gloria Scott, bound for Australia
He quarrelled with one son, my brother Giles, and sent him to Australia
on a small allowance.
James's Uncle Frederick was always talking more or less about the Colonies, having made a substantial fortune out in Western Australia
, but it was only when James came down from Oxford that the thing became really menacing.
Never shall I forget my first hot bath on getting back to Melbourne; it cost five shillings, but it was worth five pounds, and is altogether my pleasantest reminiscence of Australia
From Surat we see him going over to Australia
, and in 1845 participating in Captain Sturt's expedition, which had been sent out to explore the new Caspian Sea, supposed to exist in the centre of New Holland.