The Felony of New South Wales: Being a Faithful Picture of the Real Romance of Life in Botany Bay. With Anecdotes of Botany Bay Society ...

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Author, 1837 - Exiles - 362 pages
 

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Page 333 - Adequately to describe the delicate beauty of these splendid plates does not appear to lie within the power of language. There is not an admirer of the works of the departed noble poet who can feel satisfied that he has a perfect edition of them, unless the ' Byron Gallery ' be attached to it. There is no instance in which excellence in poetry and the arts are so admirably combined.
Page 325 - We warmly recommend this most excellent work to public notice." — British Mag. "This volume is one which strikes us as being likely to make a considerable stir in the religious, high-church, and dissenting world.
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Page 247 - ... deserves notice as an instance of retributive justice, as well as showing the character of this case, that another dead man was found in the same place within three months before, — and upon that occasion, a Coroner's Jury had acquitted the prisoner Cowan upon the evidence of that man Kerr, and his deposition after his death was given in evidence in this Court in favour of the same prisoner, when Cowan was subsequently tried before one of the other Judges on that charge, and was the main ground...
Page 245 - ... it would appear to one who could look down upon the community, as if the main business of us all were the commission of crime and the punishment of it : as if the whole colony were continually in motion towards the several courts of justice, and the most painful reflection of all must be, that so many capital sentences, and the execution of them, have not had the effect of preventing crime by way of example.
Page 333 - Embellishments to illustrate the Poetical Works of Lord Byron ; beautifully engraved from Drawings and Paintings by the most celebrated Artists, and adapted by their size and excellence to bind up with and embellish every edition published in England of LORD BYRON'S WORKS, and also the various sizes and editions published in France, Germany, and America ; ample directions being given for placing them in the respective editions.

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