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Journals of Two Expeditions of Discovery in North-West and Western Australia

Volume 2

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Author: George Grey
Published: 1841
Language: English
Wordcount: 119,823 / 360 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 53.7
LoC Category: G
Downloads: 291
Added to site: 2005.06.30
mnybks.net#: 10660
Genre: Travel
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here; and with this rock was associated limestone; the springs had a strong sulphureous smell, and the lofty broken character of the distant mountains had an almost grand appearance to those who had so long wandered through low and level countries.

Each step I took rendered my spirits more buoyant and elastic, and each hill, the position of which I fixed, gave me, from its appearance, renewed hopes. Under such agreeable circumstances the morning wore rapidly away, and, having rendered my survey as complete as I could, we returned to the boats.

COMMENCE THE MARCH TO PERTH. PROVISIONS DIVIDED.

We were now all ready to commence our toilsome journey; the provisions had been shared out; twenty pounds of flour and one pound of salt provisions per man, being all that was left. What I have here designated by the name of flour was quite unworthy of being so called. It was of a dark yellowish brown colour, and had such a sour fermented taste that nothing but absolute necessity could induce anyone to eat it. T

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