Better have failed in the high aim, as I, Than vulgarly in the low aim succeed As, God be thanked! I do not.
Part of my plan was not only to introduce all useful animals that I possibly could into this part of Australia, but also the most valuable plants of every description.
I trust in nature for the stable laws of beauty and utility. Spring shall plant and autumn garner to the end of time.
Oh, the little more, and how much it is! And the little less, and what worlds away.
All June I bound the rose in sheaves, Now, rose by rose, I strip the leaves.
Who hears music feels his solitude peopled at once.
Thou art my single day, God lends to leaven What were all earth else, with a feel of heaven.
I remarked constantly, just at sunset, in these latitudes, that the eastern horizon was brilliantly illuminated with a kind of mock sunset. This in a short time disappeared, to be soon succeeded by another similar in character, but more faint.
Tis not what man Does which exalts him, but what man Would do!
To sleep after sunrise was impossible on account of the number of flies which kept buzzing about the face.