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POETRY. SELECT. THE GOOD AND EVIL SPIRITS. Spirit of Love. [Newspaper Article] — Geelong Advertiser — 26 December 1840

POETELY. SELECT, THE GOOD AND EVIL SPIRITS. Spirit of Love. Spirit of Evil, whence art than o - Spirit of Euil. I come from the wretch with the haburning brow And uplifted hand. Oh, it pleaseth thee well That I yield the truth to thy potent spell. Love. Spirit of Evil, thna crossest my nay. As I bear the penitent's prayer to heaven. Evil. And why should the daring spirit pray1 Nul -blood fuor blood-shall t beffurgiven l Love. Yes-blood for blnrd, anti for human guilt For sins has redeeming blood heenl spilt. Evil. Then let me depart, and question me not. There yet are souls of too deep a blot And they shall he mine : with their living breath My bidding to do-anld mine in death. Loue. Spirit of Evil; I bid thee stay. Evil. Thy spell Is upon nie, and I obey Speak, speak I--but, oh, let me shun thy look. Love. Read thlna tlheenames in this sacred bnok The Bhibk of Life-of the souls that thou Would'st hlave plunged in' the lakc,-where are they now ! Evil. I cannot curse-but, oal, let me...

Publication Title: Geelong Advertiser
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SHIP NEWS. ARRIVALS. [Newspaper Article] — Geelong Advertiser — 26 December 1840

SIZZF NEWS. ..ARRIVALS. December 24--DEvoWNSHIREn, schooner, Sutton master, from Melbourne.

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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Geelong Advertiser — 26 December 1840

WOOL. -iHE Under-irned are porchnsers of v. ool, and are prepared to make ltheral and i nmmndite advance on onsilltunlcllts to their Agents, Messrs tickards, Littli & Co., -Loudon. WERE BRtOTBERS & CO. Melbourne, Or, F. CHAMPION . GuPlong. W. WELS-H .&- CO. o are prepared to make advances -o the ensunlg c"iip.ý consigne, d totheir Ar lntS, ~:leCrI. ":M1nit5ffidre .:Brother, i, imnrmediatc advance can be accorw tuudated, 'or London, THE FINE BARQUE 366 Ions, Robert Smith, Commander, will soon hb ready to receive Wool at Geelong. For freight or panssage, apply to P. W\. WEI.SHI &.CO., or STRACHAN & CO. Tbo 'irst; Wool Ship for London direct . THE FAST.SATrIUNG BRIG Neil MLean, master. She will have quilck dispatch. Early application for freight or passage is necessary. Apply to STRACIIAN" & CO., or P. W.'.WELSH & CO.. " , .arOrt. Lozncn, (TO BAIL 1N JANUARY,) Sid?? ?l endLeaianilhag, new. cpprered, anrt first-class slhipl .11 ton...

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OVERLAND VISITORS. [Newspaper Article] — Geelong Advertiser — 26 December 1840

OVERLAND VISZTORS. G. Lilly. Esq. and lady; Rliss Lilly; H. Baynton, Esq.; W. Langhorne, Esq. and lady ; J. Lee, Esq. ; J. Clarke. Esq. Hobart Town. ý eeottng .ýbbei'tisvr. SATURDAY, DECEMBER 26, 1840.

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DEPARTURES. [Newspaper Article] — Geelong Advertiser — 26 December 1840

D EPA RTUR?ES. Derember 21-MarEaret, schooner, for H? obart 'own, via William's Town. December 22-lBouja Maiden, schooner, Paul master, for Melbourne. Decembrr 26-Henry, brig, Toby, mas. ter, for Launceston. The Henry brig has been delayed nearly a week, in consequ, nce of' the want of prnper ,buoys along the channel. "Ve have had six weeksof calm weather since the buoys n ere lost. But whyi should Govern' ment Officers put themselves to a few hours' . inconvenience, - although vessels can't get in (as the Dumfries), and others can't get out (as the Henry)? What iitelt have we dutiful children to complain of the .conduct of our Paternal Govern ment? MELBOURN~. ARRIVALS.-DQe. 20, brig Porter, and bat que Eagle. flom Syd ney; schonner Flyinir Squirrel from Hobart - Town -21, schooner 'Vill Watch, from Sydney; schooner Paul Pry from Laun ceston; cutter Chilte flarold from Western -Port.-23, schnoner Eagle from Circular j Head.--24, Kamon.f'rlmn Newcastle. CLEARED OUT.-Dec. 19, cuttar L...

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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Geelong Advertiser — 26 December 1840

Do H. LEY, WATCH AND CLOCK' MAKER, Melbourne, B EGS to inform the inhabitants of :.Geelong and its vicinity, thit' it is his intention to visit the latter town by the Devonshire on her next trip, which vessel will arrive at Geelong on. Tuesday nest, and will remain there until the following- Friday. D. H, Ley will take over with him an assortment of Clocks. to the in. spection of which he earnestly reque-ts public attention; D. Hi. L' will behappy'to take or ders for the repairs of Clockis or Watches during his strey. Mr. Ley will be found at the Inn kept by Mr. Grilffin, 24th December. Colonial Secretary's Ofllce, Sydney, bth December, 1840. LAND REGULATIONS, . IS Excellency the Governor; with the advice of the Execu tive Council, directs it to be notified, that, in pursuance of Additional In' structions under the Royal Signot and Sign Manual, hearing date the . 22nd day of May, 1840, and of directions issued in conformity therewith, by Her lMajesty's Principal Secretary of State f...

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DEMERARA. [Newspaper Article] — Geelong Advertiser — 26 December 1840

. fMEl RARA. [Extran.t from'a litter received in Geelong.] You will 1 daresay think me very fickle in so-soou-tiring.of this country. I arrived in Demerara full of life and 'hope, aid was delighted with that por tion of the country' first olfered to my inspection..? In a short time the picture tired, andI wherever I go, Lsee only a *repetitiont of the same eternal quadran gular sugar-field,.with its windmill, and stack ot chimnie, at the, boiling house and distillry. The vi?~ is in all cases ,bounded ..by the tatea'"tUainl, which runs.or,rajher.?stagnates 'round it-a fit 'frai'e to Ile picture which it enclosesi Beyond this you see nothing but bush, bush, bush--the dark 'primeval forest. o: Gulananthe.undisputed realmn of land crabs aid.tlizards. In town, matters are little,- betler. At every crossing you ineetwith canals.stinktug and stewing with the heat of the sun. -Altogether, it, is quite astonishing how any set of men can enjoy soutnd health in this land of swamps ; a priori, ...

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FOREIGN. BLOCKADE OF BUENOS AYRES. [Newspaper Article] — Geelong Advertiser — 26 December 1840

FORECZGIN. BLOCKADE' OF BUENOS AYRCS. The French Blockade. of Buenos Ayres st.il contiinus, to 'the great. detriment . f Britfh interests. At the date of the lat advices there were not less than 1i25-Vessels- anchored in the Port' of lonte-,Yideo,. waiting till our iliiiomiatists shall do somethinig for their emtn:'ipation. Most of them'had been' tle ain?ed f;om three to. twelve months. -In, the` ineantimoe the Americans run though'the block'iding force at plea. sure, and carry off our trade as well as our.profits . WAR IN CIRCASSIA. The :correspondent of a morning paper, in a letter from Constantinople, daited the '29th 'day of July, asserts that.it is not known frbom oatiitiaFauthoro ity that the lussian army to' be iem.. ploy,:d against the. Circassians will be speedily .raised to '00,000 men, ami-l tthit'the whole. force of the empire :is to-'- be, concentrated in the southern provintes.;: he armies, indeed, ao -Wosnesensk and Beisaiabia have, long since taken up their grounid,'...

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HARD TIMES. [Newspaper Article] — Geelong Advertiser — 26 December 1840

HAtD TIras.-Several young ladies of Georgia complain very mutah of the hard times in that place. They say they cannot get half as much money now for a breach of promise as they did formnerly. .This is - outrageous and nLt to be borne."-- Ameican pa. per. RAILr AY TRAvLLrNG.-Does any one venture to say, that, on such a journey, he ever dared to be pleasant ? Does the most hardened of stokers jdke with another? I don't believe it. Look into every single car of the train, and you will see that every 'lace is solemn; They take their seats gravely, and are silent, for the most part, dur ing the joilrney; they dare not look out of a window, for fear of being blinded by the smoke that comes whizz ing by, or. of loosing their heads in onie of the windows ol the down train'; they ride for miles in utter damp anti darkness, through awful pipes of brick that have been run pitilessly through .the bowels of gentle mother Earth; the cast-iron Frankenstein?of an engine :gallops on, pullhig a nd sc...

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CHINA. [Newspaper Article] — Geelong Advertiser — 26 December 1840

CHINA. The following interesting details of the army and navy of China are ex tracted from the work on that country, by M. G!izlaff, a missionary, who resided in it many years:-" The total number of Chin so troops, including those of the navy, but no" the malitia nor die Mugul auxiliaries, amounts to 764,222. China has two fleets, one fur the rivers, and the other for the sea. 'l'he first comprises 1036 ships, the second 918. The river fleet has crews to the'amount of 9500 men, and that for the sea 98,421, making an aggregate of 107,921 aail?rs. The army is as regular as any in 'the world, it is rather a skeleton than a body. The soldier does not fight for love of country, but rather as pgolice officer or imperial chasseur; and,during, the, greatest portion of the year ho is at home .with -his fmily,: carrying on some trade or profession. The coun. try has no need of i large embodie;l army, and it is the interests of all parties to reduce the soldier to a hum ble artisan. Consequent...

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To FARMERS. [Newspaper Article] — Geelong Advertiser — 26 December 1840

-To F Rrauszts.-After -the agricu' tural show on Tuesdny, a.numnber-i guntlemen interestied in agricultural pursuits went to a fild on the Wind. mill [fill to witness the operation of'a new and improved kind of scythe re cently introduced in th's colony. It appears to tus, int the present scarc:ty of labour, to he a very desirable im plemrni. aid witll a little practice cia. he o.ed. with as muich ease as the common ace tJie. With it one man can cut- dow'n about three acres per day; but the principal ismprovemtent i., that- it lays the, grain iri reguiar order, fit for binding. The. I.!le ment is of' very- -simple construction ; the hinde is like .all other scythes, but above i: are-filed fiv. or siv paralltl wooden. hare,- by which means the grain is deposited on the ground in a quicker andmacih more riegular man ner thin can -be accomplished with the- sikle. Persons Interested may Itarn further particulars by applyiing to Mr I-hunter or Mr. |Ralsou,, near Evandale. It cer:ainly is...

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COLONIAL COMMERCE. [Abridged from the Sydney Herald.] [Newspaper Article] — Geelong Advertiser — 26 December 1840

COLONIAL COMMJERCE. (Abridged from the Sydney Herald.] "In ib first six months of. 183). thi followtinig vesseIlscleared out comlG-:ea Britain for thte~e C(olonies.. Paort. Ships. Tonnage. Men. London .........6 .. 2660 .. 1541 Li'erp)........ r . .. 4360 .. .?19 Bra.tol. ..... 1 3.0 .. 10 S cotchl ports II. .. 433? .. 8013 Total.......... 03 .. 315 .. 1950 In thv first sir months of this. yes the following cl.Oared out. Pnrt. Shilpi. Tonnage. Mlen L?ondn *00......... 102' . 31,91 .. 2189 liver p .o ........ .. 6 .. 884 " rtrol............. ... " . :3 1 " . -9 - 2" .. : 351- .. 39 Scotch purý...... 7 .. 9483 .... 134 Ttttat......... 127 .. 40304 .. 25I? Increase on lialf year.. 34 .. Inb0S29 .. 6 SThere is no w.wonder th'it..the -moneyl markets in this part of.- ti world' are deraniged, when it is. considered thalt int tle.first six.months of this year one hundred .tnd twenty.seven vessels lent Great firtain for these.Colonies. aind that takin, their cargoes at ,the--low eat" of 915...

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THE BRITISH NAVY. (Devonport Telegraph.) [Newspaper Article] — Geelong Advertiser — 26 December 1840

THIE BRITISi. NAVY. ..(Devonprl Telesraph.) "* In-pursuance 'of our usuil pactice to ofler names and enumerate figot'es int supporl-of assertions, against w,.i?is objectionl have, been tak. i by olh"r l:prties, .we submit a list ol the line-o: battle ships possessed by I.nglaAd, hey age either at pzeent iii active sevice,L in bound, anti serviceable condition, or cal able, with moderate' repair., of .be.ing made fit for. comnissiol Wnt-hin. a_ reasonabhle ime;. and to these w - have ...dded the list of ships building. All our line-f-hbattle ships employed as receving ship·i, depots, quarantine vessels, hospitals, co?vtict ships, or whi. it may be so badly out of order as to reqlp.ire very extensive :repaits to fi?:them fir sea, mo.e than QQ in iuin ber, have been omitted Irom this list, which'is given as a fair statement of the solid strength of the British navy in the ;liise o -uattle. Our informatiun is derived fiom authentic sources,. and may challenge insvestigation. "', I Cota....

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ENGLAND. IMPERIAL PARLIAMENT. [Newspaper Article] — Geelong Advertiser — 26 December 1840

ENGLAND. IMPERIAL PARLIAMENT. The three great riseasures recommen. deti by her Majesty at Ihebegibnning of the stsslon, ini her speech from Ith throne, have all heen carried through hoth Houses of Parliament and ree'eiv-.d the 1iirictio I o -la w. .I r 'e r 'to -:h settlemeiI of the Government of the. Canladas upon, a basis of constitutional fredoPtn, comnbined with- the adjust" nent of ,he .Clery . Reserves, s ihich h?ave bhien made suheivtierst to the pro mniotn of religion in that colony, not, pe.rhapis, oil a foudaJton .of perfect' Soulily, hiut as itear an alproximna. tiorn tt ward it.as..as rto.-o-be:exu rtred in usmhlies. w.l'h re lerical influenre is-.n pIredomir nt..il' The 'Act or thot Ahbolijtoi otf h-e Exclusi ve and Anti ;qusated Corporal ions ot' ';iilaid, and Sfor-hthe -"re'nivatron- nof' the." Mlu iiciboal' .y te:nin'in that i:oun:ry has,.at .. ngth, 'been ciitribil. 'sidi his p)Cnr?ueial. bone of cotentloneiireomved; while the gr .closiasticl Duties and IIteenues BI...

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Family Notices [Newspaper Article] — Geelong Advertiser — 26 December 1840

On Monday, the 21st instant, at the Geelong Retreat Inn, Mrs. J. Griffin, of a daughter. On Sunday, the 20th instant, at her residence, Corio, Mrs. Robinson, of a daughter.

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WHOLESALE. GRAIN, &c. [Newspaper Article] — Geelong Advertiser — 2 January 1841

WHO2.ESA EM. GRAIN, &c. Wheat, per bushel . o 9 0.. o0 1 a Maize, per bushel ..'o 5 0.. o o o Oats, per bushel .... o 6 6.. o 7 6 Barley, per bushiel . o o o.. o 0 o Flour first, per ton .. 26 o o..28 o a Second ........ 23 o o..25 o o '1 hird ...... 20 u o..22 o 0o Hay, V.D.L. pertotn . 15 o 0..18 0 BUILDING MATERIALS. Buicks, per thousand.. 3 0 0... 0 .o * Cedar deals, per foot. o o 0.. 0"o- o Pine, per foot ........ o o 6.. o o & llHadwd boards. 100 I't. 1 5 o.. 1 8 o tihungles, per thousand 1 10 0.. 1 "15 0 Ba-tens, per 100 feet.. I 5 0.. 1 7 o Paling, broad, per 100 1 2 o.. 2 10 a Narrow ditto ....... 1 o o.. I 5 ,o Nails, per lb. ........ o o 8.. o 1 - SPIRITS, TOBACCO, &c. DUTY PAID. Ale, inbottle, per doz. o I o.. o 18 o Porter, per dozen .. o 16 0.. o 18- o Brandyv. per gallon .. 10 o.. 1 12 6' Gin, per gallon ...... 1 5 o.. 1 10 a Ium, pet gallon ... 1 0 o 0.. o o o Port wine, per dozen. 2 o o.. 2 10 ( Sherry, per dozen .... 2 0 o0.. 2 10 o Negrohea...

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Geelong Markets. RETAIL. [Newspaper Article] — Geelong Advertiser — 2 January 1841

aeio n yiua jjUct* . :Itli.A.IIT..T RETAIL. Bread, per 4 lb. loaf SO 1 4 to 0 0 e Bleet; per lb......... o o 6... oo 7 Mlutton, per lb .... o 5..o o G Butter, fresh, per lb, o 2 6.. 0 0 0 salt (colonial) .. o 2 6.. 0 0 0 Cheese (English) perlb o 2 0o.. oo e Colonial ........ o 1 4... o oo Eggs, per dozen .... o 5 0.. o U 0 Blacon, per lb . o 1 6.. o a o Potatoes, per cwt. ..0 o 18 0.. 1 o T'ea, per lb........ o 5 0.. o 7 o Sugar, per Ib ........ o o 4.. o o G Milk, per quart ...... o o 6..0 o ou Soap, per lb ....... o o 6.. o o & Caidles, mould, per lb o a 10.. o 1 o

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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Geelong Advertiser — 2 January 1841

$Iob Jrinting OF EVERY DESCRIPTION EXECUTED WITH NEATNESS AND DISPATCH?, AT MELBOURNE PRICES. AT 1 HE NORTH GEELONG. Cards, Circulass, Billh-lads1 &c. IN A SUPIERIOR STYLE. GOVERNMENT FORMS ON SALE. STATXON . .Y .,Y PZ L"ZNTZNG. rfgH' E Undersigned have just . received a 'plendid Variety of the Finest Cards, Note Paper, &c., and are now prepared to execute orders for the same in a prompt and satisfactory manner. They now feel confident of being able to turn out Job Printing in a style equal to atiynitie in Mlelbourne. ;'dney, or flobart Tawn. Their stock embraces-the following articles.:- Burnished Enamel and 'T'inted Cards. Transparent Ivory Cards. Embossed. and Ornamental Address Cards Ivory and Super Ivory Satin Post, plain, gilt-edged, and mourning. bordered. Satin Tinted and Ivory Post,' goits small Svo. A few sheets of Superior imperial Drawirig Paper. English Parchment, .&c. in addition to a complete and well selected stock of the more common descripti...

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TO THE RIGHT HONORABLE LORD JOHN RUSSELL. [Newspaper Article] — Geelong Advertiser — 2 January 1841

TO TNE RIGHT HONORABLE LORD JOHN RUSSELL, MV LoRD-1 trust you will pardon the liberty i take in thus calling your attention to colonial affairs in this .important part of the British dominions. - The Order in Council, of date May 23, bearing the Royal Signet and Sign Manual, has been receivcd by the Governor of New. South Wales; and not only has he kept it secret for some time, in order to allow the MIembersof the Legislative Council ofSydney to organise a regular opposition thereto ; but he has also connived at an Address which has been passed-by the Counn cil, bogging of you to rescind the said Order in Council. In fact, ,ny Lord, this subordinate officer of yours, ibis Governor Sir George Gipps. laugh, at you, the Queen, the Concil, and the Royal Signet I say he laughs you all to scorn, and adds that" he. feels himselfj usti. fled in not obeying his instructions with regard to Port Phillip." The Governor and Council have joined together and strengthened each other to resist' the ...

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MOST EXTRAORDINARY TRAVELLERS. [Newspaper Article] — Geelong Advertiser — 2 January 1841

MOST EXTRAORDINARY TRAVELLERS. (Fron the Countess of Blessington's last Novel, The Governess.) "'Well, you English are the drollest people in the would (though represented to be naturally'-grauve): and imore prone to giggle than even the niggers are with us. Why at every inn where we changed horses, and through every vil. lage where we passed tihe folk did nothing hat grin, shout aloud with rude mirth, and point to Cupid and Venus on the coach.box, as if they had never seen two peopleof color before;? and the poor oreatures were so mor tified and ashamed, ttiat 1 quite, pitied them.' 'I thought how it- would. be mother,' said her.hopeful son to Mrs. Marsden,' when you were making such ridiculous figures it the two blackies and here he indulged in a peal of laughter at the recollection of the, dresses she had-provided for them in London. ' Hercules, you` ought to:be ashamed of yourself to laugh in the face of your own mother-that you ought; and as for the dresses a hat c'tuld be more...

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