Proceedings of the Royal Colonial Institute, Volumen 15


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Página 79 - Such is the strength with which population shoots in that part of the world, that state the numbers as high as we will whilst the dispute continues, the exaggeration ends.
Página 243 - He who makes two blades of grass to grow where only one grew before is a benefactor of the race.
Página 80 - Young man, there is America, which at this day serves for little more than to amuse you with stories of savage men and uncouth manners ; yet shall, before you taste of death, show itself equal to the whole of that commerce which now attracts the envy of the world.
Página 211 - I have had the honour to lay before The Queen the loyal and dutiful Address of the President...
Página 57 - The most strange fact, though the most certain in nature, is the unequal development of the human race. If we look back to the early ages of mankind, such as we seem in the faint distance to see them — if we call up the image of those dismal tribes in lake villages, or on wretched beaches — scarcely equal to the commonest material needs, cutting down trees slowly and painfully with stone tools, hardly resisting the attacks of huge, fierce...
Página 75 - One of the more prominent legislative measures required by this colony, and the colonies of the Australian group generally, is the establishment at once of a General Assembly, to make laws in relation to the intercolonial questions that have arisen, or may hereafter arise, among them.
Página iv - Room and Library, in which recent and authentic intelligence upon Colonial and Indian subjects may be constantly available, and a Museum for the collection and exhibition of Colonial and Indian productions ; to facilitate interchange of experiences amongst persons representing all the Dependencies...
Página 75 - ... of the Federation. They would possess the power of more promptly calling new States into existence throughout their immense territory, as the spread of population required it, and of enabling each of the existing States to apply itself, without conflict or jealousy, to the special industry which its position and resources render most profitable.
Página 77 - Government, is emphatically of opinion that such steps should be immediately taken as will most conveniently and effectively secure incorporation with the British Empire of so much of New Guinea, and the small islands adjacent thereto, as is not claimed by the Government of the Netherlands'.
Página 67 - ... mankind. As it is already a common, and is rapidly tending to become the universal, condition of the more backward populations, to be either held in direct subjection by the more advanced, or to be under their complete political ascendancy ; there are in this age of the world few more important problems, than how to organize this rule, so as to make it a good instead of an evil to the subject people, providing them with the best attainable present government, and with the conditions most favourable...

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