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The Town of Adelaide, as depicted on the maps, is the very beau ideal of all possible cities-there is an elegance and vastness of design about it, that almost makes one blush for the comparative insignificance of London and Stromboul; of Paris and Canton;-but on going to the spot, like many other works of art and imagination, it resembles the picture very slightly-it is altogether on too large a scale; and of all the follies committed by the inexperience of the surveyor-general, who is, nevertheless, in every other respect a most gentlemanlike, entertaining, and intelligent person, next to its inland situation, this monstrous extent of Adelaide will turn out to be the most fruitful of complaints.
They were, at any rate, great travellers, and were determined to make light of troubles and inconveniences, as all travellers do.
Guy takes my share of the station and stock off my hands; and, all accounts squared between us, I bid farewell to the Bush.
Ten years have now elapsed, and I have already obtained a much larger fortune than I had calculated to make.
Bobadilla listened to all their stories.
Without asking Columbus for his advice or his assistance, he took possession of the forts and told every one that he was governor now.