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2-178 (Text)

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Speaker:
addressee author,male,Sydney Gazette,un
ns1:discourse_type
Newspaper Article
Word Count :
131
Plaint Text :
ns1:register
Public Written
ns1:texttype
Newspapers & Broadsides
ns1:localityName
http://dbpedia.org/resource/New_South_Wales
Created:
1838
Identifier
2-178
Source
Clark, 1977
pages
97-98
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733
Identifier
2-178-plain.txt
Title
2-178#Text
Type
Text

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Melbourne. - The town of Melbourne is now half a mile in length, the houses at intervals extending over the whole of that space, the habitations at a rough guess are three hundred and fifty; the population one thousand , including children not under twelve years of age, and for the protection of its inhabitants and their property, there are, I believe, only four constables.  How they divide the watches I do not know; but Sure I am that if they were up altogether during the whole of time night they would not be sufficient to guard against the depredations so constantly committed; it is easy for the house breaker to watch them off' their beat and effect his deeds of darkness, as for me to peal and eat a roasted potato.

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