Choose language

Forgot your password?

Need a Spoofbox account? Create one for FREE!

No subscription or hidden extras


Charles Sturt

Read through the most famous quotes from Charles Sturt

Farming implements are as cheap in Sydney as in England.

— Charles Sturt

#england #farming #implements #sydney

I had no inducement to proceed further into the interior. I had been sufficiently disappointed in the termination of this excursion, and the track before me was still less inviting.

— Charles Sturt

#before #disappointed #excursion #further #had

If we strike a line to the N.W. from Sydney to Wellington Valley, we shall find that little change takes place in the geological features of the country.

— Charles Sturt

#country #features #find #geological #line

In a colony constituted like that of New South Wales, the proportion of crime must of course be great.

— Charles Sturt

#constituted #course #crime #great #like

In this eventful period the colony of New South Wales is already far advanced.

— Charles Sturt

#already #colony #far #new #new south wales

Mount Harris is of basaltic formation, but I could not observe any columnar regularity in it, although large blocks are exposed above the ground. The rock is extremely hard and sonorous.

— Charles Sturt

#although #any #blocks #could #exposed

On the subject of emigration, it is not my intention to dwell at any length.

— Charles Sturt

#dwell #emigration #intention #length #subject

The staple of our Australian colonies, but more particularly of New South Wales, the climate and the soil of which are peculiarly suited to its production, - is fine wool.

— Charles Sturt

#climate #colonies #fine #more #new

The year 1826 was remarkable for the commencement of one of those fearful droughts to which we have reason to believe the climate of New South Wales is periodically subject.

— Charles Sturt

#climate #commencement #droughts #fearful #new

These matters having been arranged, I had a temporary awning erected near the river, and was for three or four days busily employed writing an account of our journey for the Governor's information.

— Charles Sturt

#arranged #been #busily #days #employed

About Charles Sturt

Charles Sturt Quotes

Did you know about Charles Sturt?

By 1860 Sturt's three sons were all in the army and the remainder of his family went to live at Dinan to economize after the expenses of education and fitting out. Though it seems to have been impossible to persuade the colonial office of the value of Sturt's work his book had one important effect. Sturt was briefly Registrar-General but he soon proposed a major expedition into the interior of Australia as a way of restoring his reputation in the colony and London.

His expeditions traced several of the westward-flowing rivers establishing that they all merged into the Murray River. He was searching to determine if there was an "inland sea". Captain Charles Napier Sturt (28 April 1795 – 16 June 1869) was a British explorer of Australia and part of the European exploration of Australia.

back to top