Excerpt From New Zealand At HomeHere Was A Situation In Which Diplomacy, Tact, And Self Reliance Were Required, Together With Good Sense, Self Control, And The Greatness Of Mind Which Acknowledging Mistakes Is Ready To Atone For Them In Some Settle Ments These Were Found In Others They Were Not And It Happened Sometimes That War Came In Spite Of Everything, And Settlers Were Left In The Open Exposed To Violence Of These, Some Stood Their Ground, But Most Came In To The Towns, And For A Time There Was A Life Of Blockhouses And Militia Training The Peaceful Citizen, Placing Wife And Bairns In Safety, Patrolled Round About Regiments Were Locally Raised, Volunteers Came To The Front, And There Was A Stirring Time, With Death On The Battlefield And Tough Fighting In The Deadly Ambuscade All These Events Were Eagerly Watched From All Sides Public Opinion Everywhere Ceased To Be Parochial And The National Character Was Hardened In The Fire.About The PublisherForgotten Books Publishes Hundreds Of Thousands Of Rare And Classic Books Find At Www.forgottenbooks.comThis Book Is A Reproduction Of An Important Historical Work Forgotten Books Uses State Of The Art Technology To Digitally Reconstruct The Work, Preserving The Original Format Whilst Repairing Imperfections Present In The Aged Copy In Rare Cases, An Imperfection In The Original, Such As A Blemish Or Missing Page, May Be Replicated In Our Edition We Do, However, Repair The Vast Majority Of Imperfections Successfully Any Imperfections That Remain Are Intentionally Left To Preserve The State Of Such Historical Works.
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- 260 pages
- New Zealand at Home
- R a Loughnan
- 01 June 2017 R a Loughnan