By Gilbert Murray
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Carronades but, being in a dead calm, could not bring them to bear.
He read a great deal. He eagerly sought the company of the few men of gentlemanly manners and education who could be found. He actually made a point of dressing for dinner. Otherwise, Aubrey used to tell me, a bushman might fall into the habit of neither dressing nor washing, nor shaving in the morning, nor even undressing for bed. A passage in the journal notes the great impression made on him by the sight of an English lady, a rare bird in those regions. The language in his journal and still more in his letters to his friend of the early days, Stewart Mowle, is almost eighteenth century in its ceremonious politeness.
I believe Aubrey was allowed to finish the job. M. M. M. pointed out that Aubrey had brought a large hone with him from Australia. It went with him everywhere. -29- those which are fashionable in advanced circles. He disapproved of all punishment that was not corporal and direct. Mental punishments, he maintained, were both incalculable and hypocritical. Incalculable, because a mother's frown or look of disapproval might mean great pain to one child and nothing to another. Hypocritical, because they would make him pretend to be shocked or angry when he was not.
An unfinished autobiography by Gilbert Murray