Alicia was to lodge with a distant relative of her mother's in a suburb of London; was to concert measures with this relative on the best method of turning her jewels into money; and was to follow her convict husband to the Antipodes
, under a feigned name, in six months' time.
Now if this were the case with the earth-- if, for example, Europe never saw the moon, and she was only visible at the antipodes
, imagine to yourself the astonishment of a European on arriving in Australia.
The meridian of the Antipodes
has likewise been passed; and now every league, it made us happy to think, was one league nearer to England.
Therefore, if self-evidence is a guarantee of truth, our ancestors must have been mistaken in thinking their beliefs about the Antipodes
When the morning came, and the effect of the opium had been all slept off, you would wake as absolutely ignorant of what you had done in the night as if you had been living at the Antipodes
Dana, that 'it is certainly a wonderful fact that New Zealand should have a closer resemblance in its crustacea to Great Britain, its antipode
, than to any other part of the world.
In that same programme he was talking about the Antipodes
, the point on the globe directly opposite to where you're standing, and he said that for us in Britain that point isn't in Australia, as most of us imagined, but further east, somewhere in the Pacific.
Zone of the Marvellous: In Search of the Antipodes
All from the Antipodes
and they still actually pay us for Taggart.
This book is distributed in the US by Antipodes
Books and Beyond.
And a striking 1929 Delage DR70 Four Seat Tourer that started life in Australia will now be returning to the antipodes
, having realised pounds 29,700 at the auction.
His greatest disappointment was missing selection for the Lions' tour to Australia and New Zealand in 1950, but there was some consolation 16 years later when he was appointed manager of the famous touring team when they returned to the Antipodes