I told him I had no idea how you accomplished what you did but you were a crystal ball of an asset to us.
On the 23rd of February 1861 they commenced the return journey, having in effect accomplished the feat of crossing the Australian continent.
Granted, what we accomplished was monumental, but coming across a similar situation and duplicating what we were able to do might not occur very often.
This was only .effected after great opposition from the ultra-Conservatives, but once accomplished the facilities were gladly accepted by all classes, and the traffic both in goods and passengers is already enormous.
As regards the last mentioned it may be said that it was accomplished from within, there being no real external necessity for the union of the states.