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The Book of the Bush - Containing Many Truthful Sketches of the Early Colonial Life of Squatters, Whalers, Convicts, Diggers, and Others Who Left Their Native Land and Never Returned
PURGING OUT THE OLD LEAVEN. FIRST SETTLERS. WRECK OF THE CONVICT SHIP "NEVA" ON KING'S ISLAND. DISCOVERY OF THE RIVER HOPKINS. WHALING. OUT WEST IN 1849. AMONG THE DIGGERS IN 1853. A BUSH HERMIT. THE TWO SHEPHERDS. A VALIANT POLICE-SERGEANT. WHITE SLAVERS. THE GOVERNMENT STROKE. ON THE NINETY-MILE. GIPPSLAND PIONEERS. THE ISLE OF BLASTED HOPES. GLENGARRY IN GIPPSLAND. WANTED, A CATTLE MARKET. TWO SPECIAL SURVEYS. HOW GOVERNMENT CAME TO GIPPSLAND. GIPPSLAND UNDER THE LAW. UNTIL THE GOLDEN DAWN. A NEW RUSH. GIPPSLAND AFTER THIRTY YEARS. GOVERNMENT OFFICERS IN THE BUSH. SEAL ISLANDS AND SEALERS. A HAPPY CONVICT. "The best article in the March (1893) number of the 'Austral Light' is a pen picture by Mr. George Dunderdale of the famous Ninety-Mile Beach, the vast stretch of white and lonely sea-sands, which forms the sea-barrier of Gippsland."--'Review of Reviews', March, 1893. "In 'Austral Light' for September Mr. George Dunderdale contributes, under the title of 'Gippsland under the Law,' one of those realistic sketches of early colonial life which only he can write."--'Review of Reviews', September, 1895. While the world was young, nations could be founded peaceably. There was plenty of unoccupied country, and when two neighbouring patriarchs found their flocks were becoming too numerous for the pasture, one said to the other: "Let there be no quarrel, I pray, between thee and me; the whole earth is between us, and the land is watered as the garden of Paradise. If thou wilt go to the east, I will go to the west; or if thou wilt go to the west, I will go to the east." So they parted in peace. ......Buy Now (To Read More)
Ebook Number: 16349
Author: Dunderdale, George
Release Date: Jul 24, 2005
Illustrator: Macfarlane, J
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