[title page] [The Eureka Stockade, by Raffaello Carboni, 1855]

[Editor: This is the title page from The Eureka Stockade by Raffaello Carboni. A glossary has been provided to explain various words and phrases that may be unfamiliar to modern readers.] Sit nomen Domini benedictum The Eureka Stockade: The Consequence of Some Pirates Wanting on Quarter-Deck a Rebellion. By Carboni Raffaello. By the grace of […]

Such is Life, by Tom Collins (Joseph Furphy) [chapter 7, part 2]

[Editor: This is the second part of Chapter Seven of the novel Such is Life by Tom Collins (Joseph Furphy). A glossary has been provided to explain various words and phrases that may be unfamiliar to modern readers.] Satan approached, carrying his negatively gifted rider, at a free, flying canter; his gregarious instinct prompting him […]

Such is Life, by Tom Collins (Joseph Furphy) [chapter 6, part 3]

[Editor: This is the third part of Chapter Six of the novel Such is Life by Tom Collins (Joseph Furphy). A glossary has been provided to explain various words and phrases that may be unfamiliar to modern readers.] The cranky boundary rider’s little weatherboard hut, standing just inside his horse-paddock fence, was neater than the […]

Such is Life, by Tom Collins (Joseph Furphy) [chapter 6, part 2]

[Editor: This is the second part of Chapter Six of the novel Such is Life by Tom Collins (Joseph Furphy). A glossary has been provided to explain various words and phrases that may be unfamiliar to modern readers.] The half-caste had cantered up to the horse-paddock gate, had dismounted, had divested his horse of the […]

Such is Life, by Tom Collins (Joseph Furphy) [chapter 5, part 2]

[Editor: This is the second part of Chapter Five of the novel Such is Life by Tom Collins (Joseph Furphy). A glossary has been provided to explain various words and phrases that may be unfamiliar to modern readers.] “Same thought struck several of us, but it did n’t strike Bob,” replied Thompson. “Fact, the well-sinkers […]