A glossary for the novel Such is Life

The novel Such is Life by Tom Collins (Joseph Furphy) is full of terms and references that would be unfamiliar to the majority of modern readers. Various words and phrases are listed here as an explanatory aid. This list is limited in its scope; therefore anyone interested in further information may like to obtain a […]

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 7, part 1]

[Editor: This is the first 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.] Chapter VII The reader, however unruly under weaker management, is by this time made aware of a […]

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 […]