Such is Life, by Tom Collins (Joseph Furphy) [chapter 6, part 1]

[Editor: This is the first 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.] Chapter VI SAT. FEB. 9. Runnymede. To Alf Jones’s. Not much in that bill of fare, you […]

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 […]

Such is Life, by Tom Collins (Joseph Furphy) [chapter 5, part 1]

[Editor: This is the first 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.] Chapter V WED. JAN. 9. Trinidad Pad., per Sam Young. Conclave. Introductory. — On the evening of […]

Such is Life, by Tom Collins (Joseph Furphy) [chapter 4, part 3]

[Editor: This is the third part of Chapter Four 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.] I helped Tommy out of his embarrassment by an occasional ‘Ay, mun,’ interjected into his apologetic and […]

Such is Life, by Tom Collins (Joseph Furphy) [chapter 4, part 2]

[Editor: This is the second part of Chapter Four 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.] I never dealt better since I was a man. No one has dealt better since Antony harangued […]