Alternative title: Squatters Past and Present; Squatters - Old Style and New
Issue Details: First known date: 1870 1870
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The narrator muses on the different characters that constitute the Australian squatter. He takes as an example his friends, old Robin Ruff of the Murrumbidgee, and young Dudley Smooth of Murriowooloomoolooneriangtrotolong Station, and compares their distinctly different approaches to running their businesses.

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

  • Appears in:
    y The Brisbane Courier 10 March 1870 Z1697076 1870 newspaper issue 1870 pg. 3

    With title: Squatters - Old Style and New

    Editor's note: The 'Peripatetic Philosophiser' of the Australasian philosophises after the following manner on the two races:- 'Quidquid agunt homines votum timor ira voluptus / Gaudia discursus, nostri est farrago libelli' Juvenal

  • Appears in:
    y The Marcus Clarke Memorial Volume Marcus Clarke , Hamilton Mackinnon , Archibald Philip Primrose , Hamilton Mackinnon (editor), Melbourne : Cameron, Laing , 1884 Z132097 1884 selected work poetry short story prose biography Melbourne : Cameron, Laing , 1884 pg. 188-193
    Note: With title: Squatters of the Past and Present : 'Arcades Ambo.'
  • Appears in:
    y Australian Tales Australian Tales of the Bush Marcus Clarke , Melbourne : Marian Clarke , 1890 Z824474 1890 selected work short story Melbourne : Marian Clarke , 1896
    Note: With title: Squatters Past and Present
  • Appears in:
    y Marcus Clarke : Stories Michael Wilding (editor), Marcus Clarke , Sydney : Hale and Iremonger , 1983 Z521440 1983 selected work short story prose Sydney : Hale and Iremonger , 1983 pg. 124-128
    Note: With title: Squatters Past and Present
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