Carmichael describes the small tribe of Aboriginal people who live near the mission at Lake Tyers. She praises their childlike innocence while suggesting they are destined to die out due to the law of 'survival of the fittest.'
Note: Includes photographs of the mission station and the remaining members of the tribe.
Jenny's parents encourage her to marry for money instead of love to rescue them from poverty. When Jenny's first love returns to claim her, Jenny realises that her husband has virtuous qualities that she never before realised.
Note: Includes a portrait of the author and illustrations.