Songs of the Squatters (No.3.) single work   poetry   satire   "The gum has no shade,"
Is part of Songs of the Squatters Robert Lowe 1884-1885 sequence poetry
Issue Details: First known date: 1845 1845
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  • 'Tells his bride what to expect when she arrives at his station.' - Webby

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Alternative title: The Bushman and his Bride
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    y Gallops and Gossips in the Bush of Australia, or, Passages in the Life of Alfred Barnard Samuel Sidney , Z1769841 1854 single work novel From a roving, largely outdoors, education in England and France, the narrator - an orphan - becomes unfitted for an office profession and emigrates to Australia. The stories recount aspects of his life in the colony. The narrator finally returns to England - near York - for Christmas. He hears sad tales of England's poor but finds rich welcome with his family - and a wife. Gallops and Gossips in Australia London : Longman, Brown, Green, and Longmans , 1854 pg. 33-34
    Note: The concluding part of this version differs from the 1845 Atlas version. In Gallops and Gossips, Sidney indicates that his source was 'a satirical Sydney paper.'
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