The Duke, The Dancer single work   short story  
Issue Details: First known date: 1896 1896
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A young English gentleman causes his family distress by falling in love with ladies considered unsuitable by his parents. They encourage him to emigrate to Australia where he meets and marries a Melbourne dancer. One of his wife's previous lovers 'sponges' on the young couple and causes such distress that they eventually divorce.


  • The married couple in this story live for a time at Brown's River.

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

  • Appears in:
    y Clipper 26 December 1896 Z1536848 1896 newspaper issue 1896 pg. 7
Last amended 15 Oct 2008
  • Hobart, Southeast Tasmania, Tasmania,
  • Melbourne, Victoria,
  • Kingston, Kingston - Margate area, Southeast Tasmania, Tasmania,
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