Epigraph: 'And the place thereof shall know them no more.' - Psalm 103, v. 16.
Epigraph: 'They make a solitude, and call it peace.' - Byron.
Author's note: Trucaninni, the last of the Tasmanian aborigines, died May 8, 1876, aged 73 years.
Author's note: [Trucaninni's] last words were, 'Don't let them cut me up, but bury me behind one of the mountains.'