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Issue Details: First known date: 1855... 1855 Good Advice : A Yarn for the Road : Dedicated to Pilgrims in the Journey of Life
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Before embarking on an important journey, Prince Hassan seeks advice from the sage Serjabil. Hassan is initially angered at the commonplace nature of the advice he receives. However, during the course of his journey, as events unfold, Hassan comes to recognise the wisdom of Serjabil's three tenets : 'Pry into no man's business' ; 'Keep the main road' ; 'Govern your passions'.

Notes

  • Author's note: 'The three pieces of advice upon which the following story is founded, have been familiar to the mind of the writer since childhood - whence they come he knows not, neither is it material. Thinking them good, he has striven to dress them in a garb that may render them attractive, and so secure the end desired - a careful perusal.

    Moreton Bay, Sept. 21st, 1855.

  • Note that the issue of the Moreton Bay Courier for 6 October, 1855, is unavailable. The second instalment of this story appeared in that issue.

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First known date: 1855
Serialised by: The Moreton Bay Courier 1846 newspaper (193 issues)
Notes:
Serialised in the Moreton Bay Courier in four instalments between 22 September, 1855 and 3 November, 1855.
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