Is part of Australian Pastorals V. V. (fl. 1850-1852) 1850-1851 series - author short story
Issue Details: First known date: 1851... 1851 Australian Pastorals. No. 5. Hearts and Heads
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Upon reacquaintance with an old friend from England, Emily dismisses the friend for his changed looks. Over time, she is drawn to him - at the unhappy expense of her other suitors.


  • The editor of the Illustrated Australian Magazine introduces 'Australian Pastorals. No. 5. Hearts and Heads' by saying that it 'consists of a series of six letters'. The editor also states that the letters are 'without doubt the production of a lady'.

    The six letters, entirely fictional, are sent from 'Miss Emily Wh----, in Victoria' to 'her aunt in Britain'.

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