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Some Everyday Folk and Dawn   By: (1879-1954)

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SOME

EVERYDAY

FOLK

AND DAWN

MILES FRANKLIN

First published in Great Britain by

William Blackwood & Sons

1909

TO THE

ENGLISH MEN WHO BELIEVE IN VOTES FOR WOMEN

THIS STORY IS AFFECTIONATELY INSCRIBED, BECAUSE THE WOMEN HEREIN CHARACTERISED WERE NEVER FORCED TO BE

"SUFFRAGETTES,"

THEIR COUNTRYMEN HAVING GRANTED THEM THEIR RIGHTS AS

SUFFRAGISTS

IN THE YEAR OF OUR LORD 1902.

M. F.

CONTENTS

CHAPTER

ONE. CLAY'S.

TWO. AT CLAY'S.

THREE. BECOMING ACQUAINTED WITH GRANDMA CLAY.

FOUR. DAWN'S AMBITION.

FIVE. MISS FLIPP'S UNCLE.

SIX. GRANDMA CLAY'S LOVE STORY.

SEVEN. THE LITTLE TOWN OF NOONOON.

EIGHT. GRANDMA TURNS NURSE.

NINE. THE KNIGHT HAS A STOLEN VIEW OF THE LADY.

TEN. PROVINCIAL POLITICS AND SEMI SUBURBAN DENTISTS.

ELEVEN. ANDREW DISGRACES HIS "RARIN'."

TWELVE. SOME SIDE PLAY.

THIRTEEN. VARIOUS EVENTS.

FOURTEEN. THE PASSING OF THE TRAINS.

FIFTEEN. ALAS! MISS FLIPP!

SIXTEEN. ADVANCE, AUSTRALIA!

SEVENTEEN. MRS BRAY AND CARRY COME TO ISSUES.

EIGHTEEN. THE FOUNDATION OF THE POULTRY INDUSTRY.

NINETEEN. AN OPPORTUNELY INOPPORTUNE DOUCHE.

TWENTY. "ALAS! HOW EASILY THINGS GO WRONG!"

TWENTY ONE. THINGS GO MORE WRONG.

TWENTY TWO. "O SPIRIT, AND THE NINE ANGELS WHO WATCH US ..."

TWENTY THREE. UNIVERSAL ADULT SUFFRAGE.

TWENTY FOUR. LITTLE ODDS AND ENDS OF LIFE.

TWENTY FIVE. "LOVE'S YOUNG DREAM."

TWENTY SIX. "OFF WITH THE OLD."

TWENTY SEVEN. "ONE MIGHT THINK BETTER OF MARRIAGE IF ONE'S MARRIED FRIENDS ..."

TWENTY EIGHT. LET THERE BE LOVE.

TWENTY NINE. "THE SAVAGE SELLS OR EXCHANGES HIS DAUGHTER, BUT IN ..."

THIRTY. FOR FURTHER PARTICULARS CONSULT 'THE NOONOON ADVERTISER' OF THAT DATE.

L'ENVOI.

GLOSSARY OF COLLOQUIALISMS AND SLANG TERMS.

AUSTRALIAN. AMERICAN EQUIVALENTS. ENGLISH INTERPRETATION.

Billy A tin pail A camp kettle. Blokes Guys Chaps fellows. Bosker Dandy or "dandy Something meeting with fine" unqualified approval. Galoot A rube A yokel a heavy country fellow. Larrikin A hoodlum. Moke A common knockabout horse. Narked Sore Vexed to have lost the temper. Gin Squaw An aboriginal woman. Quod Jail. Sollicker Somewhat equivalent Something excessive. to "corker" Toff A "sport" or "swell A well dressed guy" individual sometimes of the upper ten. Two "bob" Fifty cents Two shillings. To graft To "dig in" To work hard and steadily. To scoot To vamoose or skidoo To leave hastily and unceremoniously. To smoodge To be a "sucker" To curry favour at the expense of independence... Continue reading book >>




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