by Catherine Helen Spence (1825-1910). There had been for some months, as has already been hinted, a stagnation of business, and a great want of money in South Australia
Her uncle determines that … Clara will be sent out to South Australia with a letter of recommendation and £10 in her purse.
by Emma, I was 30 years old before the dark veil of religious despondency was completely lifted from my soul, and by that time I felt myself booked for a single life. People married young if they married at all in those days
In the hundred years that had elapsed since I had known the world, first had come a cataclysm sweeping away the old foundations and much that had been reared upon them, and from these had gradually emerged a new society