Mrs. Tregaskiss, Vol. 1 of 3 : A Novel of Anglo-Australian Life (Classic Reprint)
Excerpt from Mrs. Tregaskiss, Vol. 1 of 3: A Novel of Anglo-Australian Life Coming in from the Bush - strange, lumber ing, top-heavy masses, drawn by teams of fifteen, twenty, and even twenty-four bullocks, the beasts with heads bent under the yoke, ﬂanks heaving, tongues lolling, the streaming saliva making a Viscous trail on the dusty road. Their drivers walked beside them, dust-caked, sunburned, knotty-looking fellows, their faces beaded with perspiration, arms and chests bare, and with greasy hats and limp pugarees. They goaded on the tired animals, which turned and butted and gave weary bellows as their drivers urged them with mighty lashings of the thick-thonged whips and much blasphemous shouting. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.com This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.
- Paperback | 286 pages
- 152 x 229 x 15mm | 386g
- 28 Apr 2018
- Forgotten Books
- 52 Illustrations; Illustrations, black and white