Robbery Under Arms

Robbery Under Arms : A Story of a Story of Life and Adventure in the Bush and in the Goldfields of Australia (Classic Reprint)

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Excerpt from Robbery Under Arms: A Story of a Story of Life and Adventure in the Bush and in the Goldfields of Australia Why should I curse the day? Why do I lie here, groaning yes, crying like a child, and beating my head against the stone floor? I am not mad, though I am shut up in a cell. No. Better for me if I was. But it's all up now; there's no get away this time 5 and I, Dick Marston, as strong as a bullock, as' active as a. Rock-wallaby, chock-full of life and spirits and health, have been tried for bush-ranging - robbery under arms they call it - and though the blood runs through my veins like the water in the mountain creeks, and every bit of bone and sinew is as sound as the day I was born, I must die on the gallows this day month. 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.
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  • Paperback | 490 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 25mm | 649g
  • English
  • 33 Illustrations; Illustrations, black and white
  • 1331668050
  • 9781331668053
  • 1,266,086

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