The Dingo Boys

The Dingo Boys
The Squatters of Wallaby Range

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The Dingo Boys by George Manville Fenn

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The Squatters of Wallaby Range

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The experiences of an English family in the wilds of Australia. Many strange and unforseen adventures are graphically described and prove absorbing reading for young and old. The heroism and devotion of one of the blacks supplies the pathetic as well as the humorous element, and as a character he is certainly another of the queer specimens of humanity, who move in their own characteristic fashion through Mr. Fenn's charming stories.

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at the boys laughed he repeated the performance, waved his clumsy spear over his head, and made a dash at the bullocks, prodding them in the ribs, administering a poke or two to the horses, and sending them off at a gallop toward the port.

"No, no, no, stop him!" cried the captain; and the three boys rushed off after the black, who stopped for them to overtake him.

"What a matter--what a matter?" he said coolly, as they caught and secured him.

"Mind he don't come off black, Tim," cried Norman.

"Black? All black," cried the Australian. "White, all white. Not white many."

"That's not the way to drive cattle," cried the young doctor, as he came up with the captain.

"Not give tickpence drive bullockum?"

"Yes, if you are careful. Go slowly."

"Go slowly."

"No. Bullockum 'top eat grass. Never get along."

"You'll make them too hot," said Rifle.

"No, no," shouted the black; "no can get too hot. No clothes."

"Send the fellow about his b

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