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4-019 (Text)

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Speaker:
addressee author,male,Lloyd, Jessie Georgina,38
ns1:discourse_type
Newspaper Article
Word Count :
132
Plaint Text :
ns1:register
Public Written
ns1:texttype
Newspapers & Broadsides
ns1:localityName
http://dbpedia.org/resource/New_South_Wales
Created:
1881
Identifier
4-019
Source
Teale, 1982
pages
95
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764
Identifier
4-019-plain.txt
Title
4-019#Text
Type
Text

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Some of our best town housekeepers would find themselves sadly at fault if they should find themselves transplanted into the far bush, miles from shop, store, or the daily tradesman . . . The household on a station must be a miniature town in itself; it must have its store, and those who make up a list must be far-seeing not to find that something has been forgotten, or the consumption of some article miscalculated. Then the lady on a station is supposed to possess medical and surgical knowledge, from pulling a tooth to mending a broken leg. She must be a Lady Bountiful, too, and have the discernment to know when to give and when to withhold. At times her housekeeping capabilities are put to the utmost stretch when an inroad of visitors come . . . 

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