Triangles of Life, and other stories

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TRIANGLES OF LIFE

AND OTHER STORIES



By

HENRY LAWSON





LOTHIAN BOOK PUBLISHING CO PTY LTD

MELBOURNESYDNEY

PRINTED IN ENGLAND



Printed by Butler & Tanner, Frome and London.



The thanks of the Author are

due to The Bulletin, Sydney,

for kind permission to reprint.



CONTENTS
 

Triangles of Life page
I The Reason 1
II Chawlton 18
III The Little Man with the Smile 55
Letters to Jack Cornstalk
I London 95
II London 115
III A Midland Village 127
A Long Way to Cork 150
The Ridiculous Family 154
His Mistake 165
A Child in the Dark, and a Foreign Father 168
A Romance of Three Huts 179
Drifting Apart 188
James and Maggie 200
The Hairy Man 210
The Strangers' Friend 224
Mateship 236


This work was published before January 1, 1924, and is in the public domain worldwide because the author died at least 100 years ago.