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Tue, 28 Sep 2010 19:59:00 +0100
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Make good their own
escape. But they had left it too late. As they turned to
descend the tree, the roof of the humpy fell on them. And all that
remained when the fire ceased, were the charred bones of the dwellers in
the yaraan
tree. That was all that the blacks found of their enemies; but their
legend says that Mullyan the eagle hawk lives
in the sky as Mullyangah
the morning star, on one side of which is a little star, which is his
one arm; on the
other a larger star, which is Moodai the opossum, his wife. 17.
GOOMBLEGUBBON, BEEARGAH, AND OUYAN Goomblegubbon the bustard, his two
wives, Beeargah
the hawk, and Ouyan the curlew, with the two children

of Beeargah, had their camps
right away in the bush; their only water supply
was a small
dungle, or gilguy hole. The wives and children camped in one camp, and

a short distance off in another. One day the wives asked their husband
to lend them the dayoorl stone, that
they might grind some
doonburr to make durrie. But he would not lend it to them, though they
asked him several times. They knew he did not
want to use it himself, for they saw his durrie on a piece of bark,
between two fires, already cooking. They determined to be r