Curse the Government, and say the country's done. It don't matter
what Government it is, for he's always against it. I never knew
a real Australian that wasn't. Say that you're thinking about
trying to get over to Australia, and then listen to him talking about it --
and try to look interested, too! Get that damned stone-deaf expression
off your face! . . . He'll run Australia down most likely
(I never knew an Other-sider that had settled down over here who didn't).
But don't you make any mistake and agree with him, because,