I had descended--from a scrubby table land, the continuation of darling downs--into a system of easterly waters.
I was now working on one of the largest stations on the darling downs.
The native melon of the darling downs and of the Gwyder, grew here also.
The best rams procurable from the darling downs and noted Southern studs rapidly improved the flocks.
Soon the whole of the darling downs was parcelled out into large sheep stations.
Even my Blackfellows recognized at once the rock of darling downs; and we hailed it as the harbinger of western waters.
Ipswich, about twenty-five miles from the city, on the road to the darling downs, has a population of ten thousand.
After crossing the Queensland border, one comes to the darling downs, unsurpassed for cattle and wheat.
They spoke a language entirely different from that of the natives of darling downs, but "yarrai" still meant water.
These plains may be regarded as the limit of the darling downs.