Hungry Families

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John Horgan (Australian Politician)
... in which he characterised six of the most prominent families in colonial Western Australia as the "six hungry families" ... Horgan first characterised the most wealthy and powerful families of the colony as the "six hungry families", implying that they were hungry for more ... libel by George Walpole Leake, a member of one of the "Six Hungry Families", and fined £500 ...
Six Hungry Families
... Six hungry families was a phrase used in the 1880s and 1890s to describe six of the most prominent and powerful families in colonial Western Australia, with extensive influence ... Horgan used the phrase to imply that the families were hungry for more wealth, power, influence and land, and that this was at the expense of the working class ... He was later successfully sued for libel by George Walpole Leake, a member of one of the "six hungry families", and fined £500 ...

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