A more progressive form of pastoral industry is that of the tanche (enclosed holdings), in which the owner is both agriculturist and cattle raiser.
The list of explorers since 1875 is a long one; but after Forrest's and Giles's expeditions the main object ceased to be the discovery of pastoral country: a new zest had been added to the cause of exploration, and most of the smaller expeditions concerned themselves with the search for gold.
Next to the pastoral industry, agriculture is the principal source of Australian wealth.
The proper symbol of episcopacy is not so much the mitre as the ring and pastoral staff.
While engaged on these two series, he produced, in 1725, his dramatic pastoral The Gentle Shepherd.