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  2. INVASION COAST.

    Those forty miles of cliffs, beaches, harbours, and dunes which extend from Boulogne to Dunkirk have become the Royal Air Force's most convenient target. On a dull September afternoon, four years ago, I motored through this district on the way ... [ILLUSTRATED]

    Article : 995 words
  3. AN ALIEN IN THE ARMY.

    My brother is serving in England with the A.M.P.C. (Alien Military Pioneer Corps), one of the formations sensibly created in Great ...

    Article : 1,017 words
  4. THE LONELIEST SPOT IN THE WORLD.

    I have felt the loneliness of the mountains in the Himalayas; I have felt the loneliness of the Australian deserts, and of the sea; but never did I fully realise what loneliness was till I came to Tristan da Cunha, the most ... [ILLUSTRATED]

    Article : 1,400 words
  5. AUSTRALIA'S GIANT'S CAUSEWAY.

    Strangely resembling the famous Giant's Causeway on the coast of Antrim, in Northern Ireland, this promontory of columnar basalt at Fingal, near the Queensland border, also bears the name of Giant's Causeway. When the above photograph was taken the approach was well under water, but at low tide it is possible ... [ILLUSTRATED]

    Article : 64 words
  6. THE POPULAR SONG.

    Flitting in and out of the consciousness of statesmen, messenger boys, prelates, and shop girls is our universal friend the woodpecker. ...

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  7. GOOD WINE AND BARBERING

    In the year of grace 1648 a black-suited individual in Geneva banda and steeple-crowned hat might have been seen to pass down the main street of the town of Tavistock, in Devon, and take possession of the vacated parsonage. The Rev. Thomas ...

    Article : 996 words
  8. O LIFE WHERE IS THY STING?

    Duncan MacRae and I sat watching the sun go westering down behind a long low line of hills. We sat in comfortable folding ...

    Article : 841 words
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  10. POETS AT WAR.

    Where are the war poets? the fools inquire. We were the prophets of a changeable morning ...

    Article : 185 words
  11. MOUNTAIN POSSUMS AT HOME.

    On a mound above our river camp there stands an ancient gum tree some hundred feet tall. Ringbarked these many years, it has been a good deal battered by the storms, so that its great dead arms, reaching gauntly upward, have become considerably broken and ...

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  12. THE TOWER.

    To most Australians, London's chief attraction lay in her ancient buildings (so many, alas, destroyed) from which the Empire's history ...

    Article : 238 words
  13. CHIVALRY AND INNOCENCE.

    I had a significant story from a naval officer. His destroyer had sunk a German ship off the Norwegian coast and taken its captain ...

    Article : 177 words
  14. THE RUINED MILL.

    All that is left of the windmill at Mt. Gilead can be seen from the Appin Road, five miles from Campbelltown, Built about 1812 by convict labour, the mill was for long a landmark. Its tower stood 60 feet high. (Pencil sketch by A. N. Clarke.) ... [ILLUSTRATED]

    Article : 53 words
  15. TRUTH WILL OUT.

    In the November issue of "The National Review" appears the following passage from a letter to her family written in Germany by an ...

    Article : 86 words
  16. ANTARCTIC BEECHES.

    An article by Mrs. A. Haire-Forster on this page last Saturday described the scenic and natural beauties of the Lamington National Park, under the title of ...

    Article : 109 words
  17. IF ONLY....

    If only we could speak! If we Could let each other sometimes know Out of what rich and steadfast deeps The living tides of friendship flow! ...

    Article : 58 words
  18. IMMORTALITY..??'

    We do not believe immortality because we have proved it, but we forever try to prove it because we believe it. ...

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