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  2. DARU TO CAPE YORK.

    Australia is in need of an authoritative committee or organisation to review and publish new and authentic information concerning Australian geographical discoveries. Errors ...

    Article : 1,391 words
  3. ASHTON PARK

    How many people know that Ashton Park (of which Bradley's Head is a part) is one of the most beautiful places in the world? And how many (or how few) know that, not ...

    Article : 1,543 words
  4. NATIONAL NOTES.

    An enigmatic figure amongst our Australian writers, a recluse known to few, a man who has travelled widely and thought deeply, a poet of remarkable individuality, and the ...

    Article : 1,566 words
  5. THE ESCORIAL, SPANISH MONASTERY AND PALACE.

    Built by Philip II, this gloomy seat of royalty has held little attraction for his successors. ... [ILLUSTRATED]

    Article : 22 words
  6. ROMANTIC LONDON.

    Every large city has at least one characteristic feature that jumps to the mind at once when its name is mentioned. Sydney, for example—one thinks immediately of its ...

    Article : 1,134 words
  7. THE ESCORIAL.

    In a recent edition of the "Herald" the news from Spain included an item concerning the Escorial, which was described as being the palace of the Spanish kings. And a ...

    Article : 870 words
  8. FOR THE CHILDREN.

    If you should go to Africa, Then you might even see A mushroom of five-hundred nests, Upon a single tree. ...

    Article : 152 words
  9. EARLY STAMPS.

    In his paper under the above heading ("S.M.H.," 3/10/'36), Mr. P. C. Mowle does not seem to have quite grasped the real point at issue with regard to the "First Postage ...

    Article : 757 words
  10. "YOUNG AUSTRALIA."

    The first children's paper in Sydney, "Young Australia," had a distinguished beginning and a long life, which, unfortunately, come to an end a few years ago during the period of ...

    Article : 484 words
  11. PILLOW HORSE.

    I have a horse, a charger black so very fierce of eye, Who snorts and tosses back his head with loud, whinnying cry. ...

    Article : 140 words
  12. SINBAD—THE SEA GULL.

    It was, doubtless, before the days of the Gould Bird League—when Sinbad the Seagull with a clipped wing was bought by a gentleman from a boy at Botany Bay, thinking the ...

    Article : 284 words
  13. HOOP-LA.

    Seven rings' for sixpence, Come and show your skill. Hoop-la! Hoop-la! Aim them where you, will. ...

    Article : 67 words
  14. LITTLE THINGS.

    My Daddy bought me, for my birthday, Chairs and table of my own; The chairs are not as big as others, And the table's not full-grown. ...

    Article : 86 words
  15. A PLEASANT TIME.

    Saturday morning in Sydney is a delectable time. Already the week-end atmosphere is making itself felt, and the holiday spirit is abroad. No one takes shopping very seriously ...

    Article : 219 words
  16. TRAY-BIT.

    The youngest Kain child found him in the hay behind the "stables—a little nondescript half-Pomeranian with tragic eyes. She sold him to the young man, David, at the hotel for ...

    Article : 220 words
  17. A MIDNIGHT CARPET ON THE GREEN.

    I found it unexpectedly, This lovely carpet square. 'Twas patterned most intricately And fringed with maidenhair. ...

    Article : 102 words
  18. AN ENGLISH GARDEN.

    I have just been walking through a pretty English garden set in a pine-studded avenue in the Blue Mountains. The cold climate on the heights is conducive to the growing of ...

    Article : 225 words
  19. VICARAGE CINEMA.

    The padre of our great outback is accounted one of the most versatile "sinshifters" in the world, but in England, in a very small village, the vicar is also the box-office man, ...

    Article : 231 words
  20. VIEW FROM BRADLEY'S HEAD.

    Looking across the Harbour to Double Bay. ... [ILLUSTRATED]

    Article : 14 words
  21. EUCALYPTS.

    Yes, there are "tongues in trees," I know— Once, amid forest eucalypts, I heard a tale of long ago, Of distant land— ...

    Article : 174 words
  22. HIKING I GO!

    Out of the wilderness voices are calling. Spirits are stirring the bracken and brush. Gladly I leave worldly banter and brawling— Striding away from a turbulent rush; ...

    Article : 168 words
  23. SOLDIER OF FORTUNE.

    Soldier of Fortune, conqueror of fate, Across the skies you speed, proud and elate, Your vital spirit with youth's glory sings, As o'er the land you flash, on beating wings. ...

    Article : 137 words
  24. OCTOBER WIND.

    The wind wails like a bugle far away Sounding soft dirges where the sun has died; Thus did it sigh when last I walked one day ...

    Article : 72 words
  25. HOME-COMING.

    Restless, unsatisfied heart of mine Know that a million stars will shine, Still come the dawn the long night after; Know, too, that passionless, endlessly, ...

    Article : 79 words
  26. IN MARTIN-PLACE.

    The fragrant stalls now show, I ween, Wild flowers that their sweet course retrace, And from the pavement can be seen A tree-lined creek in Martin-place. ...

    Article : 34 words
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