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  2. POPLARS AND ELMS.

    Tumut town, in summer time, is one of the most enchanting places on the southern highlands. It is known to those who travel the State ... [ILLUSTRATED]

    Article : 1,033 words
  3. GEORGE CRABBE.

    At Aldeburgh, on the bleak Suffolk seaboard, looking out across the grey waters of the North Sea, on Christmas Eve, 1754, a son was bom to the holder of a small ...

    Article : 1,190 words
  4. TOUCHING THE SHOE.

    The other day at the Sydney Cricket Ground, I happened, during one of those not infrequent occasions when a continuance of soporific batting had thrown its "drowsy ...

    Article : 1,557 words
  5. CHRISTMAS FESTIVAL.

    Who will earn a niche as the "inventor" of christmas? It is a vexed problem, and one that has given rise to much dispute. England claims the distinction for Charles ...

    Article : 1,181 words
  6. THE ART OF ELIOTH GRUNER—A TYPICAL AUSTRALIAN LANDSCAPE.

    "Cambewarra," a study in oils by Elioth Gruner, lent to the exhibition at the National Art Gallery by Mrs. W. H. Rothe. The subject is a view from the mountain looking over Nowra towards Jervis Bay and the Shoalhaven district of the South Coast. ... [ILLUSTRATED]

    Article : 52 words
  7. "... ALL CREATURES GREAT AND SMALL."

    No one is greatly concerned about the part played by tlie humbler creation at the birth of Christ. We are certainly told that Mary hanging the little garments of Jesus to dry ...

    Article : 483 words
  8. FOR THE CHILDREN. WITH HUMANITY'S FLAG.

    Old Santa Claus is here again— Hark, to his cheery singing! Down from the clouds in his aeroplane, Swift to the world he is winging; ...

    Article : 129 words
  9. THE YULE LOG

    It was one of those conversations that men have as they meet and walk down to the ferry together. "Great Christmas weather." "Rather; not too hot for the busy shoppers." ...

    Article : 748 words
  10. IN A SHELL-HOLE.

    To the uninformed it might appear that one Christmas on active service in Flanders was very like another; yet exactly the contrary was true. Each year brought its own ...

    Article : 693 words
  11. WHEN A SOCK IS SO SMALL.

    Our baby's socks are still so small They'll not hold any toys at all— Which worries me a lot, of course, For baby wants a rocking-horse ...

    Article : 79 words
  12. TO-NIGHT.

    Now, boys and girls, you must be good, This day of all, for Santa Claus, With cheery face and scarlet hood, To-night above your room will pause; ...

    Article : 67 words
  13. SELECTION.

    I'd love, Oh how I'd love a prancing horse, Complete with reins and saddle seat, of course; To take me up the long and dusty street, To carry me to school and save my feet. ...

    Article : 137 words
  14. EVENING IN THE TROPICS.

    I stood on the side of a lonely hill and watched the beautiful scene which lay before me. Down in the glade I saw the twinkling lights of the village, and heard the weird ...

    Article : 153 words
  15. THE MACAW.

    The Macaw's a bird with a very large beak, And plumage both coloured and various. If you treat him unkindly he'll sulk for a week, And perch at a height that's precarious. ...

    Article : 69 words
  16. FOUND!

    On a cool bright morning, recently, when travelling by train from Sydney to Richmond, I luckily chanced to find, on a little rural station, a pot of gold. Yes! A pot of equisite ...

    Article : 334 words
  17. THE MADONNA AND CHILD.

    From the painting by Raphael in the Berlin Museum. ... [ILLUSTRATED]

    Article : 13 words
  18. COLOUR AND FEELING.

    "Cambewarra," which is here illustrated, is one of the largest and most striking of Mr. E[?]ioth Gruner's paintings, many of which have been assembled this week in an exhibition at ...

    Article : 257 words
  19. A CHRISTMAS PILGRIMAGE.

    At this time of the year a great number of people make a pilgrimage to the National Art Gallery to view the fine collection of various representations of the "Madonna ...

    Article : 347 words
  20. SILENT PLACES.

    Have you watched the breathless Dawn rise from the sea like Fate, And, spellbound, gazed on all its pomp and pageantry ...

    Article : 259 words
  21. SCRAPBOOKS.

    A forgotten art has been revived for me this Christmas time when I watched a scrapbook being made of odds and ends that most people would discard as rubbish. An old ...

    Article : 323 words
  22. THE UNAGEING.

    Time hath not all our boons bereft; Though much be taken, much is left. The unfailing year brings back again The things immortal that remain; ...

    Article : 105 words
  23. INNOCENCE.

    Sweet bud unburst, whose petals cling Enfolded in the arms of Spring; Wide wond'ring eyes whose lustre fine Resplendent meets these orbs of mine; ...

    Article : 87 words
  24. SUMMER IN MARTIN-PLACE.

    Gay summer brings with smiling face Her roses into Marth-place, And down the busy avenue She spills her store of rainbow hue: ...

    Article : 57 words
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