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  2. SUN-DIALS.

    The fact that mention is made in Holy Writ of the sun-dial of Ahaz about 742 B. C. shows that even then it was used as a measure of time. Though Job (written earlier) throws ...

    Article : 1,527 words
  3. "LAMBING FLAT."

    A leading article in a recent issue of the "Herald," under the title "Unknown Australia," concluded with the words: "We who enjoy the safety and amenities of Australia ... [ILLUSTRATED]

    Article : 1,017 words
  4. ULTIMO HOUSE.

    In the course of a few weeks Ultimo House, in Harris-street, which figured so prominently in pre-Macquarie and later days, is to be pulled down to make room for further class-rooms ...

    Article : 1,543 words
  5. CZECHOSLOVAKIA.

    "I believe that after the whirlwind of God's anger has passed, the government of your affairs will again return into your own hands. O Czech people!" This was the prophecy ...

    Article : 801 words
  6. MOUNT ASSINIBOINE, ONE OF THE MOST STRIKING PEAKS OF THE CANADIAN ROCKIES.

    This mountain, though by no means one of the highest, is often called "the Matterhorn of the Rockies" on account of its shape. ... [ILLUSTRATED]

    Article : 35 words
  7. SCIENCE AND NATURE.

    One of the most important departments of modern science is that which is concerned with the structure of the atomic universe; and, just as the astronomers have solved many ...

    Article : 876 words
  8. MEMORIAL TREES.

    Since the Great War, the beautiful custom of planting trees, so usual in the days of old, has been revived. Trees have been planted on the hillsides of Gallipoli, there is a fine ...

    Article : 860 words
  9. BLUEY.

    He is the most human blue and black cattledog I have ever seen. His chief amusement in life is tiny, fluffy chicks, which he will sit watching by the hour. He'll even forsake ...

    Article : 300 words
  10. FOR THE CHILDREN. THE CHASE.

    Said Posusm to the wallaroo, "Good night! my hairy mate; I'd rather like to know what you Are doing out so late? ...

    Article : 214 words
  11. "IF AT FIRST YOU DON'T SUCCEED—"

    Yesterday morning I interestedly watched Mr. and Mrs. Sparrow teaching their baby to fly. Though centuries have separated us from the primitive state, mimicry is the ...

    Article : 214 words
  12. ANIMAL WORRIES.

    This has always had me puzzled (Can somebody put me right), Does the battery of the glow-worm Ever fail throughout the night? ...

    Article : 91 words
  13. HALLOWE'EN.

    The time has gone now when "...merry, friendly, country folks Together did convene To burn their nits and pou[?] their stalks ...

    Article : 392 words
  14. ULTIMO HOUSE.

    As it appeared at the time of its resumption in 1910. ... [ILLUSTRATED]

    Article : 13 words
  15. HIKING.

    There's a sport we all like, and that sport is to hike, On a bush-road far-reaching before us. Marching gaily along, with the leaders in ...

    Article : 116 words
  16. BUSINESS!

    Meadowbank! What an apt name for this delightful suburb, with its tree studded parks and pleasure grounds bordering the sleepy Parramatta. ...

    Article : 193 words
  17. A TRAFALGAR FLAG.

    Probably the great majority of people have never even heard of that interesting old relic of the Trafalgar period, the flag now preserved in the Mitchell Library, and which, the ...

    Article : 311 words
  18. CRAB HUNTING.

    Crab hunting is one or the most thrilling games one can play. Just think of the tingly feeling that runs up and down your spine as you gingerly step among the rocks with bare ...

    Article : 265 words
  19. MOUNT ASSINIBOINE.

    Remote and passionless the mountain stands, Unmoved alike when swept by storm-winds bom With thunder-clash from inky clouds, or ...

    Article : 147 words
  20. STREET SINGER.

    Oh what is the sound that floats out on the night? A voice darkly sighing, bereft of the light; A strange, lonely lilting compounded of tears. ...

    Article : 148 words
  21. THE HUNTER.

    am a hunter, brave and bold, With broomstick gun and paper-knife; And, though I'm only six years old. The tiger scampers for his life. ...

    Article : 130 words
  22. YOUTH.

    Youth! Brown-limbed strength that cleaves the billowed surge Without a goal to reach or past to guide; Careless of waning moons or ebbing tide; ...

    Article : 119 words
  23. WINGED THOUGHTS.

    If all my thoughts could fly to you On swiftest wing, I would not send a sigh to you, Or murmuring; ...

    Article : 75 words
  24. TRIFLES.

    The busy street— The ceaseless ebb and flow Of passing feet— Well ordered, solemn, slow— ...

    Article : 46 words
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