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  2. GRAND OPERA.

    In several respects the Melba grand opera season of 1911 was one of the most memorable operatic seasons ever presented in Sydney, and gave the great Australian soprano an ...

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  3. THE REFORM BILL.

    June 7, 1932, marks the centenary of a peculiarly important event in British history, the passing of just 100 years since the famous Bill for Parliamentary Reform received the ...

    Article : 1,210 words
  4. LEADERSHIP.

    It is the writer's firm conviction that the leadership so necessary in our State to-day can be developed by proper selection from material already available. ...

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  5. SMUGGLING

    "The king he is a proud man in his grund red coat. But I do love a smuggler in a little fishing-boat: For he runs the Mallina lace and he spends his money free. ...

    Article : 1,485 words
  6. A CARTOON OF 1832: SMUGGLERS BRIBE A CUSTOMS OFFICER.

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  7. CHRIST OF THE ANDES.

    The beginning of the twentieth century saw the two most advanced republics in South America, Chile and Argentina, enthusiastically preparing for their first war. Hitherto the ... [ILLUSTRATED]

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  8. THE MOON LADY.

    When I'm tucked neath the blankets of white, and settled down snug for the night, while all of the house is as still as a mouse, and Mummie has taken the light, I might ...

    Article : 215 words
  9. BURIED TREASURE.

    For its size—a total area of 104,750 square miles, or about a seventh less than the area of Great Britain and Ireland—New Zealand has made a wonderful contribution to the ...

    Article : 867 words
  10. FOR THE CHILDREN.

    "Not for mel" you exclaim, nay, but look at it closer. There are points about plying the trade of a grocer. ...

    Article : 213 words
  11. JACKO.

    The kookaburra is a wonderful bird, and most interesting to watch. He is a very cheeky, and as game as a lion. He is simply loved by all bushmen, drovers, shepherds, and ... [ILLUSTRATED]

    Article : 294 words
  12. FAIRY DELL.

    Down in the shade of the green willow trees. Swaying and rustling and drooped by the breeze, Nodded wild violets 'mongst grass by the ...

    Article : 74 words
  13. CLOCKS.

    I crept down into the garden, Our kitchen clock struck Eight. The dandelion blew bare at Ten, So which of the clocks was late? ...

    Article : 79 words
  14. FOGGY DAYS.

    Foggy days have a great charm for those who appreciate them. Oscar Wilde (I think it was he) said that before Whistler painted the fog symphonies, Englishmen were not ...

    Article : 322 words
  15. SYDNEY'S NEW NOISE.

    If you happen to be within easy distance of Sydney—fascinating Sydney—just stand and listen to the triumphant sound of Sydney's new noise. I say new, because she ...

    Article : 231 words
  16. THE CONSCIENCE FROM WITHOUT.

    His was the lightest laugh until he turned And saw thy face- White, with the two wild eyes that darkly burned... ...

    Article : 154 words
  17. BOOK-COMFORTED.

    A cloistered path is mine to tread; Unvexed I go, Companioned by the splendid dead, Though well I know ...

    Article : 124 words
  18. THE ARCHITECT DIVINE.

    The transient tide of time for ever moving; Whence from? Where to? Beyond a fleeting dream, Through crumbling ages, forming cycles, ...

    Article : 93 words
  19. BECAUSE—

    Because small rain with fairy fingers touched My face, and scarf'd with silver the dark hill— Because pearl'd cobwebs deck'd the scarlet briars, ...

    Article : 69 words
  20. "MY OWN."

    Not a pair of careless eyes Which have never known pain, But two understanding eyes, For they've wept—then smiled again. ...

    Article : 48 words
  21. TO YOUTH.

    Sweet bud of Youth, a-blush with truth, On stalk so slim and tender, The lovely rose thy tints compose will open soon in splendour. ...

    Article : 51 words
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