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  2. THE BLANK ON THE MAP.

    There are some lone places out on the rim of uttermost settlement. There is Tieyon. I shall long remember the day we came to Tieyon. ...

    Article : 450 words
  3. KOSCIUSKO RANGES.

    In past years the visitor to Mount Kosciusko rapidly became familiar with the slopes in the vicinity of the howl, but his skiing horizon almost invariably was bounded ...

    Article : 1,334 words
  4. THE TREE OF WAR.

    The tree figures largely in connection with witchery and worship among savage peoples. It is so, or was, in West Africa, where I have seen a couple of thousand natives grovelling ...

    Article : 566 words
  5. JIRASEK.

    with the death of Alois Jirasek on March m the most popular and widely-read author the lost fifty years passed away from Czechoslovak literary and national life. The ...

    Article : 1,122 words
  6. AMONG THE FUEGIANS.

    [In this serles of four articles, which will appear on successive Saturdays, Miss Jean Hamilton, who accompanied the late Sir Baldwin Spencer as private secretary to Tierra del Fuego, South America, ... [ILLUSTRATED]

    Article : 1,496 words
  7. "BESIDE THE STILL WATERS."

    LAKE ILLAWARRA, A BEAUTIFUL HOLIDAY RESORT. ... [ILLUSTRATED]

    Article : 11 words
  8. THE PEER-SEER.

    "What's put that disthressed look on your face, Heddle?" asked Sergeant Murphy. "What look?" said Heddle. "I've Just been reading in a paper about what Lord ...

    Article : 746 words
  9. CURIOUS STATUE.

    In travelling through the British Isles one meets many interesting and curious monuments. One of the most extraordinary Is that in the little church of St. James, ... [ILLUSTRATED]

    Article : 158 words
  10. OVER THE RANGE.

    A deep gloom had settled on the house because Spot, our fox-terrier, had been given away, and was going over the Range-the great mysterious Liverpool Range, in whose ...

    Article : 375 words
  11. LAKE ILLAWARRA.

    Lake Illawarra situated near Port Kembla and Wollongong, in the centre of the Illawarra district. Is about 11 miles in length and four wide It is connected with the ocean by a ...

    Article : 501 words
  12. FOR THE CHILDREN.

    A row of cots in a foundling home, And the fairies hovering near, Bestowing their gifts at the christening fete Of the orphan bairnies dear. ...

    Article : 115 words
  13. TOPSY TURVY.

    Oh, wouldn't it be funny If the creatures in the Zoo Were all let out to walk about And gaze at me and you. ...

    Article : 65 words
  14. THE SNAIL THAT WENT TO CHINA.

    Patience and perseverance, they say, Once carried a little snail all the way Ov[?] to China; but it puzzled me How that snail ever got over the sea. ...

    Article : 177 words
  15. AN AUSTRALIAN DAWN.

    Everything Is still and grey as the rosyflngered dawn comes peeping over the tall blue gums. Then the silence is broken by the shrill call of the peewit, as he flies amongst ...

    Article : 210 words
  16. ENTREATY.

    The wind is fresh upon my face, And Youth is in my heart; So linger now a little space Before we part. ...

    Article : 95 words
  17. POTTED BIOGRAPHIES.

    [?]mem'ry may play many curious tricks [?] figures and facts very awkwardly mix, [?] there's one date, at least, that consistently sticks. ...

    Article : 330 words
  18. OFF TO SCHOOL.

    "Adrlenne goes to school next week, Now that she's half-past five." The family smiled: but not the child. Adrlenne was struck dumb. ...

    Article : 40 words
  19. FANCIES.

    I saw a windblown poppy dance and nod— So richly bright her wine hucd petals were. It almost seemed some ruddy Jocund god Had flung a laugh, upon the sun-splashed ...

    Article : 70 words
  20. A PRAYER.

    Sunshine to me is your smile. And storm Is your frown; The birth of our love was my Spring, In your absence Winter comes down. ...

    Article : 43 words
  21. THE KOSCIUSKO RANGE.

    VIEW FROM CHARLOTTE'S PASS, NEAR CLUB AND BLUE LAKES. ... [ILLUSTRATED]

    Article : 13 words
  22. MEDITATION.

    When steerin' weans are sleeping sound, And night is getting late; I smoke my pipe, and dauner round. And lean across my gate. ...

    Article : 97 words
  23. BONDSLAVE.

    Forgotten aeons chained me to your side; Though I was but the dog that licked your hand, And you the master who could understand, ...

    Article : 115 words
  24. DREAM CHILDREN.

    Down the narrow passage I hear their little feet; They wait a while at my doorway then beat a quiet retreat. ...

    Article : 135 words
  25. ROWE-STREET.

    A strange old air of London— The perfume of the Strand— Is keen and dear in Rowe-street As the clasp of a friendly hand. ...

    Article : 95 words
  26. SONNET.

    Blue as a lonely gentian was the sky. And when I came at last to the road's end, I saw afar, like eyes of a lost friend, The bluer hills stand statuesquely high. ...

    Article : 112 words
  27. JUNE MORNING.

    Blue and high the morning sky, Magpies fluting as they fly: Silver heron in the weeds, Magic music in the reeds; ...

    Article : 48 words
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