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  2. THE RENAISSANCE.

    It must never bo forgotten that, progressive in many ways as they were, men [?] former ages were quite devoid of the modern assumption of progress. Indeed, looking back ...

    Article : 1,424 words
  3. SAINT OR SINNER?

    Rasputin, a saint and martyr! The presentation of that sinister person in a halo is one that prompts derisive laughter. I seem to have read somewhere tecently that it was ...

    Article : 1,624 words
  4. AFTER FORTY YEARS.

    In my recent survey of the London stage after an absence of 40 years I pointed out the decadence of costume and classic-romantic drama, the only important examples of such ...

    Article : 1,322 words
  5. TORRUMBARRY WEIR.

    FIRST OF 27 WEIRS BUILDING OR TO BE BUILT ON THE MURRAY RIVER. ... [ILLUSTRATED]

    Article : 17 words
  6. THE MURRAY VALLEY

    It was one of the great surprises of our three thousand mile run, to leam at Echuca that nearly a million and a half acres of fine irrigable land lay in the tract of country we ...

    Article : 1,760 words
  7. GRANTCHESTER.

    The old vicarage, at Grantchestor, where Rupert Brooke lived, is on the Cam, about two miles from Cambridge. At least, it is on the river generally known as the Cam. ...

    Article : 841 words
  8. A PURITAN.

    Side by side in the noble chancel of Stratford-on-Avon church are the four tombs. Just beneath the famous Shakespeare bust, of his wife, himself, his eldest daughter, Susanna, ...

    Article : 1,365 words
  9. LITTLE BUSH BOARDERS.

    Busb birds are very sensitive to little kindly attentions, and any friendly advances made towards them quickly gain their confidence and repay the bird lover. There are quite a ...

    Article : 786 words
  10. FOR THE CHILDREN.

    How nice it is dear God, to know That You make all the flowers growl How nice it is to stop and think You made the spring from which I drink! ...

    Article : 106 words
  11. SUMS.

    When mother makes me do my sums, 1. sit for hours and hours, And try my hardest not to see The garden and the flowers, ...

    Article : 104 words
  12. THE POLAR BEAR.

    I love the Zoo. Don't you? And the animals there. Especially the bear; ...

    Article : 95 words
  13. PALM BEACH.

    God in a dolicate mood parted these headlands, Bade His unwearying waters fret Him a bay. All the bright breakers sang at the chance to adore Him. ...

    Article : 287 words
  14. SUMMER SHOWERS.

    I heard the frog down in the bog hing Cronk! Croak! Croak! While storm clouds high. Raced up the sky ...

    Article : 102 words
  15. A NEW WORLD FOR PLANTS.

    How plants respoud to strange conditions never found in nature, such as daylight arbitrarily set at anything from zero to tweuty four hours a day, carbon dioxid ten times ...

    Article : 303 words
  16. "THE AGE OF ROMANCE."

    You're sitting, dear laddie, a-dreaming. Of wonderful atorlea of old; The beautiful sunlight is streaming— Your dream, like the sunlight, is gold. ...

    Article : 214 words
  17. CHANGE.

    Age came creeping up behind her, A surly grey ape. He sat in the enadows and gloated. Did she leave him there. ...

    Article : 121 words
  18. PEACEFUL VOICES.

    I fortunate, I know a refuge When the strained spirit tires Of town's metallic symphony Of wheels and horns and wires: ...

    Article : 109 words
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