Beauty Imposes: Some Recent Verse [by John Shaw Neilson, 1938]

[Editor: This book of poetry by John Shaw Neilson was published in 1938. In this book, the poet gives his name simply as “Shaw Neilson”.]

Beauty Imposes, by John Shaw Neilson, front cover, 450h

Beauty Imposes

Some Recent Verse

By

Shaw Neilson


Contents

[Publisher’s note]

The Theme Eternal

The Road to the Hospital

The Crane is My Neighbour

The Vine that is a Friend

Uncle to a Pirate

The Long Week-end

The Time of Tumult

Golden Fugitive

He Saw the Jig

The Poor Can Feed the Birds

The Sundowner

Sunday Evening

I Spoke to the Violet

Beauty Imposes

Angus & Robertson Limited
Sydney and London
1938

Set up, printed and bound
in Australia by
Halstead Press Pty Limited,
9-19 Nickson Street, Sydney
1938

TO
MY SISTER ANNIE

Acknowledgments are here gratefully made to the “Sydney Morning Herald” and the “Sydney Mail,” for permission to reprint poems that have appeared in their columns.

Halstead Press Pty Limited,
9-19 Nickson Street, Sydney



Source:
Shaw Neilson, Beauty Imposes: Some Recent Verse, Sydney: Angus & Robertson, 1938

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