Preface [The Earthen Floor, by E. J. Brady]

[Editor: This preface by E. J. Brady was published in The Earthen Floor (1902).] Preface. Much of the work included in this Booklet has been published in the Sydney Bulletin; some in the Sunday Times, The Grip, and the Australasian Dramatic Annual. The rest is new to print. The verses were written at different periods […]

Note [The Yellow Wave, by Kenneth Mackay, 1895]

[Editor: This is the acknowledgements section from The Yellow Wave: A Romance of the Asiatic Invasion of Australia (1895) by Kenneth Mackay.] Note For my facts with regard to the Russian advance on India I have drawn on the writings of Mr. Charles Marvin and Professor Vambéry. To a pamphlet by the late Mr. George […]

To the Memory of Adam Lindsay Gordon [poem by Kenneth Mackay]

[Editor: This poem by Kenneth Mackay was published in Stirrup Jingles from the Bush and the Turf and Other Rhymes (1887).] Dedication To the Memory of Adam Lindsay Gordon. To your dear memory, poet horseman lying In that calm realm of deep and dreamless rest, Whither, in long procession hourly hieing, Forever march the bravest […]

Preface [by Henry Lawson, in “Over the Sliprails”]

[Editor: Published in Over the Sliprails, by Henry Lawson (1900).] Preface Of the stories in this volume many have already appeared in the columns of the Bulletin. Others appeared originally in the Town and Country Journal, the West Australian and the Western Mail, while several now appear in print for the first time. I wish […]

Preface [to On the Track, by Henry Lawson]

[Editor: This is the preface from On the Track (1900) by Henry Lawson.] Preface Of the stories in this volume many have already appeared in the columns of the Bulletin, Town and Country Journal, Freeman’s Journal, and Australian Star (Sydney), and the West Australian and Western Mail (Perth), while several now appear in print for […]