Works of Edwin Greenslade Murphy (“Dryblower”)

[Editor: This list contains various works by Edwin Greenslade Murphy (“Dryblower”); for biographical information, click here.]

Books by Edwin Greenslade Murphy (“Dryblower”):
1904: Sweet Boronia: A Story of Coolgardie, Perth (WA): Sunday Times Publ. Co. (fiction) [this work has been listed by E. Morris Miller (in Australian Literature: A Bibliography to 1938, p. 349), as written by Murphy, but no copy of the book has been located, as yet, in any library in Australia or elsewhere]
1908: Jarrahland Jingles, Perth (WA): R.S. Sampson for Sunday Times (poetry)
1926: Dryblower’s Verses, Perth (WA): E.G. Murphy (poetry)

Selected articles and stories by Edwin Greenslade Murphy (“Dryblower”):
[Arranged by date of publication.]
* Extracts from the “Verse and Worse” column [26 May 1901]
The “Pro.”: A goldfields character [short story, 1 February 1903]
‘Sweet Boronia’: A story of a woman’s sacrifice [short story, 13 August 1922]
For the Senate: “Dryblower” Murphy’s campaign: Opening broadcast address [2 September 1934]

Selected songs by Edwin Greenslade Murphy (“Dryblower”):
“We’ve Got a Big Brother in America” [(written 1908) published circa 1924]
This Bit of the World Belongs to Us [circa 1909]

Selected poetry by Edwin Greenslade Murphy (“Dryblower”):
[Arranged by date of publication.]
+ = Items which include an acknowledgment of “Dryblower” as the author.
* = Items published in a column written by “Dryblower” Murphy, although his name was not specifically listed as the author of the poem. Murphy conducted the “Variety Vamps and Sunday Satires” column and the “Verse and Worse” column in The West Australian Sunday Times (which changed its name to The Sunday Times).
Poems marked “DV 1926” are those published in Dryblower’s Verses (1926), most of which were previously published in Western Australian newspapers, although there were some minor differences between those and the versions included in the book.

+ “Snazelleparilla” [17 September 1899]
+ ’93 and ’99 [31 December 1899]
+ Petherick Pilloried [14 April 1901]
+ For Better or Worse [21 April 1901]
+ “Second Nature” [21 April 1901]
+ To Whom It May Concern [21 April 1901]
* [’Tis certain as sin] [21 April 1901]
+ The Awakening [26 May 1901]
* Like All Possessing Royal Blood [26 May 1901]
* Our Police May Strive to Keep in Check [26 May 1901]
+ The Penalty [26 May 1901]
* To the Jam from the Land of the Southern Cross [26 May 1901]
+ The Aliens [8 May 1904]
+ A Call to the Heart [26 September 1909]
+ The Sodawater Strike [21 January 1912]
+ “Goan’ ’Ave a Phenyle!” [23 January 1921]
* [Proclaim it from the Steeple] [23 January 1921]
* [We’ve Respect for the Weak and the “Widdered”] [23 January 1921]
+ Vale, “Crosscut”! [25 January 1925]
+ The Aliens [DV 1926]
+ Armistice [DV 1926]
+ “Ave Maria” [DV 1926]
+ Beyond [DV 1926]
+ The Blind [DV 1926]
+ Booze [DV 1926]
+ Bricks of Beer [DV 1926]
+ Christmas Camp [DV 1926]
+ The Confession [DV 1926]
+ Cooking and Patching Their Dungaree Pants [DV 1926]
+ The Devout Lover [DV 1926]
+ The Doctor’s Story [DV 1926]
+ Dossin’ Outer Doors [DV 1926]
+ Fighting in France [DV 1926]
+ Feet [DV 1926]
+ Gimme the Ground [DV 1926]
+ Gore-dliness [DV 1926]
+ His Quest [DV 1926]
+ In the Sand [DV 1926]
+ ’Is ’Arp [DV 1926]
+ It Appears [DV 1926]
+ Leah Fouracre [DV 1926]
+ List to Port, A [DV 1926]
+ Lodes that Under-lie [DV 1926]
+ Look at his Left Lapel [DV 1926]
+ Mick [DV 1926]
+ Mill Point [DV 1926]
+ Mrs. Flannagan’s Frock [DV 1926]
+ My Love [DV 1926]
+ My Son [DV 1926]
+ Nickin’ In [DV 1926]
+ On Nights Like These [DV 1926]
+ Out Back [DV 1926]
+ Pink [DV 1926]
+ Pints that I’ve Refused [DV 1926]
+ Renunciation [DV 1926]
+ River [DV 1926]
+ Rhymes our Hearts Can Read, The [DV 1926]
+ Saddest and the Gladdest [DV 1926]
+ Shicker, I S’pose [DV 1926]
+ Signals [DV 1926]
+ The Smiths [DV 1926]
+ Snores [DV 1926]
+ Some Girls Ago [DV 1926]
+ The Sport [DV 1926]
+ The Storm [DV 1926]
+ Teach ’Em to Shoot [DV 1926]
+ Tell us, Little Toad [DV 1926]
+ “Thy Will Be Done” [DV 1926]
+ A Week Away [DV 1926]
+ What Next? [DV 1926]
+ White [DV 1926]
+ Why Can’t the Kids Be Always Young? [DV 1926]
+ Wot’s Yours? [DV 1926]
+ Wot Won the Larst? [DV 1926]
+ What “Dryblower” said: The Aliens [17 November 1935; a somewhat different version of “The Aliens” to that published on 8 May 1904]
+ When New Year’s Day Comes Round [1 January 1939]

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