Works of Mary Hannay Foott

[Editor: This list contains various works by Mary Hannay Foott; for biographical information, click here.] Books by Mary Hannay Foott: 1885: Where the Pelican Builds and Other Poems, Brisbane: Gordon and Gotch 1890: Morna Lee and Other Poems, London; Brisbane: Gordon and Gotch Selected poetry by Mary Hannay Foott: The Aurora Australis [3 May 1873] […]

Local and general news [review of Morna Lee and Other Poems by Mary Hannay Foott, 19 July 1890]

[Editor: A review of Mary Hannay Foott’s book of poetry, Morna Lee and Other Poems; an extract from the column “Local and general news”, published in The Warwick Examiner and Times, 19 July 1890.] Local and general news From Messrs. Gordon & Gotch we have received a copy of a book of poetry entitled “Morna […]

“Where The Pelican Builds,” And Other Poems [review, 22 September 1885]

[Editor: A review of Mary Hannay Foott’s book of poetry, Where the Pelican Builds and Other Poems. Published in The Mercury, 22 September 1885.] “Where The Pelican Builds,” And Other Poems. — This is the title of a small volume of poems, by Mary Hannay Foott, published by Messrs. Gordon and Gotch, Brisbane. The poem […]

In the Land of Dreams [poem by Mary Hannay Foott, 1890]

[Editor: A poem by Mary Hannay Foott.] In the Land of Dreams. A bridle-path in the tangled mallee, With blossoms unnamed and unknown bespread — And two who ride through its leafy alley — But never the sound of a horse’s tread. And one by one, whilst the foremost rider Puts back the boughs which […]

Poems [review of Where the Pelican Builds and Other Poems, 4 July 1885]

[Editor: A review of Mary Hannay Foott’s book of poetry, Where the Pelican Builds and Other Poems, in the column “The paper knife”, in Queensland Figaro and Punch, 4 July 1885.] Poems, By Mary Hannay Foott, Toowoomba. Perhaps the highest compliment I can pay to the author of the modest little volume recently published by […]