Editorial manifestos [article by Jack Lindsay and P. R. Stephensen, August 1928]

[Editor: An article by Jack Lindsay and P. R. Stephensen. Published in The London Aphrodite, number one, August 1928.] Editorial manifestos (a) We stand for a point of view which equally outrages the modernist and the reactionary. It is certain that J. C. Squire and T.S. Eliot, Wyndham Lewis and Dean Inge, Humbert Wolfe and […]

McFee of Aberdeen [poem by E. J. Brady]

[Editor: This poem by E. J. Brady was published in The Ways of Many Waters (1899).] XIV. McFee of Aberdeen. They’ve scraped her sides, and tarred her ropes, and patched her suit o’ sails; They’ve filled her full o’ varied stock for firms in New South Wales; She’s left her berth in London Docks, she’s […]

Sailor-Man [poem by E. J. Brady]

[Editor: This poem by E. J. Brady was published in The Ways of Many Waters (1899).] VII. Sailor-Man. ’Arf a pint for me, old party — thank’ee, mister — ’ere’s yer ’ealth — ’Opes y’ll live to be a nundred; ’opes yer luck’ll bring y’u wealth; Mine ain’t bin as good as might be — […]

I’ve Got Bad News [poem by E. J. Brady]

[Editor: This poem by E. J. Brady was published in The Ways of Many Waters (1899).] IV. I’ve Got Bad News. They stitched him up in his canvas shirt As stiff as a frozen board; They sewed pig lead at his feet an’ head And they sloshed him overboard. The Old Man hadn’t a conscience, […]

Hides and Tallow [poem by E. J. Brady]

[Editor: This poem by E. J. Brady was published in The Ways of Many Waters (1899).] III. Hides and Tallow. Here ain’t a lavender ditty, Sung by a sweet-scented cove; Here ain’t no wine-inspired, witty Story of Honour and Love. Here is the song of the Taller; Likewise the chanty of ’Ides, Greasy an’ dirty […]