[Obituary: W. T. Goodge] [The Bulletin, 2 December 1909]

[Editor: This brief obituary for W. T. Goodge was published in the “Personal items” section of The Bulletin, 2 December 1909.] [Obituary: W. T. Goodge] W. T. Goodge, whose name has been at the bottom of fathoms of verse in THE BULLETIN and other papers, died at North Sydney last week after a short illness. […]

“——!”: The Great Australian Adjective [poem by “The Colonel” (W. T. Goodge), 11 December 1897]

[Editor: This poem by W. T. Goodge was published in The Bulletin (Sydney), 11 December 1897. It’s authorship was originally credited to Goodge’s pseudonym of “The Colonel”. The missing word in this poem, one not spoken in polite society at that time, was “bloody”.] “——!” (The Great Australian Adjective.) [For The Bulletin.] The sunburnt —— […]

“Australianism”: A new cult [1 July 1918]

[Editor: An article on the ideology of “Australianism”. Whilst the article refers to the ideology as a “cult”, that particular word is being used here in the sense of a great devotion to an idea, object, or movement, rather than in a negative sense (such as the derogatory connotations of the word “cult” as applied […]

Australianism [11 May 1912]

[Editor: This brief item (apparently, an extract from the Independent Workers’ Journal) was published in the Building and Real Estate magazine (11 May 1912).] Australianism. Australianism is the spirit that must rule Australia, and in that sentiment there is no place for the rabid Socialist, with his schemes of levelling tyranny; none for the Anarchist […]

The Bronze Trumpet: A Satirical Poem [booklet by Henry Kendall, 1866]

[Editor: This booklet-length poem was published in 1866 by an anonymous author; however, its authorship has been attributed to Henry Kendall, based upon correspondence from Kendall to Charles Harpur.] The Bronze Trumpet: A Satirical Poem by * ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ “I blow through BRONZE — not breathe through silver.” — Anon. (After Browning.) Sydney: All booksellers and […]