Robert O’Hara Burke [A Tribute to the Memory of Burke and Wills, 1862]

[Editor: This article about Robert O’Hara Burke, of the Burke and Wills expedition, was published in A Tribute to the Memory of Burke and Wills (broadsheet), 1862.] Robert O’Hara Burke. While we are yet, in reverential and grateful sorrow, meditating on the sad end of one of Australia’s great explorers; while the facts of a […]

The Fate of the Explorers [poem by Henry Kendall, A Tribute to the Memory of Burke and Wills, 1862]

[Editor: This poem by Henry Kendall, about the Burke and Wills expedition, was published in A Tribute to the Memory of Burke and Wills (broadsheet), 1862.] The Fate of the Explorers. By Henry Kendall. Set your face towards the darkness, tell of deserts weird and wide, Where unshaken woods are huddled, and low languid waters […]

A Tribute to the Memory of Burke and Wills [broadsheet, 1862]

[Editor: This broadsheet about the Burke and Wills expedition was published in 1862. As this publication did not have a contents page, a list of the contents has been provided so as to enable easier access to the text.] A Tribute to the Memory of Burke and Wills. The Fate of the Explorers [poem by […]

Cui Bono? [poem by Henry Kendall, 1865

[Editor: This poem by Henry Kendall was published in The Glen of the White Man’s Grave (1865).] Cui Bono? A clamour by day and a whisper by night, And the Summer comes, with the shining noons; With the ripple of leaves, and the passionate light Of the falling suns and the rising moons! And the […]

The Glen of the White Man’s Grave [booklet by Henry Kendall, 1865]

[Editor: This booklet by Henry Kendall was published in 1865. It contains two poems: “The Glen of the White Man’s Grave” and “Cui Bono?”.] The Glen of the White Man’s Grave A sky of wind! And while these July gusts Are beating round the windows in the cold, With sullen sobs of rain, behold I […]