O’Toole and M’Sharry [poem by Thomas E. Spencer]

[Editor: This poem by Thomas E. Spencer was published in The Bulletin Reciter, 1901.] O’Toole and M’Sharry. (A Lachlan Idyll.) In the valley of the Lachlan, where the perfume from the pines Fills the glowing summer air like incense spreading; Where the silent flowing river like a bar of silver shines When the winter moon […]

How M’Dougal Topped the Score [poem by Thomas E. Spencer]

[Editor: This poem by Thomas E. Spencer was published in The Bulletin Reciter, 1901.] How M’Dougal Topped the Score. A peaceful spot is Piper’s Flat. The folk that live around — They keep themselves by keeping sheep and turning up the ground ; But the climate is erratic, and the consequences are The struggle with […]