The Adieu [poem, 3 September 1836]

[Editor: A poem by “W.H.”. Published in the Sydney Gazette and New South Wales Advertiser, 3 September 1836.] The Adieu. Yes, while affection has dominion here, That sound will softly vibrate on the ear; The scene though distant far, will still be new, Where the last words were heard — dear friend adieu. But is […]

On Friendship [poem, 13 September 1836]

[Editor: A poem by “W.H.”. Published in the Sydney Gazette and New South Wales Advertiser, 13 September 1836.] On Friendship. Friendship, like an evergreen, Will brave the inclement blast, And still retain the bloom of spring, When summer’s days are past. And though the wintry sky should lower, And dim the cheerful day, She still […]