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 [poem by Henry Kendall, 1865]

[Editor: This poem by Henry Kendall was published in The Glen of the White Man’s Grave (1865).] 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 shape A Settler’s story of the fierce […]

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

[Editor: This 8-page booklet by Henry Kendall was published in 1865. It consists of two poems by the author. 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.] The Glen of the White Man’s Grave By Henry Kendall […]

[A rabbit drive] [3 July 1865]

[Editor: This item is an extract from the column “Current topics”, published in The Geelong Advertiser, 3 July 1865.] [A rabbit drive] Mr Austin, of Barwon Park, mentions the extraordinary fecundity of the English wild rabbit in this colony. Six years ago he turned out thirteen; since then their progeny has increased to such an […]

Ben Hall — His early life [16 May 1865]

[Editor: An article about Ben Hall, the bushranger. Published in The Empire, 16 May 1865.] Ben Hall — his early life. In estimating the character of this man, who has obtained such an unenviable notoriety throughout the colonies during the past three years, an insight into his early life may be of some assistance, and […]