The Progress .. .. of the Year [poem by John Le Gay Brereton, 18 September 1899]

[Editor: This poem by John Le Gay Brereton was published in The Australian Magazine (Sydney, NSW), 18 September 1899.] The Progress .. .. of the Year. By J. Le Gay Brereton. What grave pomp is this that draws Slowly from the east, Moving on without a pause To a royal feast? —— Yearning faces, bright […]

Dismal England: By the author of “Merrie England” [review by John Le Gay Brereton, 18 September 1899]

[Editor: This review (written by John Le Gay Brereton), of Dismal England, was published in The Australian Magazine (Sydney, NSW), 18 September 1899.] Dismal England: By the author of “Merrie England.” Walter Scott. Cloth, 2s. 6d. Robert Blatchford, the well-known Socialist editor of the Clarion, has reprinted a number of articles dealing with the life […]

Australian authoresses: II. — Mary Hannay Foott [The Bookfellow, 29 April 1899]

[Editor: This article by Mary Hannay Foott was published in The Bookfellow (Sydney, NSW), 29 April 1899.] Australian authoresses. II. — Mary Hannay Foott. Mary Hannay Foott still writes verses; but they are not the verses of her earlier, more ardent youth. For There are gains for all our losses, There are balms for all […]

A Trembling Star [poem by Ethel Turner, 25 March 1899]

[Editor: This poem by Ethel Turner was published in The Bookfellow (Sydney, NSW), 25 March 1899.] A Trembling Star. “There is my little trembling star,” she said. I looked: once more The tender sea had put the sun to bed And heaven’s floor Was grey. And nowhere else in all that young night sky Was […]

An Australian authoress [article re. Ethel Turner, 25 March 1899]

[Editor: This article about Ethel Turner was published in The Bookfellow (Sydney, NSW), 25 March 1899.] An Australian authoress. One finds Ethel Turner at home in a cottage at Mosman, on the shores of Sydney harbour, looking towards the sea. Though now merged in the stream of Australian life and literature, it was near Doncaster, […]