Glossary [for The Moods of Ginger Mick, by C. J. Dennis]

[Editor: This glossary by C. J. Dennis was published in The Moods of Ginger Mick (1916).] The Glossary GLOSSARY For use with “The Sentimental Bloke” and “Ginger Mick.” A.I.F. — Australian Imperial Forces. Alley, to toss in the. — To give up the ghost. Also ran, The. — On the turf, horses that fail to […]

A glossary for the poems of John O’Brien

This glossary has been compiled as an aid to readers of the poetry of John O’Brien. There are many older words and phrases in his poems, including quite a few of Irish origin, which may be unfamiliar to many readers. Some explanations have been taken from the books of John O’Brien [these are given in […]

A glossary for the novel Such is Life

The novel Such is Life by Tom Collins (Joseph Furphy) is full of terms and references that would be unfamiliar to the majority of modern readers. Various words and phrases are listed here as an explanatory aid. This list is limited in its scope; therefore anyone interested in further information may like to obtain a […]

The Glossary [for The Songs of a Sentimental Bloke, by C.J. Dennis]

[Editor: This glossary of words and phrases by C.J. Dennis was published in The Songs of a Sentimental Bloke.] The Glossary GLOSSARY For use with “The Sentimental Bloke” and “Ginger Mick.” A.I.F. — Australian Imperial Force. Alley, to toss in the. — To give up the ghost. Also ran, the. — On the turf, horses […]