Pet Perennials, no. 1 chapter 3 [by Patty Parsley (Menie Parkes), 24 September 1859]

[Editor: A short story by Menie Parkes, under the name of “Patty Parsley”. Published in The Australian Home Companion and Band of Hope Journal, 24 September 1859. This story consisted of chapters 1, 2, and 3, all published in the same issue.] Chapter III. Proud of you, fond of you, having all right in you, […]

Pet Perennials, no. 1 chapter 2 [by Patty Parsley (Menie Parkes), 24 September 1859]

[Editor: A short story by Menie Parkes, under the name of “Patty Parsley”. Published in The Australian Home Companion and Band of Hope Journal, 24 September 1859. This story consisted of chapters 1, 2, and 3, all published in the same issue.] Chapter II. Not in scorn do I reprove thee, Not in pride thy […]

Pet Perennials, no. 1 chapter 1 [by Patty Parsley (Menie Parkes), 24 September 1859]

[Editor: A short story by Menie Parkes, under the name of “Patty Parsley”. Published in The Australian Home Companion and Band of Hope Journal, 24 September 1859. This story consisted of chapters 1, 2, and 3, all published in the same issue.] Pet Perennials. — No. I. By Patty Parsley. Chapter I. Farewell to the […]

In Memoriam: Lady Parkes [poem by Clarinda Sarah Thom (Menie Parkes), 11 February 1888]

[Editor: A poem by Clarinda Sarah Thom (Menie Parkes), regarding the death of her mother, Lady Clarinda Parkes, who died at her home in Balmain (NSW) on 2 February 1888. Published in The Australian Town and Country Journal, 11 February 1888.] In Memoriam. Lady Parkes. Died February 2. The starry jasmine, which did wreath About […]

A True Love [poem by Menie Parkes, 14 January 1860]

[Editor: A poem by Menie Parkes, under the name of “Patty Parsley”. Published in The Australian Home Companion, 14 January 1860.] A True Love. Oh! say not that you love me Because my face is fair; Nor fondly praise my dark eyes, And ebon, flowing hair: For, ere a long to-morrow, My eyes will dim […]