Letters be Happy Together [poem, 8 July 1886]

[Editor: This poem was published in Melbourne Punch (Melbourne, Vic.), 8 July 1886.] Letters be Happy Together. An M.L.A. we’ll often find The people’s N. M. E., An M.L.A. is sometimes found A man of N. R. G. An M. L. A. is always found To grab the L. S. D. Source: Melbourne Punch (Melbourne, […]

Hints to Candidates [song by Charles Thatcher, 1857]

[Editor: This song by Charles Thatcher was published in Thatcher’s Colonial Songster, 1857.] Hints To Candidates. Thatcher’s celebrated Election Song, as sung by him at the “Shamrock.” Tune — “Bob and Joan.” Candidates draw near, We often have elections; Listen, and you’ll hear, A few first-rate directions. Mind, I require no fees, So grant me […]