Ode for His Majesty’s Birth-Day, 1812 [poem by Michael Massey Robinson, 6 June 1812]

[Editor: A poem by Michael Massey Robinson, published in The Sydney Gazette and New South Wales Advertiser, 6 June 1812.] Ode for His Majesty’s Birth-Day, 1812. By Michael Robinson, Esq. WAKE the Lyre to Themes of GLORY, Such as BARDS, in Classic Story, Whilom sung on Isis’ Side — Learning and the Muses’ Pride! Strike […]

[Friendly Admonition; Native Habits] [poems, 6 November 1808]

[Editor: Two early poems. No authorship is given, although the first poem is signed “S”. The second poem includes an early usage of the word “Australasia”. Published in The Sydney Gazette, and New South Wales Advertiser, 6 November 1808.] [Friendly Admonition; Native Habits] Friendly Admonition. — In Epigram. Received from Parramatta Six Weeks ago. Says […]