The Love of Christ [poem by Norman L. Beurle, 5 October 1895]

[Editor: This poem by Norman L. Beurle was published in The Weekly Times (Melbourne), 5 October 1895.] The Love of Christ. To know the love of Christ, O wondrous joy, The deep abiding gladness it imparts; The ceaseless anthem of harmonious praise, The boundless bliss of consecrated hearts. To know the love of Christ, O […]

The Dew [poem by Norman L. Beurle, 24 August 1895]

[Editor: This poem by Norman L. Beurle was published in The Weekly Times (Melbourne), 24 August 1895.] The Dew. Cometh the dew like the blessing of eve, O’er the tired earth spells of comfort to weave; Bringeth it joy to the flow’rets forlorn, Drooping their heads till the coming of morn. Ne’er can ye estimate […]

Federation and a white Australia [21 September 1895]

[Editor: A letter to the editor regarding non-white immigration and Australia’s relationship with Britain. Published in The Worker (Wagga, NSW), 21 September 1895.] Federation and a white Australia. Your Federation article recently contains a high percentage of truth. There is too much talk of the kind of Federation aimed at by our “great men;” but […]

Book 4, chapter 24 [The Yellow Wave, by Kenneth Mackay, 1895]

[Editor: This is a chapter from The Yellow Wave: A Romance of the Asiatic Invasion of Australia (1895) by Kenneth Mackay.] Chapter XXIV. In the depths of the sea. Night now shrouded the waters of the Gulf, and the clouds spread out their heavy mantles between the stars and the sea. Sobbing in endless discontent, […]

Book 4, chapter 23 [The Yellow Wave, by Kenneth Mackay, 1895]

[Editor: This is a chapter from The Yellow Wave: A Romance of the Asiatic Invasion of Australia (1895) by Kenneth Mackay.] Chapter XXIII. On board the ‘Hi Lung’. Leaving Charleville the day after his conversation with Count Zenski, the Mongol leader travelled direct to Point Parker, which for the time became his headquarters. Here, in […]