y School Paper : Grades V and VI periodical issue  
Issue Details: First known date: 1926 no. 326 May 1926 of The School Paper : Grades V and VI est. 1912
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  • Only literary material by Australian authors individually indexed.

    Other material in this issue includes:

    • Poetry: 'The Old Country and the New' includes first page picture of 'Mother of Parliaments' London, by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, [49]-50; 'Lord Ullin's Daughter', illustrated, by Thomas Campbell (1777-1844), 57-58; 'Where the Spires End', by Lance Fallaw, 60; 'A Tide in Human Affairs', by Shakespeare, 61.
    • Prose: 'The Sea King's Daughter' regarding Queen Alexandra, illustrated, (unattributed), 50-51; 'A Terrible Experience', (unattributed), 59-60.
    • Fiction: 'The Three Questions' - continued, by Leo Tolstoy (1828-1910), 53-54; 'The Wise Little Bird', by A.S.Isaacs, 56-57; 'The Fox Without a Tail', illustrated, (unattributed), 61.
    • Moral Tale: 'On a Short Journey', by J.R.Mills, 63.
    • Song: 'Oft in the Stilly Night', Moore's Irish Melodies, 63-64.
  • Preceding or following each piece is a short glossary of the longer words contained therein, as well as notes about people and places mentioned, and comments on the metre of poetry. There are also often 'General Notes' which ask the reader questions about the work.
  • The 24th of May is Empire Day in the schools of Victoria.


* Contents derived from the 1926 version. Please note that other versions/publications may contain different contents. See the Publication Details.
The Last of His Tribei"He crouches, and buries his face on his knees,", Henry Kendall , 1864 single work poetry (p. 52-53)
An Australian Dayi"Far out in the blessed country,", Victor J. Daley , 1912 single work poetry (p. 55)
Note: Illustration of Ovens River, Porepunkah, Victoria included.
The Travelling Post Officei"The old man's son had left the farm, he found it dull and slow", A. B. Paterson , 1926 single work extract poetry (p. 59-60)
The Teamstersi"How shall the children sing of the strong,", Mary Gilmore , 1925 single work poetry (p. 62-63)
Note: First paragraph is omitted from this version. Photograph of team included.

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Literary material by Australian authors includes:
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