y The Australasian newspaper issue  
Issue Details: First known date: 1868 vol. 5 no. 121 25 July (New Series) 1868 of The Australasian est. 1864
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  • This issue of the Australasian also includes

    • advertisements for a range of classical and popular sheet music; publications on geology, medicine, domestic science, public speaking, etiquette, wine growing and cordial making; and a dictionary of the Scottish language (p. 98)
    • the text of a sermon preached by the Rev'd C. H. Spurgeon at the Metropolitan Tabernacle, London (pp. 100, 125)
    • miscellaneous pars (p. 103)


* Contents derived from the 1868 version. Please note that other versions/publications may contain different contents. See the Publication Details.
London Miscellany, 1868 single work advertisement

An advertisement for parts 4-8 of London Miscellany, available from Charles Muskett, bookseller.

(p. 98)
All the Books Advertised by Charles Muskett, 1868 single work advertisement

An advertisement for bookseller Charles Muskett stating that all advertised books are sent post free 'on receipt of stamps'.

(p. 98)
The Young Ladies' Journal, 1868 single work advertisement

An advertisement for the London monthly The Young Ladies' Journal. The advertisement states that the magazine 'contains suitable reading for families, ... interesting to everybody at home and abroad'.

(p. 98)
The Laureate's New Poem, 1868 single work column humour

Instructions for the 'diner-out' on the way to 'arm himself for inevitable cross-examination by young ladies, who desire, or pretend to desire, information upon the subject of and the allusions in this poem ['Lucretius'], now the talk of society'.

(p. 103)
Love's Regenerationi"You have known me long, and known me rough,", Marie S. Ladd , 1868 single work poetry (p. 103)
Faith in Godi"Have faith in God! For whosoever lists", Henry Kendall , 1864 single work poetry (p. 103)
A Journey in Brazil, 1868 single work review
— Review of A Journey in Brazil Louis Agassiz Elizabeth Cabot Agassiz 1868 single work prose ;
(p. 104)
About Town, 'Lounger' , 1868 single work prose

'Lounger' reflects on Melbourne's recent political and social events. One of his topics is the elevation of George Paton Smith to the position of Attorney General in James McCulloch's ministry. 'Lounger' includes some information on Smith's previous employment as a journalist.

(p. 113)
The Theatres, &c., Jaques (fl. 1866-1868) , 1868 single work column

Jaques provides an overview of theatrical offerings in Melbourne during the previous week, focusing particularly on the performances of the Nathan Juvenile Troupe at the Theatre Royal and noting W. B. Gill's farewell benefit at the Princess's Theatre. Jaques also reports that the Duke of Edinburgh Theatre is to re-open.

(p. 114)
To Printers, 1868 single work advertisement

An advertisement to printers advising the availability of letterpress, types of all kinds, bookbinders' tools, etc from printer's broker, F. B. Franklyn.

(p. 125)
Spurgeon's Sermons, 1868 single work advertisement

An advertisement for Charles Haddon Spurgeon's sermons 'in large quantities', available from Buzzard, Melbourne.

(p. 125)

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