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Melbourne, 1835-1930 single work   poetry   "Nothing was here but a scrub-land dense,"
  • Author:agent Den http://www.poetrylibrary.edu.au/poets/dennis-c-j-clarence-james
Issue Details: First known date: 1930... 1930 Melbourne, 1835-1930
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Notes

  • Epigraph: ""It is a cause of wonder that in the space of a human lifetime this great city should have risen from nothing . . . all in 95 years. . . But, knowing the difficulties your ancestors had to surmount to build this splendid capital, your present difficulties must seem small to you, surely? . . .Your ancestors, when they were laying the foundations of this splendid city, set their teeth firmly in the face of difficulties. You can do the same!" — Rear-Admiral Kayser, of the visiting Dutch Naval Squadron."

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    y separately published work icon The Herald no. 16652 29 September 1930 13520153 1930 newspaper issue 1930 pg. 4
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