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Issue Details: First known date: 1937... 1937 Underneath the Bough : a book of verses
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Notes

  • Dedication: To Kathleen, Who inspired some of these verses and swears she likes them all, this book is gratefully dedicated by the Author, in appreciation both of her inspiration and her happy perjury!
  • Content indexing in process.

Contents

* Contents derived from the Sydney, New South Wales,:s.n. , 1937 version. Please note that other versions/publications may contain different contents. See the Publication Details.
All Men Are Free!i"'All men are free and equal born", S. Elliott Napier , single work poetry (p. 13)
Chant Royali"Time is the Lord of Lords. His scythed blade -", S. Elliott Napier , single work poetry (p. 15-17)
In Memoryi""He must have sleep," we said. Again,", S. E. N. , single work poetry (p. 18)
Note: Here titled 'Compassion'.
Little Red-Shoesi"Two little shoes were tripping o'er", S. Elliott Napier , single work poetry (p. 25)
Wattle Bloomi"The magpie's constant, joyous chime", S. Elliott Napier , single work poetry (p. 43)
A Ballade of Babyloni"In old Chaldea's sun-swept land,", S. Elliott Napier , single work poetry (p. 49)
A Ballade of Blessingsi"Life's gifts may be both rich and rare;", S. Elliott Napier , single work poetry (p. 50)
The Ballade of Sylviai"The rowell'd sun has spurr'd the haze", S. Elliott Napier , single work poetry (p. 119)
Februaryi"The scorpion summer - ev'ry burnish'd scale", S. Elliott Napier , single work poetry (p. 126)
Mayi"The autumn sunsets paint the aureate West", S. Elliott Napier , single work poetry (p. 129)
Augusti"The spendthrift Wattles wave each yellow tress,", S. Elliott Napier , single work poetry (p. 132)
Septemberi"Now sweeps the shuttle swiftlier through the loom", S. Elliott Napier , single work poetry (p. 133)
Octoberi"Priestess of flow'rs - her acolytes the bees -", S. Elliott Napier , single work poetry (p. 134)
Novemberi"Deflower'd Spring lies haggard to the sky,", S. Elliott Napier , single work poetry (p. 135)
Decemberi"December's sturdy manhood marches o'er", S. Elliott Napier , single work poetry (p. 136)
Mater Dolorosai"Just as of yore the friendly rain", S. Elliott Napier , single work poetry war literature (p. 153)

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