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"Dead with Thirst" single work   poetry   "The drama's over, and we know the end,"
Issue Details: First known date: 1882... 1882 "Dead with Thirst"
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Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

  • Appears in:
    y separately published work icon The Bulletin vol. 9 no. 106 4 February 1882 Z657260 1882 periodical issue 1882 pg. 2
  • Appears in:
    y separately published work icon The Opium Smugglers : A True Story of Our Northern Seas Ion L. Idriess , Sydney : Angus and Robertson , 1948 Z105545 1948 single work children's fiction historical fiction children's 'When Dick and "jack Idriess went aboard the Nancy Bell at Cooktown" they thought they were signing on for a trochus-fishing expedition, would earn some money, and go back to gold prospecting. Cross-eyed Joe, a wily Filipino skipper was after something more valuable than trochus.
    'With the appearance of the Japanese manned black lugger the boys find themselves in strategies, schemes and escapes against the vivid background of Lizard Island and the waters of the Great Barrier Reef. First published in 1948, The Opium Smugglers is entirely based on his travels with mate Dick Welch along the Queensland coast prior to World War 1.' (Publication summary 2022)
    Sydney : Angus and Robertson , 1948
    pg. 42-43
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