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Issue Details: First known date: 1929... no. 346 June 1929 of The School Paper : Grades VII and VIII est. 1896-1932 The School Paper : Grades VII and VIII
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  • Only literary material by Australian authors individually indexed.

    Other material in this issue includes:

    • First Page Picture: 'The Yarra at Melbourne', photograph from the Commonwealth Development and Migration Commission, [65].
    • Prose: 'The Island of Nightingales', extract from the autobiography The Life and Work of Edward Bok, 66-67; 'School Endowment Plantations' by E. S. Weaver, Head Teacher, Bacchus Marsh Elementary School, with illustration: 'Blue Gum Plantations at the You Yangs', 76-77; 'The Pine' by Ruskin, 77.
    • Poetry: 'How They Brought the Good News from Ghent to Aix' by English poet Robert Browning (1812-1889), with illustration: '"I poured down his throat our last measure of wine:"', 66-69; 'The Golden Journey to Samarkand', verse drama by English poet James Elroy Flecker (1884-1915) 71-73; 'The New Duckling' by English poet Alfred Noyes, 75-76; 'A Dead Forest' by J. B. O'Hara, 78.
    • History: 'Magna Charta', extract from A Short History of the English People by J. R. Green, 79-80.
    • Industry: 'Made in Australia: Leather', "a reprint of supplement No. 13", prepared by the Made in Australia Council, Melbourne, and issued as a supplement to The School Paper under the authority of the Minister of Public Instruction, Victoria, illustrated with photographs of the manufacturing process, i-iv.
    • Notices: 'Notices', regarding 'Spelling Tests' and the 'Price of The School Paper', 67.
  • 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.


* Contents derived from the 1929 version. Please note that other versions/publications may contain different contents. See the Publication Details.
The River Yarrai"Along its silent way the sea-tides race,", Gerald Byrne , single work poetry (p. [65]-66)
On the Murray, F. S. Belmer , single work prose (p. 70-71)
Note: From The Bulletin Story Book. Photograph: 'The Murray near Koondrook' by John Byatt.
Forest Walks, Donald MacDonald , extract prose (p. 74-75)
Note: Illustration: 'A Country Road, Victoria'.
A Forest of the Deadi"A forest dead - a solitude", J. B. O'Hara , single work poetry (p. 78)
Note: With title 'A Dead Forest'.
Sacrificei"Once every little while some Arctic waste,", C. J. Dennis , single work poetry (p. 80)
Note: From The Herald.

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Literary material by Australian authors in this issue:
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