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y separately published work icon The School Paper : Grades V and VI periodical issue   children's  
Issue Details: First known date: 1927... no. 334 February 1927 of The School Paper : Grades V and VI est. 1912 The School Paper : Grades V and VI
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  • Only literary material by Australian authors individually indexed.

    Other material in this issue includes:

    • First page picture: 'Education', a statue by the late Sir William Hamo Thornycroft, R.A. which stands in the Strand, near Australia House, London, [1].
    • Poetry: 'The Wind's Awakening' by American poet Henry Wadsworth Longfellow (1807-1882), 2; 'The House with Nobody In It' by Joyce Kilmer, an American writer, 4-5; 'The Little Waves of Breffny' by Eva Gore-Booth, an Irish writer, illus. with illustration: 'An Irish Cabin', 7; 'The White Cascade' by William H. Davies, a Welsh poet, in Child Lovers, 7; 'Music' by Robert Louis Stevenson (1850-1894) 11; 'The Things I Prize' by Dr.Henry Van Dyke, a Canadian poet, born in 1852, 14; 'The Air Is Still' by English poet Andrew Marvell (1621-1678) 15.
    • Fiction: 'The Lonely Little Pool' by I.M. Rayner, in Child Education, illus., 2-4; 'A Story About Ulysses' (unattributed) illus., 8-10; 'Learning To Swim' adapted from Digby Heathcote, by W.G.H. Kingston, illus., 12-14; 'Nero At the Bakery', adapted from Emilie Poulsson in In the Child's World,15.
    • Drama: 'Dotheboys Hall', by Charles Dickens (1812-1870) a famous English novelist, 'a peep at education in the bad old days'.
    • Song: 'The Lass of Richmond Hill' James Hook, 15-16.
    • Notices: Spelling Tests (Victoria); Price of The School Paper, 16.
  • 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 1927 version. Please note that other versions/publications may contain different contents. See the Publication Details.
Afternooni"The soft, white feet of Afternoon", Henry Kendall , extract poetry (p. 6)
Gum-Treesi"I asked the red gum tree:", Ethel Turner , extract poetry (p. 10)
Ballade of the Native Thrushi"Fast in the spell of the fierce noon hushes,", Elsie Clarice Cole , single work poetry (p. 11)

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Literary material by Australian authors in this issue:
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