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Issue Details: First known date: 1905... no. 81 December 1905 of The School Paper for Classes V and VI est. 1898 School Paper for Classes V and VI
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  • Only literary material by Australian authors is individually indexed.

    Other material in this issue includes:

    • First page picture: 'Charles Kingsley (1819-75)' (unattributed) accompanying poem, [161].
    • Poetry: 'Christmas Day' extract from poem by English author Charles Kingley (1819-1875) [161]-162; 'Christmas-Time in the Mother-Land' extract from Marmion an epic poem by Sir Walter Scott (q.v.) 171-172; 'Christmastide' (unattributed) poem, 175.
    • Fiction: 'The Joys of Christmas' extract from The Pickwick Papers by Charles Dickens (q.v.) 162-163; 'A Christmas Dinner' extract from Sketch Book by American author Washington Irving (q.v.) with illustration: 'A Christmas Dinner (England - Early in the Nineteenth Century)' 163-165; 'Trial By Combat' continuation of extracts from Ivanhoe by Sir Walter Scott (q.v) with four (unattributed) illustrations: 'A Knight Armed "Cap-a-pie"', 'An Incident in "Single Combat"', 'Splintered Spears' and 'The Crisis of Battle', 166-171.
    • Prose: 'The Story of a Tree as Told by its Log' by C. F. Millspaugh extract from The Southern Cross with two illustrations from Harold's Explorations: 'Cross Section of a Tree Trunk' and a diagram of a section of a leaf, and three (unattributed) illustrations: 'Cross Section of the Trunk of a Tree Four Years Old', 'Bract of an Alder, Bearing Two Female Flowers' and 'Catkin, Composed of Male Flowers', 172-175; 'Euclid and Algebra' (unattributed) passage, 175-176; 'Our Duty to Others' (unattributed) passage, 176.
    • Supplement: 'Scholarships and the Melbourne Continuation School', 1-4.


* Contents derived from the 1905 version. Please note that other versions/publications may contain different contents. See the Publication Details.
Christmas in Australiai"A cloudless sky of tender turquoise blue", J. C. F. Johnson , single work poetry (p. 165-166)
Note: Extract from the Children's Hour, SA.
Christmasi"Christmas - Sweet messenger of peace!", Joan Torrance , single work poetry (p. 176)
Note: Poem called 'A Christmas Wish' two line extract.

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Literary material by Australian authors in this issue:
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