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Issue Details: First known date: 1919... no. 241 December 1919 of The School Paper : Grades VII and VIII est. 1896-1932 The School Paper for 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: 'A Part of Bethlehem' by Warrant Officer David Barker (q.v.), from Australia in Palestine, Angus and Robertson, Sydney, eds. H. S. Gallett and Charles Barrett (q.v.), [145].
    • Poetry: 'Christmas Eve' by English Poet Laureate, Robert Bridges (q.v.), 151; 'A Christmas Poem' by English poet Alice Meynell (1847-1922), 156.
    • Fiction: 'Merry Christmas' from Frenzied Fiction by Canadian author Stephen Leacock (1869-1944), 148-151; 'The Cratchit's Christmas Dinner' adapted from [A] Christmas Carol by English novelist Charles Dickens (q.v.), with illus. 'Bob Cratchit and Tiny Tim', 156-158.
    • Prose: 'With Brains, Sir' by Scottish essayist Dr. John Brown (1810-1882), 158.
    • History: 'The Founding of the First Colony in Australia' (unattributed), with illus. 'The First Fleet in Botany Bay, January, 1788' and 'Port Jackson, as Governor Arthur Phillip Saw It' from Phillip's Voyage to Botany Bay (1789), and 'Sydney Cove, on the Shores of Which the First Settlement in Australia Was Made, January, 1788' from a sketch by Captain Hunter (q.v.) of the Sirius, 'A Part of Sydney Cove, Which Has Circular Quay Around It' and 'Memorial Recently Unveiled on the Site of Australia's First Government House', 152-156.
    • Index: 'Contents - Grades VII. and VIII. (1919), 159-160.
  • 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 1919 version. Please note that other versions/publications may contain different contents. See the Publication Details.
Peace in Bethlehemi"The fine dust swam beneath our feet", 'Trooper Gerardy' , single work poetry war literature (p. [145]-148)
Note: With illustrations: 'A Part of Bethlehem' from a drawing by Warrant Officer David Barker (q.v.), and 'A View of Jerusalem, with Some Australian Light Horsement in the Foreground', from Australia in Palestine, eds. H. S. Gallett and Charles Barrett (q.v.).

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Literary material by Australian authors indexed in this issue:
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