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Issue Details: First known date: 1926... no. 312 May 1926 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: 'Where Sleep the Mighty Dead : A View of Westminster Abbey' (unattributed), [49].
    • Poetry: 'What Constitutes a State?' by English scholar Sir William Jones (1746-1794), [49]-50; 'In Lonely Places' by English poet George Gordon, Lord, Byron (q.v.), with illus. 'Solitude' from a painting by English artist Lord Leighton (1830-1896), 52; 'Roman Girls' Song' by English poet Felicia Dorothea Hemans (1793-1835), with illus. 'A Noble Italian Lady: Beatrice d'Este' from The Children's Treasure House, 53-54; 'The Proud Cricketer' by English poet Harold Begbie (q.v.), 62-63.
    • Fiction: 'The Ship' from Lord Jim by English novelist Joseph Conrad (q.v.), 53; 'A Duel with Bagpipes' from Kidnapped by Scottish author Robert Louis Stevenson (q.v.), with illus. 'A Highland Piper', 54-56.
    • Prose: 'The First Artist' by American artist James McNeill Whistler (1834-1903), 63.
    • Non-Fiction: 'Children's Farewell to Lord and Lady Stradbroke' (unattributed), with illus. 'Flashlight View from the Stage', 'Lord and Lady Stradbroke', 50-52; 'The Bond of Cricket' (unattributed), with illus. 'The First All-England Team to Visit Australia, 1861', 'Arrival of the First All-England Team at the Cafe de Paris, Bourke Street, Melbourne', and 'First All-Australian Team to Visit England', 58-62; 'A Bush Fire Heroine', regarding Florrie Hodges, a 15 year old schoolgirl who saved her siblings from bushfire on 14 February, 1926, 64; 'Broadcasting Company's Essay Competition' by 3LO, 64.
  • Preceding or following each piece is a short glossary of the longer words contained therein, as well as notes about people and places mentioned.


* Contents derived from the 1926 version. Please note that other versions/publications may contain different contents. See the Publication Details.
Black Swansi"As I lie at rest on a patch of clover,", A. B. Paterson , 1910 extract poetry (p. 56-57)

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Literary material by Australian authors in this issue:
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