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Issue Details: First known date: 1926... no. 315 August 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 Photograph: 'After the Shower : View in Collins-street, Melbourne' by F. Foxcroft, [97].
    • Poetry: 'The Great City' by American poet Walt Whitman (q.v.), with illus. 'Melbourne Seen Across the Yarra' by Melbourne artist John Shirlow (q.v.), [97]-98; 'The Well of St. Keyne' by English poet Robert Southey (q.v.), 101-102; 'The Centipede' frpm Pinafore Poems (1871) by American poet Mrs. Edward Craster, 104; 'For Those Who Fail' by American poet Joaquin Miller (1841-1913), 105; 'The West Wind' by English poet John Masefield (q.v.), 107; 'Flowers' by American poet Henry Wadsworth Longfellow (q.v.), 111.
    • Drama: 'The Return of Iolanthe' from Iolanthe by William Schwenk Gilbert (1836-1911) and Arthur Sullivan (1842-1900), 102-103.
    • Fiction: 'Said Melippus' by English writer John Lyly (1554-1606), with illus. 'Diogenes', 104; 'The Two Roads' by German writer Jean Paul Richter (1763-1825), 110.
    • Brain-Teasers: 'A Mental Test' from Treasure Trove in John o'London's Weekly, 108; 'To Sharpen Your Wits' (unattributed), 112.
    • Final Page Picture: 'Evening at Mentone' by Victorian artist W. Nicholls Anderson (1873-1927), 112.
  • 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.
Australian Aboriginal Songs, George Grey , 1926 single work criticism
Grey takes a sensitive approach to descibing Western Australian Indigenous songs, despite citing the 'natives of Western Australia' as being '[l]ike all other savage races'. He records two songs in Language and in English translation.
(p. 98-100)
Note: With portrait of the author, and pen & ink drawing 'A Corroboree' (unattributed).
The Simple Life, Mary Gilmore , 1926 extract essay (p. 105-107)
Note: With photograph: 'Out in the Wild' from the Victorian Railways.
A Sea Maideni"Her tresses are as golden bright", William Gay , 1926 single work poetry children's
The beach is described in simile as a beautiful woman.
(p. 109)
Note: With photograph: 'Sea Maidens' by F. Foxcroft.
Untitledi"Life is mostly froth and bubble,", Adam Lindsay Gordon , 1906 extract poetry (p. 109)

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