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A Historical Problem : An Episode in the History of Ancient Persia single work   poetry   humour   "King Ahasuerus in his palace at Shu-Shan"
Issue Details: First known date: 1902... 1902 A Historical Problem : An Episode in the History of Ancient Persia
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    y separately published work icon The Poetical Works of Brunton Stephens J. Brunton Stephens , Sydney : Angus and Robertson , 1902 Z404893 1902 selected work poetry Sydney : Angus and Robertson , 1902 pg. 115 - 119
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    Author's note: 'Read at a Smoke Concert* given in honour of General Sir Henry Wylie Norman, G.C.B., by the Officers of the Civil Service, in the Centennial Hall, Brisbane, on 3rd October, 1893.

    *The Concert was given on the occasion of the withdrawal by Sir Henry Norman of his acceptance of the appointment of Governor-General of India, and after the announcement of his intention to retain to the end of his term the governorship of Queensland, and was substituted for a Farewell Concert, at which, when his departure for India was in prospect, he had promised to attend.'

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    y separately published work icon The Queenslander 13 January 1923 Z1469030 1923 newspaper issue 1923 pg. 11
    Note: Editor's note: These verses, written by the late J. Brunton Stephens, were read at a smoke concert given in honour of Sir Henry Wylie Norman, by the officers of the Civil Service, in the Centennial Hall, Brisbane, on October 3, 1893, on the occasion of his Excellency's appointment as Viceroy of India.
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