An Anthology of Australian Verse

An Anthology of Australian Verse

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An Anthology of Australian Verse

An Anthology of Australian Verse

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The Editor has endeavoured to make this selection representative of the best short poems written by Australians or inspired by Australian scenery and conditions of life,--"Australian" in this connection being used to include New Zealand. The arrangement is as nearly as possible chronological; and the appendix contains brief biographical particulars of the authors, together with notes which may be useful to readers outside Australia.

Acknowledgments are due to Messrs. Massina & Co. for leave to print three of Adam Lindsay Gordon's poems; to the George Robertson & Co. Proprietary, Ltd., for permission to use the poems of Henry Kendall; to Messrs. Gordon & Gotch for the use of Mrs. Foott's poems; to Messrs. Smith, Elder & Co. for the use of two poems by Alfred Domett; to Messrs. J. M. Dent & Co. for permission to quote from the poems of A. Patchett Martin; to Messrs. Macmillan & Co., Ltd., for the use of Marcus Clarke's "The Song of Tigilau"; and to other owners of copyrights for leave to make selections from matter under . . .

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