The golden treasury of Australian verse
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^LJL(^. i / t II THE GOLDEN TREASURY OF AUSTRALIAN VERSE \ THE GOLDEN TREASURY OF AUSTRALIAN VERSE EDITED BY BERTRAM STEVENS LONDON MACMILLAN AND CO. Ltd. SYDNEY ANGUS : AND ROBERTSON Ltd. 1912 VERSEAN ANTHOLOGY OF AUSTRALIAN published September 1906 ; reprintedFirst revised edition October 1907.November 1906 ; TREASURY OF AUSTRALIAN VERSETHE GOLDEN edition November 1912.October 1909 ; revised Street, SydneyPrinted by W. C. Penfold & Co., 1S3 Pitt for Angus & Robertson Ltd. -.London Macmillan & Co. Ltd. S6f PREFACE " "When An Anthology of Australian Verse was pre- Editor was unable topared for publication in 1906 the obtain permission to use certain copyright poems which he wished to include. Since then the restrictions removed it has therefore beenhave been generously ; possible to revise the original selection, and to make ^' more thoroughly representative of the best shortit inspired scenerypoems written by Australians or by the^ and conditions of life in Australia and New Zealand.^ poems have been included by writers whoseA few \j^ residence here has given their work an Australian '^ interest. The arrangement is as nearly as possible "^ appendix contains on thechronological ; and the notes ^' poems, together with brief biographical particulars and an index to the authors cases partsquoted. In some of the original poems have been omitted, and the '^ omissions indicated by asterisks. The arrangement of "V stanzas in " Where Dead Men Lie has beenthe altered.

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t IITHE GOLDEN TREASURY OF
AUSTRALIAN VERSE\
THE
GOLDEN TREASURY
OF
AUSTRALIAN VERSE
EDITED BY
BERTRAM STEVENS
LONDON
MACMILLAN AND CO. Ltd.
SYDNEY ANGUS
: AND ROBERTSON Ltd.
1912VERSEAN ANTHOLOGY OF AUSTRALIAN
published September 1906 ; reprintedFirst
revised edition October 1907.November 1906 ;
TREASURY OF AUSTRALIAN VERSETHE GOLDEN
edition November 1912.October 1909 ; revised
Street, SydneyPrinted by W. C. Penfold & Co., 1S3 Pitt
for
Angus & Robertson Ltd.
-.London Macmillan & Co. Ltd.S6f
PREFACE
" "When An Anthology of Australian Verse was pre-
Editor was unable topared for publication in 1906 the
obtain permission to use certain copyright poems
which he wished to include. Since then the restrictions
removed it has therefore beenhave been generously ;
possible to revise the original selection, and to make
^' more thoroughly representative of the best shortit
inspired scenerypoems written by Australians or by the^
and conditions of life in Australia and New Zealand.^
poems have been included by writers whoseA few
\j^ residence here has given their work an Australian
'^ interest. The arrangement is as nearly as possible
"^ appendix contains on thechronological ; and the notes
^' poems, together with brief biographical particulars and
an index to the authors cases partsquoted. In some
of the original poems have been omitted, and the
'^ omissions indicated by asterisks. The arrangement of
"V stanzas in " Where Dead Men Lie has beenthe
altered.
^
Bulletin News-The Editor specially thanks the
paper Co., Ltd., for permission to quote from the
from thosepoems of the late Victor Daley ; also
of A. H. Adams, A. A. D. Bayldon, E. Brady,
J.
Church, A. E.C. Brennan, Le Gay Brereton, H.
J.
Carrie, Mrs. Curlewis, Mrs. Creed, Mrs. Gilmore,
J.
2S1(K>7PREFACE
Hebblethwaite, S. Jephcott, S. Neilson, B. O'Dowd,
J.
Whitney.D. O'Reilly, R. Quinn, and G. C.
Thanks are tendered to Mr. T. C. Lothian for per-
the poems Le Gay Brereton,mission to quote from of J.
Bernard O'Dowd, and others ; to the Australasian
twoAuthors' Agency for the right to use of Miss
poems and to Messrs. Melville & MullenMackellar's ;
Carmichael.for one poem by Jennings
Acknowledgments are also due to Messrs. Massina &
Co. for leave to print some of Adam Lindsay Gordon's
poems ; to the George Robertson & Co. Proprietary,
Ltd., for permission to use the poems of Henry
for the use ofKendall ; to Messrs. Gordon & Gotch
Mrs. Foott's poems; to Messrs. Smith, Elder & Co.
for the use of two poems by Alfred Domett ; to
Dent Co. for permission to quoteMessrs. M. &J.
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 copy-
;
rights for leave to make selections from matter under
their control. In a few cases it has been found
impossible to ascertain the addresses of properthe
authorities.
In addition to those who rendered assistance in
"connection with An Anthology of Australian Verse,"
the Editor is indebted to Mr. E. Wilson Dobbs and to
Mr. E. A. Petherick's articles on Australian biblio-
graphy.