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Hist!

by C. J. Dennis (1876-1938) Australian writer Hist! . . . . . . Hark! The night is very dark, And we’ve to go a mile or so Across the Possum Park. Step . . . . . . light, Keeping … Read more

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The Ant Explorer

by C. J. Dennis (1876-1938) Australian writer Once a little sugar ant made up his mind to roam — To fare away far away, far away from home. He had eaten all his breakfast, and he had his ma’s consent To … Read more

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Weary

by C. J. Dennis (1876-1938) Australian writer Aw, I’m sick o’ the whole darn human race, An’ I’m sick o’ this mundane ball; I’m sick o’ the sight o’ me brother’s face, An’ his works an’ talk an’ all; I’m sick … Read more

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The Triantiwontigongolope

by C. J. Dennis (1876-1938) Australian writer There’s a very funny insect that you do not often spy, And it isn’t quite a spider, and it isn’t quite a fly; It is something like a beetle, and a little like a … Read more

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Toolangi

by C. J. Dennis (1876-1938) Australian writer Toolangi is a rural township 52 kilometres north-east of Melbourne, Victoria. The population at the time C. J. Dennis lived there, was around 130 people. Toolangi is near the Yea River in the … Read more

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C. J. Dennis

( Clarence Michael James Dennis ) 1876 – 1938 Australian writer CLARENCE MICHAEL JAMES DENNIS WAS born on 7 September 1876 in Auburn, South Australia. (He never used his second name, Michael.) He was the son of James Dennis, a retired … Read more

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