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The Poems of Henry Kendall With Biographical Note by Bertram Stevens   By: (1839-1882)

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by Henry Kendall

[Native born Australian Poet 1841 1882.]

[Note on text: Lines longer than 78 characters have been broken according to metre, and the continuation is indented two spaces. A few obvious errors have been corrected.]

This edition of Kendall contains: (i) The poems included in the three volumes published during the author's lifetime; (ii) Those not reprinted by Kendall, but included in the collected editions of 1886, 1890 and 1903; (iii) Early pieces not hitherto reprinted; (iv) Poems, now first printed, from the Kendall MSS. in the Mitchell Library, the use of which has been kindly permitted by the Trustees. Certain topical skits and other pieces of no value have been omitted.

With biographical note by Bertram Stevens


Poems and Songs

The Muse of Australia Mountains Kiama Etheline Aileen Kooroora Fainting by the Way Song of the Cattle Hunters Footfalls God Help Our Men at Sea Sitting by the Fire Bellambi's Maid The Curlew Song The Ballad of Tanna The Rain Comes Sobbing to the Door Urara Evening Hymn Stanzas The Wail in the Native Oak Harps We Love Waiting and Wishing The Wild Kangaroo Clari Wollongong Ella with the Shining Hair The Barcoo Bells Beyond the Forest Ulmarra The Maid of Gerringong Watching The Opossum Hunters In the Depths of a Forest To Charles Harpur The River and the Hill The Fate of the Explorers Lurline Under the Figtree Drowned at Sea Morning in the Bush The Girl I Left Behind Me Amongst the Roses Sunset Doubting Geraldine Achan

Leaves from Australian Forests

Dedication Prefatory Sonnets The Hut by the Black Swamp September in Australia Ghost Glen Daphne The Warrigal Euroclydon Araluen At Euroma Illa Creek Moss on a Wall Campaspe On a Cattle Track To Damascus Bell Birds A Death in the Bush A Spanish Love Song The Last of His Tribe Arakoon The Voyage of Telegonus Sitting by the Fire Cleone Charles Harpur Coogee Ogyges By the Sea King Saul at Gilboa In the Valley Twelve Sonnets A Mountain Spring Laura By a River Attila A Reward To The Stanza of Childe Harold A Living Poet Dante and Virgil Rest After Parting Alfred Tennyson Sutherland's Grave Syrinx On the Paroo Faith in God Mountain Moss The Glen of Arrawatta Euterpe Ellen Ray At Dusk Safi Daniel Henry Deniehy Merope After the Hunt Rose Lorraine

Songs from the Mountains

To a Mountain Mary Rivers Kingsborough Beyond Kerguelen Black Lizzie Hy Brasil Jim the Splitter Mooni Pytheas Bill the Bullock Driver Cooranbean When Underneath the Brown Dead Grass The Voice in the Wild Oak Billy Vickers Persia Lilith Bob Peter the Piccaninny Narrara Creek In Memory of John Fairfax Araluen The Sydney International Exhibition Christmas Creek Orara The Curse of Mother Flood On a Spanish Cathedral Rover The Melbourne International Exhibition By the Cliffs of the Sea Galatea Black Kate A Hyde Park Larrikin Names Upon a Stone Leichhardt After Many Years

Early Poems, 1859 70

The Merchant Ship Oh, Tell Me, Ye Breezes The Far Future Silent Tears Extempore Lines The Old Year Tanna The Earth Laments for Day The Late W. V. Wild, Esq. Astarte Australian War Song The Ivy on the Wall The Australian Emigrant To My Brother, Basil E... Continue reading book >>

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