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James Brunton Stephens

(17 June 1835 – 29 June 1902 / Borrowstounness, on the Firth of Forth, Scotland;)

Poems of James Brunton Stephens

1. “Big Ben” 3/3/2010
2. A Brisbane Reverie 3/3/2010
3. A Coin of Trajan in Australia 3/3/2010
4. A Historical Problem 3/3/2010
5. A Lost Chance 3/3/2010
6. A Piccaninny 3/3/2010
7. A Son of the Soil 3/3/2010
8. A Visit from Abroad 4/16/2010
9. Adelaide Ironside 3/3/2010
10. Australian Anthem 3/3/2010
11. Born Before his Time 3/3/2010
12. Brunton Stephens 3/3/2010
13. Cape Byron 3/3/2010
14. Check 4/16/2010
15. Day 1/4/2003
16. Drought and Doctrine 3/3/2010
17. For My Sake 3/3/2010
18. From an Upper Verandah 3/3/2010
19. Had I But Known 3/3/2010
20. Hate 5/6/2011

Night

Hark how the tremulous night-wind is passing in joy-laden sighs;
Soft through my window it comes, like the fanning of pinions angelic,
   Whispering to cease from myself, and look out on the infinite skies.

Out on the orb-studded night, and the crescent effulgence of Dian;
   Out on the far-gleaming star-dust that marks where the angels have trod;
Out on the gem-pointed Cross, and the glittering pomp of Orion,
   Flaming in measureless a

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