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Thomas William Heney

(1862 - 1928 / Australia)

Biography of Thomas William Heney

Thomas William. Heney, was born in Sydney, in November, 1862;he eldest son of Thomas W. Heney, The young thomas was educated at Cooma. NSW

Thomas Jnr was to become Editor and part proprietor of `Monaro Mercury'. Some time later he began working with the `Sydney Morning Herald' office,in 1878; followed by the `Daily Telegraph', Sydney, in 1884; and then the `Western Grazier', Wilcannia, in 1886; the `Echo', 1889; finally returning to the `Sydney. Morning . Herald',in 1891,whre he later became Editor of the last-named Journal.

His works include:

`Fortunate Days' (Sydney, 1886).
`In Middle Harbour, and other Verse' (London, 1890).

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A Riverina Road

Now while so many turn with love and longing
   To wan lands lying in the grey North Sea,
To thee we turn, hearts, mem'ries, all belonging,
   Dear land of ours, to thee.

West, ever west, with the strong sunshine marching
   Beyond the mountains, far from this soft coast,
Until we almost see the great plains arching,
   In endless mirage lost.

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