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).

Poems by Thomas William Heney

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Arthur Clement Hilton was born in 1851 and educated at Marlborough College and St. John's College, Cambridge, where he published in 1872 The Light Green, a collection of verse parodies.

After graduating from Wells Theological College in January 1873, Hilton was ordained deacon on March 1, 1874, became curate of...

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There was the day we swam in a river, a lake, and an ocean.
And the day I quit the job my father got me.
And the day I stood outside a door,
and listened to my girlfriend making love
to someone obviously not me, inside,