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Richard_Ardvark: Nor were these exceptional cases as the entire period was marked by a series of attacks on soft civilian Protestant targets. John Hazlett, Charles Johnston, Thomas Harpur, Hector Hall, and Joanne Mathers were murdered by the IRA or INLA in the few months the hunger strikes lasted

DoinaBadescu: IMPROMPTU: A FLIGHT OF WILD DUCKS - by Charles Harpur...

trovepoetrybot: Another Trove item tagged 'poem'! 12 Dec 1870, 'Poet's Corner. ONWARD. ODE, BY THE LATE CHARLES HARPUR.':

bingcharlesdrew: Did you know that Harpur’s Ferry can arrive in less than 5 minutes? No matter how fast they drive, bystanders will always be the first on the scene. What can you do to help? Attend Charles Drew Minority Pre-Health…

ap215: U.S. Senate Minority Leader Sen. Charles Schumer at the podium during Harpur College's morning commencement ceremony.

NameSearch_: Four thousand lamps of gold and silver light Suspended round the mighty dome, and o'er Those rows of statues at their great height And thence even to the ground, together pour A blaze that might seem reft from Etna's core! -Charles Harpur, On the Easter Illumination of St Peter's

trovepoetrybot: Another Trove item tagged 'poem'! 4 Dec 1857, 'POEMS BY CHARLES HARPUR. BLINDNESS TO MERIT.':

Harpur: I like to read beekeeping history. In my foray into US beekeeping history, I came across mention of Dr. Charles Henry Turner. He demonstrated honey bees have colour vision and can distinguish among patterns. He was a remarkable scientist.

trovepoetrybot: Another Trove item tagged 'poem'! 8 Oct 1860, 'ON reading lines, addressed to an "Echo on the Banks of the Hunter," by Charles Harpur [republished].':

trovepoetrybot: Another Trove item tagged 'poem'! 29 Aug 1846, 'POEMS BY CHARLES HARPUR. XXVI. THE WORLD'S VICTIMS.':

Romenu: Early Summer//’Tis the early summer season, when the skies are clear and blue;/When wide warm fields are glad with corn as green as ever grew,/And upland growths of wattles engolden all the view./

trovepoetrybot: Another Trove item tagged 'poem'! 29 Aug 1846, 'POEMS BY CHARLES HARPUR. XXVI. THE WORLD'S VICTIMS.':

TyQuig: Dr. Turner’s research went uncited by contemporaries such as Karl von Frisch, who’s work came later. Very happy I know of these classic works now, which can be found with a quick google search.

Book_Addict: Happy birthday to Australian poet Charles Harpur (January 23,1813), author of "Thoughts, A Series of Sonnets" (1845) et al.

trovepoetrybot: Another Trove item tagged 'poem'! 2 Dec 1846, 'POEMS BY CHARLES HARPUR. XXXVIII. LINES SUGGESTED BY THE APPEARANCE...

loquacious334: "She loves me! From her own bliss-breathing lips The live confession came, like rich perfume From crimson petals...

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Town Eclogues: Tuesday; St. James's Coffee-House
 by Lady Mary Wortley Montagu

THOU so many favours hast receiv'd,
Wondrous to tell, and hard to be believ'd,
Oh ! H---- D, to my lays attention lend,
Hear how two lovers boastingly contend ;
Like thee successful, such their bloomy youth,
Renown'd alike for gallantry and truth.


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