- Author:John Farrell
- Publisher:Kessinger Publishing, LLC (October 15, 2009)
- Pages:194 pages
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My Sundowner, and other Poems' (Sydney, 1904). How He Died, and other Poems' (Sydney, 1905). Australia To England. What opiate sealed thine eyes while all the others Grew tired and faint in East and West and North ; Why did'st thou dream until thy joyful brothers Found where thou wast, and led thee smiling forth?- Why did'st thou mask the happy face thou wearest? Why wert thou veiled from all the eager eyes?
John Farrell, an Argentinean-born Australian poet, journalist, gold digger and brewer, was born on the . The narrative drive and colloquial style he wrote in, though, did impact on other poets including A. B. Paterson and Henry Lawson.
John Farrell, an Argentinean-born Australian poet, journalist, gold digger and brewer, was born on the 18th December 1851 in Buenos Aires, to a chemist who had emigrated with his wife from Dublin four years earlier. Within a year the family were on the move again, this time heading for Victoria where Mr Farrell tried his hand at prospecting for gold, and then farming. He was a devoted family man, having married Elizabeth Watts in 1876. They had seven children together.
John Farrell (18 December 1851 – 8 January 1904) was an Australian poet and journalist. Farrell was born in Buenos Aires, Argentina, third son of Andrew Farrell, a chemist, and his wife Mary née Parley. His parents left Dublin, Ireland in 1847 and settled in Buenos Aires. Towards the end of 1852 Andrew Farrell went to Victoria (Australia), with his wife, and children, and engaged first in gold-digging, and then in carrying, before settling down as a farmer
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John Farrell was at first educated by his parents and then at a private school. His mother died before he was 12 years old, and thereafter he had little formal education although his father encouraged his taste for reading. The boy worked on farms, and when he was 19 obtained a position in a brewery at Bendigo. This was re-issued in 1905 as How He Died and other Poems. The contents differ considerably from those of the 1887 volume with the same name. Farrell as a poet was a precursor of the Bulletin school of the nineties.
John Farrell (December 18, 1851-1904) was an Australian poet. Farrell was born in 1851 in Buenos Aires, Argentina, the son of Andrew and Mary Farrell, immigrants from Ireland. The Farrells moved to Victoria, Australia, the following year, and John Farrell grew up on a farm in the district of Loddon. He received little formal schooling, but was an avid reader.
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John Farrell was born in Buenos Aires, Argentina, on 18 December 1851. My Sundowner and other poems Sydney Angus and Robertson 1904. He was the son of Andrew Farrell, a chemist, and his wife Mary; the Farrells had moved to Argentina from Dublin about the late 1840s. In 1852, lured by the gold rushes, the family moved to Victoria, where after an unsuccessful stint on the goldfields, they settled on a farm in the Loddon district. Although he received little formal schooling, John Farrell read avidly in his youth and was an active participant in local cultural life.