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Adam Lindsay Gordon and his friends in England and Australia

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Published by Constable & Company Ltd. in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Gordon, Adam Lindsay, 1833-1870

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Edith Humphris and Douglas Sladen, with sixteen sketches by Gordon and numerous other illustrations.
    ContributionsSladen, Douglas Brooke Wheelton, 1856-1947.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPR4725.G3 Z7
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxxxii, 464 p.
    Number of Pages464
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23267756M
    LC Control Number13000908
    OCLC/WorldCa4401185

    Poems, by Adam Lindsay Gordon Part 3 out of 6. homepage; Index of Poems, by Adam Lindsay Gordon; Previous part (2) Next part (4) "`Count', `Steeltrap', and `Challenger' ought to 3/6. Gordon, Adam Lindsay, –70, Australian poet, b. the Azores. In he went to South Australia, where he joined the mounted police and later became famous as a steeplechase rider and horse owner. Sladen, Douglas Brooke Wheelton Adam Lindsay Gordon and his friends in England and Australia by Edith Humphris Australian Political science Politics and government Sladen, Douglas Brooke Wheelton, Songs, English Sudan Travel Tunisia--Carthage (Extinct city).


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Adam Lindsay Gordon, (born OctoFaial, Azores, Portugal—died JBrighton, Victoria, Australia), one of the first poets to write in a distinctly Australian idiom. The son of a retired military officer, Gordon was so wild as a youth that his father sent him from England to South Australia, where he became a horsebreaker and gained a reputation as a fine steeplechase.

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Free shipping for many products. Excessively rare pair and important pair of autograph poems (one signed), discovered folded within what appears to be a very rough first edition of Gordon's biography: "Adam Lindsay Gordon and His Friends in England and Australia" by Edith Humphries and Douglas Sladen (London: Constable & Co.), pp.

8vo. in green cloth with gilt. Adam Lindsay Gordon. GORDON, Adam Lindsay () Gordon was born at Fayal in the Azores on 19 October His father, Captain Adam Durnford Gordon, had married his first cousin, Harriet Gordon, and both were descended from Adam of Gordon of the ballad, and were connected with other distinguished men of the intervening years.

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Adam Lindsay Gordon (Gordon, Adam Lindsay, ) Online books about this author are available, as is a Wikipedia article. Gordon, Adam Lindsay,illust.: Adam Lindsay Gordon, and His Friends in England and Australia (London: Constable and Co., ), by Edith Humphris and Douglas Brooke Wheelton Sladen.

multiple formats at. Adam Lindsay Gordon poems, quotations and biography on Adam Lindsay Gordon poet page. Read all poems of Adam Lindsay Gordon and infos about Adam Lindsay Gordon. Gordon was born at Fayal in the Azores, son Adam Lindsay Gordon and his friends in England and Australia book Captain Adam Durnford Gordon who had married his first cousin, Harriet Gordon, both of whom were descended from Adam of Gordon of the ballad.

The statue commemorates the poet, Adam Lindsay Gordon. The statue was erected by public subscription, and combines his love of poetry (book in left hand and pencil in right) with his greater fame (he wears riding boots, breeches and shirt rolled up and under the seat is a saddle and stirrups).

Gordon won the Hunt Club Cup, the Metropolitan Steeplechase and the Selling Steeplechase at. Adam Lindsay Gordon and his friends in England and Australia By Edith Humphris and Douglas Sladen "The Shop" The story of the Royal Military Academy. The Gentleman Cadet His Career and Adventures at the Royal Military Academy Woolwich Author: A.W.

Drayson. Poems by Adam Lindsay Gordon. The time line of the life of Adam Lindsay Gordon GORDON'S. Book - Adam Lindsay Gordon and His Friends in England and Australia- Edith Humphris and Douglas Sladen- London- Constable and Company jpg From the Collection of Adam Lindsay Gordon Commemorative Committee.

Adam Lindsay Gordon, by descent a Scottish laird, was born on Portuguese soil at Fayal in the Azores on 19 October In the family returned to England. His parents were Adam Durnham Gordon and Harriet Gordon. They would have liked to see their only son follow a military career.

Adam Lindsay Gordon shot himself on June 24th He was 37 years old. His statue stands in Gordon Square – Melbourne He is the only Australian Poet to have a bust in Poet’s corner in Westminster Abbey In the Royal Grammar School of Worcester U.K.

named a new building after Gordon. It was years since he had attended the school. Adam Lindsay Gordon's biography and life was born at Fayal in the Azores, son of Captain Adam Durnford Gordon who had married his first cousin, Harriet Gordon, both of whom were descended from Adam of Gor.

3 quotes from Adam Lindsay Gordon: 'Life is mostly froth and bubble, Two things stand like stone. Kindness in another's trouble, Courage in your own.', 'Question not, but live and labour Till yon goal be won, Helping every feeble neighbour, Seeking help from none; Life is mostly froth and bubble, Two things stand like stone, Kindness in another's trouble, Courage in your own.', and 'So the.

Adam Lindsay Gordon (), poet and horseman, was born on 19 October at Fayal, Azores, the only son of Adam Durnford Gordon, a retired captain of the Bengal cavalry and teacher of Hindustani, and his wife Harriet Gordon, who were cousins.

His parents were in comfortable circumstances, his mother having inherited £20, The Life's Romance of Adam Lindsay Gordon is a Australian feature-length film directed by W. Lincoln, based on the life of poet Adam Lindsay Gordon.

Unlike many Australian silent movies, part of the film survives today. According to Lincoln's obituary in The Bulletin it was one of Lincoln's best ed by: W.

Lincoln. Adam Lindsay Gordon and His Friends in England and Australia (Classic Reprint) Average rating: 0 out of 5 stars, based on 0 reviews Write a review Edith Humphris. Adam Lindsay Gordon and his friends in England and Australia, Humphris, Edith.

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Used items may not include supplementary materials such as CDs or access. The obelisk records that poet Adam Lindsay Gordon lived in the area and jumped a fence and landed on a narrow ledge for a bet. In Gordon settled in South Australia, in the Mount Gambier district and took a position with the South Australian Police force.

He quickly gained a reputation as a sportsman, a boxer and an excellent, though often reckless horseman. Commemorating Adam Lindsay Gordon in Brighton The poet Adam Lindsay Gordon enjoyed a certain cult status from his death. by suicide, inuntil the mid 20th century.

Until Henry Lawson’s death, inthe extensive number of monuments and memorials to Gordon was without precedent in Australian literary history. A dashing figure. Adam Lindsay Gordon, State Library of South Australia, An exceedingly painful feeling was created yesterday morning in Melbourne, particularly among literary and sporting circles, by a report that Mr.

[Adam Lindsay] Gordon, the well-known poet and gentleman steeplechase rider, had committed suicide by shooting himself in the scrub. Australian Poetry Library. Adam Lindsay Gordon was an Australian poet, jockey and politician, born in the Azores.

The son of an English army captain, Gordon went to school in Cheltenham, before leaving for Australia shortly before his 20th birthday.

A dreamy athlete, Gordon preferred horse riding and quoting lengthy reams of /5(4). "Gordon, Adam Lindsay," in Dictionary of National Biography, London: Smith, Elder, & Co., (–) in 63 vols. Works by this author published before January 1, are in the public domain worldwide because the author died at least years ago.

The Online Books Page. Online Books by. Douglas Brooke Wheelton Sladen (Sladen, Douglas Brooke Wheelton, ) A Wikipedia article about this author is available. Sladen, Douglas Brooke Wheelton, Adam Lindsay Gordon, and His Friends in England and Australia (London: Constable and Co., ), also by Edith Humphris, illust.

by Adam Lindsay Gordon. Adam Lindsay Gordon and his friends in England and Australia / by Edith Humphris and Douglas Sladen; Adam Lindsay Gordon / Robert W.

Bell; Adam Lindsay Gordon: the man and the myth / by Geoffrey Hutton; Adam Lindsay Gordon: the man and the myth / by Geoffrey Hutton; Bush ballads and galloping rhymes: poetical works of Adam Lindsay Gordon. Sir Frank Madden confirmed that poem’s immediate impact in Edith Humphris and Douglas Sladen’s Adam Lindsay Gordon and his Friends in England and Australia (): “Within a few days every sporting man in Melbourne knew it by heart.

We were all horsemen then, and looked upon steeplechasing as the acme of the sport.”. AIMS OF THE ADAM LINDSAY GORDON COMMEMORATIVE COMMITTEE INC.: Facilitate events around Australia on the anniversary of Adam Lindsay Gordon’s death.

- Collate material on Adam Lindsay Gordon's life and works and make it available to researchers and admirers alike. - Undertake projects to perpetuate the memory of Adam Lindsay Gordon. Browse books written by early Australian authors and poets. Read about early life in Australia, the observations, the explorers, the convicts and settlers, the bushrangers, and Australian's at war.

Australian Literature Australian Poetry Australia at War Bushrangers History Explorers. Poems by Adam Lindsay Gordon [British-born Australian Steeple-Chase Rider and Poet -- ] [Note on text: Italicized stanzas will be indented 5 spaces. Italicized words or phrases will be capitalized.

Lines longer than 75 characters have been broken according to metre, and the continuation is indented two spaces. Also. Adam Lindsay Gordon’s life was mostly “froth and bubble” as he dissipated a large inheritance from his mother on frivolous living. His first love was horses, both in breaking them and in riding them, interests that are strongly represented in his poetry.

As a horseman he received much recognition throughout the fledgling Australian colonies. Adam Lindsay Gordon was a poet and politician – and good looking, as they say. His bust sits outside the cottage with a verse of his inscribed in gold below; "Question not but live and labour Till yon goal be won Helping every feeble neighbour Seeking help from none".

Adam Lindsay Gordon () was a poet and horseman. Well-educated, from a relatively well-to-do family, he learned to ride as a boy in England and secured a position in the South Australian Mounted Police in After a couple of years at Penola he resigned, citing his intent to become a drover, but instead he took up horsebreaking.

In he received his inheritance; the legacy. Finis Exoptatus by Adam Lindsay Gordon. Murdoch, Walter, comp. The Oxford Book of Australasian Verse.

Gordon, Adam Lindsay, the favourite Australian poet, was the son of Captain Adam Gordon, and was born in at Fayal, in the Azores.

He was educated at Cheltenham College, where his father was for some time Professor of Hindustani, and after passing on to another school was for a time at Woolwich, and, it is stated, kept some terms at Merton College, Oxford.his Book with Edith Humphris- Adam Lindsay Gordon and his Friends in England and Australia.

(Border Watch Mount Gambier, SA 5 June Page 2) June A special evening has been arranged in Melbourne by the Australian Literature Society for the anniversary of Adam Lindsay Gordon.Adam Lindsay Gordon was born on Oct.

19, at Fayal in the Azores and died on the 24th of June at New Brighton, Australia. He was educated in England at Cheltenham College, the Royal Military Academy, Woolwich and the Royal Worcester Grammar School.