boree


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boree

(ˈbɔːriː)
n
(Plants) Austral another name for myall
[from a native Australian language]
Translations
Bourrée
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In 1911 Father Patrick Hartigan ('John O'Brien', author of Around the Boree Log) went upcountry to administer the last rites to a reportedly dying Riley.
Apart from Gsell, the only one I have seen that goes back to "Around the Boree Log" days is Archbishop Duhig's string of anecdotes (starting on page 1 with the housekeeper at his first presbytery who "cooked fish better than anybody I have since known", and continuing with the importance of a good horse in a priest's life and his successes in buying real estate, and an interview with "the then-famous duce").
Previous ELC winners are Gunn Tove Vist, Jackie Meecham and Liv Boree.
John O'Brien in his work Around the Boree Log captured something of the excitement and apprehension felt by staff and students of a small Catholic school when news arrived that the Inspector of Schools was about to pay a visit: 'we're not supposed to know what day it is th' Inspector comes.
Hartigan) from his epic Around the Boree Log which was set in Australia.
Exemplified in the poem from Around the Boree Log -- "We'll all be rooned", said Hanrahan, "before the year is out" -- this amounts to `the conviction that life is bad and getting worse'.
THE BOY FROM BOREE CREEK: THE TIM FISCHER STORY By Peter Rees Sydney: Allen & Unwin, 2001, pages 336 and index.
Sean Og recites some poems from Around the Boree Log as well as A Christmas Childhood, the much loved poem by Patrick Kavanagh.