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Barron Field
Born October 23, 1786, Barron Field married Jane Carncroft in 1816 and became Supreme Court Judge, Sydney, in February 1817. He published the first book of verse in Australia in 1819. Barron Field's Memoirs of Wordsworth. Ed. Geoffrey Little. Sydney: Sydney University Press for the Australian Academy of the Humanities, 1975. PR 5888 .F5 Robarts Library Field, Barron. First Fruits of Australian Poetry. Sydney: for private circulation, 1819. Geographical Memoirs on New South Wales. Ed. Barron Field. London: John Murray, 1825. Fisher Rare Book Library shel 0614 Biographical information Given name: Barron Family name: Field Birth date: 23 October 1786 Death date: 11 April 1846 Nationality: English Family relations father: Henry Field mother: Esther Field wife: Jane Field (from 1816) brother: Francis John Field Language: English Education: Inner Temple: 20 June 1809 Literary period: Romantic Occupations Lawyer Judge Residence: Sydney: 1817 to 1824

little willie
When Willie was a little boy,
No more than five or six,
Right constantly he did annoy... [read poem]
little boy blue
The Little toy dog is covered with dust,
But sturdy and stanch he stands;
And the litt... [read poem]
the kangaroo
---- "mixtumque genus, prolesque biformis."
VIRG. Aen. vi.

Kanagar... [read poem]
the bibliomaniac's prayer
Keep me, I pray, in wisdom's way
That I may truths eternal seek;
I need protecting car... [read poem]
chicago weather
To-day, fair Thisbe, winsome girl!
Strays o'er the meads where daisies blow,
Or, ling'... [read poem]
shuffle-shoon and amber-locks
Shuffle-Shoon and Amber-Locks
Sit together, building blocks;
Shuffle-Shoon is old and ... [read poem]
the dinkey bird
In an ocean, 'way out yonder,
(As all sapient people know)
Is the land of Wonder-Wande... [read poem]
pittypat and tippytoe
All day long they come and go--
Pittypat and Tippytoe;
Footprints up and down the hall... [read poem]
wynken, blynken, and nod
Wynken, Blynken, and Nod one night
Sailed off in a wooden shoe--
Sailed on a river of ... [read poem]
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