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Edward George Dyson, or 'Ted' Dyson, was an Australian journalist, poet, playwright and short story writer. He was the elder brother of illustrators Will Dyson (1880–1938) and Ambrose Dyson (1876–1913), with three sisters also of artistic and literary praise. Dyson wrote under several – some say many – nom-de-plumes, including Silas Snell. In his day, the period of Australia's federation, the poet and writer was 'ranked very closely to Australia's greatest short-story writer, Henry Lawson'. With Lawson known as the 'swagman poet', Ogilvie the 'horseman poet', Dyson was the 'mining poet'. Although known as a freelance writer, he was also considered part of The Bulletin writer group.

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The Emu Of Whroo
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Peace, Blessed Peace
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Jam (A Hymn of Hate)
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Peter Simson's Farm
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An Inequitable Impost
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The Fact of the Matter
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Hello, Soldier!
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Wherefore Art Thou Romeo?
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The Crusaders
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To A Politician
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The Prospectors
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In Hospital
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To The Theoretical Selector
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Joey’s Job
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When The Bell Blew Up
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The Fossicker
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The Weeds
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When Beauty Is Bald
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Battered Bob
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Mud
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The Happy Flatite
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The Old Whim Horse
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Australia
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Bashful Gleeson
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The Drovers In Reply
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A Thermometrical Ballade
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Men of Australia
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The Immortal Strain
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Sister Ann
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The Old Camp-Oven
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When Tommy Came Marching Home
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To The Men Of The Mines
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The Living Picture
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The Shanty
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The Common Men
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The Tin-Pot Mill
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Breaking It Gently
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A Friendly Game Of Football
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In Town
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Night Shift
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Billy Khaki
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As The Troops Went Through
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Bricks
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The Single-Handed Team
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Why Spring Fell Flat
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Bullocky Bill
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Cricket Is A Serious Thing 73 ViewsRate it:
The Girl I Left Behind Me
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Unredeemed
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The Letters Of The Dead
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Out Of Khaki
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Ah Ling, The Leper
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The Germ
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Whose Wife
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William And Bill
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Simple Sister Goes To Sydney 62 ViewsRate it:
The Trucker
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Bullets
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Since Nellie Came To Live Along The Creek
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Waiting For Water
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The Moralist
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The Unborn
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The Auction
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Weeping Willie
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Worked-Out Mine
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The Church Bells
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When Brother Peetree Prayed
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Highly Desireable 52 ViewsRate it:
Marshal Neigh, V.C.
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My Typewriter 52 ViewsRate it:
Stop-And-See
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The Happy Gardeners
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The Splitter
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The Young Lieutenant
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A New Girl Up At White’s
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German Joe
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Jonah’s Luck
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Mickey Mollynoo
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Battle Passes
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Cleaning Up
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How Herman Won The Cross
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The Hapless Army
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The Tale Of Steven
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Of the True Endeavour
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Repaired
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Quits 38 ViewsRate it:
The One At Home
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The Deserted Homestead
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A Poor Joke
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The Rescue
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BillJim
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In The Benevolent
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