- AN AUSTRALIAN PARADISE
This poem singing the praises of the diggings appeared in the Argus on 11 July 1853.
- 11 July 1853
- Published Source
- Australian National Dictionary Centre, The Gold Rushes and Australian English: a resource for researchers, teachers and students, Australian National University, 2005, http://www.anu.edu.au/andc/res/aus_words/gold/index.php. Details
- This material is provided by the Australian National Dictionary Centre, a joint project of the Australian National University and Oxford University Press Australia.
TranscriptAN AUSTRALIAN PARADISE
By the "diggers’ heaven" is simply meant,
Nuggets by tons, and the sly-grog tent!
Argus,11 July 1853
Created: 16 October 2006, Last modified: 13 February 2007