Patrick Edward Quinn

(1862-1926 / Australia)

Patrick Edward Quinn
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Patrick Edward Quinn (Brother of Roderic Joseph Quinn) was born in Sydney New South Wales, Australia on 17th March 1862. His parents has emigrated from Ireland and settled in Sydney.

Patrick was educated at various Sydney schools.After School he worked as a Journalist. He later became a Member of N.S.W. Legislative Assembly a position he maintained for six years. more »

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A Girls' Grave

What story is here of broken love,
What idyllic sad romance,
What arrow fretted the silken dove
That met with such grim mischance?

I picture you, sleeper of long ago,
When you trifled and danced and smiled,
All golden laughter and beauty's glow
In a girl life sweet and wild.

Hair with the red gold's luring tinge,
Fine as the finest silk,
Violet eyes with a golden fringe
And cheeks of roses and milk.

Something of this you must have been,
Something gentle and sweet,
To have broken your heart at seventeen
And ...

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