Thomas William Heney

(1862 - 1928 / Australia)

Biography of Thomas William Heney

Thomas William. Heney, was born in Sydney, in November, 1862;he eldest son of Thomas W. Heney, The young thomas was educated at Cooma. NSW

Thomas Jnr was to become Editor and part proprietor of `Monaro Mercury'. Some time later he began working with the `Sydney Morning Herald' office,in 1878; followed by the `Daily Telegraph', Sydney, in 1884; and then the `Western Grazier', Wilcannia, in 1886; the `Echo', 1889; finally returning to the `Sydney. Morning . Herald',in 1891,whre he later became Editor of the last-named Journal.

His works include:

`Fortunate Days' (Sydney, 1886).
`In Middle Harbour, and other Verse' (London, 1890).

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Absence

Ah, happy air that, rough or soft,
   May kiss that face and stay;
And happy beams that from above
   May choose to her their way;
And happy flowers that now and then
   Touch lips more sweet than they!

But it were not so blest to be
   Or light or air or rose;

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