Henry Lawson

(17 June 1867 – 2 September 1922 / Grenfell, New South Wales)

Poems of Henry Lawson

181. Only A Sod 3/29/2010
182. Otherside 3/29/2010
183. Our Mistress and Our Queen 3/29/2010
184. Out Back 12/31/2002
185. Out on the Roofs of Hell 3/26/2010
186. Outback 1/1/2004
187. Outside 3/26/2010
188. Outside 3/29/2010
189. Over the Ranges and Into the West 3/26/2010
190. Past Carin' 12/31/2002
191. Peddling Round the World 3/26/2010
192. Peter Anderson And Co. 12/31/2002
193. Pigeon Toes 3/26/2010
194. Possum A Lay of New Chumland 3/29/2010
195. Poverty 3/26/2010
196. Queen Hilda of Virland 1/1/2004
197. Rain in the Mountains 3/29/2010
198. Reedy River 1/1/2004
199. Rejected 3/26/2010
200. Republican Pioneers 1/1/2004

At The Beating Of A Drum

Fear ye not the stormy future, for the Battle Hymn is strong,
And the armies of Australia shall not march without a song;
The glorious words and music of Australia's song shall come
When her true hearts rush together at the beating of a drum.

We may not be there to hear it – 'twill be written in the night,
And Australia's foes shall fear it in the hour before the fight.
The glorious words and music from a lonely heart shall come
When our sons shall rush to danger at the beating o

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