Henry Lawson

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

Henry Lawson Poems

181. The Jolly Dead March 3/26/2010
182. The Iron Wedding Rings 1/1/2004
183. The Imported Servant 3/26/2010
184. The Hymn of the Socialists 3/26/2010
185. The Horse and Cart Ferry 3/26/2010
186. The Heart of the Swag 3/26/2010
187. The Heart of Australia 1/1/2004
188. The Grog-an'Grumble Steeplechase 1/1/2004
189. The Green-Hand Rouseabout 3/26/2010
190. The Great Grey Plain 12/31/2002
191. The Good Samaritan 3/26/2010
192. The Good Old Concertina 3/26/2010
193. The God-Forgotten Election 3/26/2010
194. The Glass On The Bar 12/31/2002
195. The Ghost at the Second Bridge 3/26/2010
196. The Ghost 12/31/2002
197. The Gentlemen of Dickens 3/26/2010
198. The Gathering of the Brown-Eyed 3/26/2010
199. The Friends of Fallen Fortunes 3/26/2010
200. The Free-Selector's Daughter 12/31/2002

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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