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Henry Lawson

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

Poems of Henry Lawson

21. A Word to Texas Jack 3/26/2010
22. Above Crow's Nest [Sydney] 3/26/2010
23. Above Eurunderee 1/1/2004
24. Above Lavender Bay 3/26/2010
25. Advertisement for Hean’s Essence 3/26/2010
26. After All 12/31/2002
27. All Ashore! 3/26/2010
28. An Australian Advertisement 3/26/2010
29. And the Bairns Will Come 3/26/2010
30. And What Have You To Say? 3/26/2010
31. Andy's Gone With Cattle 12/31/2002
32. Andy's Return 3/26/2010
33. Antony Villa 3/26/2010
34. As far as your Rifles Cover 1/1/2004
35. As Good as New 3/26/2010
36. As Ireland Wore the Green 3/26/2010
37. As it was in the Beginning 3/26/2010
38. At The Beating Of A Drum 1/1/2004
39. At the Tug-0-War 3/26/2010
40. Australian Bards And Bush Reviewers 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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