Henry Lawson

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

Henry Lawson Poems

461. Australian Engineers 1/1/2004
462. Australian Bards And Bush Reviewers 12/31/2002
463. At the Tug-0-War 3/26/2010
464. At The Beating Of A Drum 1/1/2004
465. As it was in the Beginning 3/26/2010
466. As Ireland Wore the Green 3/26/2010
467. As Good as New 3/26/2010
468. As far as your Rifles Cover 1/1/2004
469. Antony Villa 3/26/2010
470. Andy's Return 3/26/2010
471. Andy's Gone With Cattle 12/31/2002
472. And What Have You To Say? 3/26/2010
473. And the Bairns Will Come 3/26/2010
474. An Australian Advertisement 3/26/2010
475. All Ashore! 3/26/2010
476. After All 12/31/2002
477. Advertisement for Hean’s Essence 3/26/2010
478. Above Lavender Bay 3/26/2010
479. Above Eurunderee 1/1/2004
480. Above Crow's Nest [Sydney] 3/26/2010

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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