Henry Lawson

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

Henry Lawson Poems

481. A Word to Texas Jack 3/26/2010
482. A Word from the Bards 3/26/2010
483. A Voice from the City 3/26/2010
484. A Study in the 'Nood' 3/26/2010
485. A Song of the Republic 1/1/2004
486. A Song of Brave Men 1/1/2004
487. A Slight Misunderstanding at the Jasper Gate 3/26/2010
488. A Prouder Man Than You 12/31/2002
489. A New John Bull 3/26/2010
490. A Mixed Battle Song 3/26/2010
491. A May Night on the Mountains 3/26/2010
492. A Mate can do no Wrong 3/26/2010
493. A Little Mistake 3/26/2010
494. A Fantasy of War 3/26/2010
495. A Dirge of Joy 3/26/2010
496. A Derry on a Cove 3/26/2010
497. A Dan Yell 3/26/2010
498. A Bush Girl 3/26/2010
499. A Backward Glance 3/26/2010
500. 39 3/29/2010

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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