Daily Archives: July 9, 2015

Poem – A Little Mistake – Henry Lawson 

Tis a yarn I heard of a new-chum ‘trap’  On the edge of the Never-Never,  Where the dead men lie and the black men lie,  And the bushman lies for ever.  ’Twas the custom still with the local blacks  To … Continue reading

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Poem – A Dirge of Joy – Henry Lawson

Oh! this is a joyful dirge, my friends, and this is a hymn of praise;  And this is a clamour of Victory, and a pæan of Ancient Days.  It isn’t a Yelp of the Battlefield; nor a Howl of the … Continue reading

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Poem – A Prouder Man Than You – Henry Lawson

If you fancy that your people came of better stock than mine,  If you hint of higher breeding by a word or by a sign,  If you’re proud because of fortune or the clever things you do —  Then I’ll … Continue reading

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