Henry Lawson

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

Poems of Henry Lawson

461. To Roumania 3/27/2010
462. To Show What a Man Can Do 3/27/2010
463. To The Irish Delegates 3/27/2010
464. To Tom Bracken 3/27/2010
465. To Victor Daley 3/27/2010
466. To-Morrow 3/27/2010
467. Trooper Campbell 12/31/2002
468. Trouble on the Selection 3/27/2010
469. Uncle Harry 1/1/2004
470. Untitled 3/29/2010
471. Unwritten Books 3/27/2010
472. Up The Country 12/31/2002
473. Victor 3/27/2010
474. Victory 1/1/2004
475. Waratah and Wattle 1/1/2004
476. Watching The Crows 3/27/2010
477. What Have We All Forgotten? 3/27/2010
478. When Hopes Ran High 3/27/2010
479. When I Was King 3/27/2010
480. When The `Army' Prays For Watty 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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