Treasure Island

Joseph Furphy

(1843 - 1912 / Australia)

Poems of Joseph Furphy

1. A Christmas Greeting To K.B. 4/20/2010
2. A Christmas Hymn 4/20/2010
3. A Psalm Of Councel 4/20/2010
4. A Psalm Of Fortitude 4/20/2010
5. A Psalm Of Patience 4/20/2010
6. A Psalm Of Resignation 4/20/2010
7. A Psalm Of Subjection 4/20/2010
8. A S.S.T.'s Lament 4/20/2010
9. Are you the Cove? 1/1/2004
10. Autograph Verses 4/20/2010
11. Birthday Lines For K.B. 4/20/2010
12. Brahm 4/20/2010
13. Breaking The News 4/20/2010
14. Elegy Of Lincoln 4/20/2010
15. Finis. Time. 4/20/2010
16. Glory To God; To Men Good Will! 4/20/2010
17. Impromptu Lines 4/20/2010
18. In Memoriam 4/20/2010
19. Lines For Lizer-Jane's Album. 4/20/2010
20. The Bullfrog Bell 4/20/2010

A Psalm Of Fortitude

Are you, like me, a peevish brat,
With feelings extra-fine?
Are you disposed to whip the cat
When misadventure lays your flat?
Then paste this memo in your hat —
A Man Should Never Whine.

The axiom is no safeguard rare,
Nor talisman divine;

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