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Sir Henry Parkes

(1815 - 1896 / Australia)

Poems of Sir Henry Parkes

1. Fatherland 1/1/2004
2. Four Score 1/1/2004
3. Solitude 4/14/2010
4. Sonnet 4/14/2010
5. Stanzas 4/14/2010
6. The Beauteous Terrorist 4/14/2010
7. The Buried Chief 1/4/2003
8. Weary 1/1/2004

The Buried Chief

(November 6th, 1886)

With speechless lips and solemn tread
   They brought the Lawyer-Statesman home:
They laid him with the gather'd dead,
   Where rich and poor like brothers come.

How bravely did the stripling climb,
   From step to step the rugged hill:

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