Treasure Island

William Gay

(1812 - 1897 / England)

Poems of William Gay

1. A Sonnet of Battle 1/1/2004
2. A Sonnet of Faith 9/6/2012
3. Australia 1894 1/1/2004
4. Australia Infelix 1/1/2004
5. Australian Federation 1/1/2004
6. Dirge 9/6/2012
7. Life From 1835 to 1851 4/21/2010
8. Love's Infinity 9/6/2012
9. Love's Menu: Pommes de Terre Frites 9/6/2012
10. Milford Sound In Winter 9/6/2012
11. No My Friends No! 4/21/2010
12. Primroses 4/21/2010
13. Resurge 9/6/2012
14. Storm 9/6/2012
15. The Crazy World 1/1/2004
16. The Ex Official's Lament 4/21/2010
17. The Singer 9/6/2012
18. The Sorrowful Fate of Bartholomew Jones 9/6/2012
19. The War of the Ghosts 9/6/2012
20. To a Nurse 9/6/2012

Australia Infelix

HOW long, O Lord, shall this, my country, be
A nation of the dead? How long shall they
Who seek their own and live but for the day,
My country hinder from her destiny?
Around me, Lord, I seem again to see
That ancient valley where the dry bones lay,
And ’tis in vain that long I wait and pray
To see them rise to men resolved and free.
Yet sure, O Lord, upon this land of death

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