Henry Lawson

Grenfell, New South Wales
Henry Lawson
Grenfell, New South Wales
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At The Beating Of A Drum

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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 of the drum.
He shall be unknown who writes it; he shall soon forgotten be,
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COMMENTS
Tahir Baban 07 March 2006
Good words sounds from a hero, well balanced and full of music
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