y Australian Bush Songs and Ballads anthology   poetry  
Issue Details: First known date: 1944 1944
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Notes

  • Dedication: 'To Jack Moses, author of 'Nine Miles from Gundagai', who is the oldest bush poet and philosopher in Australia, 84 years of age, and still in active business and literary work'.

Contents

* Contents derived from the Sydney, New South Wales,: Frank Johnson , 1944 version. Please note that other versions/publications may contain different contents. See the Publication Details.
A Song of Lighti"There have plenty songs been written,", John Barr , 1904 single work poetry (p. 11)
The Sentryi"I'll be back some time in Australia, Sally", John Barr , 1944 single work poetry war literature (p. 11-12)
Jim's Whipi"Yes! there it hangs upon the wall", Barcroft Boake , 1892 single work poetry (p. 12-13)
Note: With first line: 'There it hangs upon the wall,'
Ike Has Settled Downi"He freighted stores from Eden and carried outward trade", E. J. Brady , 1944 single work poetry (p. 13-15)
Short-Cut Charliei"In those arid Western spaces where complaining camels bear", E. J. Brady , 1944 single work poetry (p. 15-16)
The Fox on the Hilli"The sign of the 'Fox' was on Prospect Hill", E. J. Brady , 1944 single work poetry (p. 16-18)
Buffalo Creeki"A timid child with heart oppressed", J. Le Gay Brereton , 1913-1918 single work poetry (p. 18-19)
Note: With first line: 'A timid child by heart oppressed'
Billy's Swagi"It was just before the diggers made a rush for Lie-an'-Rot,", J. Le Gay Brereton , 1944 single work poetry (p. 19-20)
When Uncle Breaks the Colti"We are busy gettin' saplin's and we're mendin' up the yard;", Chiniquy , 1944 single work poetry (p. 20-21)
A-Rovingi"When the sap runs up the tree,", Victor J. Daley , 1892 single work poetry Verselets : 3 : A Song of Roving A Song of Roving (p. 21-22)
The Woods of Dandenongi"High, clear and high, the soaring skylark sings", Victor J. Daley , 1899 single work poetry A1! (p. 22)
Daydreamersi"The possum lies curled", Norma L. Davis , 1941 single work poetry (p. 23)
Bush Pageanti"There was a witchery that never waned,", Norma L. Davis , 1942 single work poetry (p. 24-25)
Wild Swansi"We are the wild swans, aeons old:", Norma L. Davis , 1944 single work poetry (p. 25-26)
The Horses of the Windi"When the horse is bestridden no longer,", Dulcie Deamer , 1931 single work poetry (p. 26-27)
The Women of the Westi"They left the vine-wreathed cottage and the mansion on the hill,", George Essex Evans , 1901 single work poetry (p. 27-28)
Where the Pelican Buildsi"The horses were ready, the rails were down,", Mary Hannay Foott , 1881 single work poetry Where the Pelican Builds Her Nest (p. 28-29)
A Dedicationi"They are rhymes rudely strung with intent less", Adam Lindsay Gordon , 1870-1897 single work poetry (p. 29-30)
Note: With first line: 'There are rhymes rudely strung with intent less,
The Sick Stockrideri"Hold hard, Ned! lift me down once more, and lay me in the shade,", Adam Lindsay Gordon , 1869 single work poetry The Sick Stock-Rider (p. 30-33)
My Mate Billi"That's his saddle across the tie-beam, an' them's his spurs up there", Ironbark , 1893 single work poetry (p. 33-34)
Note: Published acknowledging G. Herbert Gibson as author. First line: 'That's his saddle across the tie-beam and them's his spurs up there,'

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