y Songs of the Plains selected work   poetry  
Issue Details: First known date: 1934 1934
AustLit is a subscription service. The content and services available here are limited because you have not been recognised as a subscriber. Find out how to gain full access to AustLit

Notes

  • Dedication: To Ena Rice

Contents

* Contents derived from the Sydney, New South Wales,: Macquarie Head Press , 1934 version. Please note that other versions/publications may contain different contents. See the Publication Details.
Proemi"If you are chilled and blue at fortune's frown,", J. Le Gay Brereton , 1934 single work poetry (p. 7)
Introductioni"'Tis not for critics' praise I sue", Francis Humphris Brown , 1934 single work poetry (p. 11-12)
Gundabooka's Cupi"Forsooth, what hair-brained prodigy", Francis Humphris Brown , 1934 single work poetry (p. 14-21)
The Pride of M'Taguei"There is no pride like an old man's pride,", Francis Humphris Brown , 1934 single work poetry (p. 21-23)
Scotty's 'Wild Stuff Stew'i"The cause of all the trouble", Francis Humphris Brown , 1934 single work poetry (p. 23-26)
The Droughty Westi"'There is no such thing as a sign for rain,'", Francis Humphris Brown , 1934 single work poetry (p. 26-27)
To Dreamsi"O prodigy of dreams, how camest thou", Francis Humphris Brown , 1934 single work poetry (p. 28-29)
The Great Go-Gator Fighti"M'Gregor, though a boxing fan", Francis Humphris Brown , 1934 single work poetry (p. 30-34)
The Last of the Darling Dreadnoughtsi"Her journeying done, 'neath a sheltering gum,", F. H. Browne , 1934 single work poetry (p. 35-36)
For a Faithful Friendi"Ancient, you reckon? No, no, my friend,", Francis Humphris Brown , 1934 single work poetry (p. 36-37)
In Idyll of Box-Tree Plaini"Said Bill, as he watched the whirlies lift", El Dorado , 1925 single work poetry (p. 38)
A Western Summer Songi"Summer is coming and so are the flies,", Francis Humphris Brown , 1934 single work poetry (p. 39)
A Prayer for Raini"The Drought King, spoiler of the land,", Francis Humphris Brown , 1934 single work poetry (p. 40-41)
Sagacityi"Don't brag no more about them tripe-hound stunts", Francis Humphris Brown , 1934 single work poetry (p. 42-43)
The Proxy Cooki"Now this is the rhyme of the proxy cook,", Francis Humphris Brown , 1934 single work poetry (p. 43-46)
The Happy Bagmani"It is seldom indeed that I've carried a swag", Francis Humphris Brown , 1934 single work poetry (p. 46-48)
The Microbe Engineeri"Yes, mates, I've bumped some characters", Francis Humphris Brown , 1934 single work poetry (p. 48-51)
Miss Callaghan Tries to Teach Art at Louthi"It was all in good faith that Miss Callaghan tried,", Francis Humphris Brown , 1934 single work poetry (p. 51-52)
The Pommy's Retorti"If ever a Lizzie was hopelessly bogged,", Francis Humphris Brown , 1934 single work poetry (p. 53-54)
The Christ Blokei"'Well, I'll have to hump it,'", Francis Humphris Brown , 1934 single work poetry (p. 55-58)

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

Works about this Work

Rhymer of the Rivers Will Lawson , 1955 single work biography
— Appears in: The Bulletin , 12 January vol. 76 no. 3909 1955; (p. 25)
Rhymer of the Rivers Will Lawson , 1955 single work biography
— Appears in: The Bulletin , 12 January vol. 76 no. 3909 1955; (p. 25)
Last amended 28 Jan 2009 11:14:19
Subjects:
  • Australian Outback, Central Australia,
Settings:
  • Bourke, Bourke - Brewarrina area, Far West NSW, New South Wales,
Newspapers:
    Powered by Trove
    X