Out Back single work   poetry   "The old year went, and the new returned, in the withering weeks of drought,"
  • Author: Henry Lawson http://www.poetrylibrary.edu.au/poets/lawson-henry
Issue Details: First known date: 1893... 1893 Out Back
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  • In the version that appeared in The Bulletin (1893) and The Worker (1894), the third line in verse three reads : '(Ah, men of town! you have songs of woe to tell of the rights you lack,'. This line appears in the later versions as : 'The poor of the city have friends in woe, no matter how much they lack,'

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  • Bush,
  • Australian Outback, Central Australia,
  • 1890s
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