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Election Songs : No. 1 : The Government-Man at Fault, or, Three Cheers for Dr. Osborne single work   poetry   "From Sydney, the gay, at peep of day"
Issue Details: First known date: 1843... 1843 Election Songs : No. 1 : The Government-Man at Fault, or, Three Cheers for Dr. Osborne
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'On his refusal to vote for Roger Therry' (Webby)

Notes

  • At head of poem:

    Constable. Who are you, pray?

    Traveller. I am Government-man to Sir George Gipps.

    Constable. Where are you going?

    Traveller. I am going to Illawarra to ketch votes for master.

    Constable. Pass on; but mind ye, fellow, your pass is only to fourteen days.

    Traveller. Aye, aye, Sir. Police Report.

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