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Men! Be Workers! single work   poetry   "Men of Queensland! up, be doing!"
Issue Details: First known date: 1867... 1867 Men! Be Workers!
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  • A response to the financial crisis which gripped Queensland following the 1866 collapse of the Agra & Masterman's Bank.
  • The Queenslander indicates that William Brookes (q.v.) read this poem during an address which he delivered to farmers at Oxley Creek in 1869.

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  • Queensland,
  • 1860s
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