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Issue Details: First known date: 2008... 2008 The Book of Australian Popular Rhymed Verse : A Classic Collection of Entertaining and Recitable Poems and Verse : From Henry Lawson to Barry Humphries
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Notes

  • Dedication: For Jillian and James Dellit
  • Contents indexed selectively.

Contents

* Contents derived from the Sydney, New South Wales,:ABC Books , 2008 version. Please note that other versions/publications may contain different contents. See the Publication Details.
The Bush, My Loveri"The camp-fire gleams resistance", Will H. Ogilvie , single work poetry (p. 20)
A Singer of the Bushi"There is waving of grass in the breeze", A. B. Paterson , single work poetry (p. 21)
The Women of the Westi"They left the vine-wreathed cottage and the mansion on the hill,", George Essex Evans , single work poetry (p. 108)
The Man from Snowy Riveri"There was movement at the station, for the word had passed around", A. B. Paterson , single work poetry (p. 109-111)
Song of the Dardanelles, Henry Lawson , extract poetry war literature (p. 285)
Anzacsi"The children unborn shall acclaim", Edgar Wallace , single work poetry war literature

This poetic tribute to the Anzacs by popular early 20th century British author Edgar Wallace was included in C.E.W. Bean's Anzac Book and in numerous subsequent anthologies and compilations.

(p. 286)
Untitled (from Arcadia)i"I've dwelt in many a town and shire from Cairns to Wangaratta;", 'H. E. Shell' , extract poetry war literature satire (p. 286)
Lamenti"It ain't the work and it ain't the Turk", Thomas Abraham Saxon , single work poetry war literature humour (p. 287)
Note: First published in 1915
On Water Fatiguei"I'd like to get the Hun who sends the little bits of shell", George H. Smith , single work poetry war literature (p. 287)
The Holding of the Linei"You have heard about the landing,", Tom Skeyhill , single work poetry war literature (p. 287)
Why We Shall Prevaili"Not because our hearts are stouter", F. J. Leigh , single work poetry war literature (p. 288)
Untitled (from Thoughts of Home)i"'Tis springtime now in the Goulburn Valley", Rowley Clark , extract poetry war literature (p. 288)
Before Actioni"We always had to do our work at night.", Leon Gellert , single work poetry war literature (p. 289)
My Little Wet Home in the Trenchi"I've a little wet home in the trench,", Tom Skeyhill , single work poetry war literature (p. 289)
After the War Nirvanai"When I am done with this blasted war", 'Adam Tosspot' , single work poetry war literature satire (p. 289)
Shrapneli"I was sittin' in me dug-out,", Tom Skeyhill , single work poetry war literature (p. 290)
When 'Beachy' Puts One Overi"Oh, Anzac Beach is a busy place with scores of men at work", King , single work poetry war literature (p. 291)
Anzac Alphabeti"A is for Anzac, renowned evermore,", L. F. S. H. , single work poetry war literature (p. 291)
Swinging the Leadi"Said the soldier to the Surgeon, 'I've got noises in me head", A. B. Paterson , single work poetry humour war literature (p. 293)
Killed in Actioni"Where the ranges throw their shadows long before the day's surrender,", Harry McCann , single work poetry war literature (p. 294)

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