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The Hawkesbury Flood from Penrith Bridge single work   poetry   "The murderous waters pour grimly on"
Issue Details: First known date: 1969... 1969 The Hawkesbury Flood from Penrith Bridge
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The poet wonders why science and engineering cannot overcome the threat of floods on the Hawkesbury: '...surely there is science and skill enough / to dam the dykes and free this ravaged land.'

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Last amended 2 Dec 2011 12:50:07
Subjects:
  • Hawkesbury River, Hawkesbury area, Northwest Sydney, Sydney, New South Wales,
  • Windsor, Hawkesbury area, Northwest Sydney, Sydney, New South Wales,
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