Backblock Ballads and Later Verses
And he stepped around the waggon, not with footsteps weak and laggin'
But with firm, determined bearin', as he flung the whip on high.
AND LATER VERSES
C. J. DENNIS
Author of "The Songs of a Sentimental Bloke," "Doreen,"
"The Moods of Ginger Mick," "The Glugs of Gosh," etc.
Illustrated by Hal Gye
ANGUS & ROBERTSON LTD.
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Most of these verses appeared originally in the "Bulletin" ; others in the "Lone Hand" (Sydney), "Weekly Times" (Melbourne), "Gadfly," "Critic," and "Evening Journal" (Adelaide). To the proprietors of these journals the thanks of the author are due for permission to reprint.
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|AN OLD MASTER
We were cartin' laths and palin's from the slopes of Mount St. Leonard
|THE CHASE OF AGES
|A GUIDE FOR POITS
|GRIMBLES AND THE GNAD
|THE JOY RIDE
|THE HOMEWARD TRACK
|WHEN THE SUN'S BEHIND THE HILL
|HYMN OF FUTILITY
|A SONG OF RAIN
|THE CULTURED CONSTABLE
|MY POOR RELATION
|THE BOON OF DISCONTENT
|SON OF A FOOL
|THE SILENT MEMBER
|THE HIGH PRIEST
|WORK OR REFLECTION
|THE LITTLE HOMES
|THE BRIDGE ACROSS THE CRICK
|This work is in the public domain in the United States because it was published before January 1, 1923.
The author died in 1938, so this work is also in the public domain in countries and areas where the copyright term is the author's life plus 70 years or less. This work may also be in the public domain in countries and areas with longer native copyright terms that apply the rule of the shorter term to foreign works.