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AgentSmeeth: All the new books (from the left): The Reformation in England, J. H. Merle d'Aubigné (from a "Reformed Catholic" perspective, probably dubious) The Penguin Book of Australian Verse, Harry Heseltine Banjo Paterson: Complete Poems, A&R Selected Poems of Adam Lindsay Gordon, A&R

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PDSongBot: Waltzing Matilda Music: Christina Macpherson, 1895 Lyrics: Banjo Paterson, 1895

PDSongBot: Waltzing Matilda Music: Christina Macpherson, 1895 Lyrics: Banjo Paterson, 1895

firstthingsmag: “Continuous Creation: Last Poems,” published last month, is a farewell to the most important Australian poet since Banjo Paterson.

CollinMcgavin: POEM OF THE DAY "THE GUNDAROO BULLOCK" by "Banjo" Paterson Poem here -

PDSongBot: Waltzing Matilda Music: Christina Macpherson, 1895 Lyrics: Banjo Paterson, 1895

Posthorne01: Not new, but for chocolate aficionados. National Library finds 120-year-old chocolates commissioned by Queen Victoria and owned by Banjo Paterson

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PDSongBot: Waltzing Matilda Music: Christina Macpherson, 1895 Lyrics: Banjo Paterson, 1895

PDSongBot: Waltzing Matilda Music: Christina Macpherson, 1895 Lyrics: Banjo Paterson, 1895

PDSongBot: Waltzing Matilda Music: Christina Macpherson, 1895 Lyrics: Banjo Paterson, 1895

HSunRealestate: This huge ‘Banjo Paterson’ property has its own pub, cinema and tonnes more

Funkykidsradio: - 06 Mulga Bill's Bicycle (Banjo Paterson)

Funkykidsradio: - 06 Mulga Bill's Bicycle (Banjo Paterson)

PDSongBot: Waltzing Matilda Music: Christina Macpherson, 1895 Lyrics: Banjo Paterson, 1895

PDSongBot: Waltzing Matilda Music: Christina Macpherson, 1895 Lyrics: Banjo Paterson, 1895

hudsonpoet: Gonna be a regular Banjo Paterson and focus on writing ballads that attempt to reflect and define modern Australia.

PDSongBot: Waltzing Matilda Music: Christina Macpherson, 1895 Lyrics: Banjo Paterson, 1895

OchreEducation: New English units include The Happy Prince, Banjo Paterson’s Mulga Bill’s Bicycle, Jackie French’s Flood and a persuasive unit on school uniform to join our existing units.

PDSongBot: Waltzing Matilda Music: Christina Macpherson, 1895 Lyrics: Banjo Paterson, 1895

ben_horton11: We’re All Australians Now. Open letter to the troops 1915, Banjo Paterson.

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PDSongBot: Waltzing Matilda Music: Christina Macpherson, 1895 Lyrics: Banjo Paterson, 1895

PDSongBot: Waltzing Matilda Music: Christina Macpherson, 1895 Lyrics: Banjo Paterson, 1895

DeadPoetsDaily: ‘Do They Know?’ by Banjo Paterson

PDSongBot: Waltzing Matilda Music: Christina Macpherson, 1895 Lyrics: Banjo Paterson, 1895

Funkykidsradio: - 06 Mulga Bill's Bicycle (Banjo Paterson)

Funkykidsradio: - 06 Mulga Bill's Bicycle (Banjo Paterson)

PDSongBot: Waltzing Matilda Music: Christina Macpherson, 1895 Lyrics: Banjo Paterson, 1895

PDSongBot: Waltzing Matilda Music: Christina Macpherson, 1895 Lyrics: Banjo Paterson, 1895

punished_Louie: Absolutely love this story about how STUPID sheep can be! It's like their driven to death! I had one as a boy, wouldn't drink water, so we set out a salt block and changed water buckets, it just licked the block to dehydration! Insanely dumb animal!

ACPGilbertson: The most *useful* poem I can recite is The Man From Snowy River by Banjo Paterson. For months it was the only thing my son would fall asleep to

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PDSongBot: Waltzing Matilda Music: Christina Macpherson, 1895 Lyrics: Banjo Paterson, 1895

PDSongBot: Waltzing Matilda Music: Christina Macpherson, 1895 Lyrics: Banjo Paterson, 1895

oz_history: Today, in 1895 - Banjo Paterson's 'Waltzing Matilda' is first sung in public

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PDSongBot: Waltzing Matilda Music: Christina Macpherson, 1895 Lyrics: Banjo Paterson, 1895

PDSongBot: Waltzing Matilda Music: Christina Macpherson, 1895 Lyrics: Banjo Paterson, 1895

Dehler45: The fields of youth are filled with flowers, The wine of youth is strong What need have we to count the hours The summer days are long. Banjo Paterson

nlagovau: This familiar face that you'll recognise from your $10 note is Banjo Paterson. This portrait of Paterson, taken around the time of his return from the Boer War, recently underwent conservation treatment to stabilise its condition. Learn more:

AustLit: Point the eleventh: 'And on calm nights the passers-by sometimes imagine they can hear, rising out of the green and solemn depths, a husky, slushy voice, like that of an iron man with mud & weeds & dishcloths in his throat', concludes a Banjo Paterson short story about a robot.

PDSongBot: Waltzing Matilda Music: Christina Macpherson, 1895 Lyrics: Banjo Paterson, 1895

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PDSongBot: Waltzing Matilda Music: Christina Macpherson, 1895 Lyrics: Banjo Paterson, 1895

PDSongBot: Waltzing Matilda Music: Christina Macpherson, 1895 Lyrics: Banjo Paterson, 1895

PDSongBot: Waltzing Matilda Music: Christina Macpherson, 1895 Lyrics: Banjo Paterson, 1895

Funkykidsradio: - 06 Mulga Bill's Bicycle (Banjo Paterson)

PDSongBot: Waltzing Matilda Music: Christina Macpherson, 1895 Lyrics: Banjo Paterson, 1895

Funkykidsradio: - 06 Mulga Bill's Bicycle (Banjo Paterson)

kemofure_bot: Black Swan - Black Swans are the official birds of western Australia and they are featured on the flag and in the coat of arms. - The famous australian bush poet Andrew Barton "Banjo" Paterson have written the poem "black swans".

peterdodds: “It is a sweeping saga that takes the harsh Australian outback, the rugged characters of the Anzac legend, the spirit of Banjo Paterson and ignores them in favour of a greyhound-racing tow truck driver who never meant to be a hero.” The Castle.

PDSongBot: Waltzing Matilda Music: Christina Macpherson, 1895 Lyrics: Banjo Paterson, 1895

PDSongBot: Waltzing Matilda Music: Christina Macpherson, 1895 Lyrics: Banjo Paterson, 1895

PDSongBot: Waltzing Matilda Music: Christina Macpherson, 1895 Lyrics: Banjo Paterson, 1895

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PDSongBot: Waltzing Matilda Music: Christina Macpherson, 1895 Lyrics: Banjo Paterson, 1895

PDSongBot: Waltzing Matilda Music: Christina Macpherson, 1895 Lyrics: Banjo Paterson, 1895

boylifeinNZ: im the banjo paterson of nz

PDSongBot: Waltzing Matilda Music: Christina Macpherson, 1895 Lyrics: Banjo Paterson, 1895

PDSongBot: Waltzing Matilda Music: Christina Macpherson, 1895 Lyrics: Banjo Paterson, 1895

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Aliy47: A.B. (Banjo) Paterson" The Man from Snowy River" Poem animation

PDSongBot: Waltzing Matilda Music: Christina Macpherson, 1895 Lyrics: Banjo Paterson, 1895

PDSongBot: Waltzing Matilda Music: Christina Macpherson, 1895 Lyrics: Banjo Paterson, 1895

Funkykidsradio: - 06 Mulga Bill's Bicycle (Banjo Paterson)

PDSongBot: Waltzing Matilda Music: Christina Macpherson, 1895 Lyrics: Banjo Paterson, 1895

Funkykidsradio: - 06 Mulga Bill's Bicycle (Banjo Paterson)

PDSongBot: Waltzing Matilda Music: Christina Macpherson, 1895 Lyrics: Banjo Paterson, 1895

NotJoshKnowles: bet banjo paterson didnt think aussies would give waited till his billy boil a new meaning

antsharwood: I profiled 60+ people from all sides of the debate. The result is an Australian environmental tale like no other. Normally it’s ecology vs mining or logging etc. This battle is ecology vs heart, versus the iconography of Banjo Paterson Here are some Kosciuszko brumbies I videoed

PDSongBot: Waltzing Matilda Music: Christina Macpherson, 1895 Lyrics: Banjo Paterson, 1895

Funkykidsradio: - 06 Mulga Bill's Bicycle (Banjo Paterson)

murphsilver: It's the birthday of the poet, journalist, and songwriter Banjo Paterson, born Andrew Paterson in Narrambla, Australia (1864). Remembered best for writing Waltzing Maltilda

pauljimerson: It’s the birthday of the poet, journalist, and songwriter Banjo Paterson, born Andrew Paterson in Narrambla, Australia (1864). He was a lawyer who wrote poetry on the side — his family and friends called him “Barty” and his readers knew him as “the Banjo.”

pauljimerson: But we remember Banjo Paterson best for writing the lyrics to “Waltzing Matilda.” The words have changed slightly in the years since he wrote these original lyrics: Oh there once was a swagman camped in the billabong, Under the shade of a Coolibah tree,

pauljimerson: And he sang as he looked at the old billy boiling, Who’ll come a waltzing Matilda with me? Who’ll come a waltzin’ Matilda my darling, Who’ll come a waltzin’ Matilda with me? Waltzing Matilda and leading a water bag, Who’ll come a waltzing Matilda with me? Banjo Paterson

tomsims: Born this day in 1864 – Banjo Paterson, Australian journalist, author, and poet (d. 1941) "He hails from Snowy River, up by Kosciusko's side, Where the hills are twice as steep, and twice as rough; Where the horse's hoofs strike firelight from the flints…

cowboycoleridge: The Lovers' Chronicle 17 February - brief moments, verse by mac tag - verse by Gustavo Adolfo Bécquer, Louisa Lawson & Banjo Paterson - premiere of Madama Butterfly

PDSongBot: Waltzing Matilda Music: Christina Macpherson, 1895 Lyrics: Banjo Paterson, 1895

Brookston: Happy Birthday Australian bush poet, journalist and author Banjo Paterson (February 17, 1864–February 5, 1941)

DrDeeMichell: One of my Real Life Super Heroes - Banjo Paterson was in kinship care from the age of 10

HBurpday: February 17 Today is the anniversary of the birth of Lola Montez (1821) Banjo Paterson (1864) Clifford Evans (1912) Arthur Kennedy (1914) Ron Goodwin (1925) Hal Holbrook (1925) 1/2

CelebBirthdayUK: February 17 Today is the anniversary of the birth of Lola Montez Banjo Paterson Clifford Evans Arthur Kennedy Ron Goodwin Hal Holbrook Ruth Rendell Alan Bates Benjamin Whitrow Jo Kendall Gene Pitney Bernie Grant

PDSongBot: Waltzing Matilda Music: Christina Macpherson, 1895 Lyrics: Banjo Paterson, 1895

PRIME7NewsCW: Passionate young voices hit the stage today as part of the Banjo Paterson Australian Poetry Festival. In celebration of the iconic Bush Poet - the event is running throughout the rest of the week across the Central West.

PDSongBot: Waltzing Matilda Music: Christina Macpherson, 1895 Lyrics: Banjo Paterson, 1895

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PDSongBot: Waltzing Matilda Music: Christina Macpherson, 1895 Lyrics: Banjo Paterson, 1895

corinne_podger: This is a splendid thread, and a welcome departure from those of us living in regional Australia as wildlife-obsessed larrikins out of a Banjo Paterson poem.

PDSongBot: Waltzing Matilda Music: Christina Macpherson, 1895 Lyrics: Banjo Paterson, 1895

PDSongBot: Waltzing Matilda Music: Christina Macpherson, 1895 Lyrics: Banjo Paterson, 1895

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ifpainpersists1: DECEASED TODAY IN 1941: Age 76, Banjo Paterson, journalist, author, & poet (b. 1864)

CWD_Orange: Banjo Paterson's 158th birthday to be celebrated with week-long festival

PDSongBot: Waltzing Matilda Music: Christina Macpherson, 1895 Lyrics: Banjo Paterson, 1895

Funkykidsradio: - 06 Mulga Bill's Bicycle (Banjo Paterson)

PDSongBot: Waltzing Matilda Music: Christina Macpherson, 1895 Lyrics: Banjo Paterson, 1895



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Janna Bell: A prodigious talent. Story-teller supreme
peter crosby: introduced me to Australian poetry for which I aim forever thankful first Clancy and then The Man from Snowy River

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