Who is Henry Lawson

Henry Archibald Hertzberg Lawson (17 June 1867 – 2 September 1922) was an Australian writer and bush poet. Along with his contemporary Banjo Paterson, Lawson is among the best-known Australian poets and fiction writers of the colonial period and is often called Australia's "greatest short story writer".

A vocal nationalist and republican, Lawson regularly contributed to The Bulletin, and many of his works helped popularise the Australian vernacular in fiction. He wrote prolifically into the 1890s, after which his output declined, in part due to struggles with alcoholism and mental illness. At times destitute, he spent periods in Darlinghurst Gaol and psychiatric institutions. After he died in 1922 following a cerebral haemorrhage, Lawson became the first Australian wr...
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Never 267 World 219 Long 199 Heart 195 Night 194 Home 157 Good 152 Life 150 Time 146 I Love You 135

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  • Conbonnfl: jonathan taylor is getting a derrick henry-like workload this season.
  • Alliancefolk: photo: listening through the lens. liam gerner is releasing a new album called 'the bulletin debate - henry lawson vs banjo paterson', based on a public dispute between lawson, paterson and a few others.
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  • Nlhtrainer: undrafted ncaa guys, per the espn 100: austin reaves, joel ayayi, aaron henry, matthew hurt, chaundee brown, carlik jones, sam hauser, trendon watford, dj steward, justin champagnie, john petty, aj lawson: my young players let this show you how tough it is to make it to the nba
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Emily Dickinson Poem
Doom is the House without the Door
 by Emily Dickinson


Doom is the House without the Door-
'Tis entered from the Sun-
And then the Ladder's thrown away,
Because Escape-is done-

'Tis varied by the Dream

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