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 writer to be granted a ...
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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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Absolutegazelle: learn the alphabet: nigella lawson edition x
Gettrafficnsw: georges hall - heavy traffic northbound henry lawson drive at georges river golf course
Livetrafficnsw: forbes: the section of lachlan valley way between henry lawson way and tomanbil rd has reopened, after being closed due to flooding.
Livetrafficsyd: milperra: 1 lane of the m5 is closed in each direction at henry lawson dr due to a car crash. allow extra travel time.
Grantlee_kieza: at the childhood of henry lawson - will be talking about the great poet and about my new book on hudson fysh in mudgee tomorrow night with the great ken sutcliffe
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Le Masque (The Mask)
 by Charles Baudelaire

Statue allégorique dans le goà»t de la Renaissance

Contemplons ce trésor de grâces florentines;
Dans l'ondulation de ce corps musculeux
L'Elégance et la Force abondent, soeurs divines.
Cette femme, morceau vraiment miraculeux,
Divinement robuste, adorablement mince,
Est faite pour trà´ner sur des lits somptueux
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