Hymn for Peace [song by L. E. Homfray]

[Editor: This song by L. E. Homfray was published in Australians, Awake! And Other Poems (1915).] Hymn for Peace. Tune 225, A. & M. Hymns. Oh! God of every nation Our cry goes up to Thee, And at Thy throne of glory We fall on bended knee. Remember not our errors Our evil deeds forget […]

Hymn for Peace: Give Peace in our Time, O Lord [song by L. E. Homfray]

[Editor: This song by L. E. Homfray was published in Australians, Awake! And Other Poems (1915).] Hymn for Peace. Give Peace in our Time, O Lord. Tune 370, A. & M. Hymns. God of our Fathers, hear us now, Before Whose Throne all nations bow, Defend us from the bitter foe, Sustain us in the […]

The Call of the Empire [song by L. E. Homfray]

[Editor: This song by L. E. Homfray was published in Australians, Awake! And Other Poems (1915).] The Call of the Empire. We have heard the cry of battle And answered to the call, For the soldiers of the Empire Together stand or fall. Chorus: For the glory of the Empire Is more to us than […]

Australians, Awake! [song by L. E. Homfray]

[Editor: This song by L. E. Homfray was published in Australians, Awake! And Other Poems (1915).] Australians, Awake! Awake! awake! ye sons of fair Australia, Your King and country need your help to-day, A voice is calling ’mid the roar of battle, And shall not you for honour’s sake obey? Chorus: Awake! awake! and for […]

The Broken-Hearted Shearer [song, 1 January 1886]

[Editor: A song published in The Burrowa News, 1 January 1886.] The Broken-Hearted Shearer. Air — “Wearing of the Green.” I’m a broken-hearted shearer, and ashamed to show my face, The way that I’ve been treated is s shame and a disgrace; I raked a cheque together, and thought that it would do, So I […]