[Photograph of Henry Lawson, from In the Days When the World Was Wide and Other Verses, 1896]

[Editor: This photograph of Henry Lawson was published in In the Days When the World Was Wide and Other Verses, 1896, opposite the title page.] Source: Henry Lawson. In the Days When the World Was Wide and Other Verses, Angus and Robertson, Sydney, 1903 [first published 1896], page 2

[Vignette] [Henry Lawson, from a sketch by F.P. Mahony]

[Editor: This illustration of Henry Lawson, drawn by F.P. Mahony, was published in In the Days When the World Was Wide and Other Verses, 1896, on the title page.] Source: Henry Lawson. In the Days When the World Was Wide and Other Verses, Angus and Robertson, Sydney, 1903 [first published 1896], page 3

The Ghost [poem by Henry Lawson]

[Editor: This poem by Henry Lawson was published in In the Days When the World Was Wide and Other Verses, 1896.] The Ghost Down the street as I was drifting with the city’s human tide, Came a ghost, and for a moment walked in silence by my side — Now my heart was hard and […]

Australian Bards and Bush Reviewers [poem by Henry Lawson]

[Editor: This poem by Henry Lawson was published in In the Days When the World Was Wide and Other Verses, 1896.] Australian Bards and Bush Reviewers While you use your best endeavour to immortalise in verse The gambling and the drink which are your country’s greatest curse, While you glorify the bully and take the […]

The Poets of the Tomb [poem by Henry Lawson]

[Editor: This poem by Henry Lawson was published in In the Days When the World Was Wide and Other Verses, 1896.] The Poets of the Tomb The world has had enough of bards who wish that they were dead, ’Tis time the people passed a law to knock ’em on the head, For ’twould be […]