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The Digger’s Daughter

by Louisa Lawson (1848-1920) Australian writer The waratah has stained her cheek, Her lips are even brighter; Like virgin quartz without a streak Her teeth are, but far whiter. Her eyes are large, and soft, and dark, And clear as … Read more

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Boycotting The Dawn

by Louisa Lawson (1848-1920) ADU Editor .. The Dawn was Australia’s first journal produced solely by women (1888-1905). As a monthly publication it focused on the issues of the day that concerned women. This included the right for women to … Read more

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A Woman’s Love

by Louisa Lawson (1848-1920) Australian writer Icared not what they failings were They faults I would not see. I only knew I loved thee well And thought thee true to me. I shunned amid life’s busy crowd Those who would thee … Read more

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That Nonsensical Idea

by Louisa Lawson (1848-1920) ADU Editor .. The Dawn was Australia’s first journal produced solely by women (1888-1905). As a monthly publication it focused on the issues of the day that concerned women. This included the right for women to vote in Australia and … Read more

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Louisa (Albury) Lawson

Poems by Louisa Lawson The Digger’s Daughter An Australian Song A Woman’s Love Articles from The Dawn Nonsensical Idea Divorce Extension Bill or  The Drunkard’s Wife Boycotting The Dawn Louisa (Albury) Lawson 1848 – 1920 Australian poet, journalist and publisher … Read more

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