Andrew Barton Paterson

When Dacey Rode The Mule – Andrew Barton Paterson

When Dacey Rode The Mule – Andrew Barton Paterson

’TWAS to a small, up-country town, When we were boys at school, There came a circus with a clown, Likewise a bucking mule. The clown announced a scheme they had Spectators for to bring— They’d give a crown to any lad Who’d ride him round the ring. And, gentle reader, do not scoff Nor think a man a ... »

 “Ave Ceasar” – Andrew Barton Paterson

 “Ave Ceasar” – Andrew Barton Paterson

Long ago the Gladiators, When the call to combat came, Marching past the massed spectators, Hailed the Emp’ror with acclaim! Voices ringing with the fury Of the strife so soon to be, Cried, “O Caesar, morituri salutamus te!” Nowadays the massed spectators See the unaccustomed sight... »