And some are sulky

“Thrown Away”

And some are sulky, while some will plunge.
   [So ho! Steady! Stand still, you!]
Some you must gentle, and some you must lunge.
   [There! There! Who wants to kill you?]
Some—there are losses in every trade—
Will break their hearts ere bitted and made,
Will fight like fiends as the rope cuts hard,
And die dumb-mad in the breaking-yard.
                          Toolungala Stockyard Chorus.

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