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  • Author: Charles Harpur http://www.poetrylibrary.edu.au/poets/harpur-charles
Composed: Singleton, Singleton area, Hunter Valley, Newcastle - Hunter Valley area, New South Wales,
Issue Details: First known date: 1842 1842
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Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

First line of verse: "Long ere I saw thee - years of weary days -"
  • Appears in:
    y Australasian Chronicle vol. 4 no. 472 15 November 1842 Z1812456 1842 newspaper issue 1842 pg. 2
    Note:

    With first line: Long ere I saw thee - years of weary days -

    56 lines.

  • Appears in:
    y The Bushrangers, a Play in Five Acts, and Other Poems Charles Harpur , Sydney : W. R. Piddington , 1853 Z100447 1853 selected work poetry drama Sydney : W. R. Piddington , 1853 pg. 87-88
  • Appears in:
    y The Poetical Works of Charles Harpur Charles Harpur , Elizabeth Perkins (editor), Sydney : Angus and Robertson , 1984 Z459555 1984 selected work poetry satire 'This collection represents one version of almost every poem written by Charles Harpur, with the omission of some translations and paraphrases. The verse drama, "Stalwart the Bushranger", and the fragments of the dramatic poem "King Saul" are not included. ... The collection is edited from Harpur's manuscript poems held in the Mitchell Library, Sydney, and from printed copies in colonial newspapers when no manuscript version existed.' (Preface) Sydney : Angus and Robertson , 1984 pg. 277-279
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