To My Young Countryman, D.H.D. single work   poetry   "Who doubteth when the morning star doth light"
  • Author: Charles Harpur
Issue Details: First known date: 1851 1851
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  • This poem appears in a number of versions from 1851 onwards. For further details, see The Poems of Charles Harpur in Manuscript in the Mitchell Library and in Publication in the Nineteenth Century: An Analytical Finding List by Elizabeth Holt and Elizabeth Perkins (Canberra: Australian Scholarly Editions Centre, 2002).

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

Alternative title: Sonnet : To My Young Countryman D. H. D.
Published under the heading: The Harp of the Empire
Poem dated October, 1851.
  • Appears in:
    y The Empire 16 October 1851 Z1716767 1851 newspaper issue 1851 pg. 262
In the full text display this 14-line sonnet runs into the next poem which begins with the line 'A Trooper of France in desperate need'.
Last amended 14 Nov 2012
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