Is Wentworth a Patriot? single work   poetry   satire   "A Patriot is one who hath no aims"
  • Author: An Australian
Issue Details: First known date: 1845 1845
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  • Number one in the sequence 'Sonnets Dedicated to Australian Senators'.

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

Epigraph: Licence they mean when they cry liberty. / Who loves that must first be wise and good. - Milton
  • Appears in:
    y Bards in the Wilderness : Australian Colonial Poetry to 1920 Adrian Mitchell (editor), Brian Elliott (editor), Melbourne : Nelson , 1970 Z429552 1970 anthology poetry Melbourne : Nelson , 1970 pg. 39-40
    Note: First line: A Patriot is one who has no aims
  • 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. 599-600
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