The Drunkard single work   poetry   "Disease was lurking in the cup!"
  • Author: Charles Harpur
Issue Details: First known date: 1842 1842
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  • Appears in:
    y Australasian Chronicle vol. 4 no. 458 13 October 1842 Z632438 1842 newspaper issue 1842 pg. 2
    Note: Epigraph: 'Fame is the spur which the clear spirit doth raise,/ The last infirmity of noble minds, &c.' -Milton.
  • 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. 761-762
  • Appears in:
    y An Anthology of Australian Poetry to 1920 John Kinsella (editor), Nedlands : University of Western Australia Library , 2007 Z1908582 2007 anthology poetry column prose Nedlands : University of Western Australia Library , 2007 pg. 144-145
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