Number XXXI in the series Poems by Charles Harpur.
Number six in the sequence Poetical Studies or Rhymed Criticisms as published in the Weekly Register.
Number nine in the sequence Poetical Studies or Rhymed Criticisms as published in The Poetical Works of Charles Harpur.
This poem appears in a number of versions from 1845 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).