From 'A Rosebud from the Garden of the Taj' (Note under title.)
Stanzas 11 and 30 - 34 of the poem as published in the Melbourne Review, April 1878, with minor differences in punctuation and spelling. The extract may have been taken from the 1883 version of the poem published in nine parts in the Melbourne Review, January, April, July and October 1883. See Carol Mills and June Dietrich, Melbourne Review Index 1876-1885 (1992): 9-10. The 1883 version is not yet indexed on AustLit.