Lines Suggested by the Appearance of a Comet single work   poetry   "Thy purpose, heavenly Stranger, who may know"
Is part of Poems by Charles Harpur Charles Harpur 1846 series - author poetry
  • Author: Charles Harpur
Issue Details: First known date: 1846... 1846
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  • Number XXXVIII in the series Poems by Charles Harpur.

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

Alternative title: To the Comet of 1843
Alternative title: To A Comet
First line of verse: "Thy purpose, heavenly Stranger, who may tell"
Substantially longer than the original publication.
  • 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. 326-329
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