To Governor George Arthur in Heaven single work   poetry   "You didn't fornicate, ever,"
Issue Details: First known date: 1988 1988
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  • Appears in:
    y The International Terminal and Other Poems Christopher Pollnitz (editor), Newcastle : University of Newcastle , 1988 Z86703 1988 anthology poetry humour Newcastle : University of Newcastle , 1988 pg. 20
  • Appears in:
    y Prairie Schooner vol. 62 no. 4 Winter 1988-1989 Z662766 1988-1989 periodical issue 1988-1989 pg. 66-67
  • Appears in:
    y Two Centuries of Australian Poetry Mark O'Connor (editor), Melbourne : Oxford University Press , 1988 Z322247 1988 anthology poetry criticism Contains poems grouped into 18 thematic sections (19 in 2nd. ed.) ; each section has an introduction, notes and suggestions for study activities and further study. Biographical notes on authors and indexes also included. Melbourne : Oxford University Press , 1996 pg. 42
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    y Republic Readings no. 3 April 2001 Z1377705 2001 periodical issue 2001 pg. 12
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    y Luminous Bodies James Charlton , Dynnyrne : Montpelier Press , 2002 Z945015 2002 selected work poetry Dynnyrne : Montpelier Press , 2002 pg. 18
    Note: Author note: Lieutenant Governor of Van Diemen's Land from 1823 to 1837, Arthur was under New South Wales jurisdiction and answerable to the Home Office at Westminster. Lines 17 and 18 reflect the version of Matthew 5:37 with which Arthur was familiar (70).
  • Appears in:
    y River of Verse : A Tasmanian Journey 1800-2004 Helen Gee (editor), Buckland : Back River Press , 2004 Z1174411 2004 anthology poetry lyric/song extract Buckland : Back River Press , 2004 pg. 136-137
    Note: In this anthology the poem's first line reads: 'You didn't fornicate, swear or drink.'
  • Appears in:
    y So Much Light James Charlton , Lauderdale : Pardalote Press , 2007 Z1438125 2007 selected work poetry Lauderdale : Pardalote Press , 2007 pg. 51
Last amended 20 Nov 2008 11:37:10
Subjects:
  • Tasmania,
  • Van Diemen's Land (1803-1856), Tasmania,
Settings:
  • 1830s
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