Lines on the Death of Longfellow single work   poetry   "The singer mute, the lyre unstrung"
  • Author: Christophus
Issue Details: First known date: 1883... 1883
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  • The note accompanying this poem appears to have mixed up Longfellow's date of birth and death. Longfellow was born on 27 February, 1807, and died on 24 March, 1882.

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

  • Appears in:
    y The Queenslander 3 March 1883 Z1272335 1883 newspaper issue 1883 pg. 329
    Note: In Column: Literature
  • Appears in:
    y The Brisbane Courier 3 March 1883 Z1757137 1883 newspaper issue 1883 pg. 3
  • Appears in:
    y The Repentance of Magdalene Despar and Other Poems George Essex Evans , London : Sampson Low, Marston, Searle and Rivington , 1891 Z550488 1891 selected work poetry London : Sampson Low, Marston, Searle and Rivington , 1891 pg. 96
    Note: listed in the contents as "On the Death of Longfellow" but with original title in the body of the book.
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