Rhymes to a Lady with a Copy of Love Poems single work   poetry   "Many and many a day and night"
  • Author: Charles Harpur http://www.poetrylibrary.edu.au/poets/harpur-charles
Issue Details: First known date: 1850 1850
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First line of verse: "Many a weary day and night"
Part of Charles Harpur's 'A Leaf from Charles Harpur's Wild Bee of Australia' series.
  • Appears in:
    y The Layman's Prompter no. 5 8 March 1850 Z1746115 1850 newspaper issue 1850 pg. 35
    Note: Editor's note: 'For the Layman's Prompter'. Includes a long footnote on the inconstant nature of women.
  • 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. 25-26
  • Appears in:
    y The Oxford Book of Australian Love Poems Jennifer Strauss (editor), Melbourne : Oxford University Press , 1993 Z203381 1993 anthology poetry war literature satire humour romance Melbourne : Oxford University Press , 1993 pg. 2
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