This poem appeared in the Empire in 1860 with the author's name not indicated. According to Reed (1966), a clipping of this poem, from an unidentified newspaper, appears in Kendall's scrap book, with the accompanying note 'July 1860' in Kendall's handwriting.
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yThe Poetical Works of Henry KendallHenry Kendall,
Thomas Thornton Reed
Adelaide:Libraries Board of South Australia,1966Z5714731966selected work poetry This critical edition includes 90 previously uncollected poems and collates manuscripts of the poems and their appearances in periodicals and newspapers during the poet's life-time. There are copious biographical and critical notes, indexes and a bibliography.Adelaide:Libraries Board of South Australia,1966