Bellambi's Maid single work   poetry   "Slow rolls the mist round Keera's cone -"
  • Author: Henry Kendall http://www.poetrylibrary.edu.au/poets/kendall-henry
Issue Details: First known date: 1861 1861
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Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

  • Appears in:
    y The Empire 6 February 1861 Z1761643 1861 newspaper issue 1861 pg. 3
  • Appears in:
    y The Illawarra Mercury vol. 6 no. 38 8 February 1861 Z1784234 1861 newspaper issue 1861 pg. 3
    Note: Editor's note: Empire.
  • Appears in:
    y Poems of Henry Kendall Henry Kendall , Melbourne : George Robertson , 1886 Z572550 1886 selected work poetry Melbourne : George Robertson , 1886 pg. 20
First line of verse: "Amongst the thunder-splintered caves,"
Notes:
This version omits the first stanza of the poem published in the Empire and the Illawarra Mercury in February 1861. The following phrases are altered: 'rugged shore' becomes 'windy shore'; 'moonlight gleams' becomes 'moonlight dreams'; 'tuneful strings' becomes 'wailing strings'; 'fairy dreams' becomes 'fading dreams'. There are small changes to punctuation and word contractions.
  • Appears in:
    y The Illawarra Mercury vol. 7 no. 2 4 October 1861 Z1786639 1861 newspaper issue 1861 pg. 4
    Note: Author note: 'The version now given, has been specially corrected for the "Illawarra Mercury." [H. K.]'
  • Appears in:
    y Poems and Songs Henry Kendall , Sydney London : J. R. Clarke Sampson Low, Son and Marston , 1862 Z822006 1862 selected work poetry Sydney London : J. R. Clarke Sampson Low, Son and Marston , 1862 pg. 39-40
  • Appears in:
    y The Poetical Works of Henry Kendall Henry Kendall , Thomas Thornton Reed (editor), Adelaide : Libraries Board of South Australia , 1966 Z571473 1966 selected 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 pg. 19-20
Last amended 20 Jun 2011 18:52:43
Subjects:
  • Coast,
  • Bellambi, Woonona - Mount Keira - North Wollongong area, Wollongong area, Illawarra, South Coast, New South Wales,
  • Corrimal, Woonona - Mount Keira - North Wollongong area, Wollongong area, Illawarra, South Coast, New South Wales,
  • Mount Keira, Woonona - Mount Keira - North Wollongong area, Wollongong area, Illawarra, South Coast, New South Wales,
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