Reed (1966) lists this work as one of Kendall's unpublished juvenile poems, which he speculates might have been composed in 1859-1860. The poems are from a MS. once in the possession of Kendall's early mentor, J. Sheridan Moore, (q.v.).
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First known date:yca.1859-1860
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