Twelve Sonnets sequence   poetry  
  • Author: Henry Kendall http://www.poetrylibrary.edu.au/poets/kendall-henry
Issue Details: First known date: 1869 1869
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Notes

  • The individual poems comprising 'Twelve Sonnets' appeared in Leaves from Australian Forests in the following order : I. A Mountain Spring; II. Laura; III. By A River; IV. Attila; V. A Reward; VI. To ....; VII. The Stanza of Childe Harold; VIII. A Living Poet; IX. Dante and Virgil; X. Rest; XI. After Parting; XII. Alfred Tennyson. This was the first time that Kendall had published these poems in this particular order. Most of the poems had previously appeared in newspapers, either as separate works, or in different arrangements.

Includes

Rest i "Sometimes we feel so spent for want of rest,", Henry Kendall , 1863 single work poetry
— Appears in: The Empire , 29 August 1863; (p. 8) The Australasian , 19 December vol. 5 no. 142 1868; (p. 775) Leaves from Australian Forests 1869; (p. 112) The Bulletin , 17 March vol. 21 no. 1048 1900; (p. 2) Selected Poems of Henry Kendall 1957; (p. 46) The Poetical Works of Henry Kendall 1966; (p. 116)
Dante and Virgil i "When lost Francesca sobbed her broken tale", Henry Kendall , 1863 single work poetry
— Appears in: The Empire , 29 August 1863; (p. 8) The Australasian , 19 December vol. 5 no. 142 1868; (p. 775) Leaves from Australian Forests 1869; (p. 111) Selected Poems of Henry Kendall 1957; (p. 126) The Poetical Works of Henry Kendall 1966; (p. 115) Selected Poems of Henry Kendall 1988; (p. 126)
A Reward i "Because a steadfast flame of clear intent", Henry Kendall , 1869 single work poetry
— Appears in: The Australasian , 12 June vol. 6 no. 167 1869; (p. 743) Leaves from Australian Forests 1869; (p. 107) Selected Poems of Henry Kendall 1957; (p. 189) The Poetical Works of Henry Kendall 1966; (p. 113) Selected Poems of Henry Kendall 1988; (p. 189) Henry Kendall : Poetry, Prose and Selected Correspondence 1993; (p. 58)
Alfred Tennyson i "The silvery dimness of a happy dream,", Henry Kendall , 1863 single work poetry
— Appears in: The Empire , 29 August 1863; (p. 8) The Athenaeum , 27 February 1864; (p. 304) The Australasian , 19 December vol. 5 no. 142 1868; (p. 775) Leaves from Australian Forests 1869; (p. 114) The Poetical Works of Henry Kendall 1966; (p. 117) Henry Kendall : Poetry, Prose and Selected Correspondence 1993; (p. 59)
Attila i "What though his feet were shod with sharp fierce flame,", Henry Kendall , 1869 single work poetry
— Appears in: The Australasian , 12 June vol. 6 no. 167 1869; (p. 743) Leaves from Australian Forests 1869; (p. 106) The Poetical Works of Henry Kendall 1966; (p. 113) Henry Kendall : Poetry, Prose and Selected Correspondence 1993; (p. 57-58)
A Mountain Spring i "Peace hath an altar there. The sounding feet", Henry Kendall , 1869 single work poetry
— Appears in: The Australasian , 12 June vol. 6 no. 167 1869; (p. 743) Leaves from Australian Forests 1869; (p. 103) The Poetical Works of Henry Kendall 1966; (p. 111) Henry Kendall : Poetry, Prose and Selected Correspondence 1993; (p. 57)
To .... i "A handmaid to the Genius of thy Song", Henry Kendall , 1869 single work poetry
— Appears in: Leaves from Australian Forests 1869; (p. 108) The Poetical Works of Henry Kendall 1966; (p. 114)
By a River i "But red ripe mouth and brown luxurious eyes", Henry Kendall , 1869 single work poetry
— Appears in: Leaves from Australian Forests 1869; (p. 105) The Australasian , 12 June vol. 6 no. 167 1869; (p. 743) The Poetical Works of Henry Kendall 1966; (p. 112)
Laura Rose i "If Laura - lady of the flower-soft face -", Henry Kendall , 1869 single work poetry
— Appears in: Leaves from Australian Forests 1869; (p. 104) The Australasian , 12 June vol. 6 no. 167 1869; (p. 743) The Poetical Works of Henry Kendall 1966; (p. 112)
After Parting i "I cannot tell what change hath come to you", Henry Kendall , 1863 single work poetry
— Appears in: The Sydney Morning Herald , 15 June 1863; (p. 5) The Australasian , 19 December vol. 5 no. 142 1868; (p. 775) Leaves from Australian Forests 1869; (p. 113) The Poetical Works of Henry Kendall 1966; (p. 116)
A Living Poet i "He knows the sweet vexation in the strife", Henry Kendall , 1863 single work poetry
— Appears in: The Empire , 29 August 1863; (p. 8) The Australasian , 19 December vol. 5 no. 142 1868; (p. 775) Leaves from Australian Forests 1869; (p. 110) The Poetical Works of Henry Kendall 1966; (p. 115)
The Stanza of 'Childe Harold' The Stanza of a Childe Harold i "Who framed the stanza of Childe Harold? He", Henry Kendall , 1863 single work poetry
— Appears in: The Empire , 29 August 1863; (p. 8) The Athenaeum , 27 February 1864; (p. 304) The Australasian , 19 December vol. 5 no. 142 1868; (p. 775) Leaves from Australian Forests 1869; (p. 109) The Poetical Works of Henry Kendall 1966; (p. 114)

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