This poem shares the first two lines of the poem 'Mrs. Harris' which appeared in Humbug on 10 November 1869, but otherwise it is a quite different work. The poem 'Mrs Harris' appears in Humbug unsigned, but has been attributed to Kendall.
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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