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Alternative title: Love's Everlasting Identity
  • Author:agent Charles Harpur
First known date: 1855 Issue Details: First known date: 1855... 1855 Love and Song
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  • This poem appears in a number of versions from 1855 onwards. For further details, see The Poems of Charles Harpur in Manuscript in the Mitchell Library and in Publication in the Nineteenth Century: An Analytical Finding List by Elizabeth Holt and Elizabeth Perkins (Canberra: Australian Scholarly Editions Centre, 2002).

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

Alternative title: Three Thousand Years Ago
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  • Appears in:
    y separately published work icon The Empire no. 2,234 5 March 1858 Z1735946 1858 newspaper issue 1858 pg. 5
    Note: With title: Three Thousand Years Ago
  • Appears in:
    y separately published work icon The Maitland Mercury and Hunter River General Advertiser vol. 18 no. 1815 7 January 1860 11990783 1860 newspaper issue 1860 pg. 3

    Under the title "Love's Everlasting Identity"

  • Appears in:
    y separately published work icon The Poetical Works of Charles Harpur Charles Harpur , Elizabeth Perkins (editor), Sydney : Angus and Robertson , 1984 Z459555 1984 selected work poetry satire 'This collection represents one version of almost every poem written by Charles Harpur, with the omission of some translations and paraphrases. The verse drama, "Stalwart the Bushranger", and the fragments of the dramatic poem "King Saul" are not included. ... The collection is edited from Harpur's manuscript poems held in the Mitchell Library, Sydney, and from printed copies in colonial newspapers when no manuscript version existed.' (Preface) Sydney : Angus and Robertson , 1984 pg. 366-367
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