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To Kossuth single work   poetry   "Thou Man of moral majesty and might!"
  • Author:agent Charles Harpur
Issue Details: First known date: 1853... 1853 To Kossuth
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  • Lajos Kossuth (1802 -1894) 'was a revolutionary who led the revolt of the Hungarians for independence from Austria in 1848.'

    Source: 'Lajos Kossuth', Encyclopaedia Britannica. Encyclopaedia Britannica Online. Encyclopaedia Britannica Inc., 2012. (Sighted: 16/05/2012)

  • This poem appears in a number of versions from 1853 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: Kossuth
First line of verse: "Thou man of moral majesty and might,"
  • Appears in:
    y separately published work icon The Empire no. 878 3 November 1853 Z1723022 1853 newspaper issue 1853 pg. S2
Alternative title: To Kossuth (in 1850)
  • Appears in:
    y separately published work icon The Sydney Morning Herald vol. 54 no. 8880 7 November 1866 Z1828527 1866 newspaper issue 1866 pg. 3
    Note: One of 10 sonnets appearing together. This one is titled "III".
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