'Is Saul also Among the Prophets?' single work   poetry   satire   "With ample fortune, and no common mind,"
Is part of Sonnets Dedicated to Australian Senators Charles Harpur 1845 sequence poetry
  • Author: Truth in Season http://www.poetrylibrary.edu.au/poets/harpur-charles
Issue Details: First known date: 1845... 1845 'Is Saul also Among the Prophets?'
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'Possibly on Benjamin Boyd.' (Webby)


  • Number four in the sequence 'Sonnets Dedicated to Australian Senators'.

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Doll Tearsheet. When wilt thou leave drinking o'days, / Jack and foining o'nights, and begin to patch up thy old body for heaven?
Falstaff. Prythee, Doll, remember me not of mine end.

Epigraph: Peace, good Doll! do not speak like a death's head; do not bid me remember mine end. - Falstaff
  • Appears in:
    y 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. 601-602
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