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To the Same, on His Recovery from Sickness single work   poetry   "My manikin! my wilful, wayward pet!"
Is part of Domestic Sonnets Charles Harpur , 1867 series - author poetry (number 3 in series)
  • Author:agent Charles Harpur http://www.poetrylibrary.edu.au/poets/harpur-charles
First known date: 1857 Issue Details: First known date: 1857... 1857 To the Same, on His Recovery from Sickness
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Notes

  • This poem appears in a number of versions from 1857 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: To Washington Harpur, Aged Two years, Awhile after His Recovery from Illness
Notes:
14 lines. Line 10: Than Homer, or than Shakespeare, greater still
  • Appears in:
    y separately published work icon The Empire 28 January 1858 Z1723200 1858 newspaper issue 1858 pg. 4
Notes:
14 lines. Line 10: Than Homer, or than Milton, greater still
  • 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. 616
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