Stanzas single work   poetry   "Dear Henry, forbear to complain,"
Is part of Poems by Charles Harpur Charles Harpur 1846 series - author poetry
  • Author: Charles Harpur
Issue Details: First known date: 1846... 1846 Stanzas
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  • Number XXXVI in the series Poems by Charles Harpur.
  • 'Defends his praise of beauty as well as liberty - presumably addressed to Parkes (Webby).

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Alternative title: Dear Henry, Why Should You Complain
First line of verse: "Dear Henry, why should you complain,"
  • 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. 707-708
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