In the version that appeared in The Bulletin (1893) and The Worker (1894), the third line in verse three reads : '(Ah, men of town! you have songs of woe to tell of the rights you lack,'. This line appears in the later versions as : 'The poor of the city have friends in woe, no matter how much they lack,'
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yAn Anthology of Australian VerseBertram Stevens
Sydney:Angus and Robertson,1907Z4070251907anthology poetry A selection of published and previously unpublished verse 'representative of the best short poems written by Australians or inspired by Australian scenery and conditions of life, - "Australian" in this connection being used to include New Zealand.' (Introduction, p. vii)Sydney:Angus and Robertson,1907