The Kingdom of Wrong single work   poetry   "With tears I watch the youth go forth"
Issue Details: First known date: 1910... 1910 The Kingdom of Wrong
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  • Includes a lengthy poetic epigraph (perhaps a translation) which begins with the lines: 'And I went out to war/In armour bright. A sun-shot lance/...'
  • In The Australian Soldiers' Gift Book, the poem is attributed to Bulletin journalist and writer John Barr. Presumably 'The Snake' was one of Barr's writing names.

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

  • Appears in:
    y The Bulletin vol. 31 no. 1568 3 March 1910 Z642390 1910 periodical issue 1910 pg. 40
  • Appears in:
    y The Australian Soldiers' Gift Book Ethel Turner (editor), Bertram Stevens (editor), Sydney : Voluntary Workers' Association , 1916 Z113798 1916 anthology single work short story poetry drama prose art work Sydney : Voluntary Workers' Association , 1916 pg. 131-132
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