Number thirteen, part two, in the sequence Poetical Studies or Rhymed Criticisms.
This poem appears in a number of versions. 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).
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Published under the heading: The Harp of the Empire