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Untitled single work   poetry   "A poor old man of threescore years and ten,"
Issue Details: First known date: 1860... 1860 Untitled
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  • Author's note: The morning after leaving Gravesend, one of the passengers in the steerage was found to be troubled with a bad leg, and on that account was sent ashore, not being fit to undertake the voyage. These lines were written on that occasion.
  • Author's note: Barque Derwent.

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