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To the Impotent 'Hand' of the Sydney Times single work   poetry   "Illustrious HAND! who would not court a blow,"
Composed: Parramatta, Parramatta area, Sydney, New South Wales,
Issue Details: First known date: 1834... 1834 To the Impotent 'Hand' of the Sydney Times
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  • 'Criticises Henry Halloran for writing for the Times and accuses him of plagiarizing his father's poetry.' - Webby
  • The commencement of publication of the Sydney Times in August 1834 prompted an exchange of vituperative poetry between Henry Halloran, writing in the Times under the pseudonym 'The Hand' or 'The Printer's Hand', and poems in the Gazette, possibly written by Edward O'Shaughnessy, under various pseudonyms, including 'The Glove', which continued into 1835.

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