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The Old Man's Contemplation single work   poetry   "Beside a deep and rapid stream,"
Issue Details: First known date: 1836... 1836 The Old Man's Contemplation
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'A fairly good poem. Old man sits by Stream of Time under Tree of Life - sees all leaves fall off and despairs but is comforted by knowledge that everything is guided by God' (Webby).


  • Reprinted in the Colonist, 16 November 1837 (Webby).
  • Author's note: 2 October, 1836

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  • Appears in:
    y separately published work icon Sydney Times vol. 3 no. 71 12 November 1836 Z1640374 1836 newspaper issue 1836 pg. 4
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