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The Muse's Ethics single work   poetry   "Hold to the right, and be loyal in all things!"
Is part of The Muse's Ethics Charles Harpur , 1984 sequence poetry
  • Author:agent Charles Harpur http://www.poetrylibrary.edu.au/poets/harpur-charles
Issue Details: First known date: 1858... 1858 The Muse's Ethics
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Notes

  • Number three in the sequence 'The Muse's Ethics'.
  • Elizabeth Holt and Elizabeth Perkins in The Poems of Charles Harpur in Manuscript in the Mitchell Library and in Publication in the Nineteenth Century: An Analytical Finding List (2002): 75, give this part of the sequence the uniform title 'The Muse's Ethics'.

  • This poem appears in a number of versions from 1858 onwards. 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).

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

Alternative title: A Song for the Times
  • Appears in:
    y separately published work icon The Empire 28 January 1858 Z1723200 1858 newspaper issue 1858 pg. 4
    Note: With title: A Song for the Times
First line of verse: "Hold to the right, and be loyal in all things:"
  • Appears in:
    y separately published work icon The Poetical Works of Charles Harpur Charles Harpur , Elizabeth Perkins (editor), Sydney : Angus and Robertson , 1984 Z459555 1984 selected work poetry satire 'This collection represents one version of almost every poem written by Charles Harpur, with the omission of some translations and paraphrases. The verse drama, "Stalwart the Bushranger", and the fragments of the dramatic poem "King Saul" are not included. ... The collection is edited from Harpur's manuscript poems held in the Mitchell Library, Sydney, and from printed copies in colonial newspapers when no manuscript version existed.' (Preface) Sydney : Angus and Robertson , 1984 pg. 12
    Note: Untitled.
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