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Lament of the Captive Jews at Babylon single work   poetry   "By Babel's streams we sat,"
  • Author:agent L.
Issue Details: First known date: 1856... 1856 Lament of the Captive Jews at Babylon
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  • This poem is a translation of the 137th Psalm. The author's accompanying letter indicates dissatisfaction with Charles Harpur's 'paraphrase' of the 137th Psalm, 'The Babylonian Captivity', published in the Empire 13 May, 1856, and offers an 'improved' version. The poem includes the author's lengthy explanatory note. The author's letter, 'The 137th Psalm', is separately indexed.

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    y separately published work icon The Empire 23 May 1856 Z1727630 1856 newspaper issue 1856 pg. 6
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