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Falling Away single work   poetry   "The winter wind is numbing,"
Is part of Being Leaves from Charles Harpur's Wild Bee of Australia Charles Harpur 1851 series - author poetry
  • Author:agent Charles Harpur
Issue Details: First known date: 1851... 1851 Falling Away
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  • This poem appears in a number of versions from 1851 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: Song
First line of verse: "The wintry wind is numbing,"
Number 5, part II in the author series Being Leaves from Charles Harpur's Wild Bee of Australia.
  • Appears in:
    y separately published work icon The Maitland Mercury and Hunter River General Advertiser vol. 18 no. 1815 7 January 1860 11990783 1860 newspaper issue 1860 pg. 3
  • 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. 5-6
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