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Old Billowy Hawkesb'ry single work   poetry   "Old billowy Hawkesb'ry, I see thee expanding"
Is part of Australian Lyrics Charles Harpur , 1842- series - author poetry
  • Author:agent Charles Harpur
Issue Details: First known date: 1842... 1842 Old Billowy Hawkesb'ry
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  • This poem appears in a number of versions from 1842 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

  • Appears in:
    y separately published work icon Australasian Chronicle vol. 4 no. 473 17 November 1842 Z1812492 1842 newspaper issue 1842 pg. 2

    24 lines.

    No. 5 in the Australian Lyrics author series.

Alternative title: Old Billowy Hawksb'ry
First line of verse: "Old billowy Hawksb'ry so bravely expanding,"
  • 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. 8-9

    With title: Old Billowy Hawksb'ry

    With first line: Old billowy Hawksb'ry so bravely expanding,

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