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The Merchant Ship single work   poetry   "The sun o'er the waters was throwing"
  • Author:agent Henry Kendall http://www.poetrylibrary.edu.au/poets/kendall-henry
Issue Details: First known date: 1860... 1860 The Merchant Ship
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Notes

  • Editor's note: 'These lines were written in 1857, and were suggested by the wreck of the Dunbar, but the writer did not confine himself in particular to a description of that disaster, as may be seen from perusal.'

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

  • Appears in:
    y separately published work icon The Empire 8 March 1860 Z1756242 1860 newspaper issue 1860 pg. 8
  • Appears in:
    y separately published work icon The Poetical Works of Henry Kendall Henry Kendall , Thomas Thornton Reed (editor), Adelaide : Libraries Board of South Australia , 1966 Z571473 1966 selected work poetry This critical edition includes 90 previously uncollected poems and collates manuscripts of the poems and their appearances in periodicals and newspapers during the poet's life-time. There are copious biographical and critical notes, indexes and a bibliography. Adelaide : Libraries Board of South Australia , 1966 pg. 237-240
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