The version of this poem that appeared in the Sydney Morning Herald in October 1861 and subsequently in Poems and Songs, has the third and fourth verses in different order to the version which appeared in the Empire in October 1860. Otherwise, the two works are the same.
Note: This version of the poem is the same as that in Sydney Morning Herald in October 1861. As this publication is earlier it may be necessary to amend the note at the top of this section.
yPoems and SongsHenry Kendall,
SydneyLondon:J. R. ClarkeSampson Low, Son and Marston,1862Z8220061862selected work poetry SydneyLondon:J. R. ClarkeSampson Low, Son and Marston,1862
yThe Poetical Works of Henry KendallHenry Kendall,
Thomas Thornton Reed
Adelaide:Libraries Board of South Australia,1966Z5714731966selected 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