Author's foonotes: '"Tiwarra," a gun. This is one short appellation out of many'. 'August is, perhaps, the windiest month of the Australian year'.
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First line of verse:"Hear ye not the waters beating"
In this version the layout is altered compared with the version that appeared in the Illawarra Mercury in June 1861. Additional line returns have been introduced. This version has 12-line stanzas and abbreviates each stanza's refrain.