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Loneness of Heart single work   poetry   "Ah! bid me not new pleasures chase,"
Is part of A Lyrical Love Story Charles Harpur , 1984 sequence poetry
  • Author:agent Charles Harpur
Issue Details: First known date: 1858... 1858 Loneness of Heart
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  • This poem appears in a number of versions from 1858 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: The Loneness of Sorrow
  • Appears in:
    y separately published work icon The Moreton Bay Courier 17 February 1858 Z1670510 1858 newspaper issue 1858 pg. 4
  • Appears in:
    y separately published work icon The Empire no. 2,213 8 February 1858 Z1735952 1858 newspaper issue 1858 pg. 4
  • 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. 39
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