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The Minstrel's Last Lay single work   poetry   "Yet once again my broken lyre,"
  • Author:agent Charles Harpur
Issue Details: First known date: 1835... 1835 The Minstrel's Last Lay
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'On the woes of his life.' (Webby)

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  • Appears in:
    y separately published work icon The Sydney Monitor vol. 10 no. 796 23 May 1835 Z1604500 1835 newspaper issue 1835 pg. 4
    • Written as: C. Harpur.
    • In the Sydney Monitor, 27 May 1835, the following notice was published:
      Errata. - In the Poetry by C. Harpur, published in our last number - stanza 2, line 8, for "flattering" read "faltering". Stanza 5, line 4, for " love" read "lone"; line 7, for "these I were" read "then I weep"; last line, for "me" read "thee." Stanza 9, line 6, for " head" read " heart".
  • 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. 69-72
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