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  1. FIRST IN QUEENSLAND. The Brisbane Courier 85th YEAR OF PUBLICATION. SATURDAY, MAY 23, 1931. CHARLES HARPUR.
    The Brisbane Courier (Qld. : 1864 - 1933) Saturday 23 May 1931 p 10 Article
    Abstract: Not without reason has Charles Harpur been called "the grey forefather of Australian poetry," for he was born at Windsor, on the 1428 words
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  2. Select Poetry. WENTWORTH. (FROM AN UNPUBLISHED SATIRE BY CHARLES HARPUR.)
    The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957) Monday 10 September 1849 p 4 Article
    Abstract: First come the Magnates—[?]o, their leader—he The would be Tell of the Fraternity. His state is that so infamously and, When talent has through selfi ... 272 words
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  3. ORIGINAL POETRY.
    The Maitland Mercury and Hunter River General Advertiser (NSW : 1843 - 1893) Saturday 11 May 1844 p 4 Article
    Abstract: Life is a fearful thing!—to be, With little gleam of knowledge why, Hung in this world's immensity, With doubt and change in all we see 129 words
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  4. ORIGINAL POETRY. THE EVENING STAR.
    The Maitland Mercury and Hunter River General Advertiser (NSW : 1843 - 1893) Saturday 22 June 1844 p 4 Article
    Abstract: The stars were lit in heaven, and we did rove, Rosa and I, in the cool shadowless haze Of early night, at those wild lights to gaze, Ere'yet the moon ... 127 words
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  5. ORIGINAL POETRY. A SONG FOR THE SPRING TIME.
    The Maitland Mercury and Hunter River General Advertiser (NSW : 1843 - 1893) Saturday 16 September 1843 p 4 Article
    Abstract: The mimosas are blooming, For summer is coming, I felt her warm breath in the forest to-day: Where the river is streaming, 120 words
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  6. ORIGINAL POETRY. ON INTELLECTUAL PRIDE AND SELFEXAGGERATION.
    The Maitland Mercury and Hunter River General Advertiser (NSW : 1843 - 1893) Saturday 30 September 1843 p 1 Article
    Abstract: There is an enemy that dwells Hid in the chambers of the mind, That chains religion down, and swells Ambition into scorn of kind, 213 words
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  7. ORIGINAL POETRY. THE DYING SORROW OF THE WIDOW'S BOY. [FOUNDED ON FACT.]
    The Maitland Mercury and Hunter River General Advertiser (NSW : 1843 - 1893) Saturday 11 November 1843 p 1 Article
    Abstract: I do not fear to die, mother, I do not fear to die; For is there not a better world Beyond the starry sky? 161 words
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  8. ORIGINAL POETRY. THE SONG OF LIFE.
    The Maitland Mercury and Hunter River General Advertiser (NSW : 1843 - 1893) Saturday 25 May 1844 p 4 Article
    Abstract: Oh, glad are the notes of the springtime bird, And rich in delight are summer's perfumes, Bright then the wave by the zephyrs stirred— But the winter ... 130 words
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  9. ORIGINAL POETRY. THE LASS OF ULENGO.
    The Maitland Mercury and Hunter River General Advertiser (NSW : 1843 - 1893) Saturday 26 August 1843 p 4 Article
    Abstract: Let those who worship fashion sigh At titled beauty's feet; Let him whose god is mammon try A golden bride to meet; 192 words
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  10. ORIGINAL POETRY. THE TORTURES OF LOVE.
    The Maitland Mercury and Hunter River General Advertiser (NSW : 1843 - 1893) Saturday 1 June 1844 p 4 Article
    Abstract: My heart is like a captive bird That would be free again; Wild thoughts, that breathe like fire, are stirred To madness in my brain: 281 words
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  11. Select Poetry. TO AN ECHO ON THE BANKS OF THE HUNTER.
    The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957) Tuesday 6 February 1849 p 4 Article
    Abstract: I hear thee, Echo, and I start to bear thee, With a strange tremour; as among the hills Thy voice reverbs, and in swift murmurs near me 433 words
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  12. ORIGINAL POETRY. THE ONE THING NEEDFUL. (Inscribed to Mr. C. E. Walthall, Tobacco Manufacturer, Maitland.)
    The Maitland Mercury and Hunter River General Advertiser (NSW : 1843 - 1893) Saturday 9 December 1843 p 4 Article
    Abstract: Good living is prime without doubt, And gold more desirable still; 'Tis sport for a prince to kick out A dun after paying his bill: 630 words
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  13. LITERARY NOTICES. The Bushrangers, a play; and other Poems. By CHARLES HARPUR. Sydney: W. R. Piddington.
    The Maitland Mercury and Hunter River General Advertiser (NSW : 1843 - 1893) Saturday 14 May 1853 p 4 Article
    Abstract: This little volume is the work of a true poet, and one whom we should be inclined to place in a high position among English poets, although the work ... 1129 words
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  14. Poetry. TWO SONGS. | FALLING AWAY.
    The Maitland Mercury and Hunter River General Advertiser (NSW : 1843 - 1893) Saturday 7 January 1860 p 3 Article
    Abstract: The wintry wind is numbing, When blowing keen and high. It drives the dull and drizzling clouds Across the sunless sky; 146 words
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  15. SONNETS. BY CHARLES HARPUR. I. WICKLIFFE.
    The Sydney Morning Herald (NSW : 1842 - 1954) Wednesday 27 May 1863 p 5 Article
    Abstract: One star in heaven, when the dank mists of earth. Have hid all others from the asking eye, As they had forfeited their golden birth In the bright bow ... 834 words
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