1] Hannah Thornburn, with whom Henry Lawson fell in love about 1898 and who died June 1, 1902 (Collected Verse, ed. Colin Roderick [Sydney: Angus and Robertson]: II, 369, 376).
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Original text: Henry Lawson, When I was King and Other Verses (Sydney: Angus and Robertson, 1906): 182-83. x.908/578
First publication date: 1 September 1904
Publication date note: As "Spirit Girl," Bulletin; See Stone, 11
RPO poem editor: Ian Lancashire
RP edition: RPO 2001.
Recent editing: 4:2002/2/23
Composition date note: after June 1, 1902
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