1] First published in the Fortnightly Review (August 1870) as part of a poem entitled In the Woods. It was later published as a separate poem in the volumes Poems and Ballads of Tragic Life (1887) and A Reading of Earth (1888).
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Original text: As a part of a larger poem, in Fortnightly Review (Aug. 1870). AP 4 F7 ROBA. As a separate poem, in George Meredith, Ballads and Poems of Tragic Life (London: Macmillan, 1897). PR 5008 B3 1887 ROBA end M474 B355 1887 Fisher Rare Book Library (Toronto) PR 541b VUPX.
First publication date: 1870
RPO poem editor: H. Kerpneck
RP edition: 3RP 3.297.
Recent editing: 2:2002/1/30
Other poems by George Meredith