1] It was this lyric that first drew favourable public attention to Christina Rossetti's poetry.
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of English, University of Toronto.
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Original text: Macmillan's Magazine (Feb. 1861). AP 4 M2 ROBA AP M337 MICR mfm. Text from Christina Rossetti, Poems (1890).
First publication date: 1861
RPO poem editor: Margaret Frances (Sister St. Francis) Nims
RP edition: 3RP 3.304.
Recent editing: 2:2002/3/14
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