1] Written during Clough's residence in America. Untitled in the 1862 volume, it appears in 1869 among a group of poems bearing the general title Songs in Absence. The first line was probably suggested by Wordsworth's sonnet, "Where lies the land to which yon Ship must go?"
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Original text: Arthur Hugh Clough, Poems, with a Memoir (Cambridge: Macmillan, 1862). PR 4455 A2 1862 ROBA TRIN. The standard recent edition of Clough's poetry is The Poems of Arthur Hugh Clough, edited by H. F. Lowry, A. L. P. Norrington and F. L. Mulhauser (Oxford, 1951).
First publication date: 1862
RPO poem editor: Margaret Frances (Sister St. Francis) Nims
RP edition: 3RP 3.197.
Recent editing: 4:2002/1/30
Form: Heroic Couplets
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