[Editor: This book by Charles Harpur was published in 1853. Although not included separately in the original list of contents, the five acts of the play “The Bushrangers” have each been given their own listing in the contents, so as to enable easier access for readers.]
A Play in Five Acts,
And Other Poems.
By Charles Harpur.
The Creek of the Four Graves
To the Comet of 1843
The Bush Fire
To an Echo on the Banks of the Hunter
To The Moon
The Vision of the Rock
A Poet’s Home
The Voice of the Native Oak
Dreams of the Beloved
“Wherever in some wildwood Bower”
“Love is wayward”
“The manifold hills”
The Dream by the Fountain
The Master Mariner’s Song (Outward Bound)
“The leaf-glancing Boughs”
Freedom in Faith
An Aboriginal Mother’s Lament
My Political Belief
An Anthem for the Australasian League
The Tree of Liberty
Characteristics of Wordsworth
The Verse of Coleridge’s Christabel
To my Young Countryman, D. H. D.
“A Trooper of France in desperate need”
Records of Romantic Passion
The Flight of Peace
To My First Born
To N. D. Stenhouse, Esq.
are respectfully inscribed by one,
though personally unacquainted with him,
to appreciate his character
Published by W. R. Piddington, George Street.
Charles Harpur, The Bushrangers; A Play in Five Acts, and Other Poems, Sydney: W. R. Piddington, 1853
The title of the poem “Characteristics of Wordsworth” is given on page 120 simply as “Wordsworth”.
The title of the poem “The Verse of Coleridge’s Christabel” is given on page 122 with Christabel in single quotation marks (The Verse of Coleridge’s ‘Christabel.’).
D. H. D. = Daniel Henry Deniehy (1828-1865), an Australian writer and politician
N. D. Stenhouse = Nicol Drysdale Stenhouse (1806-1873), born in Scotland, was a lawyer and literary patron in colonial New South Wales