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Charles Harpur

(23 January 1813 – 10 June 1868 / Windsor, New South Wales)

Poems of Charles Harpur

1. A Poet's Home 4/12/2010
2. A Basket of Summer Fruit 4/12/2010
3. A Coast View 1/1/2004
4. A Dream of the Orient 1/1/2004
5. A Flight of Wild Ducks 4/12/2010
6. A Hunter's Indian Dove 1/1/2004
7. A Lament 1/1/2004
8. A Love Fancy 1/1/2004
9. A Midsummer Noon in the Australian Forest 1/1/2004
10. A Poet to... 1/1/2004
11. A Similitude 1/1/2004
12. A Sonnet dedicated to Sir George Gipps 4/12/2010
13. A Storm in the Mountains 1/1/2004
14. Absence 4/12/2010
15. An Aboriginal Mothers's Lament 1/1/2004
16. An Anthem for the Australasian League 4/12/2010
17. Andrew Marvell 1/1/2004
18. Asking in Vain 1/1/2004
19. Australia's First Great Poet 1/1/2004
20. Burns 4/12/2010

Humanity

I dreamed I was a sculptor, and had wrought
Out of a towering adamantine crag
A mighty figure, stately, giant-limbed,
And with the face of a Homeric god.
Planted aloft upon the levelled cone
Of a vast tumulus, that seemed to swell
Above the sinking outline of the view
As up from the dusk past, firm fixed it stood,
Full in the face of the resplendent morn

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