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Published 1 May 1994 in Volume 16 No. 3. Subjects: Convicts, Norfolk Island, Suffering, Violent death.
Cite as: Grant, John. ‘Stanzas at Leisure from Neglect.’ Australian Literary Studies, vol. 16, no. 3, 1994, doi: 10.20314/als.72cc853b27.
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