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Published 1 October 1969 in Volume 4 No. 2. Subjects: Ballads, Popular & folk poetry.
Cite as: Smithyman, Kendrick. ‘‘The Ram of Albury’.’ Australian Literary Studies, vol. 4, no. 2, 1969. https://doi.org/10.20314/als.eb0c73fc64.
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