◦ “Some Scraps of Verse and
Prose by Dante Gabriel Rossetti.”
Pall Mall Magazine
16 (1898), 480-96.
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This was one of the poems DGR had copied into the manuscript book
that he made in 1860, in anticipation of publishing
at Verona, and other poems—the project he
aborted when his wife died. The work is a classic instance of Rossettian
pastiche, as he told Allingham in a letter of 22 November 1860: “I never meant I believe to print the ‘Hymn’ (which was written merely to see if I could do Wesley, & copied I believe to enrage my friends)” (see
Correspondence, 60. 49
First published in 1898 by WMR in
“Some Scraps of Verse and Prose”
and collected thereafter.