MANUSCRIPT: There are two, both written about 1873. The fair copy reproduced above (BPL Higg 38) was sent to T. W. Higginson, enclosed either with the card (BPL Higg 92) reading: "Will you instruct me then no more?" or the card (BPL Higg 92a) reading: "Could you teach me now?" It is a redaction of the semifinal draft in packet 93-10 (Bingham):
Not any higher stands the GraveED underlined both suggested changes in pencil and adopted them in the fair copy to Higginson.
8] By summer's gracious mien.The same text was reproduced when the poem was reissued in CP (1924). Line 8 was correctly restored in the Centenary edition (1930) and later collections.