MANUSCRIPT: The fair copy reproduced above (H H 59) is incorporated in a letter written to Mrs. J. G. Holland in late March 1881. The worksheet draft (Bingham 99-5), which probably immediately preceded it, also survives:
An antiquated TreeED in her fair copy adopted the suggested change for line 2 only; in the last line she set down an alternative that is not suggested in the rough draft.
PUBLICATION: BM (1945), 77. The text derives from the worksheet draft; one suggested change is adopted:
8. pompousThe letter to Mrs. Holland is in LH (1951), 141.