In the Train, and at Versailles

Dante Gabriel Rossetti

General Description

Date: 1849 October
Genre: sonnet

Scholarly Commentary


The poem was sent in a letter from DGR to John Lucas Tupper in October 1849, when DGR was on his trip to the continent with Holman Hunt. It is one of the series of poems that DGR was writing on the trip and that WMR eventually gathered together under the heading of A Trip to Paris and Belgium.

Printing History

First published in 1898 by WMR in his essay “Some Scraps of Verse and Prose”, and collected in 1911.

Electronic Archive Edition: 1
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