First line: The Combe was ever dark, ancient and dark.
Written in Steep.
Poem 14 in R. George Thomas, The Collected Poems of Edward Thomas (1978), p. 57.
(1) British Library (Add MSS. 44990)
(2) Typescript once owned by Julian Thomas (Thomas' brother), now in private hands
(3) From other source
First published in Edward Eastaway [Edward Thomas], Poems (1917).