A first version of the poem was published in the Pall Mall Gazette in 1881, under the title "From the Alps: A Fragment." It was later republished under the current title (in New Fragements, 1892).
- Source: Jackson, Roland, et al., editors. “From the Alps: a Fragment/A Morning on Alp Lusgen: 1881 (Pall Mall Gazette) and 1892 (New Fragments).” The Poetry of John Tyndall, by John Tyndall, UCL Press, London, 2020, pp. 210–215. JSTOR, www.jstor.org/stable/j.ctv13xpsb4.82. Accessed 3 Aug. 2021.