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Miscellanea by E. W. B. Nicholson, Written about 1862-1890, chiefly by E. W. B. Nicholson

MS. Eng. misc. c. 81
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Miscellanea by E. W. B. Nicholson. Miscellaneous literary productions of E. W. B. Nicholson including:

  1. Fol. 1. 'The Angel of Eblis'--see MS. Eng. miso. c. 57
  2. Fol. 25. 'The Praise of Gwynedd', verses translated from the Welsh, beg. 'As down to Beddgelert one day I was riding', and (fol. 116) other unpublished verses
  3. Fol. 28. draft of, and notes for, a speech at the Oxford Union on Morris and Tennyson, 1869
  4. Fol. 128. four musical songs and airs-- 'Bagatelle' (fol. 128), 'Avon Wy', words and air by E. W. B. Nicholson, beg. 'I roamed by thy banks' (fol. 132), 'The Rose and the Fern', words by Oliver Wendell Holmes, beg. 'Lady, life's sweetest lesson would'st thou learn' (fol. 133), 'Farewell!', words by Sir Lewis Morris, beg. 'Farewell' Farewell! Adown the ways of night' (fol. 134)
  5. Interspersed throughout the volume are printed notices and reviews of the writer's literary works


  • Creation: Written about 1862-1890, chiefly by E. W. B. Nicholson


135 Leaves

Language of Materials

  • English


MS. Eng. misc. c. 81

Other Finding Aids

Falconer Madan, et al., A summary catalogue of western manuscripts in the Bodleian Library at Oxford which have not hitherto been catalogued in the Quarto series (7 vols. in 8 [vol. II in 2 parts], Oxford, 1895-1953; reprinted, with corrections in vols. I and VII, Munich, 1980), vol. VI, no. 36101

Physical Facet

On paper


13 1/2 × 9 in.

Repository Details

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