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Parts of a verse-translation of the Psalms, written in about 1747-1750

MS. Montagu e. 10
Held at the Weston Library

  • Request

Parts of a verse-translation of the Psalms, containing x. 12-xlix, li-civ. 3, in perturbed order. The version of Ps. xxix. 6 will probably suffice to distinguish it from other translations:-- 'Ev'n Lebanon and Sirion too | are hurri'd far away, | and skip and bound like youthful calves, | or unicorns at play.' The dates 1746/7, 1748, 1750, occur at fols. 25v, 46, 8iv, and the name of 'E. Jackson', who may be the author and writer, on fol. 95v.


  • Creation: written in about 1747-1750


96 Leaves

Language of Materials

  • English


MS. Montagu e. 10

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. V, no. 25415.

Custodial History

Old (until about 1890) MS. Montagu no. 17.

Physical Facet

On paper


8 7/8 × 5 5/8 in.

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

Weston Library
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Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom