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Poems by Abraham Cowley, with later articles, notes and correspondence of J.H.A. Sparrow, 1642-3, 1983

MS. Don. d. 209
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  1. (fols. 1-4) Abraham Cowley's A Satyre Against Seperatists, or, the Conviction of Chamber-Preachers, and other Chismatickes contrary to the discipline of this our Protestant Profession; (London 1642)
  2. (fols. 5-12) Abraham Cowley's 'The Puritan & the Papist. A Satyre', beg. 'See two rude waves by stormes together throwne', inscribed on (fol. 5) 'May. 20th 1643 A.C.'
  3. (fols. 13-18) Abraham Cowley's A Satyre. The Puritan and the Papist, with notes by J.H.A. Sparrow on fol. 13
  4. (fols. 19-21) Abraham Cowley's 'A Puritan, so nick-named; Tho indeed The syncere Xn and Sound Protestant', beg. 'A puritan is such another thing;'
  5. (fols. 22-34, 35-47) Two copies of, 'The Puritan and the Papist', offpint from Anglia, 46.1 (1934), each with a few annotations by J. H. A Sparrow
  6. (fols. 48-58) Typescript notes by J. H. A Sparrow, 'Variant Readings'
  7. (fols. 59-70) correspondence between J.H.A. Sparrow, Lawrence Heyworth and Thomas O. Calhoun, relating to the publication of a new edition of Cowley's works, 1979-1983


  • Creation: 1642-3, 1983


70 Leaves

Language of Materials

  • English


MS. Don. d. 209

Physical Facet

Brown cardboard box, printed label on spine, 'Cowley'; shelfmark inside upper board, 'KK4'.

Repository Details

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Weston Library
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