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Holograph manuscript of William Congreve, ‘ffalse though you have been to me & Love’

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MS. Don d. 205
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The poem is a later reworking of ‘SONG, False though she be to me and Love’, (The first volume of the works of Mr. William Congreve, London, 1710); see D.F. McKenzie, ‘Another Congreve autograph poem’, Bodleian Library Record, 16 (1997), pp. 399-410. For a transcript of the poem see D.F. McKenzie, Bodleian Library Record, 15 (1994-1996), [p.]296.

Dates

  • c.1710-1729

Extent

3 Leaves

Language of Materials

  • English

Preferred Citation

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Shelfmark:

MS. Don d. 205

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 11275

Abstract

Holograph manuscript of William Congreve, ‘ffalse though you have been to me & Love’

Biographical / Historical

William Congreve (1670-1729) was a poet and dramatist. For further details see the Oxford Dictionary of National Biography.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Purchased from Quaritch, with the help of Bodley’s American Friends, 1998.
Title
Holograph manuscript of William Congreve, ‘ffalse though you have been to me & Love’
Status
Published
Date
EAD version 2021
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

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