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Copies of a few English poems

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MS. Eng. poet. e. 18
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Copies of a few English poems. The first has lost the first four pages, and beg. 'Some hope to charm (forbear the vain pretence)' about Damon and Florella: another (p. 13) is 'A Soliloquy written in a Country Churchyard: by the Revd. Mr. Moore of Cornwall', another (p. 19) is Mrs. Fanny Greville's Ode to Indifference.


  • Creation: Written in the second half of the 18th century


42 pages

Language of Materials

  • English

Preferred Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MS. Eng. poet. e. 18, fols. 1-2]

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MS. Eng. poet. e. 18

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 19452


Copies of a few English poems

Biographical / Historical

Biographical details unknown.

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. 32691

Custodial History

Owned by 'Mrs Sophia Wallis of Westbourne, Sussex' (p. 5) early in the 19th cent.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Bought at an autograph sale at Sotheby's on Nov. 10, 1899, as part of lot 325.

Physical Facet

On paper


7 3/4 × 5 in.

Copies of a few English poems
EAD version 2020 by Alice Whichelow
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Script of description

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

Weston Library
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Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom