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'Samson Agonistes or the history of Samson. A poem in vi books'

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MS. Eng. poet. e. 3

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'Samson Agonistes or the history of Samson. A poem in vi books': beg. 'I sing the man, arm'd with celestial might.'

'C. Wilkins, C.C.C. Oxon, 1766' on p. iii seems to show that this was an undergraduate performance of Charles Wilkins.

Dates

  • written about A.D. 1766 by C. Wilkins

Extent

216 pages

Preferred Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MS. Eng. poet. e. 3, pp. 1-2]
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Shelfmark:

MS. Eng. poet. e. 3

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 20242

Overview

'Samson Agonistes or the history of Samson. A poem in vi books,' written about A.D. 1766 by C. Wilkins.

Biographical / Historical

Charles Wilkins (fl. 1766).

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. 29795.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Purchased at a sale at messrs. Puttiuk's (lot 1068) on June 14, 1888, for £1.

Physical Facet

On paper

Dimensions

7 5/8 × 5 1/8 in.
Title
'Samson Agonistes or the history of Samson. A poem in vi books'
Status
Completed
Date
EAD version 2020 by Pauline Soum-Paris
Language of description
English

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

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