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Manuscript on paper, in a single hand, containing extracts from philosophical, religious, and historical works; sermons; and numerous verses, both philosophical and satirical. The volume contains extracts from Thomas Aquinas; Fuller's History of the Holy War; Livy's History; Godwin's Catalogue of the Bishops of England; Jeremy Taylor's Exercises of Holy Living; and Reynold's God's Revenge Against Murder. Satirical  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Commonplace books
Named Person: Thomas Fuller; Francis Godwin; Livy.; Thomas Randolph; John Reynolds; Jeremy Taylor; Thomas, Aquinas Saint
Document Type: Archival Material
OCLC Number: 702174177
Language Note: In English and Latin.
Notes: See Modern Philology, vol. 39, 1942 and English Literary Renaissance, vol. 12, no. 1, 1982.
Binding: full sheep; remains of metal clasps.
Description: 1 v. (264 p.) ; 10 x 16 cm.

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Manuscript on paper, in a single hand, containing extracts from philosophical, religious, and historical works; sermons; and numerous verses, both philosophical and satirical. The volume contains extracts from Thomas Aquinas; Fuller's History of the Holy War; Livy's History; Godwin's Catalogue of the Bishops of England; Jeremy Taylor's Exercises of Holy Living; and Reynold's God's Revenge Against Murder. Satirical verses include a copy of Thomas Randolph "Salting," which satirizes Randolph's contemporaries under the figure of dishes at a feast, as well as A Poet's Farewell To His Threadbare Cloake. The volume also contains such contemplative poems as Musarum Lachrymae; Ruines of Time; and Mr. Austin's Sepulcrum Domus Mea Est; and a list of English words and their Latin translations.

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