Commonplace book, [1803 or later].

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Burney, Charles Parr, 1785-1864. Commonplace book, [1803 or later].

Commonplace book, [1803 or later].

Autograph manuscript collection primarily of elegies, love poems, and occasional verses by various authors, with some patriotic and religious verse. "The Year of Sorrow" and others by William R. Spencer; several poems by William Cowper, Samuel Rogers, Richard B. Sheridan, Robert Southey and Horace Walpole; several verses related to and/or composed at Crewe Hall; some attributed to Colman, David Garrick, Gray, Col. Grenville, Moore, Wordsworth, and others; translated excerpts from Pindar and Euripides. A few riddles, rebuses, and short comic verses. Several verses attributable to Charles Burney (1757-1817).

1 v. (369 p.) ; 24 x 20 cm.

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