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Document ReferencePw V 184
TitleMS poem, entitled 'An Epistle to J. W. a Clergyman, a Courtier In Imitation of Ep. 10 of Hor. Book 1 by a young Clergyman', by Dr Davies Sneyd and written in the hand of Timothy Thomas; n.d.
Extent1 f
LevelItem/file
Content DescriptionPoem consists of 79 lines, in imitation of Horace, Epistles 1.10

Addressed to J[ ] W[haley]?

The hand of the copyist has been identified as that of Timothy Thomas, chaplain to Edward Harley, 2nd Earl of Oxford and rector of Presteigne; Thomas who had been educated at Christ Church, Oxford was a close friend of Sneyd Davies.
Title Of WorkAn Epistle to J. W. a Clergyman, a Courtier In Imitation of Ep. 10 of Hor. Book 1 by a young Clergyman
First Line of PoemD... of Rurall Scenes a Lover grown
Last Line of PoemAnd spare no Satire; for you'll be Sincere
LanguageEnglish
Physical DescriptionOne folio
ConditionGenerally good
Descriptive FeaturesCountermark: Royal Cipher, letters GR surmounted by crown, 40 x 20 mm

Italic
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Publication NoteJ. Whaley, Collection of Original Poems (London, 1745) p ?
J. Nicols, Illustrations of literary history (London, 1817) vol I, pp 581-83
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Persons
CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA74428Whaley; J.
NA1047Harley; Edward (1689-1741); 2nd Earl of Oxford and Mortimer; styled Lord Harley 1711-17241689-1741
NA72779Horatius Flaccus; Q. (65-8 BC); Horace; Roman poet65-8 BC
NA72860Davies; Sneyd (1709-1769); Dr1709-1769
NA72804Thomas; Timothy (c.1694-1751); Rev.; chaplain to Edward Harley 2nd Earl of Oxfordc.1694-1751
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