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Document ReferencePw V 420
TitleMS poem, entitled 'To Mr. Bennet & his Lady vpon their arrivall att Mansfield Woodhouse Octo<b>er ye 3d It beeing att that time very bad weather', by William Tunstall; n.d.
Extent2 ff
LevelItem/file
Content DescriptionText consists of 63 lines. The title and the quotation, which follows it, are in the author's hand, as are the initials 'TW' on f 3r.

The quotation, 'Sive Aquilo radit Terras, seu Bruma Nivalem / Interiore diem Gyro trahit, Ire paratur', is from Horace, Satires 2.6.25-6 (slightly variant text)

Poem endorsed in unknown hand 'Mr Tunstens Verses on Mrs Benitts Wedden'
Title Of WorkTo Mr. Bennet & his Lady vpon their arrivall att Mansfield Woodhouse, Octo<b>r. ye 3d It beeing att that time very bad weather
First Line of PoemWhilst others, now, lament the Sun's retreat
Last Line of PoemOne halfe to Witt assign'd, the other halfe to Love
LanguageEnglish
Latin
Physical DescriptionOne sheet folded once to form two folios
Physical match: Pw V 421 (script) & Pw V 422 (script)
ConditionGenerally good but creased and stained
Descriptive FeaturesWatermark: Arms of the City of London, approx. 70 x 46 mm

Countermark: Royal Cipher, AR surmounted by crown, approx. 30 x 26 mm
WatermarkArms of London
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Persons
CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA38859Tunstall; William (-1728); Mr-1728
NA72779Horatius Flaccus; Q. (65-8 BC); Horace; Roman poet65-8 BC
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