Document ReferencePw V 482/1
TitleMS Prologue for Terence's Eunuchus, specially composed by Vincent Bourne, for performance at Westminster School (Jan. 1727); n.d. [c.1727]
Date1727 (c)
Content DescriptionA full description of the MS in which this item appears can be found under the reference Pw V 482.
Text consists of 24 lines in elegiac couplets.

This is a prologue specially written for Terence's Eunuchus, performed at Westminster School, Jan. 1727; at the end appears: 'V. Bourne fecit'.

After the title appears the annotation: 'Spoken by Williams'.

The published version (Lusus Alteri Westmonasterienses I 1863) does not give any attribution to Bourne.
Title Of WorkThe Prologue to the Eunuch acted by the King scholars Jan. 16 1726/27
First Line of PoemVos nondum nostri ceperunt taedia ludi?
Last Line of PoemPlausu digna tamen Fabula, digna Dies
Termeducation, schools, Westminster School
Physical DescriptionFor details of the physical evidence (paper, watermarks, etc) of the MS in which this item appears see the entry for Pw V 482.
Related MaterialUniversity of Nottingham Library:Pw V 482/2
University of Nottingham Library:
Pw V 482/1 is the prologue to the epilogue in Pw V 482/2
Publication NoteLusus Alteri Westmonasterienses I (1763) p45.

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA72710Terentius Afer; P. (c.190-c.159 BC); -; Terence; Roman comic dramatistc.190-c.159 BC
NA74563Williams; John (c.1708-); Mr; King's Scholar Westminster School 1722-7c.1708-
NA72711Bourne; Vincent (1695-1747); Mr; master of Westminster School1695-1747
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