Comprises an English satirical/moralising poem written on both sides of one leaf, together with two other leaves written in a second hand listing the contents of the collection of which this particular poem was formerly a part and attributing it to Pope as number 26 in the list.
Nemo mortalium omnibus horis sapit, attributed to Alexander Pope
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- ReferenceGB 206 -GB 206 Brotherton Collection MS Lt q 61
- Dates of Creationca. 1710
- Name of Creator
- Language of MaterialEnglish Latin
- Physical Description3 ff., folio manuscript. Written in two different hands and bearing in the paper of the second leaf of the contents section a clear watermark in the form of what appear to be several seals drawn within a leafy border.
Scope and Content
Administrative / Biographical History
Alexander Pope (1688-1744) the poet. For details of his life and writings see the Dictionary of National Biography.
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Access is unrestricted.
Purchased at Heath's bookshop on 4 July 1996.
In English, but with a Latin title.
Other Finding Aids
The poem is indexed in the BCMSV database http://www.leeds.ac.uk/library/spcoll/bcmsv/bcmvlink.htm#bcltq61