Autograph commonplace book pages

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      GB 58 Add MS 89015/5/1/1
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      (ark) ark:/81055/vdc_100000037000.0x000001
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Autograph copies of poems, prayers, spiritual and literary writers and letters, often with a note of timing when spoken aloud. A4 pages.

We and They by Kipling, The Ballard of the Bread Man by Charles Causley, IxI XIII by E.E. Cummings, extract from The Book of Sir Thomas Moore, extract from Spectator ab Extra by Arthur Hugh Clough, In The Wilderness by Robert Graves, a letter to Margaret Waugh from Evelyn Waugh, March 1957, a letter to Margaret Waugh from Evelyn Waugh 10 March 1957, Legend by Charles Causley, extract from Augustines' Confessions, Book X, Chapter 6, The Roman Centurion's Song, the last lines of Milton's Paradise Lost, letter to Margaret and Harriet Waugh from Evelyn Waugh 8 July 1956, extract from 'On Being a Christian' by Hans Kung, XXVIII by E.E. Cummings, from Journal to Stella by Jonathan Swift, a selection of shorter quotes from articles, famous people, authors and acquaintances, extract from The Gospel According to Thomas by Robert Graves, Lulluby by Edith Sitwell, Revelations of Divine Love by Julian of Norwich, extracts from Letters to the Ministry of Pensions by Bridget Boland, Prayer for the Middle Aged by Fr Lynch, from 95 Poems by E.E. Cummings, letter from Horace Walpole to Horace Mann, on the execution of Lord Lucas, 10th April 1747, Poem 77 by E.E. Cummings, extract from Rodney Stone by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, extract from The Screwtape Letters by C.S. Lewis, letter to The Times by Sir Digby Piggot 9 January 1908, Faith by James Laver, letter from Dr Samuel Johnson to Lord Chesterfield Feburary 1755, letter from Benjamin Franklin 25 June 1975, I Do Like to be Beside the Seaside by Edith Sitwell, Polka by Edith Sitwell, On the sun... by E.E. Cummings, The Green Eye of Yellow God by J. Milton Hayes.

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