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Letter from Rt. Hon. John Morley to Henry Sidgwick

Reports that he has written to Sidgwick's brother [Arthur?], and expresses the hope that he 'may be able to meet his wishes.' Claims to be ashamed of himself for not writing to Sidgwick as he promised to do, 'about Baudeau, Letr[ .], [ ].' Explains that his failure to do so 'was due to absolute incapacity.' Claims that '[his Life of Richard Cobden?]...is a narrative and a biography...and not a treatise.' Expresses the wish that Sidgwick would write an article on George Eliot for the Fortnightly Review.

Morley, John (1838–1923) 1st Viscount Morley of Blackburn, politician

Poem by [Sir Robert Cotton?]

Poem starting "One faire par-royall, hath our [is]land bred", with "R.C. 1596" at bottom, accompanied by a later transcript starting "One fair pair-royal hath our island bred / Whereof one is alive and two are dead - / Sydney the prince of prose and sweet conceit, Spenser of number and heroic rhyme - / ... Camden thou livst alone of all the three ...."

Cotton, Sir Robert Bruce (1571–1631) 1st baronet, antiquary and politician

Notebook containing Greek vocabulary, phrases from Cicero's De Oratore, notes in Latin and English on religious subjects etc

Rough, 'pen-testing' marks on first pages, including the signatures of Adam Whitfield and Francis Gregory. List of Greek vocabulary with Latin translation. Phrases from Cicero's *De Oratore" with English translation. Notes on the Resurrection in Latin. Notes on the Crred and canonization in Latin. Latin verse couplets.

Notebook also used from other end in: Latin orations, on headed 'Ad doct. Stroud' [possible William Strode, Canon of Christ Church, Oxford); English sermon on a text from John's Gospel (notes in Latin interspersed).

Notebook with Latin notes, calendar for 1641-1642, phrases from Virgil and English notes for a sermon

Rough, 'pen-testing' marks on first pages, including the signatures of John Saunders, Francis Gregory ('Franciscus Gregory, huius libri possessor') and David Whitford; Latin note, scribbled out but probably a curse on thieves ('qui rapis... libellum' visible); Latin note on Psalm 109; Latin prose passage on the 'Academia', which may mention Christ Church, Oxford ('Aedes Christi'... 'Oxonium'); calendar for Mar 1641-Feb 1642 (few entries, but 24 Mar is marked 'electio'); Latin phrases from Virgil's Aeneid with English translation; numbered Latin quotations, many couplets, including from Juvenal; English notes on Psalm 118.2 [for a sermon?].
Notebook also used from other end inwards; pages much damaged by mould here but it is possible to see: rough pen scribbles, including 'Wheitford' [sic] and a monagram 'HB'; page beginning 'man that is borne of a wo[man...' Book of Job] then continuing with Latin notes on 'Philippus' [of Macedon?], Amphipolis and Thermopylae, etc; Latin prose notes, possibly on a religious subject; Latin verse; Latin notes about the angel Gabriel.

Miscellaneous manuscript fragments removed from books in Trinity College Library

36 fragments, eight of them carrying notes as to which volumes they had been removed from. The group include two English fragments of the versified life of St Catherine (items 1-2), a 13th century fragment from the end of the Joseph story of the Poème Anglo-Normand sur l'Ancien Testament, removed from shelfmark K.3.77 (item 3), two fragments from the Avignon Selichot (items 7-8), two fragments from a medical text in Latin (items 9-10), a fragment on civil and canon law (item 17), and a fragment removed from Dr Hooke's papers carrying the header "Regulae Cromocritica de [Urina?]" inscribed by W. Derham as "Turkish writings & other Rhapsodical Receipts" (item 23).

Notebook containing phrases from Ovid's Metamorphoses, Latin and Greek verse and notes, and notes on rhetoric

Phrases taken from Ovid (Metamorphoses); Latin verse; Greek verse; Latin prose text [perhaps relating to the Acts of St Andrew?]; more Latin verse; notes on [?] Roman law, mentioning Tiberius Gracchus. Notebook also used from other end in: Latin verse, beginning with a phrase taken from Ovid's Ars Amatoria, 'Militiae species amor est' then diverging; further Latin phrases with English equivalents; Latin notes on rhetoric, including on Cicero.

Notebook containing extracts from Seneca, Terence, Livy etc, with printed pages from Ovid's Metamorphoses

Extracts from Seneca (Hippolytus) and Terence (in secretary hand), Greek verse, and extract from Livy (in an italic hand). Printed text of Ovid Metamorphoses (Book XV, lines 596-834) bound in at end of volume. Before these printed pages, and written from front to back: Greek and Latin notes: extract from an idyll by Theocritus; Latin text, 'Quam tenua est puerorum natura...'; another Latin text, 'Natura sigillas fuit...'; couplets in Greek.

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