Item 68 - Latin epigram by George Otto Trevelyan, "Ad Cotilum Harroviensum et Oxoniensem, artis dialectæ peritum

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TRER/20/68

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Latin epigram by George Otto Trevelyan, "Ad Cotilum Harroviensum et Oxoniensem, artis dialectæ peritum

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  • 1858 (Creation)

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Winner of the Browne Medal in 1858, to the set subject "Versat / Saxum sudans nitendo neque proficit hilum" [a quotation from Cicero, "Tusculan Disputations" 1.10, perhaps quoting Ennius' "Annales"]. Addressed to 'Cotilus' [a name used in Martial's epigrams], who was a school-friend of Trevelyan's at Harrow and is now studying at Oxford.

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Envelope [see 20/67] originally labelled 'My Browne's epigrams'; this annotated to indicate that the writer was 'Sir G. O. T.'

Further annotations labelling additional contents as: 'RCT's verses at Harrow'; 'Arthur Sidgwick τοῖς φίλοις'; 'Bobus Smith's lines. Calverley's "Mediterranean Sea.'"; "The Kraken"'; 'T [or J?] B M's ode on the Northern Circuit'; 'Judge Coleridge's Murder Story'.

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