Item 40 - Letter from William Wyse to J. G. Frazer

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Add.MS.c/61/40

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Letter from William Wyse to J. G. Frazer

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  • 21 July 1905 (Creation)

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Halford, Shipston on Stour [on mourning stationery] - Discusses a passage in Euphorion [of Chalcis, as quoted by Athenaeus] and whether it means competitors were beheaded after being being severely beaten; has bought [J. G.] Lockhart's ['Memoirs of the Life of Sir Walter Scott, Bart'] and discusses the differing Toryism of Scott and [Samuel] Johnson.

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  • Ancient Greek
  • English

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A typescript copy of this letter is housed as ADD.Ms.b.37/380.

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Envelope docketed in Frazer's hand 'on Athenaeus IV. p. 154'.

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