Papers, undated, of Hugh Dalrymple Murray Kynynmound concerning classics and literature. Edit


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Level of Description


  • Early 18th century. (Creation)


  • 207 Leaves (Whole)



  • Conditions Governing Access

    Normal access conditions apply.

  • Conditions Governing Use

    Normal reproduction conditions apply, subject to any copyright restrictions.

  • Arrangement

    207 folios.

  • Scope and Contents

    The contents are as follows. (i) Notes and translations from, and critical essays concerning, the works of Horace (folio 1); (ii) 'Apology for Numa, Horace & Virgil' (folio 71); (iii) 'History of Patrician desertations' (folio 91); (iv) 'The Compendious Orator' (folio 95); (v) 'Dennis Bond from the banks of Phlegethon to the Club on the banks of the Thames' (folio 105); (vi) 'The History of Robin Slip-String the Schoolmaster of Goatham' (folio 116); (vii) 'Rory Dall, a burlesque' (folio 120); (viii) 'Memoirs of Momus and his Club' (folio 123); (ix) “Alexander. Homer. A Dialogue imitated in Verse in Lucian's Manner” (folio 127); (x) 'Demosthenes in Chersonesum' (folio 138); (xi) 'The First And (Oh! Deplorable) The One Sheet of the animadversions of Zoilus on the Essay on Criticism...' (folio 148); (xii) Draft of an essay on tragedy and comedy (folio 153); (xiii) Draft of an essay on painting and poetry, with notes on painters (folio 165); (xiv) Notes on the alphabet (folio 176); (xv) Various verses (folio 79); (xvi) Miscellaneous literary notes and drafts, with a letter of Hugh Dalrymple Murray Kynynmound to a printer, 1741, proposing the publication of some of his works in a single volume (folio 186).