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Holograph Latin poem by the Rev. John Keate, Master of Eton College, written while a student at King's College, Cambridge.

Rev. John Keate (1773-1852), DD, Headmaster of Eton College [King's College, Cambridge]

Editorial: Without date or place Cambridge. Written between and 1797, 1791
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2pp., 12mo. On a leaf of wove paper with Britannia watermark. In fair condition, on aged paper with slight wear to extremities. In pencil at head 'Rev. J. Keate | Head Master of Eton'. Tipped in at the head is a slip of paper with an entry from a Victorian manuscripts catalogue describing the item, reading: 'KEATE (The Rev. John, D.D.). Head Master of Eton. | MSS., 2 pp., 4to, and signed "Keate." Written while a student at King's College, Cambridge.' Signed in the top left-hand corner of the first page 'Keate.', to the right of which is the Horatian tag: 'Elementa velint ut discere prima.' The poem runs to thirty-six lines, and begins: 'Nascimur eximio rationis honore casentes, | Indoctiqu tuum, Pallas, amare jubar.' Keate's entry in the DNB states that he was 'a brilliant writer of Latin verse, and throughout life remained a fine classical scholar'. N° de ref. de la librería 11485

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Título: Holograph Latin poem by the Rev. John Keate,...

Editorial: Without date or place Cambridge. Written between and 1797

Año de publicación: 1791

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