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" NB When I first got possession of this MS. I was very young, and being in no Degree an Antiquary, I had not then learnt to reverence it; which must be my excuse for the scribble which I then spread over some parts of its Margin, and in one or two instances... "
The Bibliographical Decameron: Or, Ten Days Pleasant Discourse Upon ... - Page 339
by Thomas Frognall Dibdin - 1817
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Illustrations of the Literary History of the Eighteenth Century ..., Volume 6

Authors, English - 1831
...Mauduit in Northamptonshire, clerk, is preparing for the press a collection this MS. I was very young, and being in no degree an antiquary, I had not then...out the leaves to save the trouble of transcribing. 1 have since been more careful. TP' — This is followed by a memorandum of great interest, signed...
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The History and Antiquities of Ecton, in the County of Northampton, (England)

John Cole - Ecton (Northamptonshire, England) - 1865 - 51 pages
...farther, the Bishop has written as follows : NB When I first got possession of this MS. I was very young, and being in no degree an Antiquary, I had not then...the scribble which I then spread over some parts of it's margin ; and in one or two instances for even taking out the leaves— to save the trouble of...
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Bishop Percy's Folio Manuscript: Ballads and Romances, Volume 1

John Wesley Hales, Frederick James Furnivall - Ballads, English - 1867 - 1740 pages
...Pages, about 75 Lines to a Page, 39,000. NB When I first got possession of this MS. I was very young, and being in no Degree an Antiquary, I had not then...of transcribing. I have since been more careful. TP NORTHITMBKRLAND Hot'SE Novt 7*, 1769. Mem.dum This very curious Old Manuscript in its present mutilated...
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Bishop Percy's Folio Manuscript: Ballads and Romances, Volume 2

Thomas Percy - Ballads, English - 1868
...I first got possession of this MS." he says in another entry in the same place, " I was very young, and being in no degree an Antiquary, I had not then...of transcribing. I have since been more careful." Besides this famous folio, he possessed also a quarto MS. volume of similar pieces, supposed to be...
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Bishop Percy's folio manuscript: Ballads and romances, Volume 1

Thomas Percy, John Wesley Hales, Frederick James Furnivall, British Museum - Music - 1867
...Pages, abont 75 Lines to a Page, 39,000. NB When I first got possession of this MS. I was very young, and being in no Degree an Antiquary, I had not then...two instances for even taking out the Leaves to save tho trouble of transcribing. I have since been more careful. TP NOKTRCHBKBLAND HOUSX NOT* T'>, 1769....
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Bishop Percy's Folio Manuscript: Ballads and Romances, Volume 1

Thomas Percy - 1867
...Pages, about 75 Lines to a Page, 39,000. NB When I first got possession of this MS. I was very young, and being in no Degree an Antiquary, I had not then...it ; which must be my excuse for the scribble which 1 then spread over some parts of its Margin. and in one or two instances for even taking out the Leaves...
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Bishop Percy's Folio Manuscript: Ballads and Romances, Volume 2

Thomas Percy - Ballads, English - 1868
...I first got possession of this MS." he says in another entry in the same place, " I was very young, and being in no degree an Antiquary, I had not then learnt to reverence it ; which must tie my excuse for the scribble which I then spread over some parts of its margin; and in one or two...
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The Dublin University Magazine, Volume 71

History - 1868
...I first got possession of this MS.,' he says in another entry in the same place, 'I was very young and being In no degree an antiquary, I had not then learnt to reverence it- which miist be my excuse for the scribble which I then spread over some parts of its margin, and in one or...
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Reliques of Ancient English Poetry: Consisting of Old Heroic ..., Volume 1

Thomas Percy, Henry Benjamin Wheatley - Ballads, English - 1876
...of the MS. is as follows : — " When I first got possession of this MS. I was very young, and being no degree an antiquary, I had not then learnt to reverence...transcribing. I have since been more careful. TP" He showed it to his friends, and immediately after the publication of the Reliques he deposited it...
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Reliques of Ancient English Poetry: Consisting of Old Heroic ..., Volume 1

Thomas Percy, Henry Benjamin Wheatley - Ballads, English - 1886
...of the MS. is as follows : — " When I first got possession of this MS. I was very young, and being no degree an antiquary, I had not then learnt to reverence...transcribing. I have since been more careful. TP" He showed it to his friends, and immediately after the publication of the Reliques he deposited it...
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