Salisbury, W. T, Select meditations and reflections on death , circa 1782-1792
Select meditations and reflections on death : with other select pieces.
- England, circa 1782-1792.
- Physical Description:
- 1 volume (approximately 300 pages) ; 17 cm
- Rare Books and ManuscriptsPN6268.D35 S2 1782Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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- Title from title leaf.
Commonplace book, in multiple hands, with texts on the subject of death, compiled circa 1782-1792. Inscribed on recto of frontispiece: "W.T. Salisbury, 1782." Inscribed on initial preliminary leaf: "Edward Bridger, bequested him by his late friend, William Thompson."
The compilation includes Meditations and reflections on death, i.e., William Dodd's Reflections on death, along with numerous shorter pieces from published sources, including: An invaluable recipe for a spitting of blood ... -- For admonition -- Man was made to mourn (dated Oc. 5 89) -- Placed at the entrance of a grotto ... by Mrs. Crespigny -- Compassion to the poor -- ... sung by a lady to her husband a few moments before her death -- Verses on the death of a young lady aged 15 -- Verse on the death of a beloved mother ... Featherstone Buildings, Holborn, Apr. 1780 -- On suicide -- Grace and nature.
- Subject Terms:
- Death -- Meditations.
- Commonplace books.
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