Rossetti Archive Textual Transcription

Document Title: Parted Love! (untitled fair copy)
Author: Dante Gabriel Rossetti
Date of Composition: 1869 September 10
Type of Manuscript: fair copy
Scribe: DGR

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Manuscript Addition: Sept. 10 1869. DGR written at Penkill to MFR
Editorial Description: CR's note on the epigram
  • Oh! how the family affections combat
  • Within this heart; and each hour flings a bomb at
  • My burning soul; neither from owl nor from bat
  • Can peace be gained, until I clasp my Wombat!
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Manuscript Addition: of time between the / institution of the Passover / & the birth of Christ? / II Could the Holy Family / have eaten
Editorial Description: This is a fragment of DGR's original letter to Maria
Comes from a letter addressed by Gabriel

to Maria, in wh he asked details bearing

on his design The Passover in the Holy

Family. The blue penciling is by

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