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Father Francis Morgan 8 August 1904

First page of the letter

Father Francis Morgan 8 August 1904 is a letter from J.R.R. Tolkien to Father Francis Xavier Morgan, composed on August 8th, 1904.

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There was an old priest named Francis
Who was so fond of "cheefongy" dances
That he sat up too late
And worried his pate
Arranging these Frenchified Prances

[edit] References

  1. "The AB Language Lives" by Arne Zettersten in The Invented Worlds of J.R.R. Tolkien: Drawings and Original Manuscripts from the Marquette University Collection (2004)