Letter to Father Francis Morgan
Revision as of 21:14, 29 October 2020 by Morgan
- Description: The letter, a "remarkable code letter" written by the 12-year-old Tolkien, is kept at the Bodleian Library in Oxford, and ends with the limerick seen below.
- Publication: An excerpt of the letter was published in The Invented Worlds of J.R.R. Tolkien: Drawings and Original Manuscripts from the Marquette University Collection. The full letter in colour was published in Beyond Bree, October 2020 issue, together with a commentary by Denis Bridoux.
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