Paleographical Challenge #42

March 26, 2020

By Kathryn James

Today’s puzzle pictured above for the Paleographical Challenge.  Suggested solution to yesterday’s challenge shown below:

If you would teach a Scholar in the
highest form, how to read, take Donne,
and of Donne this
When he 
has learnt
to read Donne,
with all the force
& meaning which 
are involved in
the words - then
send him to
Milton. &
he will stalk
on, like a
his Walk.

Samuel Taylor Coleridge’s annotations to John Donne, Poems (1669), pp. 124-125. In a copy he borrowed from Charles Lamb (and never returned). Ih D718 c633h copy 2