watermark/embossment: N, no symbol
15 x 10 cm.
Handwriting places it here. FF 244. Half sheet torn at right. First "A" is crossed out, "The" written in and crossed out, "A" written in again. The subject of this poem, and the three variants of the last line and the folds, argue for repeated handling, as in sending it back and forth, of this copy: see "Safe in their Alabaster Chambers".
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