Father Francis Morgan 8 August 1904
Revision as of 11:44, 6 June 2010 by Morgan
- Comment: 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.
- Authenticity: High
- Publication: An excerpt of the letter was published in .
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
- ↑ "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)