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===Summary===
 
===Summary===
This letter was sent [[November 27]], [[1914]], to [[Edith Tolkien|Edith Bratt]], and told about his (according to him) somewhat boring day drilling and attending classes. Near the end, however, he remarks: "''. . . There was a bad paper but an interesting discussion. It was also composition meeting and I read "Earendil" which was well criticised.''"
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This letter told about Tolkien's (according to him) somewhat boring day drilling and attending classes. Near the end, however, he remarks: "''There was a bad paper but an interesting discussion. It was also composition meeting and I read '[[Éalá Éarendel Engla Beorhtast|Earendel]]' which was well criticised.''"
 
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Latest revision as of 21:55, 9 June 2011

The Letters of J.R.R. Tolkien
Letter 2
RecipientEdith Bratt
Date27 November 1914
Subject(s)The Voyage of Éarendel the Evening Star

Letter 2 is a letter written by J.R.R. Tolkien and published in The Letters of J.R.R. Tolkien.

[edit] Summary

This letter told about Tolkien's (according to him) somewhat boring day drilling and attending classes. Near the end, however, he remarks: "There was a bad paper but an interesting discussion. It was also composition meeting and I read 'Earendel' which was well criticised."