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Harley 913 f. 3 Decorated initial
Decorated initial
Description: Decorated initial 'F'(ur in see bi west Spaynge) at the beginning of the poem, The Land of Cokaygne, which begins: 'Far out to see and west of Spain / There is a country named Cockaygne. / No place no earth compares to this / For sheer delightfulness and bliss.' 
Origin: Ireland, S.E. (probably Waterford) 


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