Occasional Verses: Unidentified Verse (Probably 1921):
Material Description and Collation: The manuscript is a loose sheet of rolled off-white, 8, rue Dupuytren, Shakespeare and Company stationery, watermarked "NAVARRE". It is a typewritten single-spaced blue ribbon top (original) copy, presumably typed by Beach.
Measurements: The sheet measures approximately 26.9 x 20.8 cm.
Contents: The manuscript is an unknown four-line verse by Joyce.
Dating: The typist dated the manuscript "pars 24 May" and the pre-printed stationery date line is also filled in as "1921 (?)" in lead pencil.
Other Markings: "W I L L I A M S H A K E S P E A R E" was typed below the poem, though the last three letters were typed over one another. Beach wrote on the sheet in lead pencil below the poem: "JJ wrote this in bookshop | while waiting?" and also "1921 (?)" in lead pencil in the lower right corner.
Publication: The manuscript has not been reproduced nor published, though the first line is quoted in Spielberg, p. 226.
Notes: The sheet was folded twice horizontally and once vertically.