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a clean copy of a corrected draft

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79) It is the latter of these two glosses which resurfaces in the margin of the fair copy, Advocates MS.
87-88, Morris autograph on blue ruled paper; 3 drafts, none an uncorrected fair copy.
I need a fair copy of my writings on the ship and even now I have an idea stirring.
For instance, the fair copy has the reading, regarding the goddess Juno's hostility to the Trojan refugees:
Continuing the body theme, Boyle examines the two frontispieces that were created for Thomas Hobbes's Leviathan, noticing in the fair copy an anamorphic image.
The licensing manuscript of this play is in very good condition and written in a clear hand, most likely a fair copy made for the purpose of submission.
A fair copy of it was to be deposited there, but in the event he kept it to himself as he did all the drawings.
However, the poem was then put aside and not returned to until 1806 when it was worked up into a full fair copy of 1048 lines (MS B).
8, 30) suggesting that a fair copy, now lost, may well have passed into the possession of the Este family in Ferrara.
It is written mostly in letters, with a third-person narrator stepping in to conclude the narrative and tie up the loose ends; and it exists in a fair copy in Austen's hand, made some time after 1805 (the date of the watermark on the paper that she used).
In 2005 I attempted an exhaustive investigation of the manuscript sources, namely the fair copy of Caroline's observations and the rough notes and fair copy of William's.
That is, Daborne was in the process of making a fair copy when Henslowe's agent arrived to collect it, so he sends part of the play to Henslowe in "foul" form until he has time to finish copying it out.
On 4 April 1358 the book was handed in fair copy to a nuncius of Giovanni Mandelli, a man at arms and executive representative of the Visconti (append.
At a more mundane level, Zehl Romero points up the curious discrepancy between Seghers's commitment to socialist ideals and her lifelong habit, formed during her privileged bourgeois upbringing, of expecting others to relieve her of life's chores (such as childcare, cooking, and typing the fair copy of her manuscripts) and of travelling widely and taking frequent holidays.
The first section of the book takes as its springboard Bach's 1722 fair copy title-page to Volume One, which lays out the work's contents, intended audience and purpose in the typically thorough manner of the day.