Then Said Another with a Long Drawn Sigh

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Title

Then Said Another with a Long Drawn Sigh

Description

A poem by Omar Khayyam with a cartoon of a glamourous woman and an airman in the style of Percy Prune. The airman is sitting on a chair, smoking a pipe, beer glass in hand, feet on desk with a ringing phone.
On the reverse are about 22 handwritten comments and signatures.

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Type

Format

One double sided printed card with handwritten annotations

Publisher

IBCC Digital Archive

Rights

This content is available under a CC BY-NC 4.0 International license (Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0). It has been published ‘as is’ and may contain inaccuracies or culturally inappropriate references that do not necessarily reflect the official policy or position of the University of Lincoln or the International Bomber Command Centre. For more information, visit https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc/4.0/ and https://ibccdigitalarchive.lincoln.ac.uk/omeka/legal.

Contributor

Identifier

MHayhurstJM2073102-170725-380001, MHayhurstJM2073102-170725-380002

Transcription

[caricature drawing of a woman]

Then said another with a long drawn sigh,
My Clay with long oblivion is gone dry:
But, fill me with the old familiar juice
Methinks I might recover by-and-bye!

OMAR KHAYAM

[caricature drawing of an airman leaning back in his chair with his feet on the desk, smoking a pipe with a pint of beer in his hand.]

Audrey Tilley

[page break]

[numerous handwritten comments and signatures]

Citation

“Then Said Another with a Long Drawn Sigh,” IBCC Digital Archive, accessed January 28, 2023, https://ibccdigitalarchive.lincoln.ac.uk/omeka/collections/document/36006.

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