File 511B. - Gemmau yr Awen ...,

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511B.

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Gemmau yr Awen ...,

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  • [1783x1800]. (Creation)

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A volume of poetry in strict and free metre in the autograph of John Roberts ('Siôn Lleyn') entitled 'Gemmau yr Awen sef Casgliad o Waith John ab Robert Neu Siôn Lleyn 1783' and described by him as 'Gwaith boreu fy oes, tra anmherffaith a llawer wedy ei Adsgrif o hono ai Drwsiau - pasiwch heibio ir gwallau yw Dymuniad J. Roberts'. Other poets represented are Walter Davies, Robert Prichard, Melin Sôch ('Robin 'r Aber'), J. Roberts, Melinydd, Llan degai, Dafydd Sion Jamas ('Dewi Deudraeth'), [David Thomas] 'D[afydd] Ddu', Robert Hughes, Rice Jones o'r Blaenau, D. ab Gwilim, Huw Llwydmor, Risiart Jones o fôn, Evan Owen, Glan y llynnau, Llanystumdwy, Jonathan Hughes, Hugh Hughes o Fôn, Michael Prichard, [Evan Evans] 'Ieuan Brydydd hir' and Owen Griffith. Some of the poems by Siôn Lleyn are of Calvinistic Methodist interest e.g. 'Hannes Goffadwriaethol am farwolaeth Mr Griffies [sic] o'r Bermo a dau oi Blant, ynghyd a byrr hanes or Efengyl yno 1786' (p. 58), and 'Pennillion yn dymmuno llwyddiant Robert Jones yn ei Siwrna i Lundain (ar ddymuniad y Gymdeithas Grefyddol o Gymru) i Draddodi gair y Bywyd iddynt yn y flwyddyn 1779' (p. 117).

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Welsh.

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Preferred citation: 511B.

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vtls005595734

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Llyfrgell Genedlaethol Cymru = The National Library of Wales

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