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Clive Staples Lewis (1898-1963) was a writer and scholar. Details are given in the Dictionary of National Biography.
In the cartoon, the chief examiner, with spectacles and a walrus moustache, is Percy Simpson. The others are unidentified. A list of names in the left margin refers to 1934 B. Litt. students. Some of the names are incorrectly spelt and not in Lewis’s hand. A Latin inscription, ‘ET PROPTER VIVAM VIVENDI PERDERE CAVSAS’, is a variation on Juvenal, Satire 8 [‘vivam’ for ‘vitam’].
Photocopy passed to Western Manuscripts by Oxford University Archives, 14 Oct 2011
Oxford, Bodleian Library MS. Eng. c. 7556, fol. 96
Lewis| Clive Staples |1898-1963 | writer and academic
University of Oxford -- Intellectual life