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Record Number: 7681


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

'During this year I read an odd volume of that curious publication, the "Anti-Jacobin-Review", from which I gathered a little that pleased me. Among other things I met with some views respecting the conduct of Judas Iscariot towards his Divine Master which to me were quite new. I, however, thought them both reasonable and probable. I also read Mr. O'Meara's "Voice from St Helena", Dr. Henderson's "Travels in Iceland", and Captain Parry's "Narrative" of his Arctic Voyage. I must here beg the reader to remember that henceforth when I say that I have read any book it will only mean that I gave it a hasty perusal, for I had no time for close reading.'

Century:

1800-1849

Date:

Between 1 Jan 1822 and 31 Dec 1822

Country:

England

Time

n/a

Place:

n/a

Type of Experience
(Reader):
 

silent aloud unknown
solitary in company unknown
single serial unknown

Type of Experience
(Listener):
 

solitary in company unknown
single serial unknown


Reader / Listener / Reading Group:

Reader:

Thomas Carter

Age:

Adult (18-100+)

Gender:

Male

Date of Birth:

5 Jul 1792

Socio-Economic Group:

Clerk / tradesman / artisan / smallholder

Occupation:

Tailor

Religion:

n/a

Country of Origin:

England

Country of Experience:

England

Listeners present if any:
e.g family, servants, friends

n/a


Additional Comments:

n/a



Text Being Read:

Author:

Barry Edward O'Meara

Title:

Napoleon in Exile, or a Voice from St Helena

Genre:

History

Form of Text:

Print: Book

Publication Details

O'Meara's 'Napoleon in Exile' appeared in London in 1822.

Provenance

unknown


Source Information:

Record ID:

7681

Source:

Print

Author:

Thomas Carter

Editor:

n/a

Title:

Memoirs of a Working Man

Place of Publication:

London

Date of Publication:

1845

Vol:

n/a

Page:

211

Additional Comments:

n/a

Citation:

Thomas Carter, Memoirs of a Working Man (London, 1845), p. 211, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/RED/record_details.php?id=7681, accessed: 20 September 2019


Additional Comments:

None

   
   
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