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'In a Sunday school library set up by a cotton mill fire-beater, [Thomas Thompson] read Dickens, Thackeray, Oliver Wen...
I had also read 'Paper Bag Cookery' -one of my father's fads -because I wanted to try it. Now I saw 'The Meditations o...
Victor Sawdon Pritchett
The Meditations of Marcus Aurelius
In the public library [Manny Shinwell] doggedly tackled volumes "whose contents I usually failed to understand": Paley...
Emmanuel Shinwell (later Baron Shinwell)
"Deist" and "heathen" authors studied by the young Frances Power Cobbe: "Gibbon, Hume, Tindal, Collins, and Voltaire ....
Frances Power Cobbe
'Reading; First book of Lucretius, 6th book of the Iliad; Samson Agonistes, Warton's History of English Poetry; Grote ...
George Eliot [pseud]
'Miss M. A. Wallis read an excellent paper on Marcus Aurelius which was followed by an interesting discussion'.
Reading Experience Database version 2.0. Page updated: 27th Apr 2016 3:15pm (GMT)