Reading Experience Database
1450-1945

Listing for Author: J Thomson

 

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1800-1849'At age thirteen John Clare was shown The Seasons by a Methodist weaver and though he had no real experience of poetry...John Clare James ThomsonThe SeasonsPrint: Book
1800-1849'Shakespeare incited his appetite for poetry: Cowper, Pope, Dryden, Goldsmith, Thomson, Byron. Not only were they more...Joseph Barker James ThomsonPrint: Book
1850-1899'By age fourteen Durham collier Jack Lawson would find... emancipation at the Boldon Miners' Institute... "And didn't ...Jack Lawson James ThomsonThe SeasonsPrint: Book
1800-1849Byron thanks J. Thomson (unidentified) for volume of poems, 27 September 1813: 'I have derived considerable pleasure f...George Gordon, Lord Byron J. ThomsonunknownUnknown
1850-1899'[J.M. Dent's] reading was marked by the autodidact's characteristic enthusiasm and spottiness. He knew Pilgrim's Prog...Joseph Malaby Dent James ThomsonThe SeasonsPrint: Book
1800-1849Dorothy Wordsworth's Grasmere Journal, Sunday 15 November 1801: 'We sate by the fire and read Chaucer (Thomson, Mary r...Mary Hutchinson ?James ThomsonunknownUnknown
1700-1799[opinion of Thomson's Edward and Elinora, entered in diary]: 'A most affecting tale, pleasingly tender - fraught with ...Anna Larpent James ThomsonEdward and ElinoraUnknown
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[Marginalia]: a few pencil marginal marks (in form of bracketed lines of text eg p 79 has lines 203-7 bracketed), plus...James ThomsonSeasons, ThePrint: Book
1850-1899[Maud Montgomery] 'wrote her first poem after reading "Seasons", a book of poems by James Thomson, written in blank ve...Lucy Maud Montgomery James ThomsonSeasons, ThePrint: Book
1800-1849'I had been made the more anxious to get some spare time, because several books which I had not before seen now fell i...Thomas Carter James ThomsonThe SeasonsPrint: Book
1800-1849'I pursued each of them with much interest, but especially the "Seasons". I found this to be just the book I had wante...Thomas Carter James ThomsonSeasons, ThePrint: Book
1800-1849'It was about this time that I first read that very beautiful poem, "The Pleasures of Hope". I also repersued a large ...Thomas Carter James ThomsonLiberty, a PoemPrint: Book
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'Thomas Carter [a nineteenth-century Colchester and London tailor] wrote of "The Seasons" that, "With the exception of...Thomas Carter James ThomsonThe SeasonsPrint: Book
1700-1799'Began to read Thomson's "Seasons".'Joseph Hunter James ThomsonThe SeasonsPrint: Book
1800-1849'To Fortune' 'I care not fortune what you deny me, ... J. Thompson'Beanlands groupJames ThomsonThe Castle of Otranto OR To FortuneUnknown
1800-1849'Lookd into Thompsons Winter there is a freshness about it I think superior to the others [...] the following minute d...John Clare James ThomsonThe Seasons (Winter)Print: Book
1700-1799'I read today an English Tragedy by Thomson that pleased me much and made me like that author's works'.Elizabeth (Betsey) Wynne James Thomson[a tragedy]Print: Unknown
1800-1849[Mary Shelley's Reading List for 1815. Only those titles not mentioned in journal entries are given separate database ...Mary Godwin James ThomsonCastle of Indolence, The
1800-1849[Mary Shelley's Reading List for 1815. Only those titles not mentioned in journal entries are given separate database ...Percy Bysshe Shelley James ThomsonCastle of Indolence, ThePrint: Book
1700-1799Reader makes 4 references to the work V.1 pp 61,64; V.2 pp 4, 251. Eg. p. 61 'The sun shone on our social repast, but ...Anne Grant [nee MacVicar] James ThomsonThe seasonsPrint: Book
1700-1799Letter to Mrs Macintosh September 9 1797 'The cheerfulness of our work-people, and the soft serenity of the air, durin...Anne Grant [nee Macvicar] James ThomsonThe SeasonsPrint: Book
1900-1945Sunday 14 October 1934: 'I cant write. When will my brain revive? in 10 days I think. And it can read admirably. I beg...Virginia Woolf James ThomsonThe SeasonsPrint: Book
1700-1799'On Thursday, July 28, we again supped in private at the Turk's Head coffee-house. Johnson. "Swift has a higher reputa...Samuel Johnson James Thomson[poems]Print: Book
1700-1799'He allowed high praise to Thomson, as a poet; but when one of the company said he was also a very good man, our moral...Samuel Johnson James Thomson[poetry]Print: Book
1700-1799'He allowed high praise to Thomson, as a poet; but when one of the company said he was also a very good man, our moral...Samuel Johnson James Thomson[letters to his sisters and accounts by them of his character]Manuscript: Letter
1700-1799'He allowed high praise to Thomson, as a poet; but when one of the company said he was also a very good man, our moral...James Boswell James Thomson[letters to his sister and accounts by them of his character]Manuscript: Letter
1700-1799'Dr. Johnson said, "Thomson had a true poetical genius, the power of viewing every thing in a poetical light. His faul...Samuel Johnson James Thomson[Poems]Print: Book
'Goldsmith talks of cows shedding their Horns, & Thompson makes his Hens and Chicks to be Fed & defended by the fe...Hester Lynch Thrale James ThomsonSeasons, The - 'Spring'Print: Book
'Goldsmith talks of cows shedding their Horns, & Thompson makes his Hens and Chicks to be Fed & defended by the fe...Hester Lynch Thrale James ThomsonSeasons, The - 'Summer'Print: Book
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1850-1899
From the Commonplace book of Mrs Austen of Ensbury: Transcription of '"Tell me thou Soul of her I love" - Thomson', be...Catherine Austen James ThomsonOde: Tell me thou Soul of her I loveUnknown
1800-1849Friday, 28 March 1828: 'Read Tales of an Antiquary, one of the chime of bells which I have some hand in setting a r...Walter Scott James ThomsonTales of an AntiquaryPrint: Book

 

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