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Listing for Author: Hester Lynch Thrale


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Century of ExperienceEvidenceName of Reader / Listener / Reading GroupAuthor of TextTitle of TextForm of Text
Tuesday 12 September: 'Lytton drove off an hour ago; I have been sitting here, unable to read or collect myself -- suc...Lytton Strachey Hester Lynch Piozzi (Thrale)Anecdotes of the Late Doctor JohnsonPrint: Book
1700-1799'A pleasing instance of the generous attention of one of his [Dr Johnson's] friends has been discovered by the publica...James Boswell Hester Lynch ThraleLettersPrint: Book
1700-1799'Mr. Walpole thought Johnson a more amiable character after reading his "Letters to Mrs. Thrale": but never was one of...Horace Walpole Hester Lynch ThraleLettersPrint: Book
1700-1799'When Doctor Parker had read the foregoing Poem [given - a long poem by Mrs Thrale on his dog Pompey] he wrote these v...Dr Parker Hester Lynch Thrale[verses on a dog named Pompey]Manuscript: Unknown
1700-1799'When I shewed him [Johnson] his Character next day - for he would see it; he said it was a very fine Piece of Writing...Samuel Johnson Hester Lynch Thrale[MS 'character' of Johnson]Manuscript: Unknown
1700-1799'having shewed her [Sophia Streatfield] the other day three Translations of a few Verses written by Voltaire She immed...Sophia Streatfield Hester Lynch Thrale[translation of Voltaire's 'A Madame de Chatelet']Print: Book


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