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Record 13206

Reading Experience:

Evidence:
'Finished Lord Bacon's Letters, edited by Birch. It is grievous to see this great man, who appears from various passages fully sensible of his vast powers and attainments, and impressed with a just confidence of the weight he would have with posterity, eternally cringing...'
Century: 1700-1799
Date: 17 May 1799
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 Green
Age Adult (18-100+)
Gender Male
Date of Birth 1769
Socio-economic group: Gentry
Occupation: gentleman
Religion: Church of England
Country of origin: England
Country of experience: England
Listeners present if any:
(e.g. family, servants, friends, workmates)
n/a
Additional comments: n/a

 

Text Being Read:

Author: Francis Bacon
Title: Letters, speeches, charges, advices, &c. of Francis Bacon
Genre: Essays / Criticism
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: unknown

 

Source Information:

Record ID: 13206  
Source - Print  
  Author: Thomas Green
  Editor: n/a
  Title: Extracts from the Diary of a Lover of Literature.
  Place of Publication: Ipswich
  Date of Publication: 1810
  Vol: n/a
  Page: 135
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: Thomas Green, Extracts from the Diary of a Lover of Literature. (Ipswich, 1810), p. 135, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/reading/recorddetails2.php?id=13206, accessed: 18 November 2019

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