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Record 14853

Reading Experience:

Evidence:
'Only, here I met with a fourth "Advice to the painter", upon the coming in of the Dutch to the River and end of the war, that made my heart ake to read, it being too sharp and so true.'
Century: 1600-1699
Date: 16 Sep 1667
Country: England
Time: afternoon: at dinner time
daytime
Place: city: London
location in dwelling: at the house of Mrs Pierce
   
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:Samuel Pepys
Age Adult (18-100+)
Gender Male
Date of Birth 23 Feb 1633
Socio-economic group: Professional / academic / merchant / farmer
Occupation: Clerk of the Acts, Admiralty
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: Andrew Marvell
Title: Directions to a painter for describing our naval business ... by an unknown author
Genre: Politics, satire
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: read in situ

 

Source Information:

Record ID: 14853  
Source - Print  
  Author: Samuel Pepys
  Editor: Robert Latham
  Title: The diary of Samuel Pepys
  Place of Publication: London
  Date of Publication: 1970
  Vol: 8
  Page: 439
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: Samuel Pepys, Robert Latham (ed.), The diary of Samuel Pepys (London, 1970), 8, p. 439, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/reading/recorddetails2.php?id=14853, accessed: 13 November 2019

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