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Record 19464

Reading Experience:

Evidence:
'The Frenchman who wrote Maxims says 'there is hardly anyone who does not repay great obligations with Ingratitude'.
Century: 1700-1799
Date: Until: 26 Aug 1782
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:George Crabbe
Age Adult (18-100+)
Gender Male
Date of Birth 24 Dec 1754
Socio-economic group: Clergy (includes all denominations)
Occupation: clergyman and poet
Religion: Christian
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: Francois de La Rochefoucauld
Title: Maximes
Genre: Philosophy
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: unknown

 

Source Information:

Record ID: 19464  
Source - Print  
  Author: George Crabbe
  Editor: Thomas Faulkner
  Title: Selected Letters and Journals of George Crabbe
  Place of Publication: Oxford
  Date of Publication: 1985
  Vol: n/a
  Page: 25
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: George Crabbe, Thomas Faulkner (ed.), Selected Letters and Journals of George Crabbe (Oxford, 1985), p. 25, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/reading/recorddetails2.php?id=19464, accessed: 27 May 2019

Additional comments:

Assistant editor Rhonda Blair. Letter to Edmund Burke, 26th Aug 1782

 

 

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