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Record 305

Reading Experience:

Evidence:
'Macaulay began with the frontispiece, if the book possessed one. "Said to be very like, and certainly full of the character. Energy, acuteness, tyranny, and audacity in every line of the face." Those words are writen above the portrait of Richard Bentley, in Bishop Monk's biography of that famous writer.'
Century: 1800-1849, 1850-1899
Date: Between 25 Oct 1800 and 28 Dec 1859
Country: India
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 Babington Macaulay
Age Adult (18-100+)
Gender Male
Date of Birth 25 Oct 1800
Socio-economic group: Professional / academic / merchant / farmer
Occupation: historian and critic
Religion: Church of England
Country of origin: England
Country of experience: India
Listeners present if any:
(e.g. family, servants, friends, workmates)
n/a
Additional comments: n/a

 

Text Being Read:

Author: Monk
Title: Biography of Richard Bentley
Genre: Biography
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: owned

 

Source Information:

Record ID: 305  
Source - Print  
  Author: Thomas Babington Macaulay
  Editor: George Otto Trevelyan
  Title: The Life and Letters of Lord Macaulay
  Place of Publication: Oxford
  Date of Publication: 1978
  Vol: 2
  Page: 402
  Additional comments: Appendix on Macaulay's marginal notes. Editorial commentary in single inverted commas; double inverted commas denote Macaulay's marginalia.

Citation: Thomas Babington Macaulay, George Otto Trevelyan (ed.), The Life and Letters of Lord Macaulay (Oxford, 1978), 2, p. 402, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/reading/recorddetails2.php?id=305, accessed: 19 May 2019

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