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Record 5088

Reading Experience:

Evidence:
'It must be labour that makes things valuable Princes & Lords may flourish and may fade But a bold Peasantry, the Country's pride When once destroy'd can never be supplied.' [this is the first of a number of references to Goldsmith's poem]
Century: 1800-1849
Date: Between 22 Sep 1773 and 1 Jun 1827
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:Robert Sharp
Age Adult (18-100+)
Gender Male
Date of Birth 22 Sep 1773
Socio-economic group: Clerk / tradesman / artisan / smallholder
Occupation: schoolteacher/parish official
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: Oliver Goldsmith
Title: The Deserted Village
Genre: Poetry
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: unknown

 

Source Information:

Record ID: 5088  
Source - Print  
  Author: Robert Sharp
  Editor: J. E. Crowther
  Title: The Diary of Robert Sharp of South Cave
  Place of Publication: Oxford
  Date of Publication: 1997
  Vol: n/a
  Page: 147
  Additional comments: co-editor P.A. Crowther

Citation: Robert Sharp, J. E. Crowther (ed.), The Diary of Robert Sharp of South Cave (Oxford, 1997), p. 147, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/reading/recorddetails2.php?id=5088, accessed: 23 May 2019

Additional comments:

 

 

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