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the experience of reading in Britain, from 1450 to 1945...

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[Robert] [Burns]


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[Robert] [Burns] : [Lady Mary Anne]

[Transcription from a commonplace book]: [Untitled]; [Text = prose introduction followed by verse] 'During the troubles in the reign of Charles 1st, a/ country girl came up to London in search of a place as/ servant maid ... Lady Mary Anne was a flower in the dew/ Sweet was its smell and bonnie was its hue ...' [total = 1p. of prose and 2x 4 line verses)

Century: 1800-1849 / 1850-1899     Reader/Listener/Group: Magdalene Sharpe- Erskine      Print: Unknown


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