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Record Number: 12321


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

'Friday, 19th February, Last night?s meeting was a drawn battle. The ?wants? and the ?don?t wants? did an immense amount of talking, and were theatrical than they ever manage to be on stage. Milligan and Mother stuck their tongues in their cheeks and waited ? until a plan was formulated which while presenting some outward appearance of novelty will leave essentials much as they were. Read ? ?Path to Rome? (H. Belloc)'.

Century:

1900-1945

Date:

15 Feb 1926

Country:

England

Time

n/a

Place:

city: Liverpool

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:

Gerald Moore

Age:

Adult (18-100+)

Gender:

Male

Date of Birth:

16 Jun 1903

Socio-Economic Group:

Professional / academic / merchant / farmer

Occupation:

Coffee then Cocoa broker, working for Unilever - United Africa Company

Religion:

none

Country of Origin:

England

Country of Experience:

England

Listeners present if any:
e.g family, servants, friends

n/a


Additional Comments:

n/a



Text Being Read:

Author:

Hilaire Belloc

Title:

Path to Rome

Genre:

Poetry

Form of Text:

Print: Book

Publication Details

n/a

Provenance

unknown


Source Information:

Record ID:

12321

Source:

Manuscript

Author:

Gerald Moore

Title:

MS Diary 1926

Location:

Private Collection

Call No:

MS Diary 1926

Page/Folio:

n/a

Citation:

Gerald Moore, MS Diary 1926 Private Collection, p. MS Diary 1926, p. n/a, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/RED/record_details.php?id=12321, accessed: 02 March 2024


Additional Comments:

This material Copyright Andrew Neill Vanson Moore, and Shirley Frances Gould-Smith.

   
   
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