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Record Number: 12683


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

From Elizabeth Missing Sewell's Journal, 21 October 1845: 'Some of us went for a lovely walk yesterday by the sea cliffs of St. Lawrence. Mr. Edgar Estcourt [...] talked to me a little about William [Sewell]'s novel [italics]Hawkstone[end italics], doubting the fact told me about the Jesuits, and wishing they could be tried in a court of justice; and afterwards he gave me an article about them in the [italics]Oxford and Cambridge Review[end italics], most laudatory of them, and of Ignatius Loyola, and very condemnatory of Luther. It had no effect upon me however. There is too much of the partisan style about it, and it is too bombastic, and contains few facts....'

Century:

1800-1849

Date:

Between 20 Oct 1845 and 21 Oct 1845

Country:

Great Britain

Time

n/a

Place:

city: Bonchurch

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:

Elizabeth Missing Sewell

Age:

Adult (18-100+)

Gender:

Female

Date of Birth:

19 Feb 1815

Socio-Economic Group:

Professional / academic / merchant / farmer

Occupation:

Writer

Religion:

Church of England

Country of Origin:

Great Britain

Country of Experience:

Great Britain

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

n/a


Additional Comments:

n/a



Text Being Read:

Author:

unknown

Title:

Article on the Jesuits

Genre:

Other religious, History

Form of Text:

Print: Serial / periodical

Publication Details

In The Oxford and Cambridge Review

Provenance

unknown


Source Information:

Record ID:

12683

Source:

Print

Author:

Elizabeth Missing Sewell

Editor:

Eleanor L. Sewell

Title:

The Autobiography of Elizabeth M. Sewell

Place of Publication:

London

Date of Publication:

1908

Vol:

n/a

Page:

127

Additional Comments:

n/a

Citation:

Elizabeth Missing Sewell, Eleanor L. Sewell (ed.), The Autobiography of Elizabeth M. Sewell (London, 1908), p. 127, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/RED/record_details.php?id=12683, accessed: 03 July 2022


Additional Comments:

None

   
   
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