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Record Number: 12783


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

'Have been reading the "Quarterly Review" on Lyell's tour in North America. The "Quarterly" rejoices, quite generously, in American Art, and "Progress", and so forth - but is mainly solicitous that the Americans should - for their own sake, fo course - stay at peace. "For", says the generous reviewer, "As the future of America, to be a glorious future, must be a future of peace, so we would hope that it may be fruitful in all which embellishes and occupies and glorifies peace." - Most balmy language!'

Century:

1850-1899

Date:

1 Jan 1850

Country:

South Africa

Time

n/a

Place:

city: Cape Town
other location: on board the "Neptune", in Simon's Bay

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:

John Mitchel

Age:

Adult (18-100+)

Gender:

Male

Date of Birth:

3 Nov 1815

Socio-Economic Group:

Professional / academic / merchant / farmer

Occupation:

author, Irish Nationalist, under arrest for Treason

Religion:

Presbyterian family

Country of Origin:

Ireland

Country of Experience:

South Africa

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

n/a


Additional Comments:

n/a



Text Being Read:

Author:

[unknown]

Title:

Quarterly Review

Genre:

Essays / Criticism, Geography / Travel

Form of Text:

Print: Serial / periodical

Publication Details

n/a

Provenance

unknown


Source Information:

Record ID:

12783

Source:

Print

Author:

John Mitchel

Editor:

n/a

Title:

Jail Journal

Place of Publication:

Dublin

Date of Publication:

1913

Vol:

n/a

Page:

206

Additional Comments:

n/a

Citation:

John Mitchel, Jail Journal (Dublin, 1913), p. 206, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/RED/record_details.php?id=12783, accessed: 29 November 2022


Additional Comments:

None

   
   
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