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Record Number: 18295


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

'I also transmit Octavian, and a volume of poems written by a friend of mine. He is, poor fellow! in the last stage of a consumption; so the critics should be merciful, for he will never write better, nor worse, (which is of more consequence to brother authors,) and a death-bed repentance of such literary crimes is as bitter as it is useless'.

Century:

1800-1849

Date:

Until: 31 Oct 1811

Country:

England

Time

n/a

Place:

city: Oxford
specific address: Christ Church College

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:

Charles Kirkpatrick Sharpe

Age:

Adult (18-100+)

Gender:

Male

Date of Birth:

1781

Socio-Economic Group:

Professional / academic / merchant / farmer

Occupation:

archaeologist / antiquarian

Religion:

n/a

Country of Origin:

Scotland

Country of Experience:

England

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

n/a


Additional Comments:

n/a



Text Being Read:

Author:

Title:

n/a

Genre:

Poetry

Form of Text:

Print: Book, Unknown

Publication Details

n/a

Provenance

owned


Source Information:

Record ID:

18295

Source:

Print

Author:

Lady Charlotte Bury

Editor:

A. Francis Steuart

Title:

Diary of a Lady-in-Waiting, The

Place of Publication:

London

Date of Publication:

1908

Vol:

I

Page:

59

Additional Comments:

n/a

Citation:

Lady Charlotte Bury, A. Francis Steuart (ed.), Diary of a Lady-in-Waiting, The (London, 1908), I, p. 59, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/RED/record_details.php?id=18295, accessed: 27 June 2022


Additional Comments:

None

   
   
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