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Record Number: 19879


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

[having quoted from sermons and poetical works, including Swift, Young and her husband, on the subject of adultery Pilkington says] 'I must beg my Reader's Pardon for these numerous Quotations; but as [italics] Swift [end italics] says, those anticipating Rascals the Ancients, have left nothing for us poor Moderns to say: But still to shew my Vanity, let it stand as some sort of Praise, that I have stolen wisely'.

Century:

1700-1799

Date:

unknown

Country:

England or Ireland

Time

n/a

Place:

n/a

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:

Laetitia Pilkington

Age:

Adult (18-100+)

Gender:

Female

Date of Birth:

1708

Socio-Economic Group:

Clergy (includes all denominations)

Occupation:

clergyman's wife

Religion:

Anglican

Country of Origin:

Ireland

Country of Experience:

England or Ireland

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

n/a


Additional Comments:

n/a



Text Being Read:

Author:

[unknown]

Title:

[unknown]

Genre:

Sermon, Poetry

Form of Text:

Print: Book

Publication Details

n/a

Provenance

unknown


Source Information:

Record ID:

19879

Source:

Print

Author:

Laetitia Pilkington

Editor:

A.C. Elias

Title:

Mempirs of Laetitia Pilkington

Place of Publication:

Athens GA

Date of Publication:

1997

Vol:

I

Page:

88

Additional Comments:

n/a

Citation:

Laetitia Pilkington, A.C. Elias (ed.), Mempirs of Laetitia Pilkington (Athens GA, 1997), I, p. 88, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/RED/record_details.php?id=19879, accessed: 04 July 2022


Additional Comments:

Date of birth 1708 or 1709

   
   
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