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Record Number: 23651


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

'I must write out Johnson's Latin Version of the Messiah from Pope, I obtained the Copy of a Clergyman here, one Mr Graves, who wrote the Spiritual Quixote'. [the Latin verses follow]

Century:

1700-1799

Date:

Until: 28 Oct 1783

Country:

England

Time

n/a

Place:

city: Bath

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:

Hester Lynch Thrale

Age:

Adult (18-100+)

Gender:

Female

Date of Birth:

27 Jan 1741

Socio-Economic Group:

Gentry

Occupation:

n/a

Religion:

n/a

Country of Origin:

Wales

Country of Experience:

England

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

n/a


Additional Comments:

n/a



Text Being Read:

Author:

Samuel Johnson

Title:

[translation into Latin of Pope's 'Messiah']

Genre:

Poetry

Form of Text:

Manuscript: Unknown

Publication Details

n/a

Provenance

borrowed (other)
belonged to Mr Graves


Source Information:

Record ID:

23651

Source:

Print

Author:

Hester Lynch Thrale

Editor:

Katharine C. Balderston

Title:

Thraliana

Place of Publication:

Oxford

Date of Publication:

1951

Vol:

I

Page:

576

Additional Comments:

n/a

Citation:

Hester Lynch Thrale, Katharine C. Balderston (ed.), Thraliana (Oxford, 1951), I, p. 576, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/RED/record_details.php?id=23651, accessed: 02 March 2024


Additional Comments:

None

   
   
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