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Record Number: 26460


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

'I don't know what I have done to gain so much credit for generosity but I suspect I owe it to being supposed, as Puff says, one of "those whom Heaven has blessed with afluence."'

Century:

1800-1849

Date:

Until: 28 Nov 1825

Country:

n/a

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:

Walter Scott

Age:

Adult (18-100+)

Gender:

Male

Date of Birth:

15 Aug 1825

Socio-Economic Group:

Professional / academic / merchant / farmer

Occupation:

Novelist, poet and lawyer.

Religion:

n/a

Country of Origin:

Scotland

Country of Experience:

n/a

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

n/a


Additional Comments:

n/a



Text Being Read:

Author:

Richard Brinsley Sheridan

Title:

The Critic

Genre:

Drama

Form of Text:

Unknown

Publication Details

n/a

Provenance

n/a


Source Information:

Record ID:

26460

Source:

Print

Author:

Walter Scott

Editor:

W.E.K. Anderson

Title:

The Journal of Sir Walter Scott

Place of Publication:

Edinburgh

Date of Publication:

1998

Vol:

n/a

Page:

23

Additional Comments:

n/a

Citation:

Walter Scott, W.E.K. Anderson (ed.), The Journal of Sir Walter Scott (Edinburgh, 1998), p. 23, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/RED/record_details.php?id=26460, accessed: 25 March 2023


Additional Comments:

None

   
   
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