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Record Number: 3162


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

I shall turn for a while to Urquhart's comentaries on classical learning. O books! books! I owe you much. Ye are my spirits oil without which, its own friction against itself would wear out.

Century:

1800-1849

Date:

20 Jul 1823

Country:

England

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:

Anne Lister

Age:

Adult (18-100+)

Gender:

Female

Date of Birth:

3 Apr 1791

Socio-Economic Group:

Gentry

Occupation:

Heir to land and industrial property at Shibden Hall, near Halifax, Yorks. [inherits 1824]

Religion:

n/a

Country of Origin:

England

Country of Experience:

England

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

n/a


Additional Comments:

n/a



Text Being Read:

Author:

David Henry Urquhart

Title:

Commentaries on classical learning

Genre:

Essays / Criticism

Form of Text:

Print: Book

Publication Details

n/a

Provenance

unknown


Source Information:

Record ID:

3162

Source:

Print

Author:

Anne Lister

Editor:

Helena Whitbread

Title:

I know my own heart: The Diaries of Anne Lister 1791-1840

Place of Publication:

London

Date of Publication:

1988

Vol:

n/a

Page:

265-266

Additional Comments:

n/a

Citation:

Anne Lister, Helena Whitbread (ed.), I know my own heart: The Diaries of Anne Lister 1791-1840 (London, 1988), p. 265-266, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/RED/record_details.php?id=3162, accessed: 29 June 2022


Additional Comments:

None

   
   
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