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Record Number: 3226


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

It was Lilly's Latin Grammar. It called for uncommon perseverance to come at its contents, so much had it suffered from the use and abuse of schools... But I was desperate; nothing now could daunt me. I sewed, and pasted and repaired and covered the old book... and then conned and conjectured, and unweariedly considered its contents, that I might comprehend them. My father finding me resolved, gave me all the assistance in his power, but my reliance was on my own persevering and unconquerable determination to succeed.

Century:

1800-1849

Date:

From: 1813

Country:

Ireland

Time

n/a

Place:

location in dwelling: home

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 Lutton

Age:

Adult (18-100+)

Gender:

Female

Date of Birth:

16 Dec 1791

Socio-Economic Group:

Professional / academic / merchant / farmer

Occupation:

n/a

Religion:

Church of England

Country of Origin:

Ireland

Country of Experience:

Ireland

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

n/a


Additional Comments:

n/a



Text Being Read:

Author:

William Lilly

Title:

Lilly's Latin Grammar

Genre:

Essays / Criticism, Textbook / self-education, Reference / General works

Form of Text:

Print: Book

Publication Details

n/a

Provenance

borrowed (private library)


Source Information:

Record ID:

3226

Source:

Print

Author:

Anne Lutton

Editor:

J.H. Wescott

Title:

Memorials of a Consecrated Life

Place of Publication:

London

Date of Publication:

1882

Vol:

n/a

Page:

30-31

Additional Comments:

n/a

Citation:

Anne Lutton, J.H. Wescott (ed.), Memorials of a Consecrated Life (London, 1882), p. 30-31, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/RED/record_details.php?id=3226, accessed: 24 September 2023


Additional Comments:

None

   
   
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