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Record Number: 600


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

I never framed a wish or formed a plan that flattered mewith hopes of earthly bliss. But thou wert there. [rewriting of lines 695-697 of Book IV]

Century:

1800-1849

Date:

Between 1834 and 1835

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:

Reading Group:

member of Carey/Maingay group

Age:

Unknown

Gender:

Unknown

Date of Birth:

n/a

Socio-Economic Group:

n/a

Occupation:

n/a

Religion:

n/a

Country of Origin:

n/a

Country of Experience:

n/a

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

n/a


Additional Comments:

n/a



Text Being Read:

Author:

William Cowper

Title:

The Task, Book IV

Genre:

Poetry

Form of Text:

Unknown

Publication Details

n/a

Provenance

unknown


Source Information:

Record ID:

600

Source:

Manuscript

Author:

n/a

Title:

'M.S. Book'

Location:

St Clair Collection (private)

Call No:

n/a

Page/Folio:

11 r

Citation:

Carey/Maingay group , 'M.S. Book' St Clair Collection (private), p. 11 r, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/RED/record_details.php?id=600, accessed: 02 December 2022


Additional Comments:

None

   
   
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