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Listing for Author: Virgil


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Century of ExperienceEvidenceName of Reader / Listener / Reading GroupAuthor of TextTitle of TextForm of Text
1800-1849[Marginalia]Samuel Taylor Coleridge Publius Virgilius MaroGeorgica Publii Virgilii Maronis HexaglottaPrint: Book
1800-1849'Milton established a habit of serious reading, which brought Bamford to Homer, Virgil, Shakespeare, the great poets, ...Samuel Bamford Virgil Print: Book
1800-1849" ... it was whilst at a frivolous, rote-learning girls' school that ... [Frances Power Cobbe] developed her determine...Frances Power Cobbe Virgil The AeneidPrint: Book
1700-1799'I admire you for what you say of the fierce fighting "Iliad"... I am afraid this poem, noble as it truly is, has done...Samuel Richardson Virgil AeneidPrint: Book
1700-1799Mary Berry, Journal, 27 April 1791: 'Florence. -- Went to see the Laurentian Medicean Library [...] The librarian, a v...Mary Berry Virgil WorksManuscript: Unknown
'The marginalia [dating from late 1570s-c.1608] on fol.3v [of Lodovico Domenichi, "Facetie, motti et burle, di diversi...Gabriel Harvey Virgil unknownPrint: Book
1800-1849Harriet Martineau on school life: 'We learned Latin from the old Eton grammar [...] Cicero, Virgil, and a little Horac...Pupils at Mr Perry's schoolVirgil Print: Book
1800-1849'Sunday July 2nd. Do a latin Excercise [sic]. Read a little of the [...] Enead [quotes Book I line 33].' ...Claire Clairmont Virgil AeneidPrint: Book
1800-1849'Tuesday July 4th. [...] Read Virgil -- Lines 100. Read Aristippe by Wieland. [...] 'Wednesday July 5th. [...] ...Claire Clairmont Virgil AeneidPrint: Book
1800-1849'Wednesday Sept. 27th. Do some Latin from Virgil [...] Finish Keats' Endymion.' ...Claire Clairmont Virgil unknownPrint: Book
1800-1849'At this period [aged thirteen] I perused all modern authors who had any claim to superior merit & poetic excellence...Elizabeth Barrett Virgil unknownPrint: Book
1800-1849Elizabeth Barrett to Hugh Stuart Boyd, 2 November 1832: 'I have read, since I spoke to you last about my Greek read...Elizabeth Barrett Virgil AeneidPrint: Book
1900-1945'That detestable father [italics]St Jerome[end italics], thus reacts to the Fall of Rome:-- '[...] When the refugee...Edward Morgan Forster Virgil Aeneid (Book II)Print: Book
1800-1849'Whewell, who was [Tennyson's] tutor, he called "the lion-like man" and had for him a great respect. It is reported th...Alfred Tennyson Virgil Print: Book
1800-1849'Savile Morton wrote to his mother that he had "come across Alfred Tennyson." "We looked out some Latin translations o...Alfred Tennyson Virgil Print: Book
1850-1899'Throughout the autumn and winter evenings [of 1854] he [Alfred Tennyson] translated aloud to my mother the sixth Aene...Alfred Tennyson Virgil Aeneid VIPrint: Book
Lord Dufferin to Alfred Tennyson [1858]: 'For the first 20 years of my life I not only did not care for poetry, but...Frederick Hamilton-Temple-Blackwood Virgil Print: Book
1850-1899From Emily Tennyson's journal, 18 May 1867: 'He [Tennyson] read the new version of one of the "Window Songs," "Take...Alfred Tennyson and sons (Hallam and Lionel)Virgil Georgics IPrint: Book
1850-1899From Emily Tennyson's Journal, 1870: 'March 1st. Aldworth. Hallam read the 4th Aeneid with A.; they study Virgil to...Alfred and Hallam TennysonVirgil Aeneid IVPrint: Book
1850-1899From Hallam Tennyson's account of 'My Father's Illness [1888]': 'He read or had read to him at this time the follow...Alfred Tennyson Virgil Georgics (II)Print: Book
1700-1799John Wilson Croker to Mr Justice Jackson, 4 December 1856: 'I am pretty sure that the first eclogue and the first b...John Wilson Croker Virgil Aeneid IPrint: Book
1700-1799John Wilson Croker to Mr Justice Jackson, 4 December 1856: 'I am pretty sure that the first eclogue and the first b...John Wilson Croker Virgil Eclogues IPrint: Book
The Earl of Lonsdale to John Wilson Croker, 4 September 1849: 'I am a [italics]worshipper[end italics] of Arthur Yo...Earl of Lonsdale Virgil Print: Book
1700-1799Robert Southey to Charles Watkin Williams Wynn, 24 May, 1796: 'The reliance that I can place on my own application ren...Robert Southey Virgil AeneidPrint: Book
1800-1849'There are besides, Sir Adam Fergusson, Colin Mackenzie, James Hope, Dr. James Buchan, Claud Russell, and perhaps two ...Walter Scott Virgil AeneidUnknown
1850-1899'"The flowing beauty of his oral translations in class, whether of Thucydides, Plato, or Virgil was," one of his peers...Oscar Wilde Virgil Print: Book
1700-1799From chapter entitled 'Madame d'Arblay': 'Whilst her mother read Pope's works and Pitt's AEneid with her eldest dau...Esther Burney and daughter (also Esther)Virgil AeneidPrint: Book


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