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Century of ExperienceEvidenceName of Reader / Listener / Reading GroupAuthor of TextTitle of TextForm of Text
1800-1849Wu notes extracts from vol 1 of Volney, "Travels Through Syria and Egypt", in Dove Cottage MS 28. Wordsworth FamilyConstantin Francois de Chasseboeuf comte de VolneyTravels through Syria and Egypt, in the years 1783, 1784, and 1785Print: BookManuscript: Unknown
1800-1849?We saw today the residence of the Prince de Cond? - and of a long line of princes famous for virtue and talents ? the...Maria Edgeworth Stephanie Felicite de Genlis (Comtesse)Mademoiselle de ClermontPrint: Book
''"My masters... in poetry, were Swinburne and Meredith among the living, Rossetti, Matthew Arnold and Robert Browning...John Masefield Jean-Marie-Mathias-Philippe-Auguste comte de Villiers de l'Isle-AdamPrint: Book
1900-1945'Rudie inspired in all his children a love of literature, reading aloud to them from his own favourites, the great Vic...Rosamond Lehmann Comtesse de SegurLes Petites Filles Mod?lesPrint: Book
1850-1899'We have just finished reading aloud "Pere Goriot" - a hateful book... I have been reading lately and have nearly fini...George Eliot (pseud) Auguste ComteCatechism Of Positive Religion, ThePrint: Book
1850-1899'Read Comte on the Middle Ages'George Eliot [pseud] Auguste Comte[on the Middle Ages]Print: Book
1850-1899'Finished Bamford's "Passages from the life of a Radical". Have just begun again Mill's "Political Economy", and Comte...George Eliot [pseud] Auguste ComteThe Positive Philosophy of Auguste ComtePrint: BookManuscript: Unknown
1850-1899'I have been reading Villemarque's "Contes populaires des Anciens Bretons".'George Eliot [pseud.] Th?odore Claude Henri vicomte Hersart de la VillemarquContes populaires des anciens BretonsPrint: BookManuscript: Unknown
1850-1899'Reading; First book of Lucretius, 6th book of the Iliad; Samson Agonistes, Warton's History of English Poetry; Grote ...George Eliot [pseud.] Auguste ComteSyst?me de politique positivePrint: Book
1850-1899'Aloud I read the concluding part of Walter Scott's "Life" which we had begun at Harrogate, two volumes of Froude's "H...George Eliot [pseud] Auguste Comte[correspondence with Valat]Print: Book
1850-1899'Read Comte and began Hermann and Dorothea'.George Eliot [pseud] Auguste Comte[unknown]Print: Book
1850-1899Harriet Martineau on the inspirations for her project of translating Comte: 'I obtained something like a clear prepara...Harriet Martineau Auguste ComteunknownPrint: Book
1850-1899'On the 8th of May [1851], I [Harriet Martineau] went for a fortnight to stay with some friends, between whom and myse...anon Auguste ComteunknownPrint: Book
'My dear Caroline, I am very glad to have an opportunity of answering your agreable [sic] little Letter. You seem to ...Jane Austen Stephanie Felicite Ducrest de St Albin Comtesse de GenlisOlympe et TheophilePrint: Book
1900-1945Tuesday 30 November 1937: 'Reading Chateaubriand now, bought in 6 fine vols for one guinea at Cambridge'.Virginia Woolf Francois-Rene Vicomte de ChateaubriandunknownPrint: Book
1850-1899'In the late 1880s Gissing immersed himself in contemporary European fiction, as he had during previous periods of his...George Gissing Auguste ComteCours de Philosophie PositivePrint: Book
1800-1849From the 1806-1840 Commonplace book of an unknown reader. 'Translation of Madame la Countess de Genlis invocation at t...Stéphanie Félicité Ducrest de St-Albin Comtesse de GenlisMemoirs of the Countess of Genlis, Written by HerselfPrint: Book
1800-1849George Grote to Sir William Molesworth (c.1838-40): 'Have you read Comte's "Traite de Philosophie Positive," of whi...George Grote ComteTraite de Philosophie Positive (vol. 3)Print: Book
1900-1945'I'll show you where I got the hint for it [his story "The Warriors' Soul"] in Philippe de Ségur. There's a hint for ...Joseph Conrad Philippe-Paule Ségur (Comte de) Un Aide de Camp de Napoléon (de 1800 à 1812Print: Book
1850-1899'I was in Paris during the elections for the Chamber, when a triumphant majority was returned, as of course you know, ...Robert Louis Stevenson Edmé-Patrice-Maurice MacMahon, comte dePrint: Poster


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