Reading Experience Database

Listing for Author: Plutarch


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Century of ExperienceEvidenceName of Reader / Listener / Reading GroupAuthor of TextTitle of TextForm of Text
1800-1849'I have cast up my reading account, and brought it to the end of the year 1835. [?] During the last thirteen months I ...Thomas Babington Macaulay PlutarchLivesPrint: Book
1850-1899'While he read little but the Bible and religious periodicals, his son was working his way through the Rhymney Workmen...Thomas Jones PlutarchPrint: Book
1800-1849'I have read only one play, the Bashful Lover and one or two of Plutarch's lives since we wrote last.'Dorothy Wordsworth PlutarchLivesPrint: Book
1800-1849'[Janet Hamilton] had a heavy literary diet as a child - history by Rollin and Plutarch, Ancient Universal History, Pi...Janet Hamilton Plutarch[history]Print: Book
1800-1849'The books which I am at present employed in reading to myself are in English, Plutarch's Lives and Milner's Ecclesias...Thomas Babington Macaulay PlutarchLivesPrint: Book
1700-1799'In her teens [Frances] Burney was tackling on her own such works as Plutarch's "Lives" (in translation), Pope's "Ilia...Frances Burney PlutarchLivesPrint: Book
1900-1945'Charlie Chaplin was a classic autodidact, always struggling to make up for a dismally inadequate education, groping h...Charles Spencer Chaplin PlutarchLivesPrint: Book
1700-1799'I was but about twenty-two years of age when I first began to read them, and I assure you, my friend, that they made ...James Lackington PlutarchMoralsPrint: Book
1800-1849'Much of it [ie. ?the daily instruction I received?] consisted in the books I read by myself, and my father?s discours...John Stuart Mill PlutarchLivesPrint: Book
1800-1849'Read "Edinburgh Review"; afterwards, for first time, after I know not what interval, a little Greek, viz. Plut. "Phoc...William Windham PlutarchPhocian or LivesPrint: Book
1800-1849[Percy Shelley's Reading List for 1815, compiled by Mary Shelley. Only texts not referred to in journal entries are gi...Percy Bysshe Shelley PlutarchPrint: Book
1800-1849'Shelley reads Plutarch in Greek - Lord B - comes down & stays here an hour - I read a novel in the evening'Percy Bysshe Shelley Plutarch[unknown]Print: Book
1800-1849'write - read Locke and Curt. S. reads Plutarch and Locke. He reads Paradise Lost - aloud in the evening'Percy Bysshe Shelley Plutarch[unknown]Print: Book
1800-1849'Shelley reads Curt - & Plutarch - read Pamela and Shelley read[s] Gibbon after tea'Percy Bysshe Shelley Plutarch[unknown]Print: Book
1800-1849'In the evening I finish Curtius. S. reads & finishes Plutarchs life of Alexander. After tea S. reads the XXth chapter...Percy Bysshe Shelley Plutarch[Life of Alexander]Print: Book
1800-1849'Read Tacitus and Buffon. S. reads Homer and Plutarch'Percy Bysshe Shelley Plutarch[unknown]Print: Book
1800-1849'S. reads Homer's Hymns'Percy Bysshe Shelley PlutarchHymnsPrint: Book
1800-1849'S read Plutarch's lives.'Percy Bysshe Shelley PlutarchLivesPrint: Book
1800-1849'S. reads Plutarchs life of Marius'Percy Bysshe Shelley Plutarch'Life of Marius'Print: Book
1800-1849'Write - read Lucan & the Bible S. writes the Cenci & reads Plutarch's lives - the Gisbornes call in the evening - S....Percy Bysshe Shelley PlutarchLivesPrint: Book
1800-1849'You talk of reading "a very old book": Boswell's Tour to the Hebrides. Why that's a [underlined] chickn [sic, underli...Sarah Harriet Burney PlutarchLivesPrint: Book
1800-1849'I return your Italian volumes, my dear friend, with many thanks, owning honestly, that I have never looked into them;...Sarah Harriet Burney PlutarchLivesPrint: Book
[List of books read to Sir Thomas Browne by Elizabeth Lyttelton]. Headed in commonplace book: 'The books which my daug...Elizabeth Lyttelton PlutarchLivesPrint: Book


Reading Experience Database version 2.0.  Page updated: 27th Apr 2016  3:15pm (GMT)