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Listing for Author: Horace Walpole


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Century of ExperienceEvidenceName of Reader / Listener / Reading GroupAuthor of TextTitle of TextForm of Text
I have been reading in my Boat?Virgil, Juvenal, and Wesley?s Journal. Do you know the last? one of the most interesti...Edward Fitzgerald Horace WalpoleLettersPrint: Book
1700-1799' ... [The Mysterious Mother (1768)] was read aloud by Mr Smelt and Frances Burney in November 1786. Burney was horri...Frances Burney and Leonard SmeltHorace WalpoleThe Mysterious MotherPrint: Book
1850-1899"As ... [Hannah Mitchell's] love of books became known locally: 'I made free of such libraries as the neighbours posse...Hannah Mitchell Horace WalpoleThe Castle of Otranto: A Gothic StoryPrint: Book
1850-1899'If you like it try the "Castle of Otranto" by Horace Walpole. That is the best stilted romance style I know. "Well ...Sir Walter Raleigh Horace WalpoleCastle of OtrantoPrint: Book
1850-1899[editor's narrative] 'A visit to Dresden was richly rewarded by the acquisition of six valuable fans to add to Lady Ch...Lady Charlotte Schreiber Horace WalpoleunknownPrint: Book
1700-1799'Mr Brand' to Mary Berry, January 1798: 'Lady Ossory, to alleviate my confinement with a very bad cold, has treated me...Mr Brand Horace Walpole, Lord OrfordLetters to Lady OssoryManuscript: Unknown
1800-1849'I have held off reading Walpole's Correspondences till now. I am in the former series to Mann. At first, I was agreea...Harriet Martineau Horace Walpole (ed. Richard Bentley)Letters of Horace Walpole, 4th Earl of Orford, to Sir Horace MannPrint: Book
1850-1899'As my love of books became known, I was made free of such libraries as the neighbours possessed which led to me readi...Hannah Mitchell Horace WalpoleThe Castle of OntrantoPrint: Book
1700-1799'Within these few days I could not have a book from the library because Mr E. had lent the "Castle of Otranto" to Miss...Joseph Hunter Horace WalpoleThe Castle of OtrantoPrint: Book
1700-1799'Read the "Castle of Otranto", which grievously disappointed my expectations...'Thomas Green Horace WalpoleThe Castle of OtrantoPrint: Book
1700-1799'Read Sir Horace Walpole's "Mysterious Mother". There is a gusto of antiquity...'Thomas Green Horace WalpoleThe Mysterious MotherPrint: Book
1700-1799'Read Horace Walpole's "Historic Doubts on the Life and Reign of Richard the 3d."--doubts, which he has in some measur...Thomas Green Horace WalpoleHistoric doubts on the life and reign of King Richard the thirdPrint: Book
1700-1799'Looked over Horace Walpole's "Fugitive Pieces"...'Thomas Green Horace WalpoleWorksPrint: Book
1800-1849'Read, if you have not read, all Horace Walpole's letters, wherever you can find them; - the best wit ever published i...Sydney Smith Horace Walpole[Letters]Print: Book
1800-1849'I have read since last October a good deal of the history relating to the East...: not much of books not connected wi...Mountstuart Elphinstone Horace Walpole[Works]Print: Book
1800-1849'Teusday [sic] August 8th. Ill all day. I dream I see a ghost [this sentence inserted above line]. Bathe. Read C...Claire Clairmont Horace WalpoleThe Castle of OtrantoPrint: Book
1800-1849'[in a letter from Bury's correspondent [-]] I believe I told you I had been reading Horace Walpole's Letters over aga...Horace WalpoleLettersPrint: Book
1800-1849'Affectation is never more tiresome and ridiculous than in a letter. Madame de Sevigne was the best letter-writer that...Mr Sharpe Horace WalpoleLettersPrint: Book
1900-1945Passages transcribed into E. M. Forster's Commonplace Book (1929) include section from Horace Walpole's letter of 13 N...Edward Morgan Forster Horace WalpoleLetter to George Montagu, 13 November 1760Print: Book
1800-1849Lord Liverpool to John Wilson Croker, 23 August 1824: 'I am very much obliged to you for the specimen which you hav...Robert Banks Jenkinson, second Earl of Liverpool Horace Walpoleletters to Lord HertfordUnknown
Thursday, 1 March 1827: 'By the bye it is the anniversary of Bosworth field. In former days Richd. IIId. was always...Walter Scott Horace WalpoleHistoric Doubts on Richard IIIPrint: Book
1800-1849John Wilson Croker to John Murray, 7 May 1828: 'I return, having read through, the first volume of "Horace Walpole'...John Wilson Croker Horace Walpole'Letters to Mr Mason' vol 1Print: Book
1850-1899[between journal entries for 30 September and 10 October 1880] 'A visit to Dresden was richly rewarded by the acqui...Charles and Lady Charlotte SchreiberHorace WalpoleWalpolianaPrint: Book
1700-1799[Catherine Talbot to Elizabeth Carter, 17 August 1764:] 'Pray has Mrs M. got one of Mr Walpole's Memoirs of Lord He...Catherine Talbot Horace WalpoleMemoirs of Lord Herbert of CherburyPrint: Book
1700-1799[Elizabeth Carter to Elizabeth Vesey, 18 March 1768:] 'I fancy you were not greatly edified by the study of Mr Walp...Elizabeth Carter Horace Walpole?Royal and Noble AuthorsPrint: Book
1700-1799[Elizabeth Carter to Elizabeth Vesey, 18 March 1768:] 'I fancy you were not greatly edified by the study of Mr Walp...Elizabeth Carter Horace WalpoleThe Castle of OtrantoPrint: Book


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