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Listing for Reader: Mary, Lady Wortley Montagu


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Century of ExperienceEvidenceName of Reader / Listener / Reading GroupAuthor of TextTitle of TextForm of Text
1700-1799'Your news and your book very much diverted me: it is an old, but very pleasant, Spanish novel.'Mary, Lady Wortley Montagu unknownunknownPrint: Book
1700-1799'I am now so much alone, I have leisure to pass whole days in reading, but am not at all proper for so delicate an emp...Mary, Lady Wortley Montagu unknown[dictionaries]Print: Book
'I was very well pleased with having seen this entertainment [a marksmanship contest for the ladies of the Austrian co...Mary, Lady Wortley Montagu VirgilAeneidUnknown
1700-1799'I made acquaintance yesterday with the famous poet Rousseau, who lives here [Vienna] under the peculiar protection of...Mary, Lady Wortley Montagu Jean-Baptiste RousseauodesUnknown
1700-1799'Thus, dear sister, I have given you a very particular, and (I am afraid you'll think) a tedious account, of this part...Mary, Lady Wortley Montagu unknown[history]Unknown
1700-1799'Sir Paul Rycaut is mistaken (as he commonly is) in calling the sect [italics] muterin [italics].'Mary, Lady Wortley Montagu Sir Paul RycautunknownPrint: Book
1700-1799'I no longer look upon Theocritus as a romantic writer; he has only given a plain image of the way of life amongst the...Mary, Lady Wortley Montagu TheocritusUnknown
1700-1799'I read over your Homer here with an infinite pleasure, and find several little passages explained, that I did not bef...Mary, Lady Wortley Montagu HomerIliadUnknown
1700-1799'I should have told you, in the first place, that the Eastern manners give us a great light into many Scripture passag...Mary, Lady Wortley Montagu BiblePrint: Book
1700-1799'They have what they call the [italics] sublime [italics], that is, a style proper for poetry, and which is the exact ...Mary, Lady Wortley Montagu Ibrahim PashaTurkish VersesManuscript: Sheet
1700-1799'It is most wonderfully resembling [italics] The Song of Solomon [italics], which was also addressed to a royal bride.'Mary, Lady Wortley Montagu Song of Songs (Old Testament)Print: Book
1700-1799'I endeavour to persuade myself that I live in a more agreeable variety that you do; and that Monday, setting of partr...Mary, Lady Wortley Montagu unknownunknownUnknown
1700-1799'Your whole letter is full of mistakes from one end to the other. I see you have taken your ideas of Turkey from that ...Mary, Lady Wortley Montagu Jean DumontA New Voyage to the LevantPrint: Book
1700-1799'I hope we shall have soon the Odyssey from your happy hand, and I think I shall follow with singular pleasure the tr...Mary, Lady Wortley Montagu HomerOdysseyPrint: Book
1700-1799'It is true, the excellence of the Iliad does not depend upon his merit or dignity, but I wish, nevertheless, that Hom...Mary, Lady Wortley Montagu HomerIliadPrint: Book
1700-1799'This is but too like (say you) the Arabian Tales: these embroidered napkins! and a jewel as large as a turkey's egg! ...Mary, Lady Wortley Montagu unknownArabian TalesPrint: Book
1700-1799'I have got for you, as you desire, a Turkish love-letter, which I have put in a little box, and ordered the captain o...Mary, Lady Wortley Montagu unknownunknownManuscript: Letter
1700-1799'I could also, with little trouble, turn over Knolles and Sir Paul Rycaut, to give you a list of Turkish Emperors'.Mary, Lady Wortley Montagu Richard KnollesThe Turkish HistoryPrint: Book
1700-1799'I could also, with little trouble, turn over Knolles and Sir Paul Rycaut, to give you a list of Turkish Emperors'.Mary, Lady Wortley Montagu Sir Paul RycautunknownPrint: Book
1700-1799'I am more inclined, out of a true female spirit of contradiction, to tell you the falsehood of a great part of what y...Mary, Lady Wortley Montagu Mr HillunknownPrint: Book
1700-1799'Tis true they have no public places but the bagnios...I was three days ago at one of the finest in the town, and had ...Mary, Lady Wortley Montagu TheocritusIdyll 18Unknown
1700-1799'But the Armenians have no notion of transubstantiation, whatever accounts Sir Paul Rycaut gives of them (which accoun...Mary, Lady Wortley Montagu Sir Paul RycautunknownPrint: Book
1700-1799'I can only tell you, that if you please to read Sir Paul Rycaut, you will there find a full and true account of the v...Mary, Lady Wortley Montagu Sir Paul RycautunknownPrint: Book
1700-1799'But I cannot forbear takng notice to you of a mistake of Gemelli (though I honour him in a much higher degree than an...Mary, Lady Wortley Montagu GemelliunknownUnknown
1700-1799'I begin with telling you, that you have a true notion of the Alcoran, concerning which, the Greek priests (who are th...Mary, Lady Wortley Montagu Qu'ranPrint: Book
1700-1799'One of my countrymen, Mr. Sandys (whose book I do not doubt you have read, as one of the best of its kind), speaking ...Mary, Lady Wortley Montagu Mr SandysUnknownPrint: Book
1700-1799'Strabo calls Carthage forty miles in circuit.'Mary, Lady Wortley Montagu StraboGeographicaPrint: Book
1700-1799'I was glad to hear Mr. Remond's history from you, though the newspapers had given it to me [italics] en gros [italics].'Mary, Lady Wortley Montagu newspaperPrint: Newspaper
1700-1799'Here is the work of one week of my solitude - by the many faults in it your Lordship will easily believe I spend no m...Mary, Lady Wortley Montagu EpictetusunknownUnknown
1700-1799'I have perused the last lampoon of your ingenious friend, and am not surprised you did not find me out under the name...Mary, Lady Wortley Montagu Alexander PopeunknownUnknown


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