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Record 11155

Reading Experience:

'Sometime about the twenty first year of my age I perceived the great advantage possessed by those who received a classical education. I had read Byron's "Childe Harold" and the passage "Alas for Tully's voice" and Virgil's Lay And Troy's pictured page &c inspired me with a desire to dive deeper into Latin Literature.'
Century: 1800-1849
Date: Between 1 Jan 1823 and 31 Dec 1823
Country: England
Time: n/a
Place: n/a
Type of Experience (Reader):
silent aloud unknown
solitary in company unknown
single serial unknown
Type of Experience (Listener):
solitary in company unknown
single serial unknown

Reader/Listener/Reading Group:

Reader:Robert White
Age Adult (18-100+)
Gender Male
Date of Birth 17 Sep 1802
Socio-economic group: Labourer (agricultural)
Occupation: labourer on his father's farm.
Religion: n/a
Country of origin: England
Country of experience: England
Listeners present if any:
(e.g. family, servants, friends, workmates)
Additional comments: n/a


Text Being Read:

Author: George Gordon, Lord Byron
Title: Childe Harold: A Romaunt, Canto IV
Genre: Poetry
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: unknown


Source Information:

Record ID: 11155  
Source - Print  
  Author: Robert White
  Editor: n/a
  Title: Autobiographical Notes
  Place of Publication: Newcastle Upon Tyne
  Date of Publication: 1966
  Vol: n/a
  Page: 4
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: Robert White, Autobiographical Notes (Newcastle Upon Tyne, 1966), p. 4,, accessed: 18 July 2024

Additional comments:



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