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Record 12278

Reading Experience:

Evidence:
'As long as your last [letter] was, I read it over thrice in less then an hower, though to say truth I skipt some on't the last time, I could not read my owne confession soe offten. Love is a Terrible word, and I should blush to death if any thing but a letter accused mee on't . . .'
Century: 1600-1699
Date: Between 1 Sep 1653 and 30 Sep 1653
Country: England
Time: n/a
Place: county: Bedfordshire
specific address: Chicksands Priory
   
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:Dorothy Osborne
Age Adult (18-100+)
Gender Female
Date of Birth 1627
Socio-economic group: Gentry
Occupation: n/a
Religion: Anglican
Country of origin: England
Country of experience: England
Listeners present if any:
(e.g. family, servants, friends, workmates)
n/a
Additional comments: n/a

 

Text Being Read:

Author: William Temple
Title: [letter]
Genre: private letter
Form of Text: Manuscript: Letter
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: owned

 

Source Information:

Record ID: 12278  
Source - Print  
  Author: Dorothy Osborne
  Editor: Kenneth Parker
  Title: Letters to Sir William Temple
  Place of Publication: London
  Date of Publication: 1987
  Vol: n/a
  Page: 124
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: Dorothy Osborne, Kenneth Parker (ed.), Letters to Sir William Temple (London, 1987), p. 124, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/reading/recorddetails2.php?id=12278, accessed: 24 January 2022

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