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Record 12563

Reading Experience:

Evidence:
Elizabeth Missing Sewell on studies at Miss Crooke's boarding school, Newport, Isle of Wight: 'When my regular lessons for the day were over, I used to sit until bed-time with my back to a long table, on which two candles were placed, and learn by heart columns of French idioms'.
Century: 1800-1849
Date: Between 1 Jan 1819 and 31 Dec 1828
Country: Great Britain
Time: evening
Place: city: Newport
county: Isle of Wight
specific address: Miss Crooke's boarding school
   
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:Elizabeth Sewell
Age Child (0-17)
Gender Female
Date of Birth 19 Feb 1815
Socio-economic group: Professional / academic / merchant / farmer
Occupation: child
Religion: Church of England
Country of origin: Great Britain
Country of experience: Great Britain
Listeners present if any:
(e.g. family, servants, friends, workmates)
n/a
Additional comments: n/a

 

Text Being Read:

Author: unknown
Title: French idioms
Genre: Reference / General works, Languages
Form of Text: Unknown
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: unknown

 

Source Information:

Record ID: 12563  
Source - Print  
  Author: Elizabeth Missing Sewell
  Editor: Eleanor L. Sewell
  Title: The Autobiography of Elizabeth Missing Sewell
  Place of Publication: London
  Date of Publication: 1908
  Vol: n/a
  Page: 18
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: Elizabeth Missing Sewell, Eleanor L. Sewell (ed.), The Autobiography of Elizabeth Missing Sewell (London, 1908), p. 18, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/reading/recorddetails2.php?id=12563, accessed: 29 February 2024

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