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Record 12683

Reading Experience:

From Elizabeth Missing Sewell's Journal, 21 October 1845: 'Some of us went for a lovely walk yesterday by the sea cliffs of St. Lawrence. Mr. Edgar Estcourt [...] talked to me a little about William [Sewell]'s novel [italics]Hawkstone[end italics], doubting the fact told me about the Jesuits, and wishing they could be tried in a court of justice; and afterwards he gave me an article about them in the [italics]Oxford and Cambridge Review[end italics], most laudatory of them, and of Ignatius Loyola, and very condemnatory of Luther. It had no effect upon me however. There is too much of the partisan style about it, and it is too bombastic, and contains few facts....'
Century: 1800-1849
Date: Between 20 Oct 1845 and 21 Oct 1845
Country: Great Britain
Time: n/a
Place: city: Bonchurch
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 Missing Sewell
Age Adult (18-100+)
Gender Female
Date of Birth 19 Feb 1815
Socio-economic group: Professional / academic / merchant / farmer
Occupation: Writer
Religion: Church of England
Country of origin: Great Britain
Country of experience: Great Britain
Listeners present if any:
(e.g. family, servants, friends, workmates)
Additional comments: n/a


Text Being Read:

Author: unknown
Title: Article on the Jesuits
Genre: Other religious, History
Form of Text: Print: Serial / periodical
Publication details: In The Oxford and Cambridge Review
Provenance: unknown


Source Information:

Record ID: 12683  
Source - Print  
  Author: Elizabeth Missing Sewell
  Editor: Eleanor L. Sewell
  Title: The Autobiography of Elizabeth M. Sewell
  Place of Publication: London
  Date of Publication: 1908
  Vol: n/a
  Page: 127
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: Elizabeth Missing Sewell, Eleanor L. Sewell (ed.), The Autobiography of Elizabeth M. Sewell (London, 1908), p. 127,, accessed: 29 February 2024

Additional comments:



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