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Record 13388

Reading Experience:

Evidence:
'Rogers is in an indescribable agony about his poem. The Hollands have read and like it. The verses on paestum are said to be beautiful. The whole poem is not more than 800 lines. Fazackerly thinks it poor meagre stuff; Luttrell approves it; I have not seen it'.
Century: 1800-1849
Date: Between 1 Jan 1819 and 31 Jan 1819
Country: n/a
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:

Reading Group:Lord and Lady Holland
Age Adult (18-100+)
Gender Unknown
Date of Birth n/a
Socio-economic group: Royalty / aristocracy
Occupation: n/a
Religion: n/a
Country of origin: England
Country of experience: n/a
Listeners present if any:
(e.g. family, servants, friends, workmates)
n/a
Additional comments: n/a

 

Text Being Read:

Author: Samuel Rogers
Title: Human Life
Genre: Poetry
Form of Text: Print: Unknown
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: unknown

 

Source Information:

Record ID: 13388  
Source - Print  
  Author: n/a
  Editor: Nowell C. Smith
  Title: The Letters of Sydney Smith
  Place of Publication: Oxford
  Date of Publication: 1953
  Vol: I
  Page: 314
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: Nowell C. Smith (ed.), The Letters of Sydney Smith (Oxford, 1953), I, p. 314, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/reading/recorddetails2.php?id=13388, accessed: 02 March 2024

Additional comments:

Letter from Sydney Smith to Lady Grey

 

 

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