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Record 13644

Reading Experience:

Evidence:
Quotes Milton throughout work:V.1 pp 25,75,90,101,169,190; V.2 pp118,206; V.3 p.87. Ex. Letter XI To Miss Reid, Glasgow, Fort William, May 17 1773 V.1 p.90 'If Fort Augustus be such a place, I will certainly become a votary of the ?Pensive nun, devout and pure,/ Sober, stedfast [sic], and demure? whom we used to admire so much. Expect to see me when we meet ?With sable stole of cypress lawn/ O?er my decent shoulders drawn."'
Century: 1700-1799, 1800-1849
Date: Between 1 Jan 1755 and 31 Dec 1800
Country: Scotland
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:Anne Grant [nee MacVicar]
Age Adult (18-100+)
Gender Female
Date of Birth 1755
Socio-economic group: Clergy (includes all denominations)
Occupation: Wife/widow of Church of Scotland minister then author
Religion: Church of Scotland
Country of origin: Scotland
Country of experience: Scotland
Listeners present if any:
(e.g. family, servants, friends, workmates)
n/a
Additional comments: n/a

 

Text Being Read:

Author: John Milton
Title: [Works]
Genre: Drama, Poetry
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: owned

 

Source Information:

Record ID: 13644  
Source - Print  
  Author: Anne Grant
  Editor: n/a
  Title: Letters from the mountains; being the real correspondence of a lady, between the year 1773 and 1807
  Place of Publication: London
  Date of Publication: 1807
  Vol: Vols 1-3
  Page: Various
  Additional comments: Works quoted include: Il Pensoroso; Paradise Lost; Comus

Citation: Anne Grant, Letters from the mountains; being the real correspondence of a lady, between the year 1773 and 1807 (London, 1807), Vols 1-3, p. Various, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/reading/recorddetails2.php?id=13644, accessed: 08 February 2023

Additional comments:

Date range given is birth to date of last letter with a Milton quotation.

 

 

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