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Record 13944

Reading Experience:

Evidence:
Letter to Miss Ourry October 30 1791 'This, no doubt, forms no pleasant chain of dependences, but in this, as in many other instances ?What happier nature shrinks at with affright,/ The hard inhabitants contend is right.? '
Century: 1700-1799
Date: Between 1755 and 30 Oct 1791
Country: unknown
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: unknown
Listeners present if any:
(e.g. family, servants, friends, workmates)
n/a
Additional comments: n/a

 

Text Being Read:

Author: Alexander Pope
Title: Essay on man
Genre: Poetry, Unknown
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: unknown

 

Source Information:

Record ID: 13944  
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: 2
  Page: 232
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: Anne Grant, Letters from the mountains; being the real correspondence of a lady, between the year 1773 and 1807 (London, 1807), 2, p. 232, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/reading/recorddetails2.php?id=13944, accessed: 03 July 2022

Additional comments:

Date range given as birth to date of letter; title from external source.

 

 

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