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Record 14911

Reading Experience:

Evidence:
'Thence walked to Barne elmes; and there, and going and coming, did make the boy read to me several things, being nowadays unable to read myself anything for above two lines together but my eyes grow weary.'
Century: 1600-1699
Date: 2 Aug 1668
Country: England
Time: daytime
Place: city: London
other location: while walking to and from Barne Elmes
   
Type of Experience (Reader):
silent aloud unknown
solitary in company unknown
single serial unknown
Type of Experience (Listener):
passive in company unknown
single serial unknown

Reader/Listener/Reading Group:

Reader: anon
Age Unknown
Gender Male
Date of Birth n/a
Socio-economic group: Servant
Occupation: servant in Samuel Pepys's household
Religion: n/a
Country of origin: England
Country of experience: England
Listeners present if any:
(e.g. family, servants, friends, workmates)
Samuel Pepys
Additional comments: servant to Samuel Pepys

 

Text Being Read:

Author: [unknown]
Title: [unknown]
Genre: Unknown
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: unknown

 

Source Information:

Record ID: 14911  
Source - Print  
  Author: Samuel Pepys
  Editor: Robert Latham
  Title: The diary of Samuel Pepys
  Place of Publication: London
  Date of Publication: 1970
  Vol: 9
  Page: 271
  Additional comments: Co-editor William Matthews

Citation: Samuel Pepys, Robert Latham (ed.), The diary of Samuel Pepys (London, 1970), 9, p. 271, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/reading/recorddetails2.php?id=14911, accessed: 22 February 2024

Additional comments:

 

 

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