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Record 1527

Reading Experience:

Dorothy Wordsworth to Priscilla Wordsworth, 27 February 1815: 'The day before yesterday Miss Alne dined with us, and from her we learned that Chris[topher Wordsworth]'s sermons were just arrived at Brathay, so William walked to B. with Miss A. and borrowed one volume - It is the second. William and Mary have read several of the sermons and are very much delighted with them ... '
Century: 1800-1849
Date: Between 25 Feb 1815 and 27 Feb 1815
Country: England
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:Mary Wordsworth
Age Adult (18-100+)
Gender Female
Date of Birth n/a
Socio-economic group: Professional / academic / merchant / farmer
Occupation: wife of poet
Religion: Church of England
Country of origin: England
Country of experience: England
Listeners present if any:
(e.g. family, servants, friends, workmates)
Additional comments: n/a


Text Being Read:

Author: Christopher Wordsworth
Title: sermons
Genre: Sermon
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: Borrowed (circulating library)


Source Information:

Record ID: 1527  
Source - Print  
  Author: William and Dorothy Wordsworth
  Editor: Ernest De Selincourt
  Title: The Letters of William and Dorothy Wordsworth: The Middle Years
  Place of Publication: Oxford
  Date of Publication: 1970
  Vol: 2
  Page: 206
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: William and Dorothy Wordsworth, Ernest De Selincourt (ed.), The Letters of William and Dorothy Wordsworth: The Middle Years (Oxford, 1970), 2, p. 206,, accessed: 19 June 2024

Additional comments:

Book seems to be borrowed from circulating/subscription library



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