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Record 18361

Reading Experience:

'Read some Italian letters of Gallileo's [sic] and Raphael's, more for the names of the writers than the matter of the letters. How dull they are! how many letters written by less extraordinary persons, are ten thousand times more interesting'.
Century: 1800-1849
Date: 21 Feb 1815
Country: France
Time: n/a
Place: city: Nice
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:Charlotte Bury
Age Adult (18-100+)
Gender Female
Date of Birth 18 Feb 1775
Socio-economic group: Gentry
Occupation: Lady-in-waiting
Religion: n/a
Country of origin: Scotland
Country of experience: France
Listeners present if any:
(e.g. family, servants, friends, workmates)
Additional comments: n/a


Text Being Read:

Author: Galileo Galilei
Title: [letters]
Genre: Letters
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: in Italian
Provenance: unknown


Source Information:

Record ID: 18361  
Source - Print  
  Author: Charlotte Bury
  Editor: A. Francis Steuart
  Title: Diary of a Lady-in-Waiting, The
  Place of Publication: London
  Date of Publication: 1908
  Vol: I
  Page: 305
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: Charlotte Bury, A. Francis Steuart (ed.), Diary of a Lady-in-Waiting, The (London, 1908), I, p. 305,, accessed: 24 June 2024

Additional comments:



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