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Record 1865

Reading Experience:

Entered by Coleridge in Wordsworth Commonplace Book: 'O holy peace by thee are only found The passing joys that every where abound Sylvester'
Century: 1800-1849
Date: Between 1 Jan 1804 and 31 Dec 1804
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:Samuel Taylor Coleridge
Age Adult (18-100+)
Gender Male
Date of Birth 21 Oct 1772
Socio-economic group: Professional / academic / merchant / farmer
Occupation: Writer
Religion: Christian
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: Joshua Sylvester
Title: O Holy Peace
Genre: Poetry
Form of Text: Manuscript: UnknownUnknown
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: unknown


Source Information:

Record ID: 1865  
Source - Print  
  Author: Duncan Wu
  Editor: n/a
  Title: Wordsworth's Reading 1800-1815
  Place of Publication: Cambridge
  Date of Publication: 1995
  Vol: n/a
  Page: 207
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: Duncan Wu, Wordsworth's Reading 1800-1815 (Cambridge, 1995), p. 207,, accessed: 27 January 2023

Additional comments:

Noted in entry 377 (i) of Wu (1995), where Wu also cites Mark L. Reed, Wordsworth: The Chronology of the Middle Years (1975) pp.705-06 on dating of transcription.



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