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Record 19507

Reading Experience:

'I will not mention my own nor my son's Judgment upon the Poem, which in spite of my Prohibition he stole for a solitary Perusal and came boasting, at the End of the first Book of the Discovery he made there in those admirable Verses but he soon found that he had no peculiar Discernment.'
Century: 1800-1849
Date: Until: 30 Jun 1815
Country: England
Time: n/a
Place: city: Trowbridge
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:George Crabbe
Age Adult (18-100+)
Gender Male
Date of Birth 24 Dec 1754
Socio-economic group: Clergy (includes all denominations)
Occupation: clergyman and poet
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: Walter Scott
Title: Lord of the Isles, The
Genre: Poetry
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: owned
gift from Scott


Source Information:

Record ID: 19507  
Source - Print  
  Author: George Crabbe
  Editor: Thomas Faulkner
  Title: Selected Letters and Journals of George Crabbe
  Place of Publication: Oxford
  Date of Publication: 1985
  Vol: n/a
  Page: 180
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: George Crabbe, Thomas Faulkner (ed.), Selected Letters and Journals of George Crabbe (Oxford, 1985), p. 180,, accessed: 08 February 2023

Additional comments:

Assistant editor, Rhonda Blair. Letter to Walter Scott



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