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Record 19550

Reading Experience:

'We talk of Waverly [sic] and Guy Mannering: Lady Jersey sent me the former [italics] as yours [end italics]. I vote with the Multitude, yet some pretend to know more & talk of revisals & amendments. I have a private Reason for my Opinion viz. my own Vanity. who but a friend would haved quoted me so often & once in a peculiar Manner? - I ask no Question! I ought not but I tell you what we say & think. Waverley may be best but Guy is most entertaining.'
Century: 1800-1849
Date: Until: 25 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: Waverley; or, Tis Sixty Years Since
Genre: Fiction
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: borrowed (other)
sent by Lady Jersey as a loan or gift


Source Information:

Record ID: 19550  
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: 183
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: George Crabbe, Thomas Faulkner (ed.), Selected Letters and Journals of George Crabbe (Oxford, 1985), p. 183,, accessed: 02 March 2024

Additional comments:

Assistant editor Rhonda Blair. Letter to Walter Scott.



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