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Record 19562

Reading Experience:

'you can write: They really are very admirable Things and the Morality is as pure & useful as the literary merit is conspicuous: I am not sure that I have read all you have given us; but what I have read has really that rare and almost indifineable Quality Genius; that is to say, it Seizes on the Mind & commands Attention, & on the Heart & compels its feelings.'
Century: 1800-1849
Date: Until: 1 Dec 1816
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: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: Mary Leadbeter
Title: [unknown]
Genre: Fiction, Poetry
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: unknown


Source Information:

Record ID: 19562  
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: 201
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: George Crabbe, Thomas Faulkner (ed.), Selected Letters and Journals of George Crabbe (Oxford, 1985), p. 201,, accessed: 24 February 2024

Additional comments:

Assistant editor Rhonda Blair. Letter from George Crabbe to Mary Leadbeter.



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