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Record 20011

Reading Experience:

'Just as I was writing about [italics] Worsdale [end italics] a Gentleman brought me a Pamphlet, entituled [sic], [italics] A parallel between Mrs Pilkington and Mrs Philips, written by an Oxford Scholar [end italics], as he tells us, himself, starving in a Garret: pray, Mr Scholar, deal ingenuously, did not [italics] Worsdale [end italics] hire you to writeit, because he was indolent'. [LP proceeds at length to refute the arguments of the papmhlet]
Century: 1700-1799
Date: Between 1 Sep 1748 and 31 Dec 1748
Country: Ireland
Time: n/a
Place: city: Dublin
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:Laetitia Pilkington
Age Adult (18-100+)
Gender Female
Date of Birth 1708
Socio-economic group: Clergy (includes all denominations)
Occupation: clergyman's wife, divorced; poet
Religion: Anglican
Country of origin: Ireland
Country of experience: Ireland
Listeners present if any:
(e.g. family, servants, friends, workmates)
Additional comments: n/a


Text Being Read:

Author: [unknown]
Title: The Parallel: Or, Pilkington and Phillips Compared, Being Remarks upon the Memoirs of those two celebrated Writers
Genre: Essays / Criticism
Form of Text: Print: Pamphlet
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: owned


Source Information:

Record ID: 20011  
Source - Print  
  Author: Laetitia Pilkington
  Editor: A.C. Elias
  Title: Memoirs of Laetitia Pilkington
  Place of Publication: Athens GA
  Date of Publication: 1997
  Vol: I
  Page: 248
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: Laetitia Pilkington, A.C. Elias (ed.), Memoirs of Laetitia Pilkington (Athens GA, 1997), I, p. 248,, accessed: 24 February 2024

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