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Record 2069

Reading Experience:

Byron to Thomas Moore, 8 December 1813: 'I have met with an odd reflection in Grimm ... "Many people have the reputation of being wicked, with whom we should be too happy to pass our lives." I need not add it is a woman's saying - a Mademoisele de Sommery's.'
Century: 1800-1849
Date: Between 1 Jan 1813 and 8 Dec 1813
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 Gordon, Lord Byron
Age Adult (18-100+)
Gender Male
Date of Birth 22 Jan 1788
Socio-economic group: Royalty / aristocracy
Occupation: Writer
Religion: Agnostic
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: Friedrich Melchoir Grimm
Title: Correspondance Litteraire
Genre: Essays / Criticism, Autobiog / Diary
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: In Part III, Tome ii p.126 of 1813 edn.
Provenance: unknown


Source Information:

Record ID: 2069  
Source - Print  
  Author: George Gordon, Lord Byron
  Editor: Leslie A. Marchand
  Title: Byron's Letters and Journals
  Place of Publication: London
  Date of Publication: 1974
  Vol: 3
  Page: 195
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: George Gordon, Lord Byron, Leslie A. Marchand (ed.), Byron's Letters and Journals (London, 1974), 3, p. 195,, accessed: 07 December 2023

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