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Record 2200

Reading Experience:

Evidence:
Camden does credit this and repeates a tryal one made of forceing a Duck into one of those falls, which came out at the other side by Moles with its feathers allmost all rubbed off,which supposses the passage to be streight, but how they could force the Duck into so difficult a way or whither anything of this is more than Conjecture must be left to every ones liberty to judge.
Century: 1600-1699
Date: Between 01 Jan 1694 and 31 Dec 1694
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:Celia Fiennes
Age Adult (18-100+)
Gender Female
Date of Birth 7 Jun 1662
Socio-economic group: Gentry
Occupation: Traveller and writer
Religion: Puritan
Country of origin: England
Country of experience: England
Listeners present if any:
(e.g. family, servants, friends, workmates)
n/a
Additional comments: n/a

 

Text Being Read:

Author: William Camden
Title: Britannia
Genre: History, Geography / Travel
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: unknown

 

Source Information:

Record ID: 2200  
Source - Print  
  Author: Christopher Morris
  Editor: n/a
  Title: The Illustrated Journeys of Celia Fiennes
  Place of Publication: London
  Date of Publication: 1984
  Vol: n/a
  Page: 63
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: Christopher Morris, The Illustrated Journeys of Celia Fiennes (London, 1984), p. 63, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/reading/recorddetails2.php?id=2200, accessed: 24 September 2022

Additional comments:

Her own memoirs distributed amongst family and friends

 

 

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