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Record 2207

Reading Experience:

Byron to Leigh Hunt, [4-6 November, 1815]: 'The paper on the Methodists was sure to raise the bristles of the godly -- I redde it and agree with the writer on one point ... that an addiction to poetry is very generally the result of "an uneasy mind in an uneasy body" ...'
Century: 1800-1849
Date: Between 4 Nov 1815 and 6 Nov 1815
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: unknown
Title: [paper on the Methodists]
Genre: Essays / Criticism
Form of Text: Print: Serial / periodical
Publication details: In The Examiner, 22 October 1815
Provenance: unknown


Source Information:

Record ID: 2207  
Source - Print  
  Author: George Gordon Lord Byron
  Editor: Leslie A. Marchand
  Title: Byron's Letters and Journals
  Place of Publication: London
  Date of Publication: 1975
  Vol: 4
  Page: 332
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: George Gordon Lord Byron, Leslie A. Marchand (ed.), Byron's Letters and Journals (London, 1975), 4, p. 332,, accessed: 25 July 2024

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