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Record 22590

Reading Experience:

"July 19 1909. Ah me. I was reading this soon after dear little Paul died." [Paul = grandson of George Otto Trevelyan.]. This after a section of Caligula "quorum dou infantes adhuc rapti, unus jam puerascens." "Dec 16th 1916 Lloyd George called on to form a government." Many marginal notes copied from Lord Macaulay's own copy of the book: "The marks on the outer margin, and the notes signed M, are copied from Macaulay's Bipontine edition. He does not seem to have regularly marked the Octavius."
Century: 1900-1945
Date: Between 19 Jul 1909 and 6 Dec 1916
Country: England
Time: n/a
Place: city: Cambo
county: Northumberland
specific address: Wallington Hall
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 Otto Trevelyan
Age Adult (18-100+)
Gender Male
Date of Birth 20 Jul 1838
Socio-economic group: Gentry
Occupation: Historian and statesman
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: Caius Suetonius Tranquillus
Title: Opera omnia
Genre: Classics
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: London: Valpy, 1826
Provenance: owned


Source Information:

Record ID: 22590  
Source - Manuscript Other
  Author: MS notes in book cited below.,

Citation: MS notes in book cited below.,, accessed: 23 May 2024

Additional comments:

I have not entered all the marginalia which includes copies of Macaulay's own notes made during his reading 1835-7.



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