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Record 22688

Reading Experience:

MS notes, some evidently copied from Lord Macaulay's own marginalia in another volume. On p.145 Sir George writes: "I used to think this very fine at school. It now seems to me a very indifferent exercise in rhetoric." The date of reading is 1911.
Century: 1900-1945
Date: 1911
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 Otto Trevelyan
Age Adult (18-100+)
Gender Male
Date of Birth 20 Jul 1838
Socio-economic group: Gentry
Occupation: Historian and statesman
Religion: n/a
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: Sallust
Title: Opera omnia
Genre: Classics
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: London: Valpy, 1820 (2v.)
Provenance: owned


Source Information:

Record ID: 22688  
Source - Manuscript Other
  Author: MS note in book cited below.,

Citation: MS note in book cited below.,, accessed: 24 June 2024

Additional comments:

I have not transcribed all notes in this book.



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