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Record 22763

Reading Experience:

'As my Peace has never been disturbed by the [italics] soft Passion [end italics], so it seldom comes into my head to talk of it. - one day however after reading the odd Dissertation upon it in the Huetania, I was led to ask Johnson his general Opinion concerning that which has been thought the Spring of so many strange Actions good & bad'.
Century: 1700-1799
Date: Until: 31 Dec 1777
Country: n/a
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:Hester Lynch Thrale
Age Adult (18-100+)
Gender Female
Date of Birth 27 Jan 1741
Socio-economic group: Gentry
Occupation: n/a
Religion: n/a
Country of origin: Wales
Country of experience: n/a
Listeners present if any:
(e.g. family, servants, friends, workmates)
Additional comments: n/a


Text Being Read:

Title: Huetania
Genre: History, Unknown
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: published 1722, according to note
Provenance: unknown


Source Information:

Record ID: 22763  
Source - Print  
  Author: Hester Lynch Thrale
  Editor: Katharine C. Balderston
  Title: Thraliana
  Place of Publication: Oxford
  Date of Publication: 1951
  Vol: I
  Page: 197
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: Hester Lynch Thrale, Katharine C. Balderston (ed.), Thraliana (Oxford, 1951), I, p. 197,, accessed: 21 February 2024

Additional comments:

unknown text



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