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Record 23374

Reading Experience:

Evidence:
'I was however turning over Horace yesterday to look for the Expression [italics] tenui fronte [end italics] in Vindication of my Assertion to Johnson that low Foreheads were classical, when the 8th Ode of the 1st Book of Horace struck me so, I could not help Imitating it while the Scandal [of Pacchierotti and Lady Mary Duncan] was warm in my head.' [the verses follow]
Century: 1700-1799
Date: 1 Jan 1782
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: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: England
Listeners present if any:
(e.g. family, servants, friends, workmates)
n/a
Additional comments: n/a

 

Text Being Read:

Author: Horace
Title: '8th Ode'
Genre: Classics, Poetry
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: owned

 

Source Information:

Record ID: 23374  
Source - Print  
  Author: Hester Lynch Thrale
  Editor: Katharine C. Balderston
  Title: Thraliana
  Place of Publication: Oxford
  Date of Publication: 1951
  Vol: I
  Page: 525
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: Hester Lynch Thrale, Katharine C. Balderston (ed.), Thraliana (Oxford, 1951), I, p. 525, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/reading/recorddetails2.php?id=23374, accessed: 30 September 2022

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