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Record 24899

Reading Experience:

Evidence:
Robert Southey to Grosvenor Charles Bedford, 1 September 1795, '"Hope deferred maketh the heart sick". said Solomon. Statius says "quâ non gravior mortalibus addita cura Spes ubi longa venit" Grosvenor when you have lived upon that cameleon fare so long as I have done — you will acknowledge the wisdom of Solomon & feel the poetry of Statius.'
Century: 1700-1799
Date: Until: 1 Sep 1795
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:Robert Southey
Age Adult (18-100+)
Gender Male
Date of Birth 12 Aug 1774
Socio-economic group: Professional / academic / merchant / farmer
Occupation: writer
Religion: n/a
Country of origin: England
Country of experience: England
Listeners present if any:
(e.g. family, servants, friends, workmates)
n/a
Additional comments: n/a

 

Text Being Read:

Author:
Title: Proverbs, 13:12
Genre: Bible
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: owned

 

Source Information:

Record ID: 24899  
Source - Manuscript Other
  Author: "The Collected Letters of Robert Southey," Romantic Circles Electronic Edition, Letter 134. http://www.rc.umd.edu/editions/southey_letters. Accessed 27 April 2009. ,

Citation: "The Collected Letters of Robert Southey," Romantic Circles Electronic Edition, Letter 134. http://www.rc.umd.edu/editions/southey_letters. Accessed 27 April 2009. , http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/reading/recorddetails2.php?id=24899, accessed: 22 February 2024

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