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Record 26372

Reading Experience:

'To Caroline Lamb, Queen of the Drawing-Rooms, a very early copy of Childe Harold was lent by Samuel Rogers [...] Instantly Rogers was summoned to Melbourne House, where the William Lambs were then living. '"I must see him -- I am dying to see him!" '"He has a club-foot," said Rogers, "and he bites his nails." '"If he is as ugly as Aesop, I must see him!"'
Century: 1800-1849
Date: Between 1 Jan 1812 and 31 Dec 1812
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:Lady Caroline Lamb
Age Adult (18-100+)
Gender Female
Date of Birth n/a
Socio-economic group: Royalty / aristocracy
Occupation: n/a
Religion: n/a
Country of origin: n/a
Country of experience: England
Listeners present if any:
(e.g. family, servants, friends, workmates)
Additional comments: n/a


Text Being Read:

Author: George Gordon Lord Byron
Title: Childe Harold's Pilgrimage
Genre: Fiction, Poetry
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: 1812
Provenance: borrowed (other)


Source Information:

Record ID: 26372  
Source - Print  
  Author: Ethel Colburn Mayne
  Editor: n/a
  Title: The Life and Letters of Anne Isabella, Lady Noel Byron
  Place of Publication: London
  Date of Publication: 1929
  Vol: n/a
  Page: 32
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: Ethel Colburn Mayne, The Life and Letters of Anne Isabella, Lady Noel Byron (London, 1929), p. 32,, accessed: 02 December 2023

Additional comments:



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