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Record 310

Reading Experience:

Evidence:
'He thus remarks on the Imitations of Horace's Satires: "Horace had perhaps less wit than Pope, but far more humour, far more variety, more sentiment, more thought. But that to which Horace chiefly owes his reputation, is his perfect good sense and self-knowledge, in whcih he exceeded all men."'
Century: 1800-1849, 1850-1899
Date: Between 25 Oct 1800 and 28 Dec 1859
Country: India
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:Thomas Babington Macaulay
Age Adult (18-100+)
Gender Male
Date of Birth 25 Oct 1800
Socio-economic group: Professional / academic / merchant / farmer
Occupation: historian and critic
Religion: Church of England
Country of origin: England
Country of experience: India
Listeners present if any:
(e.g. family, servants, friends, workmates)
n/a
Additional comments: n/a

 

Text Being Read:

Author: Horace
Title: Satires
Genre: Classics
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: owned

 

Source Information:

Record ID: 310  
Source - Print  
  Author: Thomas Babington Macaulay
  Editor: George Otto Trevelyan
  Title: The Life and Letters of Lord Macaulay
  Place of Publication: Oxford
  Date of Publication: 1978
  Vol: 2
  Page: 403
  Additional comments: Appendix on Macaulay's marginal notes. Double quotation marks denote Macaulay's marginalia.

Citation: Thomas Babington Macaulay, George Otto Trevelyan (ed.), The Life and Letters of Lord Macaulay (Oxford, 1978), 2, p. 403, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/reading/recorddetails2.php?id=310, accessed: 24 September 2022

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