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Record 4090

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?Her next obvious defect (we hesitate to call it a defect) is a total moral inability to paint the strongest passion that can distract the human heart or agitate human life. Miss Caroline Percy, to the best of our recollection, makes one strong speech about love in Patronage, and that is the first and last we hear of it in her words.?
Century: 1700-1799, 1800-1849
Date: unknown
Country: Ireland
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:Charles Robert Maturin
Age Adult (18-100+)
Gender Male
Date of Birth 1782
Socio-economic group: Clergy (includes all denominations)
Occupation: Curate
Religion: Christian (Church of England)
Country of origin: Ireland
Country of experience: Ireland
Listeners present if any:
(e.g. family, servants, friends, workmates)
Additional comments: n/a


Text Being Read:

Author: Maria Edgeworth
Title: Patronage
Genre: Fiction
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: London, 1814
Provenance: unknown


Source Information:

Record ID: 4090  
Source - Print  
  Author: Charles Robert Maturin
  Editor: n/a
  Title: The British Review and London Critical Journal
  Place of Publication: n/a
  Date of Publication: 1818
  Vol: xi (1818)
  Page: 57
  Additional comments: Review article (unsigned) on the publication of Edgeworth's Harrington and Ormond (1817).

Citation: Charles Robert Maturin, The British Review and London Critical Journal (1818), xi (1818), p. 57,, accessed: 31 May 2023

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