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Record 4223

Reading Experience:

21/8/1829 ? 'The General gave us an account of the early years of the [French] revolution, the other gentlemen assisting. The evening ended only too soon, but I read in my own room the M?moirs of S?gur, and with a curious feeling lay down, knowing I should see Lafayette next day!'
Century: 1800-1849
Date: 21 Aug 1829
Country: France
Time: evening: bedtime
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:Amelia Opie
Age Adult (18-100+)
Gender Female
Date of Birth 12 Nov 1769
Socio-economic group: Professional / academic / merchant / farmer
Father was a physician
Occupation: Writer
Religion: Presbiterian/ Quaker 1825 onwards
Country of origin: England
Country of experience: France
Listeners present if any:
(e.g. family, servants, friends, workmates)
Additional comments: n/a


Text Being Read:

Author: Louise Philippe Segur
Title: Memoirs and Recollections
Genre: Biography
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: 1825
Provenance: unknown


Source Information:

Record ID: 4223  
Source - Print  
  Author: Cecilia Lily Brightell
  Editor: n/a
  Title: Memorials of the Life of Amelia Opie
  Place of Publication: Norwich
  Date of Publication: 1854
  Vol: n/a
  Page: 239-40
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: Cecilia Lily Brightell, Memorials of the Life of Amelia Opie (Norwich, 1854), p. 239-40,, accessed: 16 April 2024

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