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Record 4253

Reading Experience:

'6/11/1830 - I have just read the speeches of our Parliament in the Journal des Debats. How entirely I agree with Lord Grey; but the bare possibility of war with France is insupportable ... Brougham does not mention such a possibility, and I think his opinion nearly as good as Lord Grey's'.
Century: 1800-1849
Date: 6 Nov 1830
Country: France
Time: n/a
Place: city: Paris
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: Presbyterian/ 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: Various
Title: Journal des Debats
Genre: Essays / Criticism, Politics
Form of Text: Print: Serial / periodical
Publication details: French serial
Provenance: unknown


Source Information:

Record ID: 4253  
Source - Print  
  Author: Cecilia Lucy Brightell
  Editor: n/a
  Title: Memorials of the Life of Amelia Opie
  Place of Publication: Norwich
  Date of Publication: 1854
  Vol: n/a
  Page: 252-5
  Additional comments: Extracts from Amelia's journal whilst she lived in Paris in 1830.

Citation: Cecilia Lucy Brightell, Memorials of the Life of Amelia Opie (Norwich, 1854), p. 252-5,, accessed: 25 July 2024

Additional comments:



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