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Record 5172

Reading Experience:

'Last night I sat down to read Cobbett, and very cold it was, but I was left by myself at the fire-side; I never have a great fire, I would rather have a little one and sit very close to it, which I always do when I have an opportunity - Cobbett does belabour Mr Canning and his furies.... He (Cobbett) still augurs evil from the Papersystem, how far he is right time will determine.'
Century: 1800-1849
Date: 25 Jan 1827
Country: England
Time: evening: evening
Place: location in dwelling: at home, by the fire-side
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:Robert Sharp
Age Adult (18-100+)
Gender Male
Date of Birth 22 Sep 1773
Socio-economic group: Clerk / tradesman / artisan / smallholder
Occupation: schoolteacher/ parishofficial
Religion: Church of England
Country of origin: England
Country of experience: England
Listeners present if any:
(e.g. family, servants, friends, workmates)
Additional comments: n/a


Text Being Read:

Author: William Cobbett
Title: The Political Register
Genre: Politics
Form of Text: Print: Serial / periodical
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: owned


Source Information:

Record ID: 5172  
Source - Print  
  Author: Robert Sharp
  Editor: J. E. Crowther
  Title: The Diary of Robert Sharp of South Cave
  Place of Publication: Oxford
  Date of Publication: 1997
  Vol: n/a
  Page: 102
  Additional comments: and ed P A Crowther

Citation: Robert Sharp, J. E. Crowther (ed.), The Diary of Robert Sharp of South Cave (Oxford, 1997), p. 102,, accessed: 23 June 2024

Additional comments:



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