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Record 569

Reading Experience:

'I have just been reading your paper about "Taking in Sail". I think I have told you before how much I feel with and sympathise in your afternoon musings - the subdued thoughts that come to us with the decline of the day.'
Century: 1850-1899
Date: Between 1 Jan 1889 and 28 Feb 1889
Country: France
Time: n/a
Place: city: Beaulieu
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:Margaret Oliphant
Age Adult (18-100+)
Gender Female
Date of Birth 4 Apr 1828
Socio-economic group: Professional / academic / merchant / farmer
Occupation: Writer and Critic
Religion: Free Church
Country of origin: Scotland
Country of experience: France
Listeners present if any:
(e.g. family, servants, friends, workmates)
Additional comments: n/a


Text Being Read:

Author: A.K.H. Boyd
Title: Taking in Sail
Genre: Essays / Criticism, Philosophy
Form of Text: Print: Unknown
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: unknown


Source Information:

Record ID: 569  
Source - Print  
  Author: Margaret Oliphant
  Editor: Annie Coghill
  Title: The Autobiography and Letters of Mrs M.O.W. Oliphant
  Place of Publication: Leicester
  Date of Publication: 1974
  Vol: n/a
  Page: 360
  Additional comments: Letter from Margaret Oliphant to Dr A.K.H. Boyd [Jan or Feb, 1889]

Citation: Margaret Oliphant, Annie Coghill (ed.), The Autobiography and Letters of Mrs M.O.W. Oliphant (Leicester, 1974), p. 360,, accessed: 07 December 2023

Additional comments:



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