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Record 6879

Reading Experience:

'In the even read part of the "London Magazine" for July, in which I find a great many excellent pieces, more than I ever remember to have seen in any one magazine. Perhaps I may be partial in my opinion, and only think them excellent as they agree with my own sentiments, for we are apt to be partial in our judgment of men and books as they agree and are similar to our own thoughts, few having so sound a judgment as to think and act impartial when their interests or sentiments are the topic.'
Century: 1700-1799
Date: 3 Aug 1764
Country: England
Time: evening: 'even'
Place: city: East Hoathly
county: Sussex
location in dwelling: home
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:Thomas Turner
Age Adult (18-100+)
Gender Male
Date of Birth 9 Jun 1729
Socio-economic group: Clerk / tradesman / artisan / smallholder
Occupation: shopkeeper
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:

Title: The London magazine; or, gentleman's monthly intelligencer
Genre: Essays / Criticism
Form of Text: Print: Serial / periodical
Publication details: July 1764
Provenance: unknown


Source Information:

Record ID: 6879  
Source - Print  
  Author: Thomas Turner
  Editor: David Vaisey
  Title: The Diary of Thomas Turner
  Place of Publication: Oxford
  Date of Publication: 1984
  Vol: n/a
  Page: 299
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: Thomas Turner, David Vaisey (ed.), The Diary of Thomas Turner (Oxford, 1984), p. 299,, accessed: 23 May 2024

Additional comments:



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