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Record 7363

Reading Experience:

?? the shining events in Paris and the newer literature that began to be issued saw the young men of my age wild with excitement and enthusiasm. I had previously read the "Rights of Man" and other political works of Thomas Paine, which had seduced me from bed at five o?clock for many mornings in succession.?
Century: 1800-1849
Date: unknown
Country: England
Time: morning: at 5 am
Place: city: Cheltenham
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:William Edwin Adams
Age Child (0-17)
Gender Male
Date of Birth Feb 1832
Socio-economic group: Clerk / tradesman / artisan / smallholder
Occupation: Errand boy, later journalist
Religion: n/a
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: Thomas Paine
Title: The Rights of Man
Genre: Essays / Criticism, Politics, Philosophy
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: unknown


Source Information:

Record ID: 7363  
Source - Print  
  Author: William Edwin Adams
  Editor: n/a
  Title: Memoirs of a Social Atom
  Place of Publication: London
  Date of Publication: 1903
  Vol: 1
  Page: 118-9
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: William Edwin Adams, Memoirs of a Social Atom (London, 1903), 1, p. 118-9,, accessed: 27 June 2022

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