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Record 7466

Reading Experience:

'In the evenings of late, we have been reading Harriet Martineau's sketch of "The British Empire in India", and are now following it up with Macaulay's articles of Clive and Hastings. We have lately read H.M.'s Introduction to the "History of the Peace" and have begun the "History of the Thirty Years Peace".'
Century: 1850-1899
Date: Dec 1857
Country: England
Time: evening
Place: city: Richmond
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:

Age Adult (18-100+)
Gender Female
Date of Birth n/a
Socio-economic group: Professional / academic / merchant / farmer
Occupation: writers
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 Babington Macaulay
Title: Essays on Lord Clive And Warren Hastings
Genre: History, Biography
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: unknown


Source Information:

Record ID: 7466  
Source - Print  
  Author: George Eliot [pseud]
  Editor: Margaret / Judith Harris / Johnston
  Title: The Journals of George Eliot
  Place of Publication: Cambridge
  Date of Publication: 1998
  Vol: n/a
  Page: 71
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: George Eliot [pseud], Margaret / Judith Harris / Johnston (ed.), The Journals of George Eliot (Cambridge, 1998), p. 71,, accessed: 20 May 2024

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