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 √ Century of ExperienceEvidenceName of Reader / Listener / Reading GroupAuthor of TextTitle of TextForm of Text
1850-1899'Reading the Bible'George Eliot [pseud.] BiblePrint: Book
1850-1899'Read Physical Basis - and dear Journal of our Seaside Work'George Eliot [pseud] [journal by either Eliot or G.H. Lewes]Manuscript: Unknown, journal
1850-1899'Read my new story to G. this evening as far as the end of the third chapter. He praised it highly... I am in the Choephorae now. In the evenings we are reading "History ...George Eliot (pseud) AeschlyusChoephoraePrint: Book
1850-1899'I have begun the Eumenides, having finished the Choephorae. We are reading Wordsworth in the evenings - at least G. is reading him to me'.George Eliot (pseud) AeschlyusEumenidesPrint: Book
1850-1899'Reading Aeschlyus, "Theatre of the Greeks", Klein's "History of the Drama" etc.'George Eliot [pseud] Aeschlyus[unknown]Print: BookManuscript: Unknown
1850-1899'The "Prometheus" in the morning'.George Eliot (pseud) Aeschlyus [?]PrometheusPrint: Book
1850-1899'Read Aeschylus before breakfast'.George Eliot [pseud.] AeschylusunknownPrint: BookManuscript: Unknown
1850-1899'Finished the Agamemnon, 2nd time.'George Eliot [pseud.] AeschylusAgamemnonPrint: BookManuscript: Unknown
1850-1899'Looked into the "Marmi" of Doni... read Saccheti and Boccaccio's capital story of Fra Cipolla - one of his few good stories - and the Little Hunchback in the Arabian Nig...George Eliot [pseud.] anonArabian Nights, story of the Little HunchbackPrint: Book
1850-1899'Read "Hebrew Migration" - an anonymous book, very well done - arguing that Mount Sinai is in Idumaea and is identical with Mount Hor'.George Eliot [pseud] anon.Hebrew Migration from Egypt, ThePrint: Book
1850-1899'Finished Prose Edda, etc. Akkadians. Malthus.'George Eliot [pseud] anon.Prose Edda, ThePrint: Book
1850-1899'I have achieved little during the last week except reading on medical subjects - Encyclopaedia about the medical colleges - Cullen's life - Russell's Heroes of Medicine ...George Eliot [pseud] AristophanesEcclesiazusaePrint: Book
1850-1899'I am just finishing again Aristotle's Poetics which I first read in 1856'George Eliot [pseud] AristotlePoeticsPrint: Book
1850-1899'Finished studying again Bekker's "Charikles" yesterday'.George Eliot [pseud] BekkerChariklesPrint: Book
1850-1899''In the evening Bekker's Charikles'George Eliot [pseud] Bekker (or Becker?)ChariklesPrint: Book
1850-1899'Read again Burlamacchi's Life of Savonarola'.George Eliot BurlamacchiLife of SavonarolaPrint: Book
1850-1899'Read Cicero "de Officiis" and began Petrarch's letters'George Eliot [pseud] CiceroDe OfficiisPrint: Book
1850-1899'Began... to read Cumming for article in Westminster'.George Eliot [pseud.] CummingunknownPrint: BookManuscript: Unknown
1850-1899'This week I have read a satire of Juvenal, some of Cicero's "De Officiis", part of Epictetus' Enchiridion, two cantos of Pulci, part of the Canti Carnascialeschi, and fi...George Eliot EpictetusEnchiridionPrint: Book
1850-1899'I have been reading Fawcett's Economic condition of the Working Classes, Mill's Liberty, looking into Strauss's Second Life of Jesus, and reading Neale's History of the ...George Eliot [pseud] FawcettEconomic Condition of the Working ClassesPrint: Book

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