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 √ Century of ExperienceEvidenceName of Reader / Listener / Reading GroupAuthor of TextTitle of TextForm of Text
1850-1899'When we came home I read some of L.'s M.S. aloud.'George Eliot [pseud] 'L.' - prob George Henry Lewes  Manuscript: Unknown
1850-1899'wrote out the Ecclesiastical Vestments from Rock'.George Eliot [pseud.] Daniel Rock Hierurgia Or The Holy Sacrifice Of The MassPrint: Book
1850-1899'Homer IV. Foster, Physiology'.George Eliot [pseud] Michael Foster Textbook of PhysiologyPrint: Book
1850-1899'This evening read again Macaulay's Introduction'.George Eliot [pseud.] Thomas Babington Macaulay [perhaps] History of England [?]Print: Book
1850-1899'Fraulein Assing, Varnhagen's niece, lent me a volume of Heine's poems. I read aloud "Donna Clara" and then Wilhelm Meister till 10'.George Eliot [pseud] Heinrich Heine"Donna Clara"Print: BookManuscript: Unknown
1850-1899'Finished reading the four last volumes of the "Histoire des Ordres Religieux". Began "La Beata", a story of Florentine life by T.A. Trollope. I am also reading Sachetti'...George Eliot [pseud.] Henri Marc-Bonnet"Histoire des Ordres Religieux"Print: Book
1850-1899'Began to read "Principles of Success in Literature".'George Eliot [pseud] George Henry Lewes"Principles of Success in LiteraturePrint: Book
1850-1899'I have read aloud this evening the last of Heyse's "Vier neue Novellen".'George Eliot [pseud.] Paul Johann Ludwig von Heyse"Vier Neue Novellen"Print: Unknown
1850-1899'In the evening... read the "Zueignung" to the "Gedichte" and several of the Ballads'.George Eliot [pseud] Johann Wolfgang von Goethe"Zuegnung", "Gedichte", BalladsPrint: BookManuscript: Unknown
1850-1899'I read the Kestner letters at Ilmenau.'George Eliot (pseud) unknown'Kestner letters'Print: Unknown
1850-1899'In the evenings I have been reading Masson's Essays - "The Three Devils" and Chatterton's Life - and this evening I have read some of Trench's Calderon'.George Eliot [pseud] David Masson'The Three Devils'Print: Unknown, probably inbook publ. 1856
1850-1899'[in the past week I have read] part of 22nd Idyll of Theocritus, Sainte Beuve aloud to G. two evenings... Monday evening [was occupied] with looking through Dickson's Fa...George Eliot Theocritus22nd IdyllPrint: Book
1850-1899'In the evening read Renan "Etudes d'Histoire Religieuse" aloud to G.'George Eliot [pseud] Ernest Renan?tudes d?histoire religieusePrint: Book
1850-1899'Looked at the chronicle of the conquest of the Morea yesterday, and into Finlay's "History of Medieval Greece"'George Eliot George FinlayA History of GreecePrint: Book
1850-1899'Reading Mommsen and Story's "Roba di Roma". Also Liddell's "Rome", for a narrative to accompany Mommsen's analysis'.George Eliot [pseud] Henry George LiddellA History of RomePrint: Book
1850-1899'I am reading Mill's Logic again, Theocritus still, and English History and Law'.George Eliot [pseud.] John Stuart MillA System of LogicPrint: Book
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) George Eliot (pseud.)Adam BedeManuscript: MS of own novel
1850-1899'began Aeschlyus - "Agamemnon"'.George Eliot [pseud] Aeschlyus AgamemnonPrint: Book
1850-1899'Finished the Agamemnon, 2nd time.'George Eliot [pseud.] AeschylusAgamemnonPrint: BookManuscript: Unknown
1850-1899'Began the "Ajax" of Sophocles. Also Miss Martineau's "History of the Peace."'George Eliot [pseud] Sophocles AjaxPrint: Book

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