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 √ Century of ExperienceEvidenceName of Reader / Listener / Reading GroupAuthor of TextTitle of TextForm of Text
 
'The subject of the evening was L.P. Jacks. A few moments sufficed to pool our information as to the man. Too late the Secretary remembered that that indefatigable polish...Ernest E. Unwin L.P. Jacks'Macbeth and Bangus upon the blasted heath'Print: Book
1800-1849Dorothy Wordsworth's Grasmere Journal, Sunday 25 May 1800: 'Read Macbeth in the morning ...'Dorothy Wordsworth William ShakespeareMacbethPrint: Book
1850-1899'Seventeen-year-old Ruth Bourne recorded disparaging remarks in her diary about the feeble renderings of Julius Caesar and Macbeth made by members of her [Shakespeare rea...Shakespeare Reading Circle (local)William ShakespeareMacbethPrint: Book
1850-1899'Read "Macbeth".'George Eliot [pseud] William ShakespeareMacbethPrint: BookManuscript: Unknown
1700-1799'After supper read the "Tragedy of Macbeth", which I like very well.'Thomas Turner William ShakespeareMacbethPrint: Book
1850-1899?I now read for the first time "The Tempest", "Measure for Measure", "Love?s Labour?s Lost", and many other of Shakespeare?s comedies, besides the supreme tragedies, amon...Thomas Burt William ShakespeareMacbethPrint: 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] William ShakespeareMacbethPrint: Book
1800-1849'Read "Macbeth" what a soul thrilling power hovers about this tragedy I have read it over about twenty times'John Clare William ShakespeareMacbethPrint: Book
1800-1849'In the evening S. finishes reading MacBeth'Percy Bysshe Shelley William ShakespeareMacBethPrint: Book
1850-1899'Do you remember the knocking in Macbeth? ...The porter is a man I have a great respect for. He had a great command of language. All that he says, curiously enough, my mo...Mrs Stevenson William ShakespeareMacbethPrint: Book
1850-1899'Mamma, Harry & myself read a scene or two from Shakspeare (sic). Harry was particularly delighted with the Witches Chorus in Macbeth & would insist upon his audience enc...Castieau familyWilliam ShakespeareMacbethPrint: Book
1700-1799[Pilkington having annoyed Swift by remembering one of his poems and reciting it to others, he decided to test her memory. She told him] 'I could repeat not only all his ...Laetitia Pilkington William ShakespeareMacbethPrint: Book
1700-1799'Johnson proceeded : "The Scotchman has taken the right method in his 'Elements of Criticism.' I do not mean that he has taught us any thing; but he has told us old thin...Samuel Johnson William ShakespeareMacbethPrint: Book
1850-1899'A part reading from the Midsummer Night Dream was then given, nearly all the members present taking part - after that Mr and Mrs Morland read a selection from Macbeth'.Harold J. Morland William ShakespeareMacbethPrint: Book
1850-1899'A part reading from the Midsummer Night Dream was then given, nearly all the members present taking part - after that Mr and Mrs Morland read a selection from Macbeth'.Adelaide Morland William ShakespeareMacbethPrint: Book
1800-1849Which resolutions with health and my habits of indutry will make me 'Sleep in spite of thunder'.Walter Scott William ShakespeareMacbethPrint: Book
1900-1945

Meeting held at Ashton Lodge :- 3. 7. 37.

Henry Marriage Wallis in the Chair.

1. Minutes of last read & approved


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Janet Rawlings William ShakespeareMacbethPrint: Book
1900-1945

Meeting held at Ashton Lodge :- 3. 7. 37.

Henry Marriage Wallis in the Chair.

1. Minutes of last read & approved


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Dorothy Brain William ShakespeareMacbethPrint: Book
1900-1945

Meeting held at Ashton Lodge :- 3. 7. 37.

Henry Marriage Wallis in the Chair.

1. Minutes of last read & approved


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Dorothea Taylor William ShakespeareMacbethPrint: Book
1900-1945

Meeting held at Ashton Lodge :- 3. 7. 37.

Henry Marriage Wallis in the Chair.

1. Minutes of last read & approved


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Francis E. Pollard William ShakespeareMacbethPrint: Book



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