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 √ Century of ExperienceEvidenceName of Reader / Listener / Reading GroupAuthor of TextTitle of TextForm of Text
 
1850-1899'A Thousand Miles up the Nile'Sarah Good Amelia EdwardsA Thousand Miles up the NilePrint: Book
1850-1899'Hermann und Dorothea'Sarah Good Johann Wolfgang von GoetheHermann und DorotheaPrint: Book
1850-1899'Wych Hazel'Sarah Good E. WetherellWych HazelPrint: Book
1850-1899'Colonel Enderby's Wife'Sarah Good Lucas MaletColonel Enderby's WifePrint: Book
1850-1899'Lichtenstein'Sarah Good Wilhelm HauffLichtensteinPrint: Book
1850-1899'Les Femmes Savantes'Sarah Good Moliere [pseud.]Les Femmes SavantesPrint: Book
1850-1899'Geology'Sarah Good Archibald GeikieGeologyPrint: Book
1850-1899'Field and Hedgerow'Sarah Good Richard JefferiesField and HedgerowPrint: Book
1850-1899'Diary of a Pilgrimage'Sarah Good Jerome K. JeromeDiary of a PilgrimagePrint: Book
1850-1899'The Innocents Abroad'Sarah Good Mark TwainThe Innocents Abroad, or The New Pilgrims' Progres...Print: Book
1850-1899'Villette'Sarah Good Charlotte BrontëVillettePrint: Book
1850-1899'The Bell of St Paul's'Sarah Good Walter BesantThe Bell of St Paul'sPrint: Book
1850-1899'Life's Handicap'Sarah Good Rudyard KiplingLife's HandicapPrint: Book
1850-1899'Martin Chuzzlewit'Sarah Good Charles DickensMartin ChuzzlewitPrint: Book
1850-1899'Essays on Pitt, E. [sic] of Chatham'Sarah Good Thomas Babington MacaulayEssays on William Pitt, Earl of ChathamPrint: Book
1850-1899'The Newcomes'Sarah Good William ThackerayThe Newcomes: Memoirs of a Most Respectable FamilyPrint: Book
1850-1899'Cranford'Sarah Good Elizabeth GaskellCranfordPrint: Book
1850-1899'Valentine'Sarah Good George SandValentinePrint: Book
1850-1899'Agatha's Husband'Sarah Good Dinah CraikAgatha's HusbandPrint: Book
1850-1899'A Mental Struggle'Sarah Good Margaret HungerfordA Mental StrugglePrint: Book
1850-1899'Why are we Dissenters?'Sarah Good Eustace Rogers ConderWhy are we Dissenters? Three LecturesPrint: Book
1850-1899'Church Lessons or Gladius Ecclesiae'Sarah Good Jonathan Holt TitcombChurch Lessons for Young Churchmen; or, Gladius Ec...Print: Book
1850-1899'An appeal to young non-conformists'Sarah Good Robert Forman HortonAn Appeal to Young Non-ConformistsPrint: Unknown
1850-1899'C. Dickens, Nicholas Nickleby'Sarah Good Charles DickensNicholas NicklebyPrint: Book
1850-1899'Gold Else'Sarah Good Eugenie MarlittGold ElsePrint: Book
1850-1899'The Eulogy of Richard Jefferies'Sarah Good Walter BesantThe Eulogy of Richard JefferiesPrint: Book
1850-1899'The Professor'Sarah Good Charlotte BrontëThe ProfessorPrint: Book
1850-1899'Essay on Addison'Sarah Good Thomas Babington MacaulayEssay on AddisonPrint: Book
1850-1899'The Idylls of the King & Maud'Sarah Good Alfred, Lord TennysonIdylls of the KingPrint: Book
1850-1899'The Idylls of the King & Maud'Sarah Good Alfred, Lord TennysonMaud; A MonodramaPrint: Book
1850-1899'G. Elliot, The Mill on the Floss'Sarah Good George EliotThe Mill on the FlossPrint: Book
1850-1899'G Ebers, Homo Sum (German)'Sarah Good Georg EbersHomo SumPrint: Book
1850-1899'Edmund Spenser, The Faery Queen'Sarah Good Edmund SpenserThe Faerie QueenePrint: Book
1850-1899'Mrs Molesworth, Christmas Tree Land'Sarah Good Mary MolesworthChristmas-Tree LandPrint: Book
1850-1899'George Sand, La Mare au Diable'Sarah Good Amantine Lucile Aurore DupinLa Mare au DiablePrint: Book
1850-1899'Lanoe Falconer, Cecilia de Noel'Sarah Good Lanoe FalconerCecilia de NoëlPrint: Book
1900-1945But when the morning came and we rode on, and the beautiful land spread its high places, its secret pastoral solitudes about us, and I sat by a spring and ate my eg...Freya Stark William of TyreHistoria rerum in partibus transmarinis gestarum (...Print: Book
1900-1945I sat at my table and studied verbs and nouns, wrapped in more clothes than I wore to climb the Matterhorn, and looked with a wary eye at the sunshine outside, dazz...Freya Stark [Anon] [Anon][unknown Arabic language primer]Print: Book
1900-1945Mr D. was in Brummana — an intelligent young schoolmaster to whom teaching came easy; and he introduced me to Rudolph Steiner's books. I worked through them conscie...Freya Stark Rudolph Steiner[unknown]Print: Book
1900-1945I am grateful for the leisure of my years, whether voluntary or enforced — for long stretches of sickness or of holiday, and also for small snippets like those prod...Freya Stark [Anon] [Anon][unknown]Unknown
1900-1945I am grateful for the leisure of my years, whether voluntary or enforced — for long stretches of sickness or of holiday, and also for small snippets like those prod...Flora Stark [Anon] [Anon][unknown]Unknown
1900-1945I am grateful for the leisure of my years, whether voluntary or enforced — for long stretches of sickness or of holiday, and also for small snippets like those prod...Herbert Young [Anon] [Anon][unknown]Unknown
1900-1945The tourist class in the 'Athenia' was a distraction of wailing children and howling winds. I dislike the sea anyway when it is anything other than something blue t...Freya Stark HomerThe OdysseyPrint: Book
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1900-1945
Except Shakespeare, who grew from childhood as part of myself, nearly every classic has come with this same shock of almost intolerable enthusiasm: Virgil, Sophocle...Freya Stark William Shakespeare[works]Print: Book
1900-1945Except Shakespeare, who grew from childhood as part of myself, nearly every classic has come with this same shock of almost intolerable enthusiasm: Virgil, Sophocle...Freya Stark Virgil[works]Print: Unknown
1900-1945Except Shakespeare, who grew from childhood as part of myself, nearly every classic has come with this same shock of almost intolerable enthusiasm: Virgil, Sophocle...Freya Stark Sophocles[unknown]Print: Unknown
1900-1945Except Shakespeare, who grew from childhood as part of myself, nearly every classic has come with this same shock of almost intolerable enthusiasm: Virgil, Sophocle...Freya Stark Aeschylus[unknown]Print: Unknown
1900-1945Except Shakespeare, who grew from childhood as part of myself, nearly every classic has come with this same shock of almost intolerable enthusiasm: Virgil, Sophocle...Freya Stark Dante Alighieri[unknown]Print: Unknown
1900-1945Except Shakespeare, who grew from childhood as part of myself, nearly every classic has come with this same shock of almost intolerable enthusiasm: Virgil, Sophocle...Freya Stark Geoffrey Chaucer[unknown]Print: Unknown
1900-1945Except Shakespeare, who grew from childhood as part of myself, nearly every classic has come with this same shock of almost intolerable enthusiasm: Virgil, Sophocle...Freya Stark John Milton[unknown]Print: Unknown
1900-1945Except Shakespeare, who grew from childhood as part of myself, nearly every classic has come with this same shock of almost intolerable enthusiasm: Virgil, Sophocle...Freya Stark Johann Wolfgang von Goethe[unknown]Print: Unknown
1900-1945Except Shakespeare, who grew from childhood as part of myself, nearly every classic has come with this same shock of almost intolerable enthusiasm: Virgil, Sophocle...Freya Stark Giacomo Leopardi[unknown]Print: Unknown
1900-1945Except Shakespeare, who grew from childhood as part of myself, nearly every classic has come with this same shock of almost intolerable enthusiasm: Virgil, Sophocle...Freya Stark Jean Racine[unknown]Print: Unknown
1900-1945Except Shakespeare, who grew from childhood as part of myself, nearly every classic has come with this same shock of almost intolerable enthusiasm: Virgil, Sophocle...Freya Stark Plato[unknown]Print: Unknown
1900-1945Except Shakespeare, who grew from childhood as part of myself, nearly every classic has come with this same shock of almost intolerable enthusiasm: Virgil, Sophocle...Freya Stark Blaise Pascal[unknown]Print: Unknown
1900-1945Except Shakespeare, who grew from childhood as part of myself, nearly every classic has come with this same shock of almost intolerable enthusiasm: Virgil, Sophocle...Freya Stark Saint Augustine of Hippo[unknown]Print: Unknown
1900-1945One can say of the more reticent British that, as you come to know them, some are discovered and some are found out. My father was of those who are discovered. 'The...Robert Stark [n/a] [n/a]The TimesPrint: Newspaper
1900-1945One can say of the more reticent British that, as you come to know them, some are discovered and some are found out. My father was of those who are discovered. 'The...Robert Stark George Borrow[unknown]Print: Book
1900-1945One can say of the more reticent British that, as you come to know them, some are discovered and some are found out. My father was of those who are discovered. 'The...Robert Stark Charles Darwin[unknown]Print: Book
1900-1945One can say of the more reticent British that, as you come to know them, some are discovered and some are found out. My father was of those who are discovered. 'The...Robert Stark William Stephen Raikes HodsonTwelve Years of a Soldier's Life in India: Being E...Print: Book
1900-1945One can say of the more reticent British that, as you come to know them, some are discovered and some are found out. My father was of those who are discovered. 'The...Robert Stark Henry Thomas BuckleThe History of Civilization in EnglandPrint: Book
1900-1945One can say of the more reticent British that, as you come to know them, some are discovered and some are found out. My father was of those who are discovered. 'The...Robert Stark Gilbert WhiteThe Natural History and Antiquities of SelbornePrint: Book
1900-1945One can say of the more reticent British that, as you come to know them, some are discovered and some are found out. My father was of those who are discovered. 'The...Robert Stark Benvenuto CelliniAutobiography of Benvenuto CelliniPrint: Book
1900-1945One can say of the more reticent British that, as you come to know them, some are discovered and some are found out. My father was of those who are discovered. 'The...Robert Stark Jean Charles Leonard de SismondiHistory of the Italian Republics in the Middle Age...Print: Book
1900-1945So, after riding with friends on Dartmoor by old ways known and loved since childhood, I would sit on their tennis court through the afternoons and read Philby's Ar...Freya Stark St John PhilbyThe Heart of Arabia: A Record of Travel and Explor...Print: Book
1900-1945In London too the usual life with Viva Jeyes in Grove End Road was mixed with mornings in the British Museum, reading 'Brunow and Dussaud' on Roman roads in Moab an...Freya Stark Rene Dussaud[unknown]Print: Book
1900-1945There is a cold air coming off Labrador, but not so bad as Syria. The sea is grey, exactly the colour of the seagulls with the white under their wings...I have the ...Freya Stark HomerThe OdysseyPrint: Book
1900-1945I am just re-reading Gertrude Bell's 'Syria', and comparing her route with ours. She however, travelled with three baggage mules, two tents, and three servants: so ...Freya Stark Gertrude BellThe Desert and the Sown: Travels in Palestine and ...Print: Book
1850-1899'Pendennis'Sarah Good William ThackerayThe History of PendennisPrint: Book
1900-1945'I have at last received Italo Svevo's books and and have read some of them, finding them quite charming. I do not quite gather what you want me to do about them. I f...Ford Madox Ford Italo SvevoConfessions of ZenoPrint: Book
1900-1945'dear hemingway, (i have cut off the top of thumb with a sickle and so cannot put down the capital stop) thank you very much for the book on bull rings i have bee...Ford Madox Ford Ernest HemingwayDeath in the AfternoonPrint: Book
1900-1945'I have just seen the Pound pamphlet though Farrar & Rinehart never took the trouble to send me a copy. I think it looks fine and is a tribute not only to Mr. Pound but...Ford Madox Ford Archibald MacLeishThe Hamlet of A. MacLeishPrint: Book
1900-1945'I have just seen the Pound pamphlet though Farrar & Rinehart never took the trouble to send me a copy. I think it looks fine and is a tribute not only to Mr. Pound but...Ford Madox Ford Ezra PoundThe Cantos of Ezra Pound: Some TestimonialsPrint: Pamphlet
1900-1945'I have now had your manuscript for some days and have read it with a great deal of interest.' Thence follows a page and a half of constructive and gentle criticism to ...Ford Madox Ford [unknown] Mack[unknown]Manuscript: Unknown
1900-1945'I remember reading with pleasure one of your books—it must have been in 1923 or four. If I have read none since it is my misfortune for no Literary organs ever come my...Ford Madox Ford Gerald BullettThe Street of the Eye and Nine Other TalesPrint: Book
1900-1945'But if you wanted to please me you could do what you could to log roll René Béhaine who, in the eyes of Léon Daudet and myself and other worthy people , passes for the...Ford Madox Ford René BéhaineHistoire d'une SociétePrint: Book
1900-1945'I am really grieved to see that the WEEK END REVIEW is stopping. It was a really admirable journal and gave me pleasure with each number—which is more than I can say f...Ford Madox Ford Week-end ReviewPrint: Serial / periodical
1900-1945'I read both of your novels with pleasure and admiration for the handling—particularly the one about the castle which I have lent to an appreciative American so that I ...Ford Madox Ford Anthony BertramThey Came to the CastlePrint: Book
1900-1945'I have now read—but indeed I did a week or so ago—"Men Adrift" with a great deal of pleasure —pleasure because it was fun reading it and being able to think that you ha...Ford Madox Ford Anthony BertramMen AdriftPrint: Book
1900-1945'I have lately re-read here the complete works of Conrad and Henry James and am engaged on reading all the books of Stephen Crane that I can lay my hands on—for the to ...Ford Madox Ford Henry JamesThe Spoils of PoyntonPrint: Book
1900-1945'I have lately re-read here the complete works of Conrad and Henry James and am engaged on reading all the books of Stephen Crane that I can lay my hands on—for the to ...Ford Madox Ford Henry JamesThe Wings of the DovePrint: Book
1900-1945'I have lately re-read here the complete works of Conrad and Henry James and am engaged on reading all the books of Stephen Crane that I can lay my hands on—for the to ...Ford Madox Ford Henry JamesThe Turn of the ScrewPrint: Book
1900-1945'I have lately re-read here the complete works of Conrad and Henry James and am engaged on reading all the books of Stephen Crane that I can lay my hands on—for the to ...Ford Madox Ford Henry James[short stories]Print: Book
1900-1945'I have lately re-read here the complete works of Conrad and Henry James and am engaged on reading all the books of Stephen Crane that I can lay my hands on—for the to ...Ford Madox Ford Joseph ConradUnder Western EyesPrint: Book
1900-1945'I have lately re-read here the complete works of Conrad and Henry James and am engaged on reading all the books of Stephen Crane that I can lay my hands on—for the to ...Ford Madox Ford Joseph ConradNostromoPrint: Book
1900-1945'I have lately re-read here the complete works of Conrad and Henry James and am engaged on reading all the books of Stephen Crane that I can lay my hands on—for the to ...Ford Madox Ford Joseph ConradThe Secret AgentPrint: Book
1900-1945'I have lately re-read here the complete works of Conrad and Henry James and am engaged on reading all the books of Stephen Crane that I can lay my hands on—for the to ...Ford Madox Ford John Peale BishopAct of DarknessPrint: Book
1900-1945'I have lately re-read here the complete works of Conrad and Henry James and am engaged on reading all the books of Stephen Crane that I can lay my hands on—for the to ...Ford Madox Ford Stephen CraneMaggie, together with George's Mother and The Blue...Print: Book
1900-1945'I have lately re-read here the complete works of Conrad and Henry James and am engaged on reading all the books of Stephen Crane that I can lay my hands on—for the to ...Ford Madox Ford [n/a] [n/a]United States Census of AgriculturePrint: Book
1900-1945'I have lately re-read here the complete works of Conrad and Henry James and am engaged on reading all the books of Stephen Crane that I can lay my hands on—for the to ...Ford Madox Ford [Anon] [Anon][biography of Robert E. Lee]Print: Book
1900-1945'I have lately re-read here the complete works of Conrad and Henry James and am engaged on reading all the books of Stephen Crane that I can lay my hands on—for the to ...Ford Madox Ford [Anon] [Anon][biography of Stonewall Jackson]Print: Book
1900-1945'I have lately re-read here the complete works of Conrad and Henry James and am engaged on reading all the books of Stephen Crane that I can lay my hands on—for the to ...Ford Madox Ford [Anon] [Anon][biography of Davy Crockett]Print: Book
1900-1945'I have lately re-read here the complete works of Conrad and Henry James and am engaged on reading all the books of Stephen Crane that I can lay my hands on—for the to ...Ford Madox Ford [Anon] [Anon][biography of Daniel Boone]Print: Book
1900-1945'I have lately re-read here the complete works of Conrad and Henry James and am engaged on reading all the books of Stephen Crane that I can lay my hands on—for the to ...Ford Madox Ford Allen TateThe Mediterranean and Other PoemsManuscript: Unknown
1900-1945'I have lately re-read here the complete works of Conrad and Henry James and am engaged on reading all the books of Stephen Crane that I can lay my hands on—for the to ...Ford Madox Ford Robert Penn WarrenNight RiderManuscript: Unknown
1900-1945'I have lately re-read here the complete works of Conrad and Henry James and am engaged on reading all the books of Stephen Crane that I can lay my hands on—for the to ...Ford Madox Ford Frances ParkWalls Against the WindPrint: Book
1900-1945'I have lately re-read here the complete works of Conrad and Henry James and am engaged on reading all the books of Stephen Crane that I can lay my hands on—for the to ...Ford Madox Ford Isa GlennThe Little Candle's BeamPrint: Book
1900-1945'I have lately re-read here the complete works of Conrad and Henry James and am engaged on reading all the books of Stephen Crane that I can lay my hands on—for the to ...Ford Madox Ford Arnold GingrichCast Down the LaurelPrint: Book
1850-1899After listing some canonical writers discussed by Pound and whom Ford had never read he then goes on to write: 'On the other hand I possess a certain patience and, if I...Ford Madox Ford VirgilAeneidPrint: Book
1850-1899After listing some canonical writers discussed by Pound and whom Ford had never read he then goes on to write: 'On the other hand I possess a certain patience and, if I...Ford Madox Ford Johann Wolfgang von GoetheFaustPrint: Book
1850-1899After listing some canonical writers discussed by Pound and whom Ford had never read he then goes on to write: 'On the other hand I possess a certain patience and, if I...Ford Madox Ford HomerThe IliadPrint: Book
1850-1899After listing some canonical writers discussed by Pound and whom Ford had never read he then goes on to write: 'On the other hand I possess a certain patience and, if I...Ford Madox Ford EuripidesThe BacchaePrint: Book
1850-1899After listing some canonical writers discussed by Pound and whom Ford had never read he then goes on to write: 'On the other hand I possess a certain patience and, if I...Ford Madox Ford EuripidesAlcestisPrint: Book
1900-1945After listing some canonical writers discussed by Pound and whom Ford had never read he then goes on to write: 'On the other hand I possess a certain patience and, if I...Ford Madox Ford Charles Montagu DoughtyThe Dawn in BritainPrint: Book
1900-1945After listing some canonical writers discussed by Pound and whom Ford had never read he then goes on to write: 'On the other hand I possess a certain patience and, if I...Ford Madox Ford Robert BrowningSordelloPrint: Book
1850-1899
1900-1945
Ford on recalling when at the age of seven he met Turgenev at his grandfather Ford Madox Brown's studio: 'I was conscious simply of a singular, compassionate smile that...Ford Madox Ford Ivan Turgenev[various works]Print: Book
1850-1899'David Watson, M.A. of St. Andrews University, used to spend every spare moment of his day and whole Sundays on end with this writer [Ford] standing beside him at his p...Ford Madox Ford Madeleine de ScudéryArtamène ou le Grand Cyrus
1850-1899'The Queen of the County'Sarah Good Julia Cecilia StrettonThe Queen of the CountyPrint: Book
1850-1899'Church Doctrine - Bible Truth'Sarah Good Michael Ferrebee SadlerChurch Doctrine, Bible TruthPrint: Unknown
1900-1945'I gave her the telegram. She, poor lady, like a good many people in those days could not read or write, she opened the envelope, looked at the message, then with f...Walter Elliott [telegram]
1850-1899'A New Antigone'Sarah Good William Francis BarryThe New AntigonePrint: Book
1850-1899'Notes on Colossians'Sarah Good [Anon] [Anon][Notes on Colossians]Print: Unknown
1850-1899'Notes on Thessalonians'Sarah Good [Anon] [Anon][Notes on Thessalonians]Print: Unknown
1850-1899'David Watson, M.A. of St. Andrews University, used to spend every spare moment of his day and whole Sundays on end with this writer [Ford] standing beside him at his p...Ford Madox Ford Jules VerneLes Enfants du capitaine GrantPrint: Book
1850-1899'David Watson, M.A. of St. Andrews University, used to spend every spare moment of his day and whole Sundays on end with this writer [Ford] standing beside him at his p...Ford Madox Ford Albius Tibullus[unknown]Print: Book
1850-1899'David Watson, M.A. of St. Andrews University, used to spend every spare moment of his day and whole Sundays on end with this writer [Ford] standing beside him at his p...Ford Madox Ford Friedrich de la Motte FouquéUndine, eine ErzahlungPrint: Book
1850-1899'David Watson, M.A. of St. Andrews University, used to spend every spare moment of his day and whole Sundays on end with this writer [Ford] standing beside him at his p...Ford Madox Ford Dante AlighieriInfernoPrint: Book
1850-1899'David Watson, M.A. of St. Andrews University, used to spend every spare moment of his day and whole Sundays on end with this writer [Ford] standing beside him at his p...Ford Madox Ford [Anon] [Anon]La Vida de Lazarillo de TormesPrint: Book
1850-1899'David Watson, M.A. of St. Andrews University, used to spend every spare moment of his day and whole Sundays on end with this writer [Ford] standing beside him at his p...Ford Madox Ford Miguel de CervantesDon QuixotePrint: Book
1850-1899'David Watson, M.A. of St. Andrews University, used to spend every spare moment of his day and whole Sundays on end with this writer [Ford] standing beside him at his p...Ford Madox Ford James Fenimore CooperThe Two AdmiralsPrint: Book
1850-1899'David Watson, M.A. of St. Andrews University, used to spend every spare moment of his day and whole Sundays on end with this writer [Ford] standing beside him at his p...Ford Madox Ford James Fenimore CooperThe Deerslayer, or, The First WarpathPrint: Book
1850-1899'David Watson, M.A. of St. Andrews University, used to spend every spare moment of his day and whole Sundays on end with this writer [Ford] standing beside him at his p...Ford Madox Ford James Fenimore CooperThe Last of the MohicansPrint: Book
1850-1899'Then went to Ismal’s house. The woman with whom he is living (and who wants to be baptized), though very unwell under the effects of fever, came out of her house and s...David Fenn [n/a] [n/a]Bible (Matthew)Print: Book
1850-1899'In the evening, went to Chimatomby's shop. He read the 19th Chapter of the Gospel of Luke to me.'Patrick Beaton [n/a] [n/a]Bible (Luke), 19th chapterPrint: Book
1850-1899'Then went to Ismal's house. The woman with whom he is living (and who wants to be baptized), though very unwell under the effects of a fever, came out of her house...[Woman living with Ismal] [n/a] [n/a]Bible (Matthew)Print: Book
1850-1899'In the evening, went to Chimatomby's shop. He read the 19th chapter of the Gospel of Luke to me, and I spoke on the parable of the talents.'Chimatomby [n/a] [n/a]Bible (Luke)Print: Book
1850-1899'Then went to Ismal's house. The woman with whom he is living (and who wants to be baptized), though very unwell under the effects of a fever, came out of her house...Narramsamy [n/a] [n/a]Bible (Matthew)Print: Book
1600-1699'When I came out of ye pulpit I read a letter from Mr Harlakenden wherein he writes excellent news from Scarborough taking by storme the sand, Church, 120 ships, 32 pie...Ralph Josselin Richard Harlakenden[letter]Manuscript: Letter
1600-1699'This weeke I saw ye Directory, and an Ordinance of Parliamt [sic] to take away ye heavy burden of ye booke of Common prayer in all ye parts of ye same'Ralph Josselin [n/a] [n/a]A Directory for the Publique Worship of God throug...
1600-1699'This weeke after a long restraint, God was pleased to sett mee at liberty againe; I went abroad now commonly againe to any of my friends & neighbours houses; in my r...Ralph Josselin Joseph MedeClavis ApocalypticaPrint: Book
1900-1945'I've been frightfully lazy today: it's been too hot to do anything. Pater was a gem: he brought my breakfast up about 9.30 and I didn't get up until eleven. I read...Dora Willatt Edward Bulwer-LyttonThe Last Days of PompeiiPrint: Book
1900-1945'I received your two letters on Wednesday and Thursday mornings. I had not thought that your love for me is as great as it is and that you have loved me ever since ...Dora Willatt Ian HayA Knight on WheelsPrint: Book
1900-1945'Every child was given a little volume called King Edward's Realm, bound in imitation crimson leather, which I found slow going. The fate of books is strange. Perha...Edmund Blunden Charles DaweKing Edward's Realm: Story of the Making of the Em...Print: Book
1900-1945'Every child was given a little volume called King Edward's Realm, bound in imitation crimson leather, which I found slow going. The fate of books is strange. Perha...Edmund Blunden [n/a] [n/a]Little FolksPrint: Serial / periodical
1900-1945'Every child was given a little volume called King Edward's Realm, bound in imitation crimson leather, which I found slow going. The fate of books is strange. Perha...Edmund Blunden [n/a] [n/a]The Boy's Own PaperPrint: Serial / periodical
1900-1945'Every child was given a little volume called King Edward's Realm, bound in imitation crimson leather, which I found slow going. The fate of books is strange. Perha...Edmund Blunden Frederick MarryatThe Children of the New ForestPrint: Book
1900-1945'Every child was given a little volume called King Edward's Realm, bound in imitation crimson leather, which I found slow going. The fate of books is strange. Perha...Edmund Blunden R. M. BallantyneFighting the Flames: A Tale of the London Fire Bri...Print: Book
1900-1945'Lottie's kind of reading, though I could manage it, was not mine; it was usually fiction conducive of the domestic virtues. At the club, my father discovered a num...Edmund Blunden Jules VerneThe Mysterious IslandPrint: Book
1900-1945'Lottie's kind of reading, though I could manage it, was not mine; it was usually fiction conducive of the domestic virtues. At the club, my father discovered a...Charlotte Margaret Blunden [Anon] [Anon][unknown]Print: Book
1800-1849' ... a most violent attack is preparing for me in the the next number of the Edinburgh Review, this I have from the authority of a friend who has seen the proof and manu...anon Henry Broughamreview of Byron, Hours of IdlenessPrint: proofManuscript: Unknown
1800-1849'I have cast up my reading account, and brought it to the end of the year 1835. During the last thirteen months I have read Aeschylus twice; Sophocles twice; Euripides on...Thomas Babington Macaulay Aeschylus Print: Book
1800-1849'I have cast up my reading account, and brought it to the end of the year 1835. During the last thirteen months I have read Aeschylus twice; Sophocles twice; Euripides o...Thomas Babington Macaulay SophoclesunknownPrint: Book
1800-1849'I have cast up my reading account, and brought it to the end of the year 1835. During the last thirteen months I have read Aeschylus twice; Sophocles twice; Euripides o...Thomas Babington Macaulay Euripides Print: Book
1600-1699'In the year 1655. was published by Mr Web a Booke intituled Stonehenge-restored (but writt by Mr Inigo Jones) which I read with great delight: there is a great deale o...John Aubrey Inigo JonesStonehenge RestoredPrint: Book
1700-1799'My father reads Cowper to us in the evening, to which I listen when I can.'George Austen William CowperunknownPrint: Book
1800-1849'"Alphonsine" did not do. We were disgusted in twenty pages, as, independent of a bad translation, it has indelicacies which disgrace a pen hitherto so pure; and we chang...Austen familyCharlotte LennoxThe Female Quixote, or, the Adventures of ArabellaPrint: Book
1850-1899'Then I called at Lucy Clifford?s. She showed me a short preface she has written to those stories of hers about "Worldly Women" wh. are coming out in a book. I found faul...Leslie Stephen Lucy CliffordLove letters of a worldly womanPrint: Book
1700-1799None went to Church. Aunt gave us coffee. Mother read scriptures.Barbara Savile BiblePrint: Book
1800-1849'When Wordsworth was then spoken of as a great poet, the ordinary question was, "Why is he not more popular?" The process through which public opinion gradually turns fro...Charles Knight Thomas MooreLalla RookhPrint: Serial / periodical
1800-1849'On the 28th September I was reading "Blackwood", when the magazines of our metropolis were just getting on their outer garments; while their northern brethren were quiet...Charles Knight Blackwood's MagazinePrint: Serial / periodical
1800-1849'I finished the Heroine last night & was very much amused by it. I wonder James did not like it better. It diverted me exceedingly.'Jane Austen Eaton Stannard BarrettThe Heroine; or, Adventures of CherubinaPrint: Book
1900-1945'[letter from Mrs Ward to Reginald Smith] I heard such pleasing things about "David [Grieve]" from Lord Arran in Dublin the other day. He knows it absolutely by heart, an...army officersMary Augusta WardDavid GrievePrint: Book
1800-1849[Marginalia]Samuel Taylor Coleridge Jonathan SwiftThe Works of Dr Jonathan Swift, Dean of St PatrickPrint: Book
1800-1849[Marginalia]Samuel Taylor Coleridge Charles James BlomfieldA Charge Delivered to the Clergy of his DiocesePrint: Book
1800-1849[Marginalia]Samuel Taylor Coleridge Joseph Blanco WhitePractical and Internal Evidence against CatholicsPrint: Book
1800-1849'We did not begin reading [the proof-sheets of "Mansfield Park"] till Bentley Green. Henry's approbation hitherto is even equal to my wishes; he says it is very differen...Henry Austen Jane AustenMansfield ParkManuscript: Sheet, proof sheets
1850-1899'Do you know his [Sir Alfred Lyall's] books? The "Eastern Studies" is, I think, the most interesting work of the kind that I have ever read. It explains from actual obser...Leslie Stephen Sir Alfred LyallEastern Studies, ThePrint: Book
1800-1849'Princess Charlotte wrote of reading as a "great passion"; in a poignant attempt to construct bourgeois domestic intimacy in the dysfunctional household of the divorced P...Princess Charlotte Jane AustenSense and SensibilityPrint: Book
1800-1849'Princess Charlotte wrote of reading as a "great passion"; in a poignant attempt to construct bourgeois domestic intimacy in the dysfunctional household of the divorc...Princess Charlotte George Gordon, Lord Byron[poems]Print: Book
1800-1849'Princess Charlotte wrote of reading as a "great passion"; in a poignant attempt to construct bourgeois domestic intimacy in the dysfunctional household of the divorced P...Princess Charlotte [memoirs and history]Print: Book
1800-1849'Princess Charlotte wrote of reading as a "great passion"; in a poignant attempt to construct bourgeois domestic intimacy in the dysfunctional household of the divorced P...Princess Charlotte Anne Plumptre[novels]Print: Book
1800-1849 'Thursday 16 sept 1824. Had a visit from my friend Henderson of Milton who brought 'Don Juan' in his Pocket' [He] 'advisd me to raed 'Don Juan'we talkd about books & ...John Clare ByronDon JuanPrint: Serial / periodical
1900-1945Thursday 14 March 1915: 'If I'd written this diary last night which I was too excited to do, I should have left a row of question marks at the end. What excited me was th...Virginia Woolf StarPrint: Newspaper
1850-1899"I had Plato in my pocket & intermittently read through the Protagorus - as well as I could - which lasted me till Bristol & I hope improved my Greek."Leslie Stephen PlatoProtagorusPrint: Book
1800-1849'"Forget Thee?" By the Rev John Moultrie [transcript of poem].Mary Groom Rev. John MoultrieForget Thee?Unknown
1850-1899?I have read two books lately wh. interested me. One for wh. you will not care is a history of English law down to the time of Edward I by F. W. Maitland?. The other book...Leslie Stephen A. J. BalfourFoundations of BeliefPrint: Book
1700-1799Brother and Lady Savile came at 5. Sup'd here and went near 11. Most of the time compareing the pedigree of the Saviles (in a book of the Baronets lately come out), with...Gertrude Savile Thomas WottonThe English Baronets: Being a Genealogical and HisPrint: Book
1850-1899'The celebrated singer Sir Harry Lauder, when he was still a mineworker, acquired a fair knowledge of American history: "George Washington and Abraham Lincoln ranked seco...Harry Lauder William M. ThayerFrom Log Cabin to White HousePrint: Book
1700-1799Mrs Newton, Lady Palmerston, Lady Clavering and 2 daughters (great fortunes), and 3 Mrs Fox's here. While the last 2 were here, and Mrs D'Enly alone in Mother's room, I r...Gertrude Savile John GayThe Beggar's OperaPrint: Book
1700-1799Mrs Winn told us our fortunes out of the Almanick, some things to me very strange...(Mrs) Winn 'Almanack' OR 'Almanick'Print: Book, almanack
1900-1945'Mary Lakeman, a Cornish fisherman's daughter, confirmed what George Orwell had written in "Riding Down from Bangor": "Little Women", "Good Wives", "What Katy Did", "Avon...Mary Lakeman Louisa May AlcottLittle WomenPrint: Book
1700-1799'Mr Laidlaw having a number of valuable books, which were all open to my perusal, I about this time began to read with considerable attention; - and no sooner did I begin...James Hogg unknownPrint: Book
1900-1945'Mary Lakeman, a Cornish fisherman's daughter, confirmed what George Orwell had written in "Riding Down from Bangor": "Little Women", "Good Wives", "What Katy Did", "Avon...Mary Lakeman Louisa May AlcottGood WivesPrint: Book
1850-1899'The story itself was an allegory, and was too subtle for us, but it is impossible to describe the endless pleasure given us by those full-page pictures.'Mary Vivian (Molly) Hughes The Story without an EndPrint: Book
1800-1849"This minute I hear a carman is going to Navan, and I hasten to send you the Cottagers of Glenburnie, which I hope you will like as well as I do. I think it will do a vas...Maria Edgeworth Elizabeth HamiltonThe Cottages of GlenburniePrint: Book
1800-1849'I had read in Cobbett's "Advice to Young Men" a caution not to depend upon the Muses for substantial support ... he illustrated the sufferings of Bloomfield ...'John Teer William CobbettAdvice to Young Men, and, incidentally, to Young WPrint: Book
1700-1799Volume annotated in Dawson's own hand. Includes correction to Preface and a contents list.John Dawson Marquis of Chatele, Paul HayThe Politics of FrancePrint: Book
1700-1799Manuscript list of 'The Proverbs & c in this Book' (in Dawson's hand) has been bound into the rear of the book.John Dawson Nathan BaileyUniversal Etymological DictionaryPrint: Book
1700-1799Contains a contents list, index to illustrations, index to maps and cross references to other texts in his library.John Dawson William CamdenBritannia: or, a Chorographical Description of GrePrint: Book
1700-1799Two volumes bound together by Dawson and including his 'The Pages Where the affairs in this Book begin for 1723' and 'continued for 1724'John Dawson The Historical RegisterPrint: Book
1800-1849"I have just been reading, for the fourth time, I believe, The Simple Story, which I intended this time to read as a critic, that I might write to Mrs Inchbald about it; ...Maria Edgeworth Elizabeth InchbaldA Simple StoryPrint: Book
1800-1849[Marginalia]Samuel Taylor Coleridge Gotthilf Heinrich von SchubertAllgemeine NaturgeschichtePrint: Book
1800-1849[Marginalia]Samuel Taylor Coleridge Friedrich Wilhelm Joseph SchellingZeitschrift fur speculative PhysikPrint: Book
1800-1849[Marginalia]Samuel Taylor Coleridge Gotthilf Heinrich von SchubertAnsichten von der Nachtseite der NaturwissenschaftPrint: Book
1800-1849[Marginalia]Samuel Taylor Coleridge Sir Walter ScottNovels and Tales of the Author of WaverleyPrint: Book
1800-1849[Marginalia]Samuel Taylor Coleridge Sir Walter ScottHistorical Romances of the Author of WaverleyPrint: Book
1800-1849[Marginalia]Samuel Taylor Coleridge Gotthilf Heinrich von SchubertDie Symbolik des TraumesPrint: Book
1800-1849[Marginalia]Samuel Taylor Coleridge Sir Walter ScottNovels and Romances of the Author of WaverleyPrint: Book
1800-1849[Marginalia]Samuel Taylor Coleridge Henry ScougalThe Life of God in the Soul of Man OR The Nature aPrint: Book
1800-1849[Marginalia]Samuel Taylor Coleridge Sir Walter ScottMinstrelsy of the Scottish BorderPrint: Book
1800-1849[Marginalia]Samuel Taylor Coleridge Charles ScudamoreA Chemical and Medical Report of the Properties ofPrint: Book
1800-1849[Marginalia]Samuel Taylor Coleridge Thomas AmoryThe Life of John BunclePrint: Book
1800-1849[Marginalia]Samuel Taylor Coleridge Henry Augustus ZwickCalmuc TartaryPrint: Book
1800-1849[Marginalia]Samuel Taylor Coleridge Edwin AtherstoneThe Last Days of Herculaneum; and Abradates and PaPrint: Book
1800-1849[Marginalia]Samuel Taylor Coleridge John and Michael BanimTales by the O'Hara FamilyPrint: Book
1800-1849[Marginalia]Samuel Taylor Coleridge Pietro MetastasioOperePrint: Book
1800-1849[Marginalia]Samuel Taylor Coleridge Richard BaxterReliquiae BaxterianaPrint: Book
1800-1849[Marginalia]Samuel Taylor Coleridge Robert LeightonThe Genuine Works of R Leighton, D.D. Archbishop oPrint: Book
1800-1849[Marginalia]Samuel Taylor Coleridge [unknown]La danse des mortsPrint: Book
1800-1849[Marginalia]Samuel Taylor Coleridge Immanuel KantVermischte SchriftenPrint: Book



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