Reading Experience Database
1450-1945

Listing for Author: Aesop

 

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Century of ExperienceEvidenceName of Reader / Listener / Reading GroupAuthor of TextTitle of TextForm of Text
 
1800-1849'I faintly remember going through Aesop's Fables, the first Greek book which I read. The Anabasis, which I remember be...John Stuart Mill AesopFablesPrint: Book
1850-1899
1900-1945
'Maybe to neutralise the Penny Dreadful, Cassells brought out the Penny Classics. These had a bluish-green cover and w...Joseph Stamper AesopFablesPrint: Book
1600-1699'So home and read to my wife a Fable or two in Ogleby's "Aesop"; and so to supper and then to prayers and to bed'Samuel Pepys AesopAesop's FablesPrint: Book
1800-1849[italics]'S. Livy p.532 - Cumis, (adeo minimis etiam rebum prava religio inserit Deos) mures in aede Jovis aurum rosis...Percy Bysshe Shelley AesopFablesPrint: Book
1850-1899'I read a little Byron for my own amusement then a number of Aesop's Fables for the amusement of the youngsters. The e...John Buckley Castieau AesopFablesPrint: Book
1800-1849... The ancient fables attributed to Aesop, Phaedrus, Pilpay, Avienus etc., are emblems or...allegories rather than...Hartley Coleridge AesopFablesPrint: Book

 

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