Reading Experience Database
1450-1945

Listing for Author: John Aikin

 

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1700-1799'I took [books] to the library and brought Aikin's "Description of the Country between 30 and 40 miles around Manchest...Joseph Hunter John AikinA Description of the Country from thirty to forty miles around ManchesterPrint: Book
1700-1799'I finished Aikin's "Description &c"... I began to read my "Evenings at Home" again. It is a book written by Mr Aikin ...Joseph Hunter John AikinA Description of the country from thirty to forty miles around ManchesterPrint: Book
1700-1799'I finished Aikin's "Description &c"... I began to read my "Evenings at Home" again. It is a book written by Mr Aikin ...Joseph Hunter John AikinEvenings at home; or the Juvenile Budget OpenedPrint: Book
1700-1799'We got the "Monthly Magazine" from Miss Haynes who takes it in. Mr E. says it is the best published. I drew a copy o...Joseph Hunter John AikinA Description of the Country from thirty to forty miles around ManchesterPrint: Book
1800-1849'"The story of Eyes and No Eyes in Evenings at Home is intended only to illustrate the difference between inattention ...John Ruskin John AikinEvenings at HomePrint: Book
1800-1849'I must include. under the general title of these [fairy legends], the stories in "Evenings at Home" of the Transmigra...John Ruskin John AikinEvenings at HomePrint: Book
1800-1849[footnote includes a quote from Evenings and the following:] 'Nevertheless, the germs of all modern conceit and error ...John Ruskin John AikinEvenings at HomePrint: Book
1700-1799[Half a page in praise of Evenings, beginning:] 'No one can be so injudicious, or so unjust, as to class the excellent...Maria Edgeworth John AikinEvenings at HomePrint: Book
1700-1799'We have heard a boy of nine years old, who had never been taught elocution by any reading-master, read simple, pathet...[ a boy known to Maria Edgeworth John AikinEvenings at HomePrint: Book
1700-1799'Several children, who were reading "Evenings at Home", observed that in the story of Juliet and the fairy order...' [...[ a group of children known to Maria EdgeworthJohn AikinEvenings at HomePrint: Book
1700-1799'S----was reading in "Evenings at Home" the story of "A Friend in need is a Friend Indeed" ...[when he commented on th...John AikinEvenings at HomePrint: Book
1700-1799'There is a slight attempt at the kind of composition we mean, in a little trial in "Evenings at Home"; and we have se...[children known to Maria Edgeworth]John AikinEvenings at HomePrint: Book
1700-1799Letter from Maria Edgeworth to A.L.Barbauld, dated 26/2/1806, tells about this younger brother, who has just left the ...C.S. Edgeworth John AikinEvenings at HomePrint: Book
1700-1799
1800-1849
'It would be well if both tales and books werwe always calculated to ... In the "Evenings at Home", or "Juvenile Budge...Elizabeth Hamilton John AikinEvenings at HomePrint: Book
1800-1849'My dear boys, when I was your age, there were no such children's books as ther are now...Now, among those very stupid...Charles Kingsley John AikinEvenings at homePrint: Book
1800-1849'...one classical in my early days, called "Evenings at Home". It contained, among many well-written lessons, one, und...John Ruskin John AikinEvenings at homePrint: Book
1800-1849'I have read since last October a good deal of the history relating to the East...: not much of books not connected wi...Mountstuart Elphinstone [John?] AikinEssay on the use of natural historyPrint: Book
1800-1849'Monday [...] Decbr. 5th. [...] read Evenings at Home with John.' [also records reading this text on 6 December 1825].Claire Clairmont John Aikin and Anna Letitia BarbauldEvenings at Home; or, the Juvenile Budget OpenedPrint: Book
1800-1849'Thursday. rose at 8, O'Clock, came to Po [Agnes Porter, governess], turned the Hour Glass and played with it.- re...William Henry Fox Talbot John AikinEvenings at Home, Or, the Juvenile Budget OpenedPrint: Book

 

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