Reading Experience Database
1450-1945

Listing for Author: Alison

 

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Century of ExperienceEvidenceName of Reader / Listener / Reading GroupAuthor of TextTitle of TextForm of Text
 
1800-1849Spent the afternoon in mending some of my things for the wash. After tea, read aloud sermons 13+14 of Alison's.Anne Lister Archibald AlisonSermonsPrint: Book
1850-1899?Two or three years my senior, Sam, like myself, was acquiring a taste for books. Our tastes were not wholly dissimila...Samuel Bailey Archibald AlisonHistory of EuropePrint: Book
1800-1849From Elizabeth Missing Sewell's Journal, 31 December 1846: 'I read a little now, and am almost afraid I am learning...Elizabeth Missing Sewell Alisonaccounts of Napoleon's battlesPrint: Unknown
1800-1849'Read the First of Alison's "Two Essays on the Nature and Principles of Taste". Taste, he defines, That faculty by wh...Thomas Green Archibald AlisonEssays on the nature and principles of tastePrint: Book
1700-1799
1800-1849
'...Sir Joshua Reynolds's Lectures. Mitford's History of Greece. Orme's History of Hindoostan. Vertot's Revolutions of...Sydney Smith Archibald AlisonEssays on the Nature and Principles of TastePrint: Unknown
1800-1849'I read a little now, and am almost afraid I am learning to do without reading. Napoleon's battles in Alison's history...Elizabeth Missing Sewell Archibald AlisonHistory of Europe from the Fall of Napoleon in MDCCCXV to the Accession of Louis Napoleon in MDCCCLIIPrint: Book
1800-1849'I have begun Alison's "Europe" - a pompous title, by the by, for an account of the Bedlam devilries of the French rev...John Ruskin Sir Archibald AlisonHistory of EuropePrint: Book
1800-1849'Read a little Alison and much chemistry, but a little headachy and out of order.'John Ruskin Sir Archibald AlisonHistory of EuropePrint: Book

 

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