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1450-1945

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1900-1945'At sixteen I discovered the work of Edgar Allan Poe. I happened to read first his biography, and the sadness of his l...Alfred Hitchcock Edgar Allan PoePrint: 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...Thomas Babington Macaulay AeschylusPrint: 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 hav...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 hav...Thomas Babington Macaulay EuripidesPrint: Book
1800-1849'I told him of my having now read every play of Euripides; & he seemed very much surprised [...] and observed, that ve...Elizabeth Barrett Euripides[all plays]Print: Book
1850-1899'The other day for a treat Charlie got me La Petite Comtesse to read. I never was more delighted with any story. It ...Katey Dickens Feuillet OctaveLa Petite ComtessePrint: Book
1850-1899'That time Lord Tennyson was delightful - kind and friendly and full of stories, talking a great deal, and in the best...Alfred, Lord Tennyson Alfred, Lord TennysonFuneral OdePrint: Book
1700-1799'My father is now reading the Midnight Bell, which he has got from the library, and mother sitting by the fire.'George Austen Francis LathomMidnight Bell, a German Story, Founded on Incidents in Real LifePrint: Book
1600-1699'In the year 1655. was published by Mr Web a Booke intituled Stonehenge-restored (but writt by Mr Inigo Jones) which ...John Aubrey Inigo JonesStonehenge RestoredPrint: Book
1700-1799'We have got Fitz-Albini; my father has bought it against my private wishes, for it does not quite satisfy my feelings...Jane Austen Samuel Egerton BrydgesArthur Fitz-Albini: a NovelPrint: Book
1700-1799'We have got Boswell's Tour to the Hebrides, and are to have his Life of Johnson.'Jane Austen James BoswellTour to the HebridesPrint: Book
1700-1799'My father reads Cowper to us in the evening, to which I listen when I can.'George Austen William CowperunknownPrint: Book
1700-1799'There was a very long list of Arrivals here, in the Newspaper yesterday, so that we need not immediately dread absolu...Jane Austen Print: Newspaper
1850-1899'I am working at Richardson now, and will send you the paper by the end of the week. I suppose I ought to be ashamed ...Margaret Oliphant Samuel RichardsonClarissa, or, the History of a Young LadyPrint: Book
1850-1899'I am working at Richardson now, and will send you the paper by the end of the week. I suppose I ought to be ashamed ...Margaret Oliphant Henry FieldingTom JonesPrint: Book
1850-1899'I sympathise most warmly in a great deal that is said in the 'Ginx's Baby' book, and do actually express my own senti...Margaret Oliphant Edward JenkinsGinx's BabyPrint: Book
1850-1899'I sympathise most warmly in a great deal that is said in the 'Ginx's Baby' book, and do actually express my own senti...Margaret Oliphant unknownPeasant LifePrint: Book
1850-1899'If your old contributors had to yield the pas to such writers only as the author of the "Battle of Dorking" we should...Margaret Oliphant George ChesneyBattle of DorkingPrint: Book
1850-1899'Montalembert, it appears, kept a journal from his twelfth year to the end of his life, and I am tantalised with the s...Madame de Montalembert Montalembertjournals of MontalembertManuscript: Codex
1850-1899'I agree with you that Mr Collins's volumes are very good, but I don't agree with you about Mr Trollope, whose "Caesar...Margaret Oliphant CollinsunknownPrint: Book
1850-1899'I agree with you that Mr Collins's volumes are very good, but I don't agree with you about Mr Trollope, whose 'Caesar...Margaret Oliphant Anthony TrollopeCaesarPrint: Book
1850-1899'Pray tell him [Mr Kinglake] that I have been an admirer of his for - Heaven knows how long! - since the days when I w...Margaret Oliphant Alexander William KinglakeEothenPrint: Book
1850-1899'By the bye, how good and clever his (Major Lockhart's) verses are which you sent me...'Margaret Oliphant Major Lockhart[verses]Unknown
1850-1899'There is a novel not very long published by a Mr Allardyce called the "City of Sunshine", entirely about Indian (not ...Margaret Oliphant Alexander AllardyceCity of SunshinePrint: Book
1850-1899'I went to one of my clubs to have some tea, and look - but with little hope - for a novel really attractive to me aft...A.W. Kinglake Margaret OliphantMrs ArthurPrint: Book
1850-1899'I went to one of my clubs to have some tea, and look - but with little hope - for a novel really attractive to me aft...A.W. Kinglake Margaret OliphantCaritaPrint: Book
1850-1899'I think very highly of Daudet as a novelist, but I know nothing of him personally.'Margaret Oliphant Alphonse Daudet[novels]Print: Book
1850-1899'I ought to have written last month to thank you and your able contributor for the flattering mention made of me in th...Margaret Oliphant Blackwood's MagazinePrint: Serial / periodical
1850-1899'I read with sad interest the references to your brother's battery in the 'Times' this morning.'Margaret Oliphant Times, ThePrint: Newspaper
1850-1899'I have just been reading Heine's "De l'Allemagne", a very amusing book.'Francis Romano (Cecco) Oliphant Heinrich HeineDe l'AllemagnePrint: Book
1850-1899'I think this extract from a western newspaper pretty nearly beats the record (slang again) for confusion of metaphors...Francis Romano (Cecco) Oliphant [newspaper]Print: Newspaper
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'She read sermons and other religious books, her favourite sermons being "professedly practical", without too much "Re...Jane Austen Thomas Sherlock[sermons]Print: Book
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[Austen and her family were] 'great novel readers and not ashamed of being so'.Jane Austen unknown[novels]Print: Book
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'Austen read especially novels by women, including Mary Brunton, Frances and Sarah Harriet Burney, Maria Edgeworth, Ch...Jane Austen Maria Edgeworth[novels]Print: Book
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'Austen read especially novels by women, including Mary Brunton, Frances and Sarah Harriet Burney, Maria Edgeworth, Ch...Jane Austen Ann Radcliffe[Gothic novels]Print: Book
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'Austen read especially novels by women, including Mary Brunton, Frances and Sarah Harriet Burney, Maria Edgeworth, Ch...Jane Austen Regina Maria Roche[novels]Print: Book
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'Austen read especially novels by women, including Mary Brunton, Frances and Sarah Harriet Burney, Maria Edgeworth, Ch...Jane Austen Charlotte Smith[novels]Print: Book
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'Austen read especially novels by women, including Mary Brunton, Frances and Sarah Harriet Burney, Maria Edgeworth, Ch...Jane Austen Laetitia Matilda Hawkins[novels]Print: Book
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'Austen read especially novels by women, including Mary Brunton, Frances and Sarah Harriet Burney, Maria Edgeworth, Ch...Jane Austen Jane West[novels]Print: Book
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'Austen read especially novels by women, including Mary Brunton, Frances and Sarah Harriet Burney, Maria Edgeworth, Ch...Jane Austen Hannah MoreCoelebs in Search of a WifePrint: Book
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'Austen read especially novels by women, including Mary Brunton, Frances and Sarah Harriet Burney, Maria Edgeworth, Ch...Jane Austen Lady's MagazinePrint: Serial / periodical
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'She enjoyed comic didactic novels, with Lennox's "The Female Quixote" and Barrett's "The Heroine" being especially ad...Jane Austen Charlotte LennoxFemale Quixote, ThePrint: Book
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'She enjoyed comic didactic novels, with Lennox's "The Female Quixote" and Barrett's "The Heroine" being especially ad...Jane Austen Eaton BarrettThe HeroinePrint: Book
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'Her favourite novels included those of Burney, whom she thought "the very best of English novelists", and of Richards...Jane Austen Samuel RichardsonSir Charles GrandisonPrint: Book
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'Hester Thrale compared herself to Swift's Vanessa who "held Montaigne and read- / while Mrs Susan comb'd her Head", a...Hester Thrale Joseph AddisonThe SpectatorPrint: Serial / periodical, Could have been periodical in bound form
1700-1799'Landscape gardener Humphry Repton's wife read to him while he drew''.Humphry Repton unknownunknownUnknown
1700-1799'Thomas Moore regularly read to his wife for two hours after dinner, at one point "going through Miss Edgeworth's work...Thomas Moore Maria Edgeworth[novels]Print: Book
1700-1799'Dr Delany read his wife an eclectic range of books from Eusebius' "Life of Constantine the Great" to "Peregrine Pickl...Dr Delany EusebiusLife of Constantine the GreatPrint: Book
1700-1799'Dr Delany read his wife an eclectic range of books from Eusebius' "Life of Constantine the Great" to "Peregrine Pickl...Patrick Delany Tobias SmollettPeregrine PicklePrint: Book
1700-1799'In 1753 Catherine Talbot stayed with the Berkeley family and participated enthusiastically in readings of "Sir Charle...Catherine Talbot Samuel RichardsonSir Charles GrandisonPrint: Book
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'Susan Sibbald knew Scottish shepherd Wully Carruthers who was a fellow-subscriber to the circulating library at Melro...Wully Carruthers Alan RamsayThe Gentle ShepherdPrint: Book
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'Susan Sibbald knew Scottish shepherd Wully Carruthers who was a fellow-subscriber to the circulating library at Melro...Wully Carruthers [ancient and modern history]Print: Book
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'Susan Sibbald knew Scottish shepherd Wully Carruthers who was a fellow-subscriber to the circulating library at Melro...Wully Carruthers Samuel RichardsonSir Charles GrandisonPrint: Book
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'Susan Sibbald knew Scottish shepherd Wully Carruthers who was a fellow-subscriber to the circulating library at Melro...Susan Sibbald Ann RadcliffePrint: Book
1800-1849'Princess Charlotte wrote of reading as a "great passion"; in a poignant attempt to construct bourgeois domestic intim...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 int...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 intim...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 intim...Princess Charlotte Anne Plumptre[novels]Print: Book
1800-1849'Weeton's reading becomes important in communication with friends, but also a point of conflict: when she visits her b...Ellen Weeton Alain Rene Le SageGil BlasPrint: Book
1800-1849'Weeton's reading becomes important in communication with friends, but also a point of conflict: when she visits her b...Ellen Weeton Mary Wortley Montagu[Letters]Print: Book
1800-1849'Weeton's reading becomes important in communication with friends, but also a point of conflict: when she visits her b...Ellen Weeton [newspaper]Print: Newspaper
1800-1849'Weeton's reading becomes important in communication with friends, but also a point of conflict: when she visits her b...Ellen Weeton [magazine]Print: Serial / periodical
1800-1849'Weeton's reading becomes important in communication with friends, but also a point of conflict: when she visits her b...Ellen Weeton James BoswellTour of the HebridesPrint: Book
1800-1849'Weeton's reading becomes important in communication with friends, but also a point of conflict: when she visits her b...Ellen Weeton Mungo ParkTravels in the Interior Districts of AfricaPrint: Book
1800-1849'Weeton's reading becomes important in communication with friends, but also a point of conflict: when she visits her b...Ellen Weeton [Madame] de GenlisPrint: Book
1800-1849'Weeton's reading becomes important in communication with friends, but also a point of conflict: when she visits her b...Ellen Weeton Elizabeth HamiltonThe Cottagers of GlenburniePrint: Book
1900-1945'Yesterday my Elizabeth and I went to the most remarkable poets' Reading I have ever attended. It was held at Lord Byr...Hilaire Belloc Hilaire Belloc'The Dons', 'The Poor of London'Unknown
1900-1945'Yesterday my Elizabeth and I went to the most remarkable poets' Reading I have ever attended. It was held at Lord Byr...Walter de la Mare Walter de la Mare[five poems]Unknown
1900-1945'Yesterday my Elizabeth and I went to the most remarkable poets' Reading I have ever attended. It was held at Lord Byr...William Henry Davies William Henry Davies'Love's Silent Hour' and three other poemsUnknown
1800-1849'Robert Colyer, who rose to become a celebrated Unitarian minister, deliberately chose to dwell upon the moment when, ...Robert Collyer The History of Whittington and his CatPrint: Book
1800-1849 'Thursday 16 sept 1824. Had a visit from my friend Henderson of Milton who brought 'Don Juan' in his Pocket' [He] '...John Clare ByronDon JuanPrint: Serial / periodical
1800-1849'Growing up in extreme poverty in East London, Crooks spent 2d. on a secondhand "Iliad" and was dazzled: "What a revel...Will Crooks HomerThe IliadPrint: Book
1800-1849"Bought the John Bull Magazine out of curiosity to see if I was among the black sheep it grows in dulness thats one co...John Clare John Bull MagazinePrint: Serial / periodical
1800-1849'came home & read a chapter or two in the New Testament'John Clare The New TestamentPrint: Book
1800-1849I have read Foxes book of Martyrs & finished it todayJohn Clare John FoxeFoxes Book of MartyrsPrint: Book
1500-1599' A Jesuit reported on a Puritan meeting in the late 1580s: "Each of them had his own Bible, and sedulously turned the...Puritans The BiblePrint: Book
1800-1849'The rainy morning has kept me at home & I have amused myself heartily sitting under Waltons Sycamore tree hearing him...John Clare Izaak WaltonThe Complete AnglerPrint: Book
1800-1849Read the September No of the London Mag: only 2 good articles in it-'Blakesmore in H-shire' by Elia & review of 'Goeth...John Clare The London MagazinePrint: Serial / periodical
1800-1849'I have read the first chapter of Genesis the beginning of which is very fine but the sacred historian took a great de...John Clare The BiblePrint: Book
1700-1799'Aucterderran, Fife: In common with the rest of Scotland, the vulgar are, for their station, literate, beyond all othe...the people of Auchterderran, Fife [Puritanic and abstruse divinity texts]Print: Book
1800-1849'read some of the Sonnets of shakspear which are great favourites of mine & lookd into the Poems of Chatterton to see ...John Clare William ShakespeareThe SonnetsPrint: Book
1700-1799'They likewise read, occasionally, a variety of other books unconnected with such subjects [religion]... Although the ...the people of Auchterderran, Fife [newspapers]Print: Newspaper
1800-1849'read some of the Sonnets of shakspear which are great favourites of mine & lookd into the Poems of Chatterton to see ...John Clare Thomas Chatterton'Poems of Chatterton'Print: Book
1700-1799'Kirkpatrick-Juxta, Dumfries: Several of the farmers read history, magazines and newspapers. The vulgar read almost no...the people of Kirkpatrick-Juxta, Dumfries [newspapers]Print: Newspaper
1800-1849'all I have read today is Moores Almanack for the account of the weather which speaks of rain tho it is very hot.John Clare Moore's AlmanackPrint: almanack
1700-1799'Kirkpatrick-Juxta, Dumfries: Several of the farmers read history, magazines and newspapers. The vulgar read almost no...the people of Kirkpatrick-Juxta, Dumfries [history]Print: Book
1700-1799'Kirkpatrick-Juxta, Dumfries: Several of the farmers read history, magazines and newspapers. The vulgar read almost no...the people of Kirkpatrick-Juxta, Dumfries [magazines]Print: Serial / periodical
1700-1799'Kirkpatrick-Juxta, Dumfries: Several of the farmers read history, magazines and newspapers. The vulgar read almost no...the people of Kirkpatrick-Juxta, Dumfries [religious books]Print: Book
1800-1849'Read some of the Odes of Collins think them superior to Grays [...] I cannot describe the pleasure I feel in reading ...John Clare William Collins Collins'Odes' [Appears to be a volume of Odes by various authors]Print: Book
1800-1849'Read some of the Odes of Collins think them superior to Grays [...] I cannot describe the pleasure I feel in reading ...John Clare John Ogilvie'Odes' [Appears to be a volume of Odes by various authors]Print: Book
1700-1799'Wigtown:...Not only the farmers ,but many of the tradesmen, read the newspapers'the people of Wigtown [newspapers]Print: Newspaper
1800-1849till noon returnd & read snatches in several poets & the Song of Solomon thought the supposed illusions in that luscio...John Clare 'the Song Solomon'Print: Unknown
1800-1849'Read in Milton: his account of his blindness is very pathetic & I am always affected to tears'. Makes reference to 'P...John Clare John MiltonPrint: Book
1800-1849Wrote another chapter of my Life read a little in Gray's Letters [...] they are the best letters I have seen & I consi...John Clare Thomas GrayLettersUnknown
1800-1849'Look'd over the "Human Heart" the title has little connection with the contents- it displays the art of book making i...John Clare The Human HeartPrint: Book
1800-1849'During the Napoleonic Wars, Scottish cotton-spinner Charles Campbell earned 8s. to 10s. a week, but set aside a few p...Charles Campbell [travels]Print: Book
1800-1849'During the Napoleonic Wars, Scottish cotton-spinner Charles Campbell earned 8s. to 10s. a week, but set aside a few p...Charles Campbell [history]Print: Book
1800-1849'Read the poems of Conder over a second time [...] I am much pleasd with many more which I shall read anon'John Clare Josiah ConderThe Star in the EastPrint: Book
1800-1849'During the Napoleonic Wars, Scottish cotton-spinner Charles Campbell earned 8s. to 10s. a week, but set aside a few p...Charles Campbell [English classics]Print: Book
1800-1849'Began to read again the 'Garden of Florence' by Reynolds it is a beautiful simple tale' [describes other poems in vol].John Clare John Hamilton ReynoldsThe Garden of FlorencePrint: Book
1800-1849'read in the testamentthe Epistle of St John I love that simple hearted expression of brotherly affection & love'John Clare Epistle of St JohnPrint: Book
1800-1849'this morning a play bill was thrown into my house with this pompous blunder on the face of it [...].John Clare [playbill]Print: Handbill, playbill
1900-1945'Communication between these poets and myself was instantaneous. I saw with delighted amazement that all poetry had be...Dorothy Burnham Keats 'La Belle Dame Sans Merci'Print: Unknown
'Communication between these poets and myself was instantaneous. I saw with delighted amazement that all poetry had be...Dorothy Burnham Alfred TennysonMore d'ArthurPrint: Unknown
1700-1799Read the NewsJohn Yeoman Print: Newspaper
1850-1899'The political awakening of J.R. Clynes came when three old blind men paid him 3d a week to read the newspapers to th...J.R. Clynes [newspapers]Print: Newspaper
1700-1799Nothing Remarkable happend the Morning Noon nor evening of that Day, only Read the play called the Scool for Wifes.John Yeoman Hugh KellyThe School for WivesUnknown
1700-1799I Read the travels of Roderick Random, who had been into different Quarters and he Exposed the severaty of the Captain...John Yeoman Tobias SmollettRoderick RandomUnknown
1850-1899'If Clynes needed a second lesson in the subversive power of print, it came when his foreman nearly sacked him for sne...J.R. Clynes John MiltonParadise LostPrint: Book
1700-1799Read the Second Part of Mr. Roderick RandomJohn Yeoman Tobias SmollettRoderick RandomUnknown
1700-1799after [a morning walk] I Read the News.John Yeoman Print: Newspaper
1700-1799home [from going to see the King's weekly procession at Kew] & Read the NewsJohn Yeoman Print: Newspaper
1800-1849'The son of a Methodist farm worker, he studied Bunyan's "Pilgrim's Progress" and "The Two Covenants".'Joseph Mayett John BunyanPilgrim's ProgressPrint: Book
1800-1849'The son of a Methodist farm worker, he studied Bunyan's "Pilgrim's Progress" and "The Two Covenants".'Joseph Mayett The Two CovenantsPrint: Book
1600-1699In the year 1650, as I well remember, I was onenight reading in my bed (as it was my custom then to do, in some book o...John Gadbury Robert BurtonThe Anatomy of MelancholyPrint: Book
1800-1849'Proselytised by a follower of the mystic Joanna Southcott, he read some of his propaganda but found "Some things that...Joseph Mayett follower of Joanna Southcott Print: Unknown
1800-1849'Their Contents were Chiefly to perswade poor people to be satisfied in their situation an not to murmur at the dispen...Joseph Mayett Hannah MoreThe Shepherd of Salisbury PlainPrint: Book
1800-1849'Their Contents were Chiefly to perswade poor people to be satisfied in their situation an not to murmur at the dispen...Joseph Mayett The Farmer's FiresidePrint: Book
1700-1799Last night sleep departed, I read almost all night Nelsons life of Bp Bull James ClreJames Clegg Robert NelsonLife of Dr. George BullPrint: Book
1700-1799At night I read some of the lives and characters of of the Ejected ministers in Dr Calamys account and was much affect...James Clegg Richard BaxterThe Saints Everlasting Rest.Print: Book
1800-1849'he was receptive to the radical anticlericalism of William Cobbett, T.J. Wooler and Richard Carlile... "These books s...Joseph Mayett William CobbettPrint: Book
1800-1849'he was receptive to the radical anticlericalism of William Cobbett, T.J. Wooler and Richard Carlile... "These books s...Joseph Mayett Richard CarlilePrint: Book
1700-1799At night I read some of the lives and characters of the Ejected ministers in Dr Calamys account and was much affected ...James Clegg Richard BaxterAn abridgement of Mr Baxter's life and times. WithPrint: Book
1800-1849'he was receptive to the radical anticlericalism of William Cobbett, T.J. Wooler and Richard Carlile... "These books s...Joseph Mayett T.J. WoolerPrint: Book
1700-1799May 24th. My black mare fell down and threw me over her head, but God be praysed I got not the least harm. I rode a sl...William Coe The Northampton MercuryPrint: Newspaper
1600-1699August 14. I had read Mr Whately of the new birth, and it affected mee exceedingly, and put mee upon prayer, and searc...Isaac Archer William WhatelyThe New-Birth:or, a treatise of regeneration, deliPrint: Book
1600-1699May 3. I found a case putt in Mr A's Vindiciae Pietatis, about a violent inclination from natural temper (which suits ...Isaac Archer Richard SibbesThe Bruised Reed and Smoking FlaxPrint: Book
1600-1699May 3. I found a case putt in Mr A's Vindiciae Pietatis, about a violent inclination from natural temper (which suits ...Isaac Archer Richard AlleineVindiciae Pietatis; or, a Vindication of GodlinessPrint: Book
1700-1799At home all day. [...] My wife read part of Clarissa Harlowe to me in the even as I sat a-posting my book.Margaret 'Peggy' Turner Samuel RichardsonClarissa HarlowePrint: Book
1800-1849'Sufferings of the post-horse... from Bloomfields 'the Farmers Boy'...Poplar 7th May 1832. T.W.M.T.W.M. Robert BloomfieldThe Farmers BoyUnknown
1800-1849Complete transcript of Cowper's poem.Anon William CowperThe Negro's complaintUnknown
1800-1849'Evening [transcription of poem] James Montgomery. Weedon Nov 11th 1836.James MontgomeryEveningUnknown
1800-1849From the 'West Indies' a Poem by Montgomery.Part 2 Page 22 'In These romantic regions[...] From the same, Part 3 'Ther...John Warburton James MontgomeryThe West IndiesUnknown
1800-1849Transcription of poem as 'The Song of Music'. 'Moore'.Mary Groom Thomas MooreThe Song Of MusicUnknown
1800-1849'The Fickleness of Love'. 'Moore'. [Transcription of poem].Mary Groom Thomas Moore'The Fickleness of Love'Unknown
1800-1849'A Reflection at Sea'. 'Moore'. [Transcription of poem].Mary Groom Thomas MooreA Reflection at SeaUnknown
1800-1849'Weep not for Those'. 'Moore'. [Transcription of poem].Mary Groom Thomas MooreWeep Not for ThoseUnknown
1800-1849'Stanzas'. 'Moore'. [Transcription of poem]'Go, let me weep there's bliss in tears /...'.Mary Groom Thomas MooreStanzasUnknown
1800-1849'Perpetual Adoration'. 'Moore'. [Transcription of poem]Mary Groom Thomas MoorePerpetual AdorationUnknown
1800-1849'The Inspiartion of Love'. 'Moore'.Mary Groom Thomas MooreThe Inspiration of LoveUnknown
1800-1849'The Meeting of the Waters'. 'Moore'.Mary Groom Thomas MooreThe Meeting of the WatersUnknown
1800-1849'The Tear / Moore' [transcription of text].Mary Groom Thomas MooreThe TearUnknown
1800-1849'The Wintery smile of Sorrow / Moore' [transcription of text].Mary Groom Thomas MooreThe Wintery Smile of SorrowUnknown
1800-1849'the infinity of god a Russian fragment translated by Mr Bowring' followed by transcript of text '-yes as a drop of wa...Mary Groom John BowringThe Infinity Of GodUnknown
1800-1849transcription of the poem headed 'the progress of poesy./ thos. gray'Mary Groom Thomas GrayThe Progress of PoesyUnknown
1800-1849transcript of the poem headed 'battle of hohenlinden / campbell'Mary Groom Thomas CampbellHohenlindenUnknown
1800-1849transcript of the poem headed 'battle of hohenlinden / campbell'Mary Groom Thomas CampbellThe dirge of wallaceUnknown
1800-1849transcript of the poem headed 'to mary'Mary Groom Bernard BartonTo MaryUnknown
1800-1849transcript of the poem headed 'winter / bernard barton'Mary Groom Bernard BartonWinterUnknown
1800-1849transcript of the poem headed 'the joy / addressed to a young friend / by bernard barton'Mary Groom Bernard BartonThe Joy /addressed to a young friendUnknown
1800-1849'death scene in gertrude of wyoming/ campbell'; there is also a footnote that gives the context of the scene in the tale.Mary Groom Thomas CampbellGertrude of Wyoming; a Pennsylvanian TaleUnknown
1800-1849'friendship, love & truth / montgomery'Mary Groom James MontgomeryFriendship, love and truthUnknown
1800-1849'stanzas. addressed to a friend on the birth of his first child. / montgomery'Mary Groom James MontgomeryStanzas, Addressed to a friend on the birth of his first childUnknown
1800-1849'poet's address to twilight / montgomery'Mary Groom James MontgomeryPoet's address to twilightUnknown
1800-1849'lucy / wordsworth she dwelt in the untrodden ways,beside the springs of dove...' Transcribes text but with significan...Mary Groom William WordsworthSong: she dwelt among th' untrodden waysUnknown
1800-1849'the sailor / rogers'Mary Groom Samuel RogersThe SailorUnknown
1800-1849'An Italian Song / Rogers' [transcription of poem]Mary Groom Samuel RogersAn Italian SongUnknown
1800-1849'coeurde lion at the bier of his father / new monthly magazine' [includes prose note] [transcription of poem]Mary Groom Felicia Dorothea HemansCoeur De Lion At The Bier Of His FatherPrint: Serial / periodical
1800-1849'lines on the death of a general officer in the east indies / ladies monthly museum' 'the muffled drums dull moan /......Mary Groom anonLines On The Death Of A General Officer In The East IndiesPrint: Serial / periodical
1800-1849Transcription of part of text: 'From Professor Gellerts Moral Lessons / 'Faith in God, the sublime thought...'B.A.T. Herbert Professor GellertThe Life of Professor Gellert; with a course of ...Unknown
1800-1849Transcription of Cowper's poem and ''By W. Cowper'.B.A.T. Herbert William CowperMy Father! When I learned that thou was DeadUnknown
1800-1849'the emerald ring' 'it is agem which [...]' [transcribes poem] 'le landon'.Elisabeth or Eliza Duncan Laetitia Elizabeth LandonThe Emerald RingUnknown
1800-1849'happiness is a very common plant...' 'e. smith's fragments' 'greenock'Elisabeth or Eliza Duncan Miss Elizabeth SmithFragments of prose and verse: by a young ladyUnknown
1800-1849'the christain life may be compared...' 'e. smith's fragments'. followed by extract ascribed to 'hannah more' 'those ...Elisabeth or Eliza Duncan Miss Elizabeth SmithFragments of prose and verse: by a young ladyUnknown
1800-1849'the cause of all sin...' 'e.smith's fragments'. signed 'e.d.'Elisabeth or Eliza Duncan Miss Elizabeth SmithFragments of prose and verse: by a young ladyUnknown
1800-1849''extract from the course of time' transcribes from 'true happiness had no localities...' to 'where happiness descendi...Elisabeth or Eliza Duncan Robert PollokThe course of timeUnknown
1800-1849'far less shall earth now hastening to decay...' 'world before the flood' 'isle of man June 15th 31'.Elisabeth or Eliza Duncan James MontgomeryThe world before the flood; a poem in ten cantosUnknown
1800-1849'stanzas for music by the ettrick shepherd' [transcribes 2 stanzas] 'my sweet little...'Elisabeth or Eliza Duncan James HoggStanzas for musicUnknown
1800-1849'filled with profound reverence...' 'blair vii p.375' and 'since the time that heaven began...' 'blair's ser vii p.26'Elisabeth or Eliza Duncan Hugh BlairSermonsUnknown
1800-1849[illustration of a Deer, followed by prose on hunting ascribed to] 'Library of Entertaining Knowledge' [part of album ...E.E.R. Library of Entertaining KnowledgeUnknown
1800-1849'Highland Hospitality' 'I once resolved to leave London for a little time [...]' 'Hermit in London'.E.E.R. Felix MacDonoghThe Hermit in London; or Sketches in English MannePrint: Book
1800-1849'To Time' 'In Fancy's eye, what an extended span / ...' 'Clare'E.E.R. John Clare'Address to Time' from The Village MinstrelPrint: Book
1800-1849'On Taste' 'Taste is from Heaven /...'E.E.R. John Clare'On Taste' from The Village Minstrel, Volume II.Print: Book
1800-1849'On Taste' 'Taste is from Heaven /...'E.E.R. John Clare'Sorrows for a Friend' from The Village Minstrel,Print: Book
1800-1849'Life' 'Life thou art misery, or as such to me...'E.E.R. John Clare'Life' from The Village Minstrel, Volume II.Print: Book
1800-1849'Sorrows for a Friend' 'O ye brown old oaks that spread the silent wood...' 'Clare'E.E.R. John Clare'Sorrows for a Friend' from The Village Minstrel,Print: Book
1800-1849'The Regatta' [transcribes poem]'Ho! Hearty steeple chasers...' 'Blackwood's Mag 1830'E.E.R. The RegattaPrint: Serial / periodical
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 ...Thomas Babington Macaulay PindarunknownPrint: 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 ...Thomas Babington Macaulay CallimachusunknownPrint: 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 ...Thomas Babington Macaulay Apollonius RhodiusunknownPrint: 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 ...Thomas Babington Macaulay Quintus CalaberunknownPrint: 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 ...Thomas Babington Macaulay TheocritusunknownPrint: 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 ...Thomas Babington Macaulay HerodotusunknownPrint: 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 ...Thomas Babington Macaulay ThucydidesunknownPrint: 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 ...Thomas Babington Macaulay XenophonunknownPrint: 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 ...Thomas Babington Macaulay PlatounknownPrint: 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 ...Thomas Babington Macaulay AristotlePoliticsPrint: 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 ...Thomas Babington Macaulay AristotleOrganonPrint: 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 ...Thomas Babington Macaulay PlutarchLivesPrint: 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 ...Thomas Babington Macaulay LucianunknownPrint: 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 ...Thomas Babington Macaulay AthenaeusunknownPrint: 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 ...Thomas Babington Macaulay PlautusunknownPrint: 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 ...Thomas Babington Macaulay PlautusunknownPrint: 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 ...Thomas Babington Macaulay AeschylusunknownPrint: 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 ...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 ...Thomas Babington Macaulay PindarunknownPrint: 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 ...Thomas Babington Macaulay TheocritusunknownPrint: 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 ...Thomas Babington Macaulay TerenceunknownPrint: 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 ...Thomas Babington Macaulay LucretiusunknownPrint: 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 ...Thomas Babington Macaulay CatullusunknownPrint: 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 ...Thomas Babington Macaulay Albius TibullusunknownPrint: 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 ...Thomas Babington Macaulay Sextus PropertiusunknownPrint: 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 ...Thomas Babington Macaulay LucanunknownPrint: 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 ...Thomas Babington Macaulay Silius ItalicusunknownPrint: 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 ...Thomas Babington Macaulay LivyunknownPrint: 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 ...Thomas Babington Macaulay Velleius PaterculusunknownPrint: 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 ...Thomas Babington Macaulay SallustunknownPrint: 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 ...Thomas Babington Macaulay CaesarunknownPrint: 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 ...Thomas Babington Macaulay CicerounknownPrint: 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 ...Thomas Babington Macaulay AristophanesunknownPrint: Book
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'Macaulay began with the frontispiece, if the book possessed one. "Said to be very like, and certainly full of the ch...Thomas Babington Macaulay MonkBiography of Richard BentleyPrint: Book
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' "This is a very good Idyll. Indeed it is more pleasing to me than almost any other pastoral poem in any language. ...Thomas Babington Macaulay TheocritusSeventh IdyllPrint: Book
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'Of Ben Jonson's Alchemist he writes: "It is very happily managed indeed to make Subtle use so many terms of alchemy, ...Thomas Babington Macaulay Ben JonsonThe AlchemistPrint: Book
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'I am a reader in ordinary, and I cannot defend the introduction of the First Catilinarian oration, at full length, in...Thomas Babington Macaulay Ben JonsonCatilinePrint: Book
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'Of Pope's Rape of the Lock, Macaulay says: "Admirable indeed! The fight towards the beginning of the last book is ver...Thomas Babington Macaulay Alexander PopeThe Rape of the LockPrint: Book
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'He thus remarks on the Imitations of Horace's Satires: "Horace had perhaps less wit than Pope, but far more humour, f...Thomas Babington Macaulay HoraceSatiresPrint: Book
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[Marginalia] 'A most powerful piece of rhetoric as ever I read.'Thomas Babington Macaulay Paul Louis CourierLe Simple Discours
1800-1849'He used to read Courier aloud to his sister at Calcutta of a June afternoon, - in the darkened upstairs chamber, wit...Thomas Babington Macaulay Paul Louis CourierLe Simple Discours
1800-1849'Lines written in the first leaf of a friends Album' 'Bernard Barton' 'The Warrior is[pleased?] when the war is won ....'Mary Dugdale Bernard Barton'Lines written in the first leaf of a friends AlbuUnknown
1800-1849'Remember Me! By Bernard Barton Esq' ' "Remember me!" However brief / Those simple words... [transcribes text]'Mary Dugdale Bernard BartonRemember Me!Unknown
1800-1849'Farewell' 'Nay [shy] not from the word "Farewell"! / As if twer friendships knell ...' 'Bernard Barton' [transcribes ...Mary Dugdale Bernard BartonFarewellUnknown
1800-1849'A Wish' 'Rogers' [transcribes text] 'Mine be a cot beside a hill...'Mary Dugdale Samuel RogersThe WishUnknown
1800-1849'The Last Man by T. Campbell esq' [transcribes text] 'All worldly shapes shall melt in gloom...' Signed 'Fanny'Mary Dugdale Thomas CampbellThe Last ManUnknown
1800-1849'Change' 'We say that people ... [transcribes text]'LEL'Mary Dugdale Laetitia Elizabeth Landon'Change'Unknown
1800-1849Pencil drawing of Sir John Moore by 'J.G.' followed by 'On the death of Sir John Moore' [transcribes text] 'Wolfe'.Mary Dugdale John WolfeThe Burial of Sir John MooreUnknown
1800-1849'Early Rising' 'Just at the early peep of dawn...' [transcribes text] 'Clare'.Mary Dugdale John ClareEarly RisingUnknown
1800-1849'If thou wast by mys side my love...' [transcript of poem] 'Hebers Journal'Emma Bowly Reginald HerberNarrative of a journey through the upper ProvincesUnknown
1800-1849'Graves of a Household' [transcript of text]Emma Bowly F. D. HemansThe Graves of a HouseholdUnknown
1800-1849'My Ain Fire Side' 'O I hae seen great ones...'[transcript of text] 'from the Nithsdale and Galloway Songs'Emma Bowly Robert Hartley CromekRemains of Nithsdale and Galloway Song: with histoPrint: Book
1800-1849'Extract from Byron's Monody on the death of Sheridan' [transcript of text]Emma Bowly George Gordon, Lord ByronMonody on the Death of the Right Honourable R.B. SheridanUnknown
1800-1849'Sonnet on Chillon' [transcript of text]Emma Bowly Lord George Gordon Byron'Sonnet on Chillon'Unknown
1800-1849'Autumn departs- but still his mantles fold...' [transcript of text] 'Introduction to the Lord of the Isles'Emma Bowly Walter ScottThe Lord of the IslesUnknown
1800-1849'Stranger! if e'er thine ardent...' [transcript of text] 'Lord of the Isles 14th Canto'Emma Bowly Walter ScottThe Lord of the IslesUnknown
1800-1849'To the Great Pyramid' 'Mountain of art!... [transcript of text] 'From the [Cheltenham] Chronicle Feb 7th 1833'Emma Bowly Cheltenham Chronicle and Gloucester AdvertiserPrint: Serial / periodical
1800-1849'Song of the Bells by Charles Swain'... 'Soft upon the summer air /...'[transcript of text] [NB there was a poet calle...Emma Bowly Charles SwainSong of the BellsUnknown
1800-1849'Milton's Sonnet on his Blindness / 'When I consider how my light is spent...'[transcript of text]Emma Bowly John MiltonSonnet XIX When I consider how my light is spentUnknown
1800-1849'From The Cheltenham Chronicle of 11 Oct 1832 on the Death of Sir Walter Scott' ...'Harp of the North! the mighty hand...Deveraux Bowly Cheltenham ChroniclePrint: Newspaper
1800-1849''Annual Obituray for 1833' [Prose passage on the Death of Sir Walter Scott]' [transcript of text].Deveraux Bowly Annual ObituaryPrint: Serial / periodical
1800-1849'The Homes of England' [transcribes text] 'Mrs Hemans'Augusta Browne F.D. HemansThe Homes of EnglandUnknown
1800-1849'Mrs Hemans. Evening Prayer at a girls school' [transcribes text]Augusta Browne F.D. HemansEvening Prayer at a Girl's SchoolUnknown
1800-1849'The Wings of the Dove. Mrs Hemans' [transcribes text]Augusta Browne F.D. HemansThe Wings of the DoveUnknown
1800-1849'A Dirge- Burn' 'The sweeping blast, the sky o'ercast [transcribes alll of poem from l.10.]'B.A.T. Herbert Robert BurnsWinter: A DirgeUnknown
1800-1849'Despondency---Burn' 'Oppress'd with grief, oppress'd with care...' [transcribes poem]B.A.T. Herbert Robert BurnsDespondencyUnknown
1800-1849'A Prayer by Burn' 'O thou great Being! What thou art, /...' [transcribes poem]B.A.T. Herbert Robert BurnsPrayer Under the Pressure of Violent AnguishUnknown
1800-1849'Burn. May 1812' 'The small birds rejoice in the green leaves returning /...' [transcribes poem]B.A.T. Herbert Robert BurnsThe Chevalier's LamentUnknown
1800-1849'Shaw's Monody' 'I who the tedious absence of a day /...' [transcribes poem from line 11]B.A.T. Herbert Cuthbert ShawMonody to the Memory of a Young Lady Who Died in CUnknown
1800-1849'Ode on Disapointment' 'Come, Disapointment, come! /...' [No author given]Mary Groom Henry Kirke WhiteOn DisapointmentUnknown
1800-1849''Affecting picture of Constancy and Love' 'Yes! There are real mourners- I have seen /...' [transcription of 'The Chu...Mary Groom George CrabbeThe ChurchUnknown
1800-1849'Where is the heart that is not bow'd /...' 'L.E.L'Mary Groom L.E. LandonLove's SlavesUnknown
1800-1849'Loves Last Lesson' 'Teach me if you can- Forgetfulness!'Mary Groom L.E. LandonLove's Last LessonUnknown
1800-1849'"Forget Thee?" By the Rev John Moultrie [transcript of poem].Mary Groom Rev. John MoultrieForget Thee?Unknown
1800-1849'Fairy Favours' [transcript of poem] 'Mrs Hemans'.Mary Groom Felicia Dorothea HemansFairy FavoursUnknown
1800-1849'The Heaven was Cloudless' [transcript of poem, no author given]Mary Groom Bernard BartonThe Heaven was CloudlessUnknown
1800-1849'Sketch from Real Life / Alaric A. Watts' [transcript of poem]Mary Groom Alaric A. WattsSketch From Real LifeUnknown
1800-1849'Verses / Spencer' 'Too late I staid, forgive the crime; /...' [transcript of poem]Mary Groom William Robert SpencerTo The Lady Anne HamiltonUnknown
1800-1849'Violets. a Sonnet / Bernard Barton' 'Beautiful are you in your lowliness/...[transcript of poem]Mary Groom Bernard BartonViolets. A SonnetUnknown
1700-1799at home all day [...] at Oaks I met with Mr Laws practical discourse on christian perfection [...] I am now reading itJames Clegg William LawA Practical Traetise Upon Christain PerfectionPrint: Book
completed the perusal of the firstvolume of Perry's French Revolution, which requires to be read with care, the author...I.G. Sampson PerryAn Historical Sketch of the French RevolutionPrint: Book
1800-1849Continued the perusal of the 2nd volume which opens a display of the insubordination & cruelty of the French populaceI.G. Sampson PerryAn Historical Sketch of the French RevolutionPrint: Book
READING THE 2ND VOLUME OF PERRY'S FRENCH REVOLUTIONI.G. Sampson PerryAn Historical Sketch of the French RevolutionPrint: Book
1800-1849Continue the perusal of Perry's French Revolution, which like the murmurings heard at the foot of the crater become mo...I.G. Sampson PerryAn Historical Sketch of the French RevolutionPrint: Book
Still engaged in the perusal of Perry's French Revolution together with a few periodical publications by way of a chan...I.G. Sampson PerryAn Historical Sketch of the French RevolutionPrint: Book
1800-1849Continued Perry's French Revolution and read Cowper I.G. Sampson PerryAn Historical Sketch of the French RevolutionPrint: Book
1800-1849Continued Perry's French Revolution and read Cowper I.G. William CowperPrint: Book
1800-1849Engaged in a 2nd perusal of the Pursuits of Literature and the Monthly Magazine I.G. Thomas James MathiasThe Pursuits of Literature; A Satirical PoemPrint: Book
1800-1849Engaged in a 2nd perusal of The Pursuits of Literature and the Monthly Magazine I.G. Monthly MagazinePrint: Serial / periodical
1900-1945'When I came home from the office where I worked, I went straight to my room, took out the cheap edition of "Tales Gro...Alfred Hitchcock Edgar Allan PoeTales Arabesque and GrotesquePrint: Book
1800-1849Read with much delight and instruction the Baroness De Stael's Germany I.G. Baroness Anne Loiuse Germaine De Stael-HolsteinGermanyPrint: Book
1900-1945'I still remember my feelings when I finished "The Murders in the Rue Morgue". I was afraid, but this fear made me dis...Alfred Hitchcock Edgar Allan PoeThe Murders in the Rue MorguePrint: Book
1800-1849Continue the perusal of Rollins Ancient History- this work reflects great light upon the sacred volume.I.G. Charles RollinAncient History of the EgyptiansPrint: Book
1800-1849Read Southey's Life of Wesley and ingenious but by no means faithful production I.G. Robert SoutheyLife of WesleyPrint: Book
1900-1945'There used to be a bookshop just off Leicester Square, near the Leicester Galleries, and upstairs they had all kinds ...Alfred Hitchcock Motion Picture DailyPrint: Serial / periodical
1900-1945'There used to be a bookshop just off Leicester Square, near the Leicester Galleries, and upstairs they had all kinds ...Alfred Hitchcock Motion Picture HeraldPrint: Serial / periodical
1900-1945'There used to be a bookshop just off Leicester Square, near the Leicester Galleries, and upstairs they had all kinds ...Alfred Hitchcock Cinematograph Lantern WeeklyPrint: Serial / periodical
1900-1945'There used to be a bookshop just off Leicester Square, near the Leicester Galleries, and upstairs they had all kinds ...Alfred Hitchcock The BioscopePrint: Serial / periodical
1900-1945[Spoto states that Hitchcock read Flaubert when he was around 15 or 16 and] 'He afterwards admitted that his favourite...Alfred Hitchcock Gustav FlaubertMadame BovaryPrint: Book
1900-1945[Spoto states that Hitchcock read Marie Corelli's "The Sorrows of Satan" in 1920/21 in preparation for helping to make...Alfred Hitchcock Marie CorelliThe Sorrows of SatanPrint: Book
1800-1849'In the spring of 1826, after getting through Valpy's Delectus, and a part of Stewart's "Cornelius Nepos, " and also a...Thomas Cooper CaesarCommentaries On The Gallic WarPrint: Book
1800-1849"In Lincoln, I now took up the Memorabilia of Xenophon..."Thomas Cooper XenophonMemorabiliaPrint: Book
1800-1849"In Lincoln, I now took up the Memorabilia of Xenophon, ran through the Odes of Anacreon, ..."Thomas Cooper AnacreonOdes of AnacreonPrint: Book
1800-1849In Lincoln, I now took up the Memorabilia of Xenophon, ran through the odes of Anacreon, and then commenced the Iliad....Thomas Cooper HomerThe IliadPrint: Book
1800-1849"Under his instruction -while we read together part of Voltaire's 'Charles the Twelfth' and 'Le Bourgeois Gentilhomme'...Thomas Cooper VoltaireCharles the TwelfthPrint: Book
1800-1849"Under his instruction - while we read together part of Voltaire's 'Charles the Twelfth' and Moliere's 'Le Bourgeois G...Thomas Cooper MoliereLe Bourgeois GentilhommePrint: Book
1800-1849"As I thought I could easily learn Italian, I took lessons from Signor D'Albrione... So we read together part one of ...Thomas Cooper GoldoniComediesPrint: Book
1800-1849So we read together ... a part of the beautiful "Gerusalemme Liberata", of Tasso, in that most beautiful tongue.Thomas Cooper TassoGerusalemme LiberataPrint: Book
1800-1849I was soon able to make my way in a volume of tales by Herder, Lessing , and others. My school prospered for I took c...Thomas Cooper Herder[volume of tales]Print: Book
1800-1849I was soon able to make my way in a volume of tales by Herder, Lessing , and others. My school prospered for I took c...Thomas Cooper Lessing[volume of tales]Print: Book
1850-1899there is a leading article in the "Times" about New ZealandAlbert Battiscombe The TimesPrint: Newspaper
1850-1899I am reading "Maunders Treasury of Geography" a very entertaining work.Albert Battiscombe Samuel MaunderThe Treasury of GeographyPrint: Book
1850-1899"I have been reading lately "Natural Philosophy" by Tomlinson and Sir John Herschel, and am now reading the "Chemistry...Albert Battiscombe Charles TomlinsonIntroduction to the Study of Natural PhilosophyPrint: Book
1850-1899'Our parents had accumulated a large number of books, which we were allowed to browse in as much as we liked.'Mary Vivian (Molly) Hughes Walter ScottPrint: Book
1850-1899'Our parents had accumulated a large number of books, which we were allowed to browse in as much as we liked.'Mary Vivian (Molly) Hughes Charles DickensPrint: Book
1850-1899"I have been reading lately 'Natural Philosophy' by Tomlinson and Sir John Herschel, and am now reading the 'Chemistry...Albert Battiscombe John HerschelA preliminary discourse on the study of Natural PhPrint: Book
1850-1899'Our parents had accumulated a large number of books, which we were allowed to browse in as much as we liked.'Mary Vivian (Molly) Hughes William Makepeace ThackerayPrint: Book
1850-1899"I have been reading lately 'Natural Philosophy' by Tomlinson and Sir John Herschel, and am now reading the 'Chemistry...Albert Battiscombe Robert EllisThe Chemistry of Creation: being an outline of thePrint: Book
1850-1899'Our parents had accumulated a large number of books, which we were allowed to browse in as much as we liked.'Mary Vivian (Molly) Hughes Charles and Mary LambPrint: Book
1850-1899'Our parents had accumulated a large number of books, which we were allowed to browse in as much as we liked.'Mary Vivian (Molly) Hughes George EliotPrint: Book
1850-1899'Our parents had accumulated a large number of books, which we were allowed to browse in as much as we liked.'Mary Vivian (Molly) Hughes Alfred TennysonPrint: Unknown
1850-1899'Our parents had accumulated a large number of books, which we were allowed to browse in as much as we liked.'Mary Vivian (Molly) Hughes George Gordon Noel, Lord ByronPrint: Book
1850-1899I have been reading lately "Maunders Geography" and working a little at "Thompson's Natural Philosophy["]Albert Battiscombe Samuel MaunderThe Treasury of GeographyPrint: Book
1850-1899'Our parents had accumulated a large number of books, which we were allowed to browse in as much as we liked.'Mary Vivian (Molly) Hughes Samuel Taylor ColeridgePrint: Book
1850-1899'Our parents had accumulated a large number of books, which we were allowed to browse in as much as we liked.'Mary Vivian (Molly) Hughes Benjamin DisraeliPrint: Book
1850-1899I have been reading lately "Maunders Geography" and working a little at "Thompson's Natural Philosophy["]Albert Battiscombe Benjamin ThompsonPhilosophical Papers: being a collection of memoirPrint: Book
1850-1899Reading Tales from Blackwood, and "The Court Servant" (Leigh Hunt)Albert Battiscombe Blackwood's Edinburgh MagazinePrint: Serial / periodical
1850-1899'Our parents had accumulated a large number of books, which we were allowed to browse in as much as we liked.'Mary Vivian (Molly) Hughes William Makepeace ThackerayVanity FairPrint: Book
1850-1899Reading Tales from Blackwood, and "The Court Servant" (Leigh Hunt)Albert Battiscombe Leigh HuntThe Court ServantPrint: Book
1850-1899Have just finished "Rory O'More" by Samuel LoverAlbert Battiscombe Samuel LoverRory O'MorePrint: Book
1850-1899Read "Nathalie" by Julia KavanaghAlbert Battiscombe Julia KavanaghNathaliePrint: Book
1850-1899'My eldest brother was one day making disparaging remarks about Tennyson. My mother, all agitated in defence of her id...Mary Thomas Alfred TennysonLocksley HallPrint: Book
1700-1799I find by the newspapers this morning that Dr Wild and you are deputed by the clergy assembled at the late visitation ...Edward Lincoln unknownPrint: Newspaper
1700-1799I find by the news papers this morning that dr wild and you are deputed by the clergy assembled at the late visitation...Edward Lincoln Daniel (Earl of Winchelsea and Nottingham) FinchThe Answer of the Earl of Nottingham to Mr WhistonPrint: Book
1850-1899'Charles was reading Hans Andersen: I wanted the book, asked for it, fussed for it, and finally broke into tears.'Charles Thomas Hans Christian AndersonPrint: Book
1700-1799Did not go to church. Read a funeral sermon of Dr Stanhope's.Gertrude Savile George StanhopeTwelve SermonsPrint: Book
1850-1899'mother would summon me to her side and open an enormous Bible. It was invariably at the Old Testament, and I had to r...Mary Vivian (Molly) Hughes Bible (Old Testament), thePrint: Book
1700-1799Bought... sugar at Cossen's, 2 vols of Dr Clark's exposition of the 4 Evengellists (cost 10s), sermons by Dr Stanhope....Gertrude Savile David LewisPhilip of Macedon: A Tragedy. As it is acted at thPrint: Book
1850-1899'My English history was derived from a small book in small print that dealt with the characters of the kings at some l...Mary Vivian (Molly) Hughes Print: Book
1700-1799After dinner, summerhouse, read the Life of Count Venivill - silly.Gertrude Savile Penelope AubinThe Strange Adventure of the Count de Vinevil andPrint: Book
1850-1899'Not as a lesson, but for sheer pleasure, did I browse in "A Child's History of Rome", a book full of good stories.'Mary Vivian (Molly) Hughes A Child's History of RomePrint: Book
1700-1799No rest for me in bed, therefore rise 1/2 past 4... summerhouse till 1/2 past 7 read Baker's ChroniclesGertrude Savile Richard BakerA Chronicle of the Kings of England from the TimePrint: Book
1850-1899'For scientific notions I had Dr. Brewer's "Guide to Science", in the form of a catechism.'Mary Vivian (Molly) Hughes Dr BrewerGuide to SciencePrint: Book
1700-1799I know not why but too late for Church. Read 1 hour in the summerhouse, Dr Clark on the Evengelists.Gertrude Savile Samuel ClarkeA Paraphrase on the Four EvangelistsPrint: Book
1700-1799Sup'd by myself in own chamber. Read 'Tale of a Tub'. Bed 11...Gertrude Savile Jonathan SwiftA Tale of A TubPrint: Book
1850-1899'Of course I had a shelf for my books..."Rosy's Voyage Around the World" was prime favourite.'Mary Vivian (Molly) Hughes Rosy's Voyage Around the WorldPrint: Book
1700-1799I left the old woman with mother as soon as supper was done. Read Baker's Chronicles 1 1/2 hours. Bed at 11.Gertrude Savile Richard BakerA Chronicle of the Kings of EnglandPrint: Book
1850-1899'My own treasures are nearly all with me still, showing only the honourable marks of age and continual reading...'Mary Vivian (Molly) Hughes The Little GypsyPrint: Book
1700-1799Came home before 7. Dr Clark 1 hour. Bed past 10.Gertrude Savile Samuel ClarkeA Paraphrase on the Four EvangelistsPrint: Book
1850-1899'"Alice in Wonderland" we all knew practically by heart.'Mary Vivian (Molly) Hughes Lewis CarrollAlice in WonderlandPrint: Book
1700-1799Sup'd alone. Read 'The Perplex'd Duches' a novell. Bed 11.Gertrude Savile Eliza Fowler HaywoodThe Perplex'd Dutchess: Or, Treachery Rewarded...Print: Book
1850-1899'one of the red-letter days of my life was a birthday when I received from my father "Through the Looking Glass". I......Mary Vivian (Molly) Hughes Lewis CarrollThrough the Looking GlassPrint: Book
1700-1799Lay till 11. All day alone... Lay on the bed as much as I coud. Read 2 books of the Life of the Baron Debross, an old...Gertrude Savile Eliza HaywoodMemoirs of the Baron de Brosse, who was broke on tPrint: Book
1700-1799Read some spectators in great anguish of mind. 'Im weary of my part My torch is out, and the world stands before me Li...Gertrude Savile John DrydenAll for LovePrint: Book
1700-1799"Is there yet left the least unmortgag'd hope" ('All for Love')Gertrude Savile John DrydenAll for LovePrint: Book
1700-1799'tis in clearing one's charicter, as in taking spotts outof one's cloaths. You make it ten times bigger and seldom or ...Gertrude Savile Thomas KilligrewChit-Chat. A Comedy. As it is Acted at the TheatrePrint: Book
1700-1799Aunt sup'd with me. Read 4 Acts of 'The Gratefull Servant'. Bed 12. More amused and quiet than of late.Gertrude Savile James ShirleyThe Gratefull Servant. A Comedie...Print: Book
1700-1799Afternoon read a sermon of Dr Stanhope's. of Prayers not being granted immediately.Gertrude Savile George StanhopeTwelve SermonsPrint: Book
1700-1799Read one sermon and part of another of Dr Stanhope's of Death and Judgement, and of the sufficiency of the scriptures....Gertrude Savile George StanhopeTwelve SermonsPrint: Book
1700-1799After dinner, garden 1 1/2 hours feeding the foul. Drank coffee. Made an end of the sermon.Gertrude Savile George StanhopeTwelve SermonsPrint: Book
1700-1799Read 2 sermons of Dr Stanhope's, one to sea men, the other on the 5th November.Gertrude Savile George StanhopeTwelve SermonsPrint: Book
1700-1799I sat in the Parlor; drank coffee and read a sermon of Dr Stanhope's...Gertrude Savile George StanhopeTwelve SermonsPrint: Book
1700-1799With mother to Clapham Common. Read to her 'Agnes de Castro' by Mrs Behn. Home before 8. Read one hour of the book bef...Gertrude Savile Aphra BehnAll the Histories and Novels of the Late IngeniousPrint: Book
1700-1799Read part of 'Fair Gilt' by Mrs Behn.Gertrude Savile Aphra BehnAll the Histories and Novels of the Late IngeniousPrint: Book
1700-1799Read part of 'Oroonoko' after supper.Gertrude Savile Aphra BehnAll the Histories and Novels of the Late IngeniousPrint: Book
1700-1799Had a fire in my own Room. Mother sup'd with me there. Read 'The Lucky Mistake' - Mrs Behn.Gertrude Savile Aphra BehnAll the Histories and Novels of the Late IngeniousPrint: Book
1700-1799Read after supper the contempt of the clergy.Gertrude Savile John EachardThe Grounds and Occasion of the Contempt of the ClPrint: Book
1700-1799Summerhouse reading 'contempt of the clergy' till 1/2 past 5.Gertrude Savile John EachardThe Grounds and Occasion of the Contempt of the ClPrint: Book
1700-1799Writt from 6 to 9. Sup'd alone. Read 'The Mulberry Garden', a pretty play. Bed 12.Gertrude Savile Charles SedleyThe Mulberry Garden or The Works...In Two VolumesPrint: Book
1700-1799'O heart, Why dost thou leap against my Bosom like a Cag'd Bird, and beat thyself to Death for an impossible freedom'....Gertrude Savile Nathaniel LeeConstantine The Great: A Tragedy. OR The Works...Print: Book
1700-1799Very miserable. 'Like a poor Lunitick that Makes his Moan And for a time beguiles the Lookers-On He reasons well, his...Gertrude Savile Nathaniel LeeCaesar Borgia. A TragedyPrint: Book
1700-1799Home past 8 a fier in the Parlor. Read Mrs Behn's novels, a book of Abraham's [cut by editor].Gertrude Savile Aphra BehnAll the Histories and Novels of the Late IngeniousPrint: Book
1700-1799With mother to Clapham Common. Read to her 'Agnes de Castro' by Mrs Behn. Home before 8. Read one hour of the book bef...Gertrude Savile Aphra BehnAll the Histories and Novels of the Late IngeniousPrint: Book
1700-1799Made an end of the Novell [the Fair Jilt].Gertrude Savile Aphra BehnAll the Histories and Novels of the Late IngeniousPrint: Book
1700-1799Summerhouse and garden till past 8, cutting shift neck and reading 'The Grounds of the Contempt of the Clergy' by Each...Gertrude Savile John EachardThe Grounds and Occasion of the Contempt of the ClPrint: Book
1700-1799After dinner 1 hour reading 'Contempt of the Clergy'.Gertrude Savile John EachardThe Grounds and Occasion of the Contempt of the ClPrint: Book
1700-1799Mary read to me a little before dinner, (which she does tolerable); 'Cyrus' a Romance. I wound silk.Mary Stancliff Andrew Michael RamsayTravels of CyrusPrint: Book
1700-1799Lay till near 11. Mary read 'cyrus', I winding silk.Mary Stancliff Andrew Michael Ramsay['Cyrus'] OR Travels of CyrusPrint: Book
1700-1799None went to Church. Aunt gave us coffee. Mother read scriptures.Barbara Savile BiblePrint: Book
1850-1899Monday 7th Buried poor Broome at 10 AM with all honours the General & staff attending the 40th [regiment] lending thei...Frederick Beauchamp Paget Seymour Church of England burial servicePrint: Book
1700-1799Read 'Tale of Tub' 1 hour. Bed past 10.Gertrude Savile Jonathan SwiftA Tale of A TubPrint: 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 Savil...Gertrude Savile Thomas WottonThe English Baronets: Being a Genealogical and HisPrint: Book
1700-1799Read 'Double Falshood' a play of Shakespear's never acted till this winter. I think it a poor one for his. Bed 12.Gertrude Savile William ShakespeareDouble Falsehood; Or, the Distrest Lovers... writtPrint: Book
1700-1799Supper alone. Read life of Mr Savage.Gertrude Savile Charles BeckinghamThe Life of Mr Richard SavagePrint: Book
1700-1799Sup'd alone. Read 'The Sophy', a play of Sir J Deham's.Gertrude Savile (Sir) John DenhamThe Sophy OR Poems and TranslationsPrint: Book
1700-1799None went to Church. Read a book of Luther's.Gertrude Savile Martin LutherPrint: Book
1700-1799Read 'Sesostris, a new Tragydy'; a so-so one.Gertrude Savile John SturmySesostris: Or, Royalty in Disguise. A Tragedy.Print: Book
1700-1799Din'd and sup'd with Aunt. Play'd Pickett till past 9. Read some Tatlers. Bed 11.Gertrude Savile TatlerPrint: Serial / periodical
1700-1799Did not go to Church. Read Clark's Attributes morn.Gertrude Savile Samuel ClarkeA Demonstration of the Being and Attributes of GodPrint: Book
1700-1799Read 'The travells of Cyrus' after supper.Gertrude Savile Andrew Michael RamsayThe Travels of CyrusPrint: Book
1700-1799Din'd in own room alone... Read 'A Journy to London', Sir J Vanburg's -part of what is made 'The Provoked Husband' by ...Gertrude Savile (Sir) John VanbrughA Journey to London, being part of a comedy...Print: Book
1700-1799Play'd tunes in 'The Beggars Opera' 2 hours after dinner.Gertrude Savile John GayThe Beggar's OperaPrint: Book
1700-1799Home past 9. Supper alone, Read 'Cyrus', Bed 12.Gertrude Savile Andrew Michael RamsayThe Travels of CyrusPrint: Book
1700-1799Rise at 10. Mary read 'Cyrus'. Knited [knitted] till 7.Mary Stancliff Andrew Michael RamsayThe Travels of CyrusPrint: Book
1700-1799Took Phisick. Rise at 10. Mary read Cyrus.Mary Stancliff Andrew Michael RamsayThe Travels of CyrusPrint: Book
1700-1799Took phisick. Mary read Cyrus.Mary Stancliff Andrew Michael RamsayThe Travels of CyrusPrint: Book
1700-1799Tuned harpsichord and play'd some of Beggars Opera songs after supper alone.Gertrude Savile John GayThe Beggars OperaPrint: Book
1700-1799Read 'A True Estemate of Human Life' by Mr Young, a Sermon preach'd in St George's Church upon the King's death. Extre...Gertrude Savile Edward YoungA Vindication of Providence; Or, a True Estimate oPrint: Book
1700-1799Aunt had the coach at 5 to visit. I drank tea and read Mr Young's sermon. Mrs D'Enly went when the coach came back wit...Gertrude Savile Edward YoungA Vindication of Providence; Or, a True Estimate oPrint: Book
1700-1799Mrs Newton, Lady Palmerston, Lady Clavering and 2 daughters (great fortunes), and 3 Mrs Fox's here. While the last 2 w...Gertrude Savile John GayThe Beggar's OperaPrint: Book
1700-1799Lay till past 9. Read Dr Clark little. Went to King Street chapel...Gertrude Savile Samuel ClarkeA Demonstration of the Being and Attributes of GodPrint: Book
1700-1799Mrs Prade set me down past 9. Read Dr Clark 1/2 hour after supper. Bed 11.Gertrude Savile Samuel ClarkeA Demonstration of the Being and Attributes of GodPrint: Book
1700-1799Supper alone. Tatlers. Bed past 11.Gertrude Savile TatlerPrint: Serial / periodical
1700-1799Supper alone. 4 Tatlers. Bed 1/2 past 11.Gertrude Savile TatlerPrint: Serial / periodical
1700-1799Home 9. Supper below. 3 Tatlers. Bed 11.Gertrude Savile TatlerPrint: Serial / periodical
1700-1799Home past 9. Read 4 Tatlers. Bed past 11.Gertrude Savile TatlerPrint: Serial / periodical
1700-1799Home near 10. Read 4 Tatlers. Bed 12.Gertrude Savile TatlerPrint: Serial / periodical
1700-1799Went into the park...Back to our dinner at 2. Spent the afternoon walking and sitting, and I read 3 Acts of 'The Cons...Gertrude Savile (Sir) Richard SteeleThe Conscious Lovers. A Comedy.Print: Book
1700-1799Read the 'Universal Passion'Gertrude Savile Edward YoungThe Universal PassionPrint: Book
1700-1799Made an end of 'The Unniversall Passion'... 'Tis exceeding seveer, 'tis all satir[e] but mighty pretty and too just. H...Gertrude Savile Edward YoungThe Universal PassionPrint: Book
1700-1799Supper below. Read 'The Life, Roberies, etc. of Dalton', an evidence against several of the Robers which are to be Han...Gertrude Savile The Life and Actions of James Dalton (the noted stPrint: Book
1700-1799Afternoon read Lady's Letter to a Popish Gentleman etc.Gertrude Savile 'B.L' OR 'A Lady' Two Letters: one from a Lady to a friend who had mPrint: Book
1700-1799Read 'The British Recluse'.Gertrude Savile Eliza HaywoodThe British Recluse; Or the Secret History of CleoPrint: Book
1700-1799Afternoon went to the chaple. Home. Coffee. Read Clarke's 'Parraphras on the Evangellists'.Gertrude Savile Samuel Clarke ClarkeA Paraphrase on the Four EvangelistsPrint: Book
1700-1799Read 'The Adventures of Six Days'. 1 hour. Bed 11.Gertrude Savile Madame de GomezLa Belle Assemblee: or, The Adventures of Six DaysPrint: Book
1700-1799Read 'Six Days Adventures' after supper. Bed 11.Gertrude Savile Madame de GomezLa Belle Assemblee: or, The Adventures of Six DaysPrint: Book
1700-1799'Adventures of Six Days' 1 hour after supper. Bed 11.Gertrude Savile Madame de GomezLa Belle Assemblee: or, The Adventures of Six DaysPrint: Book
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[Marginalia by Macaulay on Swift's "Essay on the Fates of Clergymen"]: 'People speak of the world as they find it. I ...Thomas Babington Macaulay Jonathan SwiftEssay on the Fates of ClergymenPrint: Book
1700-1799Read 'Adventures of Six Days'. Bed 1.Gertrude Savile Madame de GomezLa Belle Assemblee: or, The Adventures of Six DaysPrint: Book
1700-1799Home near 9. Read 'The Prude' comfortably by a fire.Gertrude Savile Anon OR 'Ma. A' [Madame A] The Prude. A Novel... By a Young Lady.Print: Book
1700-1799Read 'The Prude'.Gertrude Savile Anon OR 'M. A.' [Madame A] The Prude. A Novel... By a Young Lady.Print: Book
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Description of Marginalia by Macaulay on Edward Gibbon's 'Vindication' - the marginalia responds to the passage 'Fame ...Thomas Babington Macaulay Edward GibbonVindicationPrint: Book
1700-1799Tent till dark. Read the 3rd part of 'The Prude', and the 'The Beautifull Pyrate'.Gertrude Savile Anon OR 'Ma. A' [Madame A] The Prude. A Novel... By a Young Lady.Print: Book
1700-1799Read... "The Beautifull Pyrate".Gertrude Savile Jean Regnauld de SegraisThree Novels; viz I. The Beautiful Pyrate.... OR FPrint: Book
1700-1799Tent all day light. Read Ugania [?] and Bajesett. Bed past 11.Gertrude Savile Jean Regnauld de SegraisThree Novels; viz I. The Beautiful Pyrate.... OR FPrint: Book
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[Marginalia by Macaulay on Conyers Middleton's 'Free Enquiry into the Miraculous Powers of the Christian Church']: 'I ...Thomas Babington Macaulay Conyers MiddletonFree Enquiry into the Miraculous Powers of the Christian ChurchPrint: Book
1700-1799Read a Novell after supper. Bed past 11.Gertrude Savile [A Novell] OR [A Novel]Print: Book
1700-1799Slept in the chair - knew not what to do with myself. Read a New Tragidy in Maniscript that has not been acted; the st...Gertrude Savile 'Brutus' OR 'A Tragedy'Manuscript: Codex
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[Marginalia by Macaulay on the first page of his copy of Shakespeare's "Romeo and Juliet"]: 'An admirable opening scen...Thomas Babington Macaulay William ShakespeareRomeo and JulietPrint: Book
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[Marginalia by Macaulay by the passage about the biting of the thumbs in Shakespeare's "Romeo and Juliet"]: 'This is n...Thomas Babington Macaulay William ShakespeareRomeo and JulietPrint: Book
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[Marginalia by Macaulay by the scene in the street beginning with Mercutio's lines: 'Where the devil should this Romeo...Thomas Babington Macaulay William ShakespeareRomeo and JulietPrint: 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
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[Marginalia by Macaulay by the commencement of the third act in Shakespeare's "Romeo and Juliet"]: 'Mercutio, here, is...Thomas Babington Macaulay William ShakespeareRomeo and JulietPrint: Book
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[Marginalia by Macaulay by the the lines 'Some consequence, yet hanging in the stars, / Shall bitterly begin his fearf...Thomas Babington Macaulay William ShakespeareRomeo and JulietPrint: Book
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[Marginalia by Macaulay at the close of the Third Act of Shakespeare's "Romeo and Juliet"]: 'Very fine is the way in w...Thomas Babington Macaulay William ShakespeareRomeo and JulietPrint: Book
1700-1799Read after supper 'The Noble Slaves'. Bed 12.Gertrude Savile Penelope AubinThe Noble Slaves: Or, the Lives and Adventures ofPrint: Book
1700-1799'Life of Count De Venivill' after supper. Bed near 12.Gertrude Savile Penelope AubinThe Strange Adventures of the Count de Vinevil...Print: Book
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[Editorial commentary on Macaulay's marginalia]: 'When [...] the poor child commits her life to the hands of Friar Law...Thomas Babington Macaulay William ShakespeareRomeo and JulietPrint: Book
1700-1799Tent till Dark. Read 'Nunnery Tales'. What a Stuped Life is my lott!...Gertrude Savile 'Young Nobleman' Nunnery Tales, Written by a Young Nobleman, and TrPrint: Book
1700-1799Sat humdrum some time. Read a storry out of 'Nunnery Tales'. At 5 to Mrs Drydens...Gertrude Savile 'Young Nobleman' Nunnery Tales, Written by a Young Nobleman, and TrPrint: Book
1700-1799'Tis th' infirmity of noblest mind When ruffled with an unexpected woe To speak what settled prudence wou'd conceal: A...Gertrude Savile Elijah FentonMariamne. A Tragey. Acted at the Theatre Royal...Print: Book
1700-1799Writt till supper. Read 'Sesostris'. Bed near 12.Gertrude Savile John SturmySesostris: Or, Royalty in Disguise. A Tragedy...Print: Book
1700-1799After supper read 'The City Widow' and part of the 'Adventures of Abdella' - 2 new books got tonight. Bed past 12.Gertrude Savile Eliza Fowler HaywoodThe City Widow; or, Love in a Butt. A Novel.Print: Book
1700-1799Home past 9 almost starv'd to death...Read 'Gill Blas'. Bed 12.Gertrude Savile Alain Rene Le SageThe History and Adventures of Gil Blas...Print: Book
1700-1799Home near 11. 'Gil Blass'. Bed past 12.Gertrude Savile Alain Rene Le SageThe History and Adventures of Gil Blas...Print: Book
1700-1799Home past 10. 'Noble Slaves'. Bed past 12.Gertrude Savile Penelope AubinThe Noble Slaves: or, The Lives and Adventures ofPrint: Book
1700-1799News. Writt. After supper read 'The Perplex'd Dutches'.Gertrude Savile Eliza Fowler HaywoodThe Perplex'd Dutchess; or, Treachery Rewarded...APrint: Book
1700-1799Made an end of 'Gil Blas'.Gertrude Savile Alain Rene Le SageThe History and Adventures of Gil Blas...Print: Book
1700-1799Masenger - Believe ye are to blame, much to blame Lady; [...] That Feel a Weight of Sorrow through their Souls.Gertrude Savile Philip MassingerThe Very WomanPrint: Book
1700-1799I fear to tempt this stormy sea the World, Whose every Beach is strew'd with wrecks of wretches, That daily perish in ...Gertrude Savile Nicholas RoweThe Ambitious Step-Mother. A Tragedy...Print: Book
1700-1799Afternoon read Clarke's Attributes 2 hours.Gertrude Savile Samuel ClarkeA Demonstration of the Being and Attributes of GodPrint: Book
1700-1799Would not go to Church. Read Dr Clark's 'paraphras'.Gertrude Savile Samuel ClarkeA Paraphrase on the Four EvangelistsPrint: Book
1700-1799Read 4 acts of 'The Rehearsall'. Bed 11.Gertrude Savile George (Duke of Buckingham) VilliersThe RehearsalPrint: Book
1700-1799Read an act of 'The Rehearsall' and one of 'All for Love'. Bed 12.Gertrude Savile George (Duke of Buckingham) VilliersThe RehearsalPrint: Book
1700-1799Read an act of 'The Rehearsall' and one of 'All for Love'. Bed 12.Gertrude Savile John DrydenAll for Love: or, the World well lost. A tragedy..Print: Book
1700-1799Some of Dr Clark's paraphras.Gertrude Savile Samuel ClarkeA Paraphrase on the Four EvangelistsPrint: Book
1700-1799Came up and din'd alone. Writt little. Read 'All for Love'.Gertrude Savile John DrydenAll for Love: or, the World well lost. A tragedy..Print: Book
1700-1799Din'd alone in own room. Read part of 'All for Love'.Gertrude Savile John DrydenAll for Love: or, the World well lost. A tragedy..Print: Book
1700-1799I sat with Aunt till 7. Read Dr Clark's 'Paraphras' 1 1/2 hours.Bed near 11.Gertrude Savile Samuel ClarkeA Paraphrase on the Four EvangelistsPrint: Book
1700-1799Read 'travells of Cyrus' alone 2 1/2 hours. A fine book. Bed near 12.Gertrude Savile Andrew Michael RamsayThe Travels of CyrusPrint: Book
1700-1799Did not go to Church morn. nor afternoon. Read Dr Clark paraphras.Gertrude Savile Samuel ClarkeA Paraphrase on the Four EvangelistsPrint: Book
1700-1799Tatlers (borrow'd of Mrs Helen D'Enly) 1 1/2 hours.Gertrude Savile TatlerPrint: Serial / periodical
1700-1799None went to Church. Read Clark's 'Attributes' and writt.Gertrude Savile Samuel ClarkeA Demonstration of the Being and Attributes of GodPrint: Book
1700-1799Read 2 plays after supper - 'The Guardian' and 'The Devil of a Wife'. Bed 1.Gertrude Savile Thomas JevonThe Devil of a WifePrint: Book
1700-1799Read 2 plays after supper - 'The Guardian' and 'The Devil of a Wife'. Bed 1.Gertrude Savile Abraham CowleyThe Guardian: A Comedy Acted before Prince CharlesPrint: Book
1700-1799Read part of a sermon of Dr Stanhope's.Gertrude Savile George StanhopeTwelve SermonsPrint: Book
1700-1799Read a sermon of Dr Stanhope's to the sons of the clergy. Bed past 11.Gertrude Savile George StanhopeTwelve SermonsPrint: Book
1800-1849I took up the Economy of Human Life, and was much pleased with the simplicity, ease and elegance of its style. The Bio...John Horrocks Ainsworth Robert DodsleyThe Economy of Human LifePrint: Book
1800-1849I finished Allan Ramsay's "Gentle Shepherd", and with some parts have been much pleased - the Scotch is interesting to...John Horrocks Ainsworth Allan RamsayThe Gentle ShepherdPrint: Book
1800-1849Looked through a volume of the Edinburgh Philosophical Journal - read an account of Gordon's Portable Gas Lamp, and of...John Horrocks Ainsworth The Edinburgh Philosophical JournalPrint: Serial / periodical
1800-1849Commenced Boswell's Life of Johnson and was much pleased with it.John Horrocks Ainsworth James BoswellThe Life of Samuel JohnsonPrint: Book
1800-1849Dined at five - went on with Boswell having discontinued it, since Saturday January 23rd.John Horrocks Ainsworth James BoswellThe Life of Samuel JohnsonPrint: Book
1800-1849Wholesome dinners produce haviness and ill humour commenced Peveril of the Peak.John Horrocks Ainsworth Walter ScottPeveril of the PeakPrint: Book
1800-1849Finished Peveril of the Peak.John Horrocks Ainsworth Walter ScottPeveril of the PeakPrint: Book
1850-1899'The story itself was an allegory, and was too subtle for us, but it is impossible to describe the endless pleasure gi...Mary Vivian (Molly) Hughes The Story without an EndPrint: Book
1850-1899'It was entirely due to its colour that another book became my constant companion. This was an illustrated Scripture t...Mary Vivian (Molly) Hughes Print: Book
1850-1899'Some of the boys' prizes fell into my keeping, handed to me in disgust. One of these, "The Safe Compass", afforded me...Mary Vivian (Molly) Hughes The Safe CompassPrint: Book
1850-1899'Many people of my age must have imbibed their early religious notions from the same book that I did.'Mary Vivian (Molly) Hughes The Peep of the DayPrint: Book
1850-1899'There is a pencil note in his copy of "Paradise Lost": "Had to write 500 lines of this for being caught reading "King...Tom Thomas William ShakespeareKing LearPrint: Book
1850-1899'Some three or four times during the reading of the French play...Charles ... neatly, but with becoming hesitation, sp...Charles Thomas [French play]Print: Book
1850-1899'I was placed in the lowest class with three other little girls of my own age, who were reading aloud the story of Ric...Mary Vivian (Molly) Hughes Print: Book
1850-1899'My new history book was "Little Arthur", which one could read like a delightful story.'Mary Vivian (Molly) Hughes Little ArthurPrint: Book
1850-1899'We spent a whole term on the first two scenes of "The Tempest".'Mary Vivian (Molly) Hughes William ShakespeareThe TempestPrint: Book
1850-1899'My dear Mrs Oliphant, - I cannot help venturing to express the admiration with which I have been reading the "Lover a...Alexander Kinglake Margaret OliphantThe Lover and his LassPrint: Book
1850-1899[Editorial commentary by Annie Coghill, Mrs Oliphant's cousin] 'George Macdonald's first book, or at any rate his firs...Margaret Oliphant George MacDonaldDavid ElginbrodManuscript: MS of a book
1850-1899'Thank you very much for the "Life of George Eliot," and for the kind and flattering inscription. I am very glad to h...Margaret Oliphant John MorleyLife of George EliotPrint: Book
1850-1899'Thank you very much for the "Life of George Eliot," and for the kind and flattering inscription. I am very glad to h...Margaret Oliphant Review of the Life of George EliotPrint: Serial / periodical
1850-1899'Laurence Oliphant's sketches of the Druse villages are delightful, but his philosophy is something too tremendous. I...Margaret Oliphant Laurence OliphantLand of Gilead, ThePrint: Book
1850-1899'I see by the "Athenaeum" that the Magazine is to be enlarged'.Margaret Oliphant AthenaeumPrint: Serial / periodical
1850-1899'Thanks for the old numbers; they are very interesting, and what vigour in them! - but one could not speak so strongly...Margaret Oliphant Blackwood's MagazinePrint: Serial / periodical
1850-1899'It seems an excellent number, with the exception of the short story, which is not up to "Maga's" mark. The article o...Margaret Oliphant Blackwood's MagazinePrint: Serial / periodical
1850-1899'The first opinion I have heard of it [the "Makers of Venice"] is Mr Gladstone's, to whom Mr Macmillan sent it, and wh...William Ewart Gladstone Margaret OliphantMakers of VenicePrint: Book
1850-1899'I have just been reading your paper about "Taking in Sail". I think I have told you before how much I feel with and ...Margaret Oliphant A.K.H. BoydTaking in SailPrint: Unknown
1850-1899'I don't at all know the books you refer to - I have not seen any of them. Mr Barrie's "Auld Licht Idylls," etc, I th...Margaret Oliphant J.M. BarrieAuld Licht IdyllsPrint: Book
1850-1899Dear Mrs Oliphant, - It is with ceaseless admiration that I have read 'The Duke's Daughter'. My remembrance of what y...A.W. Kinglake Margaret OliphantThe Duke's DaughterPrint: Book, Unknown
1850-1899Some little time since, I had the good fortune to find that there was at least one [one in italics] of your delightful...A.W. Kinglake Margaret OliphantIn TrustPrint: Book, Unknown
1850-1899I don't feel quite sure with the last paper whether it is in earnest or not, or if your contributor means to make fun ...Margaret Oliphant Blackwood's MagazinePrint: Serial / periodical, Unknown
1850-1899I have begun the perusal, and I very much hope, and cannot doubt, that your living portraitures of Scripture character...William Ewart Gladstone Margaret OliphantJerusalem: Its History and HopePrint: Book, Unknown
1850-1899I had half a mind, on reading a paper about the Poor Laws in Austria in your Magazine, to send you a sketch of Dr Chal...Margaret Oliphant [a paper on the Poor Laws in Austria]Print: Newspaper, Unknown
1850-1899I have done nothing but wade through Dean Stanley's Life this last week in the intervals of doing perfunctorily a litt...Margaret Oliphant A.P. StanleyA Selection from the writings of Dean StanleyPrint: Book
1850-1899I have several times intended to speak of the very great vigour and fresh start which the Magazine seems to me to have...Margaret Oliphant Blackwood's MagazinePrint: Serial / periodical
1850-1899Mr Lang sent me several chapters to read in the early summer, which I thought were rather dull - tell it not in Gath -...Margaret Oliphant Andrew LangLife of LockhartPrint: Serial / periodicalManuscript: MS chapters of a book
1850-1899I suppose there was no man who had a greater command of the public in his day [than Bulwer Lytton]. To be sure, one m...Margaret Oliphant Marie CorelliPrint: Book
1850-1899One afternoon, very near the end, she begged to have "Crossing the Bar" read; and while the reader, painfully keeping ...Annie Coghill Crossing the BarPrint: Book
1700-1799The Iris came this morning, in it there was the following article: at Paris there is proposals for publishing by subsc...Joseph Hunter The IrisPrint: Newspaper
1700-1799I wrote out of the Monthly Review, an anecdote of Dr Franklin's [surgeon?] who said that the [king?] was the only gent...Joseph Hunter Monthly ReviewPrint: Serial / periodical
1700-1799I wrote out of the Gentleman's Magazine the various [games?] assigned for the 9 of diamonds... to which I added my opi...Joseph Hunter Gentleman's MagazinePrint: Serial / periodical
1700-1799I will here give an account of the Hymns which I could say ... This I have copied from Mr E[vans] writing in an old hy...Joseph Hunter 'An old Hymn Book'Print: Book
1700-1799Reading "Anedotes of Some Remarkable Persons Chiefly of The Present and Two Preceding Centuries'Joseph Hunter William SewardAnecdotes of Some Distinguished Persons, Chiefly oPrint: Book
1700-1799I drew out of a book entitled 'a genealogical History of the Present Royal Families of Europe' the pedigree of several...Joseph Hunter Mark NobleA Genealogical History of the Present Royal FamiliPrint: Book
1700-1799Looked at Ainsworth's dictionary for the derivation of all the Christian names; Joseph is derived from the Hebrew of I...Joseph Hunter Robert AinsworthRobert Ainsworth's DictionaryPrint: 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 i...John Teer William CobbettAdvice to Young Men, and, incidentally, to Young WPrint: Book
1800-1849Upon on of the interminable book-stalls, or rather book-walls, which display their leafy banners along the quays of th...Charles Manby Smith William CobbettA French Grammar, Or plain Instructions for the LePrint: Book
1800-1849Have you seen a little volume of Westall's Poems containing a DAY in SPRING, and other detached pieces, with four love...Sarah Harriet Burney Richard WestallA Day in Spring, and Other PoemsPrint: Book
1800-1849I have been steadily & delightedly reading Mitford's History. First of all, he is an Historian after my own heart, an...Sarah Harriet Burney William MitfordThe History of GreecePrint: Book
1800-1849Let us talk of Eugenie and Mathilde. It saddened but did not make me cry. I foresaw it would end like a Turk, nay I am...Sarah Harriet Burney Marie-Emilie, Comtesse de Flahaut AdelaideEugenie et MathildePrint: Book
1800-1849I wanted to have sent you a translation of the Epigram Flahaut has introduced in her book. It is Johnson's, and insert...Sarah Harriet Burney Hester Lynch PiozziAnecdotes of the Late Samuel JohnsonPrint: 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 '...John Dawson The Historical RegisterPrint: Book
1800-1849Accurate transcript of complete text, probably from The Improvisatrice.member of Carey/Maingay groupLaetitia LandonWhen Should Lovers Breathe Their Vows?Unknown
1800-1849Transcript of poem partially obscured by later use of the manuscript as a scrapbook. Probably copied from The Improvis...member of Carey/Maingay groupLaetitia LandonThe Soldier's GraveUnknown
1800-1849I never framed a wish or formed a plan that flattered mewith hopes of earthly bliss. But thou wert there. [rewriting o...member of Carey/Maingay groupWilliam CowperThe Task, Book IVUnknown
1800-1849To Jane Whene'er I see those smiling eyes... [the 'transcript' does not follow the original to the letter]member of Carey/Maingay groupThomas MooreWhene'er I see Those Smiling EyesUnknown
1800-1849'From Rokeby' 'The tear that down childhood's cheek...' [4lines]member of Carey/Maingay groupWalter ScottRokeby
1800-1849'Extract from Murphy's Grecian Daughter' 'Filial Affection'member of Carey/Maingay groupArthur MurphyThe Grecian DaughterUnknown
1800-1849May heavenly Angels their soft wings display And guide you safe thro' ev'ry dangerous way In every step may you most h...Sophia Mary MastersTo Marinda at PartingUnknown
1800-1849'I knew, I knew it could not last...' [transcript (exact) of lines 277-294]member of Carey/Maingay groupThomas MooreLalla RookhUnknown
1800-1849'Oh! Had wenever met/...' [transcript of lines 384-387]member of Carey/Maingay groupThomas MooreLalla RookhUnknown
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
1800-1849[Marginalia]Samuel Taylor Coleridge [unknown]Declaration of PrinciplesPrint: Book
1800-1849[Marginalia]Samuel Taylor Coleridge Johann Gottfried HerderVerstand und ErfahrungPrint: Book
1800-1849[Marginalia]Samuel Taylor Coleridge Henry Augustus Dillon-LeeThe Life and Opinions of Sir Richard Maltravers, aPrint: Book
1800-1849[Marginalia]Samuel Taylor Coleridge John HaslamMedical Jurisprudence as it relates to Insanity, aPrint: Book
1800-1849[Marginalia]Samuel Taylor Coleridge George SamouelleThe Entomologist's Useful CompendiumPrint: Book
1800-1849[Marginalia]Samuel Taylor Coleridge William ShakespearePlays [various]Print: Book
1800-1849[Marginalia]Samuel Taylor Coleridge Joseph BeaumontSome Observations upon the Apologie of Dr Henry MorePrint: Book
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[Marginalia]Samuel Taylor Coleridge Oliver CromwellHis Highnesse the Lord Protector's speeches to the Parliament in the Painted ChamberPrint: Book
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[Marginalia]Samuel Taylor Coleridge William TindalThe History and Antiquities of the Abbey and Borough of EveshamPrint: Book
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[Marginalia]Samuel Taylor Coleridge James MacPhersonThe Poems of Ossian, the Son of FingalPrint: Book
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[Marginalia]Samuel Taylor Coleridge John MiltonParadise Lost: a poem in twelve booksPrint: Book
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[Marginalia]Samuel Taylor Coleridge Adam WeishauptPythagorasPrint: Book
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[Marginalia]Samuel Taylor Coleridge John Hewitt[conjecture] Nine Select SermonsPrint: Book
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[Marginalia]Samuel Taylor Coleridge EkkehartDe prima expeditione AttilaePrint: Book
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[Marginalia]Samuel Taylor Coleridge William ShakespearePlaysPrint: Book
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[Marginalia]Samuel Taylor Coleridge Robert BurtonThe Anatomy of MelancholyPrint: Book
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[Marginalia]Samuel Taylor Coleridge Henry Augustus Dillon-LeeThe Life and Opinions of Sir Richard MaltraversPrint: Book
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[Marginalia]Samuel Taylor Coleridge William DunbarThe Poems of William DunbarPrint: Book
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[Marginalia]Samuel Taylor Coleridge Hugh FarmerA Dissertation on MiraclesPrint: Book
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[Marginalia]Samuel Taylor Coleridge [n/a]A New Version of the Psalms of DavidPrint: Book
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[Marginalia]Samuel Taylor Coleridge Rachel BakerRemarkable Sermons of Rachel Baker and pious ejaculationsPrint: Book
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[Marginalia]Samuel Taylor Coleridge AristaenetusEpistolae graecaePrint: Book
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[Marginalia]Samuel Taylor Coleridge Johann Ludwig TieckPhantasusPrint: Book
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[Marginalia]Samuel Taylor Coleridge Ludwig Heinrich Christoph HoltyGedichtePrint: Book
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[Marginalia]Samuel Taylor Coleridge Edward Thomas Stanley HornbyChildhood (?)Print: Book
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[Marginalia]Samuel Taylor Coleridge Paul de Rapin-ThoyrasThe History of EnglandPrint: Book
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[Marginalia]Samuel Taylor Coleridge Heinrich RimiusA Candid Narrative of the Rise and Progress of the HerrnhuntersPrint: Book
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[Marginalia]Samuel Taylor Coleridge Daniel Sennert[unknown]Print: Book
1800-1849[Marginalia]Samuel Taylor Coleridge Giovanni BoccaccioOpere (vols I-IV (of 6))Print: Book
1800-1849[Marginalia]Samuel Taylor Coleridge Immanuel KantVermischte Schriften (vols I-III (of 4))Print: Book
1800-1849[Marginalia]Samuel Taylor Coleridge [n/a]The Parliamentary Debates from the Year 1803Print: Book
1800-1849[Marginalia]Samuel Taylor Coleridge Apocalypsis graece Vol II (of 2)Print: Book
1800-1849[Marginalia]Samuel Taylor Coleridge Dante Alighieri[Divina Commedia]Print: Book
1800-1849[Marginalia]Samuel Taylor Coleridge Johannes CocceiusOpera omnia theologicaPrint: Book
1800-1849[Marginalia]Samuel Taylor Coleridge William ChillingworthThe WorksPrint: Book
1800-1849[Marginalia]Samuel Taylor Coleridge William ChillingworthThe WorksPrint: Book
1700-1799[Marginalia]Samuel Taylor Coleridge Gilbert BurnetHistory of His Own TimePrint: Book
1800-1849[Marginalia]Samuel Taylor Coleridge Gilbert BurnetThe History of the Reformation of the Church of EnPrint: Book
1800-1849[Marginalia]Samuel Taylor Coleridge Henry Peter BroughamA Speech on the Present State of the Law of the CountryPrint: Book
1800-1849[Marginalia]Samuel Taylor Coleridge Immanuel KantVermischte Schriften (vol II (of 4))Print: Book
1800-1849[Marginalia]Samuel Taylor Coleridge John DonneLXXX SermonsPrint: Book
1800-1849[Marginalia]Samuel Taylor Coleridge John DonneLXXX SermonsPrint: Book
1800-1849[Marginalia]Samuel Taylor Coleridge Johann Gottfried EichhornEinleitung in das Neue TestamentPrint: Book
1800-1849[Marginalia]Samuel Taylor Coleridge Johann Gottfried EichhornEinleitung in das Neue TestamentPrint: Book
1800-1849[Marginalia]Samuel Taylor Coleridge Johann Gottfried EichhornCommentarius in Apocalypsin JoannisPrint: Book
1800-1849[Marginalia]Samuel Taylor Coleridge Johann Gottfried EichhornCommentarius in Apocalypsin JoannisPrint: Book
1800-1849[Marginalia]Samuel Taylor Coleridge Christopher HarveyThe Synagogue, or, the Shadow of the TemplePrint: Book
1800-1849[Marginalia]Samuel Taylor Coleridge Christopher HarveyThe Synagogue, or, the Shadow of the TemplePrint: Book
1800-1849[Marginalia]Samuel Taylor Coleridge George HerbertThe Temple and sacred poems and private ejaculationsPrint: Book
1800-1849[Marginalia]Samuel Taylor Coleridge George HerbertThe Temple and sacred poems and private ejaculationsPrint: Book
1800-1849[Marginalia]Samuel Taylor Coleridge Abraham CowleyThe Works of Mr Abraham CowleyPrint: Book
1800-1849[Marginalia]Samuel Taylor Coleridge Charles DallisonThe Royalist's DefencePrint: Book
1800-1849[Marginalia]Samuel Taylor Coleridge Charles Bowker AshAdbaston: or Days of YouthPrint: Book
1700-1799[Marginalia]Samuel Taylor Coleridge Thomas AmoryThe Life of John Buncle, EsqPrint: Book
1800-1849[Marginalia]Samuel Taylor Coleridge Johann Paul Friedrich RichterPalingenesien von Jean PaulPrint: Book
1800-1849[Marginalia]Samuel Taylor Coleridge Johann Paul Friedrich RichterMuseum von Jean PaulPrint: Book
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[Marginalia]Samuel Taylor Coleridge Martin LutherSamptliche SchrifftenPrint: Book
1800-1849[Marginalia]Samuel Taylor Coleridge William WordsworthBenjamin the WaggonerPrint: Book
1800-1849[Marginalia]Samuel Taylor Coleridge PlatoThe Cratylus, Phaedo, Parmenides and Timaeus of PlPrint: Book
1800-1849[Marginalia]Samuel Taylor Coleridge Christoph Friedrich NicolaiUeber meine gelehrte BildungPrint: Book
1800-1849[Marginalia]Samuel Taylor Coleridge Blaise PascalLes ProvincialesPrint: Book
1800-1849[Marginalia]Samuel Taylor Coleridge Gometius PereiraAntoniana margarita, opus nempe physicis medicisPrint: Book
1700-1799[Marginalia]Samuel Taylor Coleridge Adam WeishauptUeber Wahrheit und sittliche VollkommenheitPrint: Book
1800-1849[Marginalia]Samuel Taylor Coleridge Johann Albert Heinrich ReimarusUeber die Grunde der menschlichen Erkentniss und der nat?rlichen ReligionPrint: Book
1800-1849[Marginalia]Samuel Taylor Coleridge XenophonXenophon's Memoirs of Socrates, with the defence oPrint: Book
1800-1849[Marginalia]Samuel Taylor Coleridge Wilhelm Gottlieb TennemannGeschichte der PhilosophiePrint: Book
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[Marginalia]Samuel Taylor Coleridge [unknown]Sammlung vorzuglich schoner Gedichte...Print: Book
1800-1849[Marginalia]Samuel Taylor Coleridge Kasper Lodewijk ValckenaerDiatribe de Aristobulo JudaeoPrint: Book
1800-1849[Marginalia]Samuel Taylor Coleridge Sir Henry Vane the YoungerA Healing Question Propounded and ResolvedPrint: Book
1800-1849[Marginalia]Samuel Taylor Coleridge [n/a]The Quarterly Journal of Foreign Medicine and SurgeryPrint: Serial / periodical
1800-1849[Marginalia]Samuel Taylor Coleridge Robert VaughanThe Life and Opinions of John de Wycliffe, D.D.Print: Book
1800-1849[Marginalia]Samuel Taylor Coleridge Francois RabelaisThe Works of Francis RabelaisPrint: Book
1800-1849[Marginalia]Samuel Taylor Coleridge Sir Walter RaleighThe History of the WorldPrint: Book
1800-1849[Marginalia]Samuel Taylor Coleridge William VincentThe Greek Verb Analysed. An HypothesisPrint: Book
1800-1849[Marginalia]Samuel Taylor Coleridge Thomas RandolphPoemsPrint: Book
1800-1849[Marginalia]Samuel Taylor Coleridge Francois Marie Arouet VoltaireA Treatise on TolerationPrint: Book
1800-1849[Marginalia]Samuel Taylor Coleridge Gerardus Joannes VossiusPoeticarum Institutionum, libri tresPrint: Book
[Marginalia]Samuel Taylor Coleridge Edward Gibbon WakefieldA letter from Sydney, the principal town of AustraliaPrint: Book
[Marginalia]Samuel Taylor Coleridge John WalkerA Dictionary of the English LanguagePrint: Book
1800-1849[Marginalia]Samuel Taylor Coleridge James RellyThe Believer's TreasuryPrint: Book
1800-1849[Marginalia]Samuel Taylor Coleridge William WallA Conference between Two Men that had Doubts about Infant-BaptismPrint: Book
1800-1849[Marginalia]Samuel Taylor Coleridge John Benn WalshOn the Present Balance of Parties in the StatePrint: Book
1800-1849[Marginalia]Samuel Taylor Coleridge John Benn WalshPopular Opinions on Parliamentary ReformPrint: Book
[Marginalia]Samuel Taylor Coleridge John ReynoldsThe Triumphes of God's Revenge against the CryingePrint: Book
1800-1849[Marginalia]Samuel Taylor Coleridge Jacob RhenferdOpera philologica, dissertationibus exquisitissimi argumenti constantiaPrint: Book
1800-1849[Marginalia]Samuel Taylor Coleridge Daniel WaterlandThe Importance of the Doctrine of the Holy TrinityPrint: Book
1800-1849[Marginalia]Samuel Taylor Coleridge Johann Paul Friedrich RichterJean Pauls Geist oder Chrestomathie der vorzuglichPrint: Book
1800-1849[Marginalia]Samuel Taylor Coleridge Daniel WaterlandA Vindication of Christ's DivinityPrint: Book
1800-1849[Marginalia]Samuel Taylor Coleridge Johann Paul Friedrich RichterDas Kampaner Thal oder uber die Unsterblichkeit dePrint: Book
1800-1849[Marginalia]Samuel Taylor Coleridge Daniel SandfordThe Remains of the Late Right Reverend Daniel SandfordPrint: Book
1800-1849[Marginalia]Samuel Taylor Coleridge John WhitakerThe Origin of Arianism DisclosedPrint: Book
1800-1849[Marginalia]Samuel Taylor Coleridge Jacopo SannazaroJacobi Sannazarii, patricii neapolitani, operaPrint: Book
1800-1849[Marginalia]Samuel Taylor Coleridge Friedrich Carl Von SavignyOf the Vocation of our Age for Legislation and JurisprudencePrint: Book
1800-1849[Marginalia]Samuel Taylor Coleridge Gilbert WhiteThe Works, in Natural HistoryPrint: Book
1800-1849[Marginalia]Samuel Taylor Coleridge Joannes ScapulaJoan. Scapulae Lexicon Graeco-LatinumPrint: Book
1800-1849[Marginalia]Samuel Taylor Coleridge Thomas WhitfieldA Discourse of Liberty of Conscience...Print: Book
1800-1849[Marginalia]Samuel Taylor Coleridge Friedrich Wilhelm Joseph Von SchellingDarlegung des wahren Verhaltnisses der NaturphilosphePrint: Book
1800-1849[Marginalia]Samuel Taylor Coleridge Christoph Martin WielandComische ErzahlungenPrint: Book
1800-1849[Marginalia]Samuel Taylor Coleridge Friedrich Wilhelm Joseph Von SchellingDenkmal der Schrift von den gottlichen DingenPrint: Book
1800-1849[Marginalia]Samuel Taylor Coleridge Friedrich Wilhelm Joseph Von SchellingEinleitung zu seinem Entwurf eines Systems der NaturphilosophiePrint: Book
1800-1849[Marginalia]Samuel Taylor Coleridge Friedrich Wilhelm Joseph Von SchellingIdeen zu einer Philosophie der NaturPrint: Book
1800-1849[Marginalia]Samuel Taylor Coleridge Friedrich Wilhelm Joseph Von SchellingPhilosophie und ReligionPrint: Book
1800-1849[Marginalia]Samuel Taylor Coleridge Robert AndersonThe Works of the British PoetsPrint: Book
1800-1849[Marginalia]Samuel Taylor Coleridge Robert AndersonThe Works of the British PoetsPrint: Book
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[Marginalia]Samuel Taylor Coleridge Karl Leonhard ReinholdVersuch einer neueren Theorie des menschlichen Vorstellungsverm?Print: Book
1800-1849[Marginalia]Samuel Taylor Coleridge Christoph Martin WielandWielands Neueste GedichtePrint: Book
1800-1849[Marginalia]Samuel Taylor Coleridge Publius Virgilius MaroGeorgica Publii Virgilii Maronis HexaglottaPrint: Book
1800-1849[Marginalia]Samuel Taylor Coleridge August Wilhelm RehbergUeber das Verhaltniss der Metaphysik zu der ReligionPrint: Book
1800-1849[Marginalia]Samuel Taylor Coleridge Thomas BatemanA Practical Synopsis of Cutaneous DiseasesPrint: Book
1800-1849[Marginalia]Samuel Taylor Coleridge George BerkeleySiris: a chain of philosophical reflexionsPrint: Book
1800-1849[Marginalia]Samuel Taylor Coleridge [n/a]The Holy BiblePrint: Book
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Macaulay's marginalia, by the lines 'Now, afore God, this reverend holy friar/ All our whole city is much bound to him...Thomas Babington Macaulay William ShakespeareRomeo and JulietPrint: Book
1800-1849[Marginalia]Samuel Taylor Coleridge [n/a]The Apocryphal New TestamentPrint: Book
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Macaulay's marginalia by the speech about Queen Mab in Romeo and Juliet: "This speech, - full of matter, of thought, o...Thomas Babington Macaulay William ShakespeareRomeo and JulietPrint: Book
1800-1849[Marginalia]Samuel Taylor Coleridge Walter BirchA Sermon on the Prevalence of Infidelity and EnthusiasmPrint: Book
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Macaulay's marginalia by the lines 'Hath Romeo slain himself' to 'Of those eyes shut, that make thee answer "I"' : "If...Thomas Babington Macaulay William ShakespeareRomeo and JulietPrint: Book
1800-1849[Marginalia]Samuel Taylor Coleridge George DyerAcademic UnityPrint: Book
1800-1849[Marginalia]Samuel Taylor Coleridge George DyerPoemsPrint: Book
1800-1849Macaulay's marginalia by the point where Balthazar brings the evil tidings to Mantua in Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet...Thomas Babington Macaulay William ShakespeareRomeo and JulietPrint: Book
1800-1849[Marginalia]Samuel Taylor Coleridge Lucy HutchinsonMemoirs of the Life of Colonel [John] HutchinsonPrint: Book
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Macaulay's marginalia in the scene in the vault of death in Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet: "The desperate calmness of...Thomas Babington Macaulay William ShakespeareRomeo and JulietPrint: Book
1800-1849[Marginalia]Samuel Taylor Coleridge Samuel ParrA spital sermon preached at Christ ChurchPrint: Book
1800-1849[Marginalia]Samuel Taylor Coleridge John StrypeThe History of the Life and Acts of the most Reverend Father in GodPrint: Book
1800-1849[Marginalia]Samuel Taylor Coleridge Abraham ParsonsTravels in Asia and AfricaPrint: Book
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Macaulay's marginalia in his copy of Hamlet, by the opening dialogue: "beyond praise".Thomas Babington Macaulay William ShakespeareHamletPrint: Book
1800-1849[Marginalia]Samuel Taylor Coleridge John StrypeMemorials of the Most Reverend Father in God, Thomas CranmerPrint: Book
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Macaulay's marginalia in his copy of Hamlet, by the lines 'that season comes/ Wherein our Saviour's birth is celebrate...Thomas Babington Macaulay William ShakespeareHamletPrint: Book
1800-1849[Marginalia]Samuel Taylor Coleridge John StrypeMemorials of the Most Reverend Father in God, Thomas CranmerPrint: Book
1800-1849[Marginalia]Samuel Taylor Coleridge Johann Caspar SuicerusJoh. Caspari Suiceri...Thesaurus EcclesiasticusPrint: Book
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Macaulay's marginalia in his copy of Hamlet, "The long story about Fortinbras, and all that follows from it, seems to ...Thomas Babington Macaulay William ShakespeareHamletPrint: Book
1800-1849[Marginalia]Samuel Taylor Coleridge Giuseppe Luca PasiniVocabolario Italiano-Latino per uso degli studiosiPrint: Book
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Macaulay's marginalia in his copy of Hamlet, in the scene of the royal audience in the room of state: "The silence of ...Thomas Babington Macaulay William ShakespeareHamletPrint: Book
1800-1849[Marginalia]Samuel Taylor Coleridge Christian Franz PaulliniChristiani Francisci Paullini disquisitio curiosaPrint: Book
1800-1849[Marginalia]Samuel Taylor Coleridge John PearsonAn Exposition of the CreedPrint: Book
1800-1849[Marginalia]Samuel Taylor Coleridge Emanuel SwedenborgThe Wisdom of Angels concerning Divine Love and Divine WisdomPrint: Book
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Macaulay's marginalia in his copy of Hamlet, by the scene with the strolling player's declamation about Pyrrhus: "the ...Thomas Babington Macaulay William ShakespeareHamletPrint: Book
1800-1849[Marginalia]Samuel Taylor Coleridge Emanuel SwedenborgTrue Christian ReligionPrint: Book
1800-1849[Marginalia]Samuel Taylor Coleridge Emanuel SwedenborgDe coelo et ejus mirabilibus, et de infernoPrint: Book
1800-1849[Marginalia]Samuel Taylor Coleridge Emanuel SwedenborgDe cultu et amore DeiPrint: Book
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Macaulay's marginalia in his copy of Hamlet, at the opening of Act 1, Scene 4: "Nothing can be finer than this specime...Thomas Babington Macaulay William ShakespeareHamletPrint: Book
1800-1849[Marginalia]Samuel Taylor Coleridge Emanuel SwedenborgDe equo albo de quo in ApocalypsiPrint: Book
1800-1849[Marginalia]Samuel Taylor Coleridge Emanuel SwedenborgDe equo albo de quo in ApocalypsiPrint: Book
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Macaulay's marginalia in his copy of Hamlet, by the lines 'Dost thou hear?/ Since my dear soul was mistress of her cho...Thomas Babington Macaulay William ShakespeareHamletPrint: Book
1800-1849[Marginalia]Samuel Taylor Coleridge Emanuel SwedenborgOeconomia regni animalis, in transactiones divisaPrint: Book
1800-1849[Marginalia]Samuel Taylor Coleridge Emanuel SwedenborgOeconomia regni animalis, in transactiones divisaPrint: Book
1800-1849[Marginalia]Samuel Taylor Coleridge Robert PercivalAn Account of the Island of CeylonPrint: Book
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Macaulay's marginalia in his copy of Hamlet, by the conversation between Hamlet and the courtier, in Act 5: "This is a...Thomas Babington Macaulay William ShakespeareHamletPrint: Book
1800-1849[Marginalia]Samuel Taylor Coleridge Thomas PercyReliques of Ancient English PoetryPrint: Book
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Macaulay's marginalia. By an editorial note by Dr Johnson, to the lines, 'Who would fardels bear, / To groan and swea...Thomas Babington Macaulay William ShakespeareHamletPrint: Book
1800-1849[Marginalia]Samuel Taylor Coleridge Isaac TaylorNatural History of EnthusiasmPrint: Book
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Macaulay's marginalia. By the editorial notes in his copy of Hamlet: "It is a noble emendation. Had Warburton often ...Thomas Babington Macaulay William ShakespeareHamletPrint: Book
1800-1849[Marginalia]Samuel Taylor Coleridge Francesco Petrarca (Petrarch)Le Rime di Francesco PetrarcaPrint: Book
1700-1799[Marginalia]Samuel Taylor Coleridge Jeremy TaylorThe Rule and Exercises of Holy LivingPrint: Book
1800-1849[Marginalia]Samuel Taylor Coleridge Alaric Alexander WattsPoetical SketchesPrint: Book
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Macaulay's marginalia by the editorial notes in his copy of Hamlet in the scene where Hamlet declines to kill his uncl...Thomas Babington Macaulay William ShakespeareHamletPrint: Book
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Macaulay's marginalia in his copy of King Lear, in Act 1, Scene 3: "Here begins the finest of all human performances."Thomas Babington Macaulay William ShakespeareKing LearPrint: Book
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Macaulay's marginalia in his copy of King Lear, in Act 2, Scene 2, opposite Cornwall's description of the fellow who h...Thomas Babington Macaulay William ShakespeareKing LearPrint: Book
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Macaulay's marginalia in his copy of King Lear, by the lines 'Now i pr'ythee, daughter, do not make me mad!/ I will no...Thomas Babington Macaulay William ShakespeareKing LearPrint: Book
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Macaulay's marginalia in his copy of King Lear, by the apostrophe commencing, 'O, let not women's weapons, water-drops...Thomas Babington Macaulay William ShakespeareKing LearPrint: Book
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Macaulay's marginalia in his copy of King Lear, by opening of the play: "Idolising Shakspeare [sic] as I do, I cannot ...Thomas Babington Macaulay William ShakespeareKing LearPrint: Book
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Macaulay's marginalia in his copy of King Lear, by the quarrel between Kent and Cornwall's steward: "It is rather a fa...Thomas Babington Macaulay William ShakespeareKing LearPrint: Book
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Macaulay's marginalia in his copy of King Lear, in Act 3, Scene 4: "The softening of Lear's nature and manners, under ...Thomas Babington Macaulay William ShakespeareKing LearPrint: Book
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Macaulay's marginalia in response to a note by Dr Johnson at the end of King Lear. Johnson protested against the unpl...Thomas Babington Macaulay William ShakespeareKing LearPrint: Book
1800-1849[Marginalia]Samuel Taylor Coleridge John PetvinLetters Concerning MindPrint: Book
1800-1849[Marginalia]Samuel Taylor Coleridge Jeremy TaylorThe Rules and Exercises of Holy LivingPrint: Book
1800-1849[Marginalia]Samuel Taylor Coleridge Esaias TegnerDie Frithiofs-SagePrint: Book
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Macaulay's marginalia in his copy of Antony and Cleopatra. A response to an editorial note by Steevens. "Solemn nons...Thomas Babington Macaulay William ShakespeareAntony and CleopatraPrint: Book
1800-1849[Marginalia]Samuel Taylor Coleridge Lord Alfred TennysonPoems, Chiefly LyricalPrint: Book
1800-1849[Marginalia]Samuel Taylor Coleridge Saint Teresa WorksPrint: Book
1800-1849[Marginalia]Samuel Taylor Coleridge Johann Nicolaus TetensPhilosophische VersuchePrint: Book
1800-1849[Marginalia]Samuel Taylor Coleridge Thomas GaisfordPoetae Minores GraeciPrint: Book
1800-1849[Marginalia]Samuel Taylor Coleridge Jean de ThevenotThe Travels of Monsieur de ThevenotPrint: Book
1800-1849[Marginalia]Samuel Taylor Coleridge Sir John PringleObservations on the Diseases of the ArmyPrint: Book
1800-1849[Marginalia]Samuel Taylor Coleridge Thomas PringleAfrican SketchesPrint: Book
1800-1849[Marginalia]Samuel Taylor Coleridge Johann Ludwig TieckThe Old Man of the Mountain, The LovecharmPrint: Book
1800-1849[Marginalia]Samuel Taylor Coleridge Bryan Waller ProcterDramatic Scenes and Other PoemsPrint: Book
1800-1849[Marginalia]Samuel Taylor Coleridge Samuel PepysMemoirs of Samuel Pepys, EsqPrint: Book
1800-1849[Marginalia]Samuel Taylor Coleridge John TaylorAn Essay on MoneyPrint: Book
1800-1849[Marginalia]Samuel Taylor Coleridge Jeremy TaylorThe Worthy Communicant, a discourse on the nature, effects and blessings consequent to the worthy receiving of the Lord's supperPrint: Book
1800-1849[Marginalia]Samuel Taylor Coleridge Jeremy TaylorThe Worthy Communicant, a discourse on the nature, effects and blessings consquent to the worthy receiving of the Lord's supperPrint: Book
[Marginalia]Samuel Taylor Coleridge Plotinus PlotinusPlotini Platonicorum facile coryphaei operum philosophiePrint: Book
1800-1849[Marginalia]Samuel Taylor Coleridge Proclus ProclusThe Philosophical and Mathematical CommentariesPrint: Book
1800-1849[Marginalia]Samuel Taylor Coleridge Charles TennysonSonnets and Fugitive Pieces, by Charles TennysonPrint: Book
1800-1849[Marginalia]Samuel Taylor Coleridge Aulus Persius FlaccusAuli Persi Flacci Satirarum liberPrint: Book
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Macaulay's marginalia in his copy of Henry V, by the Prologue. Macaulay responds to an editorial note by Dr Johnson, ...Thomas Babington Macaulay William ShakespeareHenry VPrint: Book
1800-1849[Marginalia]Samuel Taylor Coleridge Emanuel SwedenborgRegnum animale anatomice, physice et philosophicePrint: Book
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Macaulay's marginalia in his copy of A Midsummer Night's Dream, by Warburton's editorial note to the lines 'Now the hu...Thomas Babington Macaulay William ShakespeareA Midsummer Night's DreamPrint: Book
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Macaulay's marginalia in his copy of A Midsummer Night's Dream, by the lines 'the rattling tongue / Of saucy and audac...Thomas Babington Macaulay William ShakespeareA Midsummer Night's DreamPrint: Book
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Macaulay's marginalia in his copy of A Midsummer Night's Dream, by the lines 'Be, as thou wast wont to be' to 'Hath su...Thomas Babington Macaulay William ShakespeareA Midsummer Night's DreamPrint: Book
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Macaulay's marginalia in his copy of A Midsummer Night's Dream, on the last page: "A glorious play. The love-scenes F...Thomas Babington Macaulay William ShakespeareA Midsummer Night's DreamPrint: Book
1800-1849I read some of Chrysostom's commentary on the Ephesians. I am getting tired of this commentary. Such underground dar...Elizabeth Barrett St John ChrysostomCommentary on the EphesiansPrint: Book
1800-1849Read as I have done lately, not for the pleasure of thinking: but for the comfort of not thinking.Elizabeth Barrett Unknown
1800-1849Read, as I do every day, seven chapters of Scripture. My heart & mind are not affected by this exercise as they shoul...Elizabeth Barrett BiblePrint: Book
1800-1849Very busy today. Reading Aeschylus & learning the verb τύπτω.Elizabeth Barrett AeschylusPrint: Book
1800-1849Read the Bible, & Horne on its critical study. I do not think enough of the love of God, graciously as it has been ma...Elizabeth Barrett BiblePrint: Book
1700-1799'W[ordsworth] received a copy [of the Annual Anthology] in Aug. [1799], and discussed it in his letter to [Joseph] Cot...William Wordsworth Annual AnthologyPrint: Book
1700-1799"In Feb. 1834, W[ordsworth] remembered having first read Crabbe in the Annual Register during the 1780s; there he also...William Wordsworth Annual RegisterPrint: Serial / periodical
1800-1849Read the Bible, & Horne on its critical study. I do not think enough of the love of God, graciously as it has been ma...Elizabeth Barrett HornePrint: Book
1800-1849Bro [Barrett's eldest brother, Edward Barrett Moulton-Barrett] read prayers. Afterwards he read Lord John Russell?s s...Edward Moulton-Barrett [prayers]Print: Book
1800-1849Bro [Barrett's eldest brother, Edward Barrett Moulton-Barrett] read prayers. Afterwards he read Lord John Russell?s s...Edward Moulton-Barrett John Russell[Speech on Reform]
1800-1849We [Barrett and Hugh Stuart Boyd] talked comparatively about Homer, Aeschylus & Shakespeare: and positively about Aesc...Elizabeth Barrett HomerunknownPrint: Book
1800-1849We [Barrett and Hugh Stuart Boyd] talked comparatively about Homer, Aeschylus & Shakespeare: and positively about Aesc...Elizabeth Barrett AeschylusunknownPrint: Book
1800-1849We [Barrett and Hugh Stuart Boyd] talked comparatively about Homer, Aeschylus & Shakespeare: and positively about Aesc...Elizabeth Barrett AeschylusPrometheusPrint: Book
1800-1849We [Barrett and Hugh Stuart Boyd] talked comparatively about Homer, Aeschylus & Shakespeare: and positively about Aesc...Elizabeth Barrett EuripidesMedeaPrint: Book
We [Barrett and Hugh Stuart Boyd] talked comparatively about Homer, Aeschylus & Shakespeare: and positively about Aesc...Elizabeth Barrett William ShakespeareunknownPrint: Book
1700-1799'"My Sister would be very glad of your assistance in her Italian studies," W[ordsworth] wrote to [William] Mathews on ...William and Dorothy WordsworthLudovico AriostoOrlando FuriosoPrint: Book
1800-1849'And besides she [Mrs Cliffe] wd. lend me the first two vols of the mysteries of Udolpho before she had finished them ...Elizabeth Barrett Ann RadcliffeMysteries of UdolphoPrint: Book
1800-1849Went into the library to try to rationalize my mind about the deathwatch, - by reading the Cyclopaedia. Feel very unw...Elizabeth Barrett Ann RadcliffeMysteries of UdolphoPrint: Book
1800-1849Went into the library to try to rationalize my mind about the deathwatch, - by reading the Cyclopaedia. Feel very unw...Elizabeth Barrett CyclopaediaPrint: Book
1800-1849Went into the library to try to rationalize my mind about the deathwatch, - by reading the Cyclopaedia. Feel very unw...Elizabeth Barrett Victor HugoPrint: Book
1800-1849Went into the library to try to rationalize my mind about the deathwatch, - by reading the Cyclopaedia. Feel very unw...Elizabeth Barrett LamartinePrint: Book
1800-1849Went into the library to try to rationalize my mind about the deathwatch, - by reading the Cyclopaedia. Feel very unw...Elizabeth Barrett LamartineChilde HaroldPrint: Book
1700-1799'W[ordsworth] was introduced to The Minstrel by his teacher, Thomas Bowman ... during his schooldays at Hawkshead. De...William Wordsworth James BeattieMinstrel, ThePrint: Book
1700-1799'W[ordsworth] did not read it [Thomas Beddoes, Domiciliary Verses] until it was reprinted in the Annual Anthology (179...William Wordsworth Thomas BeddoesDomiciliary VersesPrint: Book
1700-1799'W[ordsworth] asked [William] Mathews in Oct. 1795 to "make me a present of that vol: of Bells forgotten poetry which ...William Wordsworth John BellBell's Classical Arrangement of Fugitive PoetryPrint: Book
1700-1799"In the Fenwick Note to the Intimations Ode, W[ordsworth] recalled that at school 'I used to brood over the stories of...William Wordsworth The BiblePrint: Book
1800-1849Went into the library to try to rationalize my mind about the deathwatch, - by reading the Cyclopaedia. Feel very unw...Elizabeth HomerPrint: Book
1800-1849'Went into the library to try to rationalize my mind about the deathwatch, - by reading the Cyclopaedia. Feel very un...Elizabeth Zenophon [Xenophon]unknownPrint: Book
1800-1849At breakfast, my parcel of books from Eaton came up the road. Fresh from the carrier. Unpacked it eagerly, & read th...Elizabeth Barrett EuripidesPrint: Book
1800-1849At breakfast, my parcel of books from Eaton came up the road. Fresh from the carrier. Unpacked it eagerly, & read th...Elizabeth Barrett Marcus AntoninusPrint: Book
1800-1849At breakfast, my parcel of books from Eaton came up the road. Fresh from the carrier. Unpacked it eagerly, & read th...Elizabeth Barrett CallimachusPrint: Book
1800-1849At breakfast, my parcel of books from Eaton came up the road. Fresh from the carrier. Unpacked it eagerly, & read th...Elizabeth Barrett AnthologiaPrint: Book
1800-1849At breakfast, my parcel of books from Eaton came up the road. Fresh from the carrier. Unpacked it eagerly, & read th...Elizabeth Barrett EpictetusPrint: Book
1800-1849At breakfast, my parcel of books from Eaton came up the road. Fresh from the carrier. Unpacked it eagerly, & read th...Elizabeth Barrett IsocratesPrint: Book
1800-1849At breakfast, my parcel of books from Eaton came up the road. Fresh from the carrier. Unpacked it eagerly, & read th...Elizabeth Barrett Leonardo Da Vinci[Painting]Print: Book
1700-1799"[William and Dorothy Wordsworth] probably read [the Decameron] together as he tutored her in Italian [1796] ... " Thi...William and Dorothy WordsworthGiovanni BoccaccioIl DecameronePrint: Book
At breakfast, my parcel of books from Eaton came up the road. Fresh from the carrier. Unpacked it eagerly, & read th...Elizabeth Barrett Susan FerrierDestinyPrint: Book
1800-1849At breakfast, my parcel of books from Eaton came up the road. Fresh from the carrier. Unpacked it eagerly, & read th...Elizabeth Barrett Susan FerrierThe InheritancePrint: Book
1800-1849At breakfast, my parcel of books from Eaton came up the road. Fresh from the carrier. Unpacked it eagerly, & read th...Elizabeth Barrett EuripidesAlcestisPrint: Book
1800-1849I liked my solitude, even tho? I had no one to say so to - & in spite of La Bruy?re & Cowper! ? Nearly finished the Al...Elizabeth Barrett EuripidesAlcestisPrint: Book
1800-1849They did not return until past nine; & I meanwhile was hard at work at Antoninus. Finished his 5th book ? read 7 chap...Elizabeth Barrett AntoninusPrint: Book
1800-1849They did not return until past nine; & I meanwhile was hard at work at Antoninus. Finished his 5th book ? read 7 chap...Elizabeth Barrett BiblePrint: Book
1700-1799'At some point after 1828, W[ordsworth] told Alexander Dyce that he read Bowles's Fourteen Sonnets on publication: "Wh...William Wordsworth William Lisle BowlesFourteen SonnetsPrint: Book
1700-1799"On 7 March 1796 D[orothy] W[ordsworth] remarked that 'I am now reading the Fool of Quality which amuses me exceedingl...Dorothy Wordsworth Henry BrookeThe Fool of Quality; or, the History of Henry Earl of MorelandPrint: Book
1850-1899[Permitted Sunday reading for the children of the family]Mary Vivian (Molly) Hughes Daniel DefoeRobinson CrusoePrint: Book
1800-1849I read half the 6th book of Antoninus today ? so I can?t say, after all, perdidi diem [I have lost a day].Elizabeth Barrett Marcus AntoninusPrint: Book
1850-1899[Permitted Sunday reading for the children of the family]Mary Vivian (Molly) Hughes Thomas HughesTom BrownPrint: Book
1850-1899[Permitted Sunday reading for the children of the family].Mary Vivian (Molly) Hughes Hans Christian AndersenTalesPrint: Book
1800-1849I read the other half of Antoninus?s sixth book, - & half his seventh, besides. What a creature I am ? to spend my ti...Elizabeth Barrett Marcus AntoninusPrint: Book
1850-1899[Permitted Sunday reading for the children of the family].Mary Vivian (Molly) Hughes John BunyanPilgrim's Progress, ThePrint: Book
1800-1849On Wednesday before breakfast, I read the beginning of Antoninus?s 10th. book, & I went on with it today, but not the ...Elizabeth Barrett Marcus AntoninusPrint: Book
1850-1899[Permitted Sunday reading for the children of the family].Mary Vivian (Molly) Hughes Good Words for the YoungPrint: Serial / periodical, Bound volumes
1800-1849On Wednesday before breakfast, I read the beginning of Antoninus?s 10th. book, & I went on with it today, but not the ...Elizabeth Barrett Mary ShelleyThe Last ManPrint: Book
1800-1849On Wednesday before breakfast, I read the beginning of Antoninus?s 10th. book, & I went on with it today, but not the ...Elizabeth Barrett Marcus AntoninusPrint: Book
1850-1899'Again and again I turned to something entitled "The Dark Journey", only to find it was an account of one's digestion....Mary Vivian (Molly) Hughes The Dark JourneyPrint: Serial / periodical, Bound volumes of a periodical
1800-1849Solved my doubts, & read half Cebes?s dialogue before I went to bed. It is rather a pleasing than a profound performa...Elizabeth Barrett CebesDialoguePrint: Book
1850-1899'We all liked certain parts of a three-volume story called "Henry Milner"...I believe he never did anything wrong, but...Mary Vivian (Molly) Hughes Henry MilnerPrint: Book
1800-1849I finished Keats?s Lamia, Isabella, Eve of St Agnes & Hyperion, before breakfast. The three first disappointed me. T...Elizabeth Barrett John KeatsLamiaPrint: Book
1800-1849I finished Keats?s Lamia, Isabella, Eve of St Agnes & Hyperion, before breakfast. The three first disappointed me. T...Elizabeth Barrett John KeatsIsabellaPrint: Book
1800-1849I finished Keats?s Lamia, Isabella, Eve of St Agnes & Hyperion, before breakfast. The three first disappointed me. T...Elizabeth Barrett John KeatsEve of St AgnesPrint: Book
1800-1849I finished Keats?s Lamia, Isabella, Eve of St Agnes & Hyperion, before breakfast. The three first disappointed me. T...Elizabeth Barrett John KeatsHyperionPrint: Book
1800-1849I finished the Endymion today. I do not admire it as a fine poem; but I do admire many passages of it, as being very ...Elizabeth Barrett John KeatsEndymionPrint: Book
1800-1849I finished the Endymion today. I do not admire it as a fine poem; but I do admire many passages of it, as being very ...Elizabeth Barrett TheophrastusPrint: Book
1800-1849Read some passages from Shelley?s Revolt of Islam before I was up. He is a great poet; but we acknowledge him to be a...Elizabeth Barrett Percy Bysshe ShelleyRevolt of IslamPrint: Book
1800-1849I am tired, & have been resting my body in my arm chair, & my mind in Goldoni. Read his Pamela, & Pamela Maritata. T...Elizabeth Barrett GoldoniPamelaPrint: Book
1800-1849I am tired, & have been resting my body in my arm chair, & my mind in Goldoni. Read his Pamela, & Pamela Maritata. T...Elizabeth Barrett GoldoniPamela MaritataPrint: Book
1800-1849I read parts of scripture with reference to the Calvinistic controversy, & little else today. I am going thro? all th...Elizabeth Barrett BiblePrint: Book
1800-1849Comparing scripture with scripture. Reading besides Self control [by Mary Brunton] which Henrietta has borrowed from ...Elizabeth Barrett BiblePrint: Book
1850-1899'One day when Barnholt was desperate for a new story I recommended Esther as being as good as the "Arabian Knights"......Barnholt Thomas Bible, The (Book of Esther)Print: Book
1800-1849Comparing scripture with scripture. Reading besides Self control [by Mary Brunton] which Henrietta has borrowed from ...Elizabeth Barrett Mary BruntonSelf ControlPrint: Book
1800-1849I read Mr. Beverley?s pamphlets which Mr. Boyd had lent to me; the letter to the Archbishop of York, & the Tombs of th...Elizabeth Barrett BeverleyLetter to the Archbishop of York
1800-1849I read Mr. Beverley?s pamphlets which Mr. Boyd had lent to me; the letter to the Archbishop of York, & the Tombs of th...Elizabeth Barrett BeverleyTombs of the Prophets
1800-1849I have finished Dr. Clark?s Discourse. It is very clever: but as all metaphysical discourses on scriptural subjects, ...Elizabeth Barrett Dr CardDiscoursePrint: Book
1800-1849I have finished Dr. Clark?s Discourse. It is very clever: but as all metaphysical discourses on scriptural subjects, ...Elizabeth Barrett CardSermon on the Athanasian CreedPrint: Book
1800-1849Mrs. Martin lent me Dr. Channing?s treatise ?On the importance & means of a national Literature?, & I ought to be grat...Elizabeth Barrett ChanningOn the importance & means of a national LiteraturePrint: Book
1850-1899'The question of conscience once arose when mother was reading "Jessica's First Prayer" aloud to Barnholt and me.'Mary Vivian (Molly) Hughes Jessica's First PrayerPrint: Unknown
1850-1899'How horrified my father was on discovering that the servants had been reading little bits to me out of "Lloyd's Weekl...Mary Vivian (Molly) Hughes Lloyd's WeeklyPrint: Newspaper
1850-1899'After tea...[on a Sunday, my father]...liked to read aloud to us from books that sounded quite well, but afforded som...Molly Vivian William ShakespearePrint: Book
1850-1899'After tea...[on a Sunday, my father]...liked to read aloud to us from books that sounded quite well, but afforded som...Molly Vivian Richard Harris BarhamThe Ingoldsby LegendsPrint: Book
1850-1899'After tea...[on a Sunday, my father]...liked to read aloud to us from books that sounded quite well, but afforded som...Molly Vivian The Misadventures at MargatePrint: Unknown
1850-1899'After tea...[on a Sunday, my father]...liked to read aloud to us from books that sounded quite well, but afforded som...Mary Vivian (Molly) Hughes Charles DickensThe Pickwick PapersPrint: Book
1850-1899'After tea...[on a Sunday, my father]...liked to read aloud to us from books that sounded quite well, but afforded som...Mary Vivian (Molly) Hughes Samuel Taylor ColeridgeThe Rime of the Ancient MarinerPrint: Book, Unknown
1850-1899'Charles...seized the list [of prayers for the redemption of sinners] hopefully, and hooted with delight when he found...Charles Thomas Aunt Lizzie Persons for Whom our Prayers are RequestedPrint: Serial / periodical, Religious magazine with blank pages for individual prayers
1850-1899'I concluded that no one could really be as good as this book wanted and that it was a fearful waste of time.'Mary Vivian (Molly) Hughes The Narrow WayPrint: Book
1850-1899'Among the treasures we rooted out...were an illustrated Prayer Book, gone quite brown with age and damp. When tired o...Mary Vivian (Molly) Hughes Print: Book
1850-1899'Foxe's "Book of Martyrs" was another feast for us.'Mary Vivian (Molly) Hughes John FoxeBook of MartyrsPrint: Unknown
1850-1899'Surely no book was ever read and re-read and talked over as that first new volume, although we went on to buy many mo...Mary Vivian (Molly) Hughes Robert Michael BallantyneThe Iron HorsePrint: Book
1850-1899'I can still remember the deep interest I took in a long serial story.'Mary Vivian (Molly) Hughes March Winds and April Showers bring forth May FlowersPrint: Serial / periodical
1850-1899'Cassell's Magazine provided stronger meat...and I think every word of it found some reader in the family.'Mary Vivian (Molly) Hughes Cassell's Family MagazinePrint: Serial / periodical
1850-1899'he saw me one day deep in "A Journey to the Interior of the Earth" [sic].'Mary Vivian (Molly) Hughes Jules VerneJourney to the Centre of the EarthPrint: Book
1800-1849Getting on with Iphigenia [in Aulide] I am very much interested in it ? particularly in the scene between Iphigenia &...Elizabeth Barrett Iphigenia in AulidePrint: Book
1800-1849We [EB & Mr Boyd] read passages from Gregory?s apologetick, - comparing his marks with mine, in different copies, - & ...Elizabeth Barrett GregoryApologetickPrint: Book
1800-1849Finished the Hippolytus, - & began the Supllices of Aeschylus. I read a part of it before; but I have left off now my...Elizabeth Barrett HippolytusPrint: Book
1800-1849Finished the Hippolytus, - & began the Supllices of Aeschylus. I read a part of it before; but I have left off now my...Elizabeth Barrett AeschylusSupplicesPrint: Book
1800-1849Finished the Choephori, & began the Eumenides. Read more than 500 lines of Greek, & was more tired by them than by th...Elizabeth Barrett AeschylusChoephoriPrint: Book
1800-1849Finished the Choephori, & began the Eumenides. Read more than 500 lines of Greek, & was more tired by them than by th...Elizabeth Barrett AeschylusEumenidesPrint: Book
1800-1849I read yesterday in Mr. Joseph Clarke?s Sacred Literature, that Nonnus is an author whom few can read, & fewer admire....Elizabeth Barrett Joseph ClarkeSacred LiteraturePrint: Book
1800-1849Finished not only the whole of Synesius?s poems, but four odes of Gregory, contained in the same little volume. And y...Elizabeth Barrett SynesiusPoemsPrint: Book
1800-1849Finished not only the whole of Synesius?s poems, but four odes of Gregory, contained in the same little volume. And y...Elizabeth Barrett GregoryOdesPrint: Book
1800-1849Finished not only the whole of Synesius?s poems, but four odes of Gregory, contained in the same little volume. And y...Hugh Stuart Boyd GregoryOdesPrint: Book
1800-1849Finished not only the whole of Synesius?s poems, but four odes of Gregory, contained in the same little volume. And y...Hugh Stuart Boyd SynesiusPoemsPrint: Book
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'Uriah Plant, a wheelwright's son, affirmed that "My uncertainty about the truth of religion not only increased my sen...Uriah Plant Thomas PaineThe Age of ReasonPrint: Book
1800-1849'At age thirteen John Clare was shown The Seasons by a Methodist weaver and though he had no real experience of poetry...John Clare James ThomsonThe SeasonsPrint: Book
1800-1849'The mother of Joseph Wright, the millworker-philologist, did not learn to read until age forty-eight, and then appare...mother of Joseph Wright John BunyanPilgrim's ProgressPrint: Book
1800-1849'The mother of Joseph Wright, the millworker-philologist, did not learn to read until age forty-eight, and then appare...mother of Joseph Wright New TestamentPrint: Book
1800-1849'The mother of Joseph Wright, the millworker-philologist, did not learn to read until age forty-eight, and then appare...mother of Joseph Wright Friedrich KlopstockMessiahPrint: Book
1850-1899'Wedding-bells were the usual end to our stories, of which "The Heir of Redclyffe" was a fair sample. Needless to say ...Mary Vivian (Molly) Hughes The Heir of RedclyffePrint: Unknown
1850-18991"Vanity Fair" I read without the faintest suspicion of the intent of the note in the bouquet, or of Rawdon's reason f...Mary Vivian (Molly) Hughes William Makepeace ThackerayVanity FairPrint: Book
1850-1899'One winter evening I was sitting over the fire engrossed in "Jane Eyre"...'Mary Vivian (Molly) Hughes Charlotte BronteJane EyrePrint: Book
1850-1899 'I struggled through one [essay/article] by Gladstone just, in order to be able to say I had, but honestly I understo...Mary Vivian (Molly) Hughes William GladstonePrint: Serial / periodical
1800-1849'Christopher Thomson was a "zealous" Methodist until he discovered Shakespeare, Miilton, Sterne and Dr Johnson at a ci...Christopher Thomson John MiltonPrint: Book
1800-1849'Christopher Thomson was a "zealous" Methodist until he discovered Shakespeare, Miilton, Sterne and Dr Johnson at a ci...Christopher Thomson Laurence SternePrint: Book
1800-1849'Christopher Thomson was a "zealous" Methodist until he discovered Shakespeare, Miilton, Sterne and Dr Johnson at a ci...Christopher Thomson Samuel JohnsonPrint: Book
1800-1849'Circuit preacher Joseph Barker found that theology simply could not compete with Shakespeare: "What pleased me most ...Joseph Barker William ShakespearePrint: Book
1800-1849'Shakespeare incited his appetite for poetry: Cowper, Pope, Dryden, Goldsmith, Thomson, Byron. Not only were they more...Joseph Barker William CowperPrint: Book
1800-1849'Shakespeare incited his appetite for poetry: Cowper, Pope, Dryden, Goldsmith, Thomson, Byron. Not only were they more...Joseph Barker Alexander PopePrint: Book
1800-1849'Shakespeare incited his appetite for poetry: Cowper, Pope, Dryden, Goldsmith, Thomson, Byron. Not only were they more...Joseph Barker John DrydenPrint: Book
1800-1849'Shakespeare incited his appetite for poetry: Cowper, Pope, Dryden, Goldsmith, Thomson, Byron. Not only were they more...Joseph Barker Oliver GoldsmithPrint: Book
1800-1849'Shakespeare incited his appetite for poetry: Cowper, Pope, Dryden, Goldsmith, Thomson, Byron. Not only were they more...Joseph Barker James ThomsonPrint: Book
1800-1849'Shakespeare incited his appetitie for poetry: Cowper, Pope, Dryden, Goldsmith, Thomson, Byron. Not only were they mor...Joseph Barker George Gordon, Lord Byron[unknown]Print: Book
1800-1849'Byron had intoxicated him "with the freedom of his style of writing, with the fervour or passionateness of his feelin...Joseph Barker George Gordon ByronPrint: Book
1800-1849'Byron had intoxicated him "with the freedom of his style of writing, with the fervour or passionateness of his feelin...Joseph Barker John MiltonPrint: Book
1800-1849'Byron had intoxicated him "with the freedom of his style of writing, with the fervour or passionateness of his feelin...Joseph Barker Thomas HobbesPrint: Book
1800-1849'Byron had intoxicated him "with the freedom of his style of writing, with the fervour or passionateness of his feelin...Joseph Barker John LockePrint: Book
1800-1849'Byron had intoxicated him "with the freedom of his style of writing, with the fervour or passionateness of his feelin...Joseph Barker Isaac NewtonPrint: Book
1800-1849'Though one former ploughboy extolled Shakespeare for possessing a deep sense of the pure morality of the Gospel" and ...Samuel Westcott Tilke William ShakespearePrint: Book
1850-1899'Farell Lee Bevan's Peep of Day (759,000 copies in print by 1888) supplied him with the frame of a totalistic religiou...Thomas Jones Farell Lee BevanPeep of DayPrint: Book
1850-1899'Farell Lee Bevan's Peep of Day (759,000 copies in print by 1888) supplied him with the frame of a totalistic religiou...Thomas Jones James BruceTravels to Discover the Source of the Nile, In the Years 1768, 1769, 1770, 1771, 1772 and 1773.Print: Book
1850-1899'Farell Lee Bevan's Peep of Day (759,000 copies in print by 1888) supplied him with the frame of a totalistic religiou...Thomas Jones Samuel Baker[Probably] 'The Albert N'yanza, Great Basin of the Nile, and Explorations of the Nile Sources'Print: Book
1850-1899'Farell Lee Bevan's Peep of Day (759,000 copies in print by 1888) supplied him with the frame of a totalistic religiou...Thomas Jones Frank BucklandPrint: Book
1850-1899'While he read little but the Bible and religious periodicals, his son was working his way through the Rhymney Workmen...Thomas Jones Thomas Babington MacAulayPrint: Book
1850-1899'While he read little but the Bible and religious periodicals, his son was working his way through the Rhymney Workmen...Thomas Jones Oliver GoldsmithHistory of EnglandPrint: Book
1850-1899'While he read little but the Bible and religious periodicals, his son was working his way through the Rhymney Workmen...Thomas Jones Thomas HardyFar from the Madding CrowdPrint: Book
1850-1899'While he read little but the Bible and religious periodicals, his son was working his way through the Rhymney Workmen...Thomas Jones JosephusPrint: Book
1850-1899'While he read little but the Bible and religious periodicals, his son was working his way through the Rhymney Workmen...Thomas Jones PlutarchPrint: Book
1850-1899'While he read little but the Bible and religious periodicals, his son was working his way through the Rhymney Workmen...Thomas Jones William ShakespearePrint: Book
1850-1899'While he read little but the Bible and religious periodicals, his son was working his way through the Rhymney Workmen...Thomas Jones Samuel PepysPrint: Book
1850-1899'While he read little but the Bible and religious periodicals, his son was working his way through the Rhymney Workmen...Thomas Jones Johann Wolfgang von GoetheThe Sorrows of Young WertherPrint: Book
1850-1899'While he read little but the Bible and religious periodicals, his son was working his way through the Rhymney Workmen...Thomas Jones Samuel JohnsonLives of the PoetsPrint: Book
1850-1899'While he read little but the Bible and religious periodicals, his son was working his way through the Rhymney Workmen...father of Thomas Jones The BiblePrint: Book
1850-1899'While he read little but the Bible and religious periodicals, his son was working his way through the Rhymney Workmen...father of Thomas Jones Print: Serial / periodical
1850-1899'The Primitive Methodists may have been the most anti-intellectual of the Wesleyans, yet miners' MP John Johnson... "f...John Johnson Adam SmithThe Wealth of NationsPrint: Book
1850-1899'The Primitive Methodists may have been the most anti-intellectual of the Wesleyans, yet miners' MP John Johnson "foun...John Johnson John Stuart MillPrinciples of Political EconomyPrint: Book
1850-1899'The Primitive Methodists may have been the most anti-intellectual of the Wesleyans, yet miners' MP John Johnson "foun...John Johnson Alfred MarshallPrinciples of EconomicsPrint: Unknown
1850-1899'The Primitive Methodists may have been the most anti-intellectual of the Wesleyans, yet miners' MP John Johnson "foun...John Johnson [history and philosophy]Print: Unknown
1900-1945'It was filled with a high but vague nonconformity, and tried to combine the ideals of revivalist Christianity and gre...Edwin Muir Great ThoughtsPrint: Serial / periodical
1850-1899'As a circuit preacher Pyke introduced farm people to Milton, Carlyle, Ruskin and Tolstoy. His own reading ranged from...Richard Pyke William ShakespearePrint: Book
1850-1899'As a circuit preacher Pyke introduced farm people to Milton, Carlyle, Ruskin and Tolstoy. His own reading ranged from...Richard Pyke James BoswellPrint: Book
1850-1899'As a circuit preacher Pyke introduced farm people to Milton, Carlyle, Ruskin and Tolstoy. His own reading ranged from...Richard Pyke Percy Bysshe Shelley[poems]Print: Book
1850-1899'As a circuit preacher Pyke introduced farm people to Milton, Carlyle, Ruskin and Tolstoy. His own reading ranged from...Richard Pyke George Henry LewesHistory of PhilosophyPrint: Book
1850-1899'As a circuit preacher Pyke introduced farm people to Milton, Carlyle, Ruskin and Tolstoy. His own reading ranged from...Richard Pyke Thomas HardyJude the ObscurePrint: Book
1800-1849'The propaganda of Robert Owen alone did not convert printer Thomas Frost... to socialism: "The poetry of Coleridge an...Thomas Frost Samuel Taylor Coleridge[poetry]Print: Book
1800-1849'The propaganda of Robert Owen alone did not convert printer Thomas Frost... to socialism: "The poetry of Coleridge an...Thomas Frost Percy Bysshe Shelley[poetry]Print: Book
1800-1849'The propaganda of Robert Owen alone did not convert printer Thomas Frost to socialism: "The poetry of Coleridge and S...Thomas Frost Joseph AddisonThe SpectatorPrint: Book, Serial / periodical, periodical bound into books
1800-1849'The propaganda of Robert Owen alone did not convert printer Thomas Frost to socialism: "The poetry of Coleridge and S...Thomas Frost Charles de Secondat, Baron MontesquieuThe Persian LettersPrint: Book
1800-1849'The propaganda of Robert Owen alone did not convert printer Thomas Frost to socialism: "The poetry of Coleridge and S...Thomas Frost Thomas Second Lord LytteltonLettersPrint: Book
1700-1799"Within the last month I have read Tristram Shandy, Brydone's Sicily and Malta, and Moore's Travels in France," D[orot...Dorothy Wordsworth Patrick BrydoneA Tour through Siciliy and Malta in a Series of Letters to William BeckfordPrint: Book
1700-1799"Within the last month I have read Tristram Shandy, Brydone's Sicily and Malta, and Moore's Travels in France," D[orot...Dorothy Wordsworth Laurence SterneTristram ShandyPrint: Book
1700-1799"'Within the last month I have read Tristram Shandy, Brydone's Sicily and Malta, and Moore's Travels in France,' D[oro...Dorothy Wordsworth John MooreTravels in FrancePrint: Book
1700-1799"Of my earliest days at school I have little to say, but that they were very happy ones, chiefly because I was left at...William Wordsworth Miguel de Cervantes SavedraDon QuixotePrint: Book
1700-1799"Of my earliest days at school I have little to say, but that they were very happy ones, chiefly because I was left at...William Wordsworth Alain Rene Le SageHistoire de Gil Blas de SantillanePrint: Book
1700-1799"Of my earliest days at school I have little to say, but that they were very happy ones, chiefly because I was left at...William Wordsworth Henry FieldingPrint: Book
1700-1799"Towards the end of his life, W[ordsworth] recalled that during his 'earliest days at school' he read 'any part of Swi...William Wordsworth Jonathan SwiftGulliver's TravelsPrint: Book
1700-1799"Towards the end of his life, W[ordsworth] recalled that during his 'earliest days at school' he read 'any part of Swi...William Wordsworth Jonathan SwiftA Tale of a TubPrint: Book
1700-1799"In June 1797, D[orothy] W[ordsworth] wrote to Mary Hutchinson, telling her that, as soon as [S. T.] C[oleridge] arriv...Dorothy Wordsworth Samuel Taylor ColeridgeOsorioManuscript: Unknown
1700-1799"[in 29.10.1828 letter to Alexander Dyce] ... W[ordsworth] recalls that 'in 1788 the Ode was first printed from Dr Car...William Wordsworth William CollinsAn Ode on the Popular Superstitions of the Highlands of ScotlandPrint: Newspaper
1700-1799"On 27 July 1799, W[ordsworth] told Cottle that 'Looking over some old monthly Magazines I saw a paragraph stating tha...William Wordsworth Print: Serial / periodical
1700-1799"On 21 March 1796, [Wordsworth] told [William] Mathews that D[orothy] W[ordsworth] 'has already gone through half of D...Dorothy Wordsworth Enrico Caterina DavilaHistoria delle Guerre Civili di Francia ... nella quale si contegnono le operationi di quattro re, Francesco II., Carlo IX., Henrico III. e Henrico IV. cognominato il GrandePrint: Book, Serial / periodical
1700-1799"As [S. T. Coleridge] recalled in the Friend, 'I had [when composing The Three Graves in 1798] been reading Bryan Edwa...Samuel Taylor Coleridge Bryan EdwardsThe History, Civil and Commercial, of the British Colonies in the West IndiesPrint: Book
1700-1799"As [S. T. Coleridge] recalled in the Friend [ii 89], 'I had [when composing The Three Graves in 1798] been reading Br...Samuel Taylor Coleridge Samuel HearneA Journey from Prince of Wales's Fort in Hudson's Bay to the Northern Ocean, Undertaken ... for the Discovery of Copper Mines, a North West Passage, etc. in the Years 1769-1772Print: Book
1700-1799"W[ordsworth] recollected that at Hawkshead ... ' ... I, with the other boys of the same standing, was put upon readin...William Wordsworth EuclidElements I-IV, VIPrint: Book
1700-1799"W[ordsworth]'s note to Guilt and Sorrow 81 acknowledges a borrowing 'From a short MS. poem read to me when an under-g...William John Bernard FarishManuscript: Unknown
1700-1799"W[ordsworth]'s note to Guilt and Sorrow 81 acknowledges a borrowing 'From a short MS. poem read to me when an under-g...Charles Farish John Bernard FarishManuscript: Unknown
1700-1799"W[ordsworth] read the copy [of John Foxe, Acts and Monuments of Matters most Special and Memorable] preserved today ...William Wordsworth John FoxeActs and Monuments of Matters Most Special and MemorablePrint: Book
1700-1799"W[ordsworth]'s note to Descriptive Sketches 428 reads: 'These summer hamlets are probably (as I have seen observed by...William Wordsworth Gentleman's MagazinePrint: Serial / periodical
1700-1799"'I have received from [Basil] Montagu, Godwyn's second edition,' reports W[ordsworth] on 21 March 1796: 'I expect to ...William Wordsworth William GodwinAn Enquiry Concerning Political JusticePrint: Book
1700-1799"On 27 Feb. 1799, W[ordsworth] told [S. T.] C[oleridge] that 'My internal prejudge[ments con]cerning Wieland and Goeth...William Wordsworth Johann Wolfgang von GoetheManuscript: UnknownUnknown
1700-1799"Several extracts from Hentzner are copied into MS 1 of The Borderers, D[ove] C[ottage] MS 12, in the hand firstly of ...William Wordsworth Paul HentznerA Journey into EnglandPrint: Book
1700-1799"Several extracts from Hentzner are copied into MS 1 of The Borderers, D[ove] C[ottage] MS 12, in the hand firstly of ...Dorothy Wordsworth Paul HentznerA Journey into EnglandPrint: Book
1800-1849"in spring 1800 ... [Heron] provided one of the first entries in [Wordsworth's] Commonplace Book ..."William Wordsworth Robert HeronObservations Made in a Journey through the Western Countries of ScotlandPrint: Book
1800-1849'indiscriminate reading brought... liberation to Chartist Robert Lowery. A prolonged illness gave him the opportunity ...Robert Lowery [history]Print: Book
1800-1849'indiscriminate reading brought... liberation to Chartist Robert Lowery. A prolonged illness gave him the opportunity ...Robert Lowery [poetry]Print: Book
1800-1849'indiscriminate reading brought... liberation to Chartist Robert Lowery. A prolonged illness gave him the opportunity ...Robert Lowery [imaginative literature]Print: Book
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'As a Manchester warehouse porter, Samuel Bamford found the same richness in Milton: "His 'L'Allegro' and 'Il Penseros...Samuel Bamford John MiltonL'AllegroPrint: Book
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'As a Manchester warehouse porter, Samuel Bamford found the same richness in Milton: "His 'L'Allegro' and 'Il Penseros...Samuel Bamford John MiltonIl PenserosoPrint: Book
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'Milton established a habit of serious reading, which brought Bamford to Homer, Virgil, Shakespeare, the great poets, ...Samuel Bamford Homer Print: Book
1800-1849'Milton established a habit of serious reading, which brought Bamford to Homer, Virgil, Shakespeare, the great poets, ...Samuel Bamford Virgil Print: Book
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'Milton established a habit of serious reading, which brought Bamford to Homer, Virgil, Shakespeare, the great poets, ...Samuel Bamford William ShakespearePrint: Book
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'Milton established a habit of serious reading, which brought Bamford to Homer, Virgil, Shakespeare, the great poets, ...Samuel Bamford [the great poets] Print: Unknown
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'Milton established a habit of serious reading, which brought Bamford to Homer, Virgil, Shakespeare, the great poets, ...Samuel Bamford [classic histories]Print: Book
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'Milton established a habit of serious reading, which brought Bamford to Homer, Virgil, Shakespeare, the great poets, ...Samuel Bamford [voyages]Print: Book
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'Milton established a habit of serious reading, which brought Bamford to Homer, Virgil, Shakespeare, the great poets, ...Samuel Bamford William CobbettPolitical RegisterPrint: Book
1900-1945'In 1926 [Catherine McMullen] was herself a workhouse laundress, struggling to improve her mind by reading T.P. and Ca...Catherine McMullen Philip Stanhope, 4th Lord ChesterfieldLetters of Lord Chesterfield to his SonPrint: Book
1900-1945'In 1926 [Catherine McMullen] was herself a workhouse laundress, struggling to improve her mind by reading T.P. and Ca...Catherine McMullen T.P. and Cassell's WeeklyPrint: Serial / periodical
1900-1945'In 1926 [Catherine McMullen] was herself a workhouse laundress, struggling to improve her mind by reading T.P. and Ca...Catherine McMullen Elinor GlynThe Career of Catherine BushPrint: Book
1900-1945'In 1926 [Catherine McMullen] was herself a workhouse laundress, struggling to improve her mind by reading T.P. and Ca...Catherine McMullen Geoffrey ChaucerPrint: Book
1900-1945'In 1926 [Catherine McMullen] was herself a workhouse laundress, struggling to improve her mind by reading T.P. and Ca...Catherine McMullen John DonnePrint: Book
1900-1945'In 1926 [Catherine McMullen] was herself a workhouse laundress, struggling to improve her mind by reading T.P. and Ca...Catherine McMullen Desiderius Erasmus RotterdamusPrint: Book
1900-1945'In 1926 [Catherine McMullen] was herself a workhouse laundress, struggling to improve her mind by reading T.P. and Ca...Catherine McMullen Edward GibbonThe History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman EmpirePrint: Book
1900-1945'In 1926 [Catherine McMullen] was herself a workhouse laundress, struggling to improve her mind by reading T.P. and Ca...Catherine McMullen James JoyceFinnegan's WakePrint: Book
1900-1945'Despising his job in a Birmingham factory, V.W. Garratt surrounded his workbench with a barricade of boxes, set up a ...V.W. Garratt Thomas CarlyleSartor ResartusPrint: Book
1900-1945'Garratt escaped [from factory life] to an evening course in English literature, where he felt "like a child that beco...V.W. Garratt John KeatsPrint: Book
1900-1945'Garratt escaped [from factory life] to an evening course in English literature, where he felt "like a child that beco...V.W. Garratt Percy Bysshe ShelleyPrint: Book
1900-1945'Garratt escaped [from factory life] to an evening course in English literature, where he felt "like a child that beco...V.W. Garratt Alfred Lord TennysonPrint: Book
1900-1945'[Garratt] spent his free evenings in Birmingham's Central Free Library reading Homer, Epitectus, Longius and Plato's ...V.W. Garratt Homer Print: Book
1900-1945'[Garratt] spent his free evenings in Birmingham's Central Free Library reading Homer, Epitectus, Longius and Plato's ...V.W. Garratt Epictetus Print: Book
1900-1945'[Garratt] spent his free evenings in Birmingham's Central Free Library reading Homer, Epitectus, Longius and Plato's ...V.W. Garratt Longinus Print: Book
1900-1945'[Garratt] spent his free evenings in Birmingham's Central Free Library reading Homer, Epitectus, Longius and Plato's ...V.W. Garratt Plato DialoguesPrint: Book
1900-1945'[Garratt] spent his free evenings in Birmingham's Central Free Library reading Homer, Epitectus, Longius and Plato's ...V.W. Garratt Francis Turner Palgrave (ed.)The Golden TreasuryPrint: Book
1850-1899'As a seaman in the mid-1870s, Ben Tillett had not yet been exposed to revolutionary literature, "But I discovered Tho...Ben Tillett Thomas CarlylePrint: Unknown
1850-1899'As a young South Wales miner, Edmund Stonelake, who had never heard of the French Revolution, asked a bookseller for ...Edmund Stonelake Thomas CarlylePrint: Book, Unknown
1850-1899'Keir Hardie remembered that a "real turning point" of his life was his discovery of Sartor Resartus at age sixteen or...James Keir Hardie Thomas CarlyleSartor ResartusPrint: Book
1800-1849'[Mary Smith] found emancipation in Shakespeare, Dryden, Goldsmith and other standard male authors, whom she extolled ...Mary Smith William ShakespearePrint: Book
1800-1849'[Mary Smith] found emancipation in Shakespeare, Dryden, Goldsmith and other standard male authors, whom she extolled ...Mary Smith John DrydenPrint: Book
1800-1849'[Mary Smith] found emancipation in Shakespeare, Dryden, Goldsmith and other standard male authors, whom she extolled ...Mary Smith Oliver GoldsmithPrint: Book
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'[Mary Smith] found emancipation in Shakespeare, Dryden, Goldsmith and other standard male authors, whom she extolled ...Mary Smith Joseph AddisonPrint: Book
1800-1849'[Mary Smith] found emancipation in Shakespeare, Dryden, Goldsmith and other standard male authors, whom she extolled ...Mary Smith Richard SteelePrint: Book
1800-1849'[Mary Smith] found emancipation in Shakespeare, Dryden, Goldsmith and other standard male authors, whom she extolled ...Mary Smith Alexander Pope'Ode on Solitude'Print: Book
1800-1849'by age twenty [Mary Smith] had read and understood George Payne's Elements of Mental and Moral Science, Thomas Brown'...Mary Smith George PayneElements of Mental and Moral SciencePrint: Book
1800-1849'by age twenty [Mary Smith] had read and understood George Payne's Elements of Mental and Moral Science, Thomas Brown'...Mary Smith Thomas BrownMoral PhilosophyPrint: Book
1800-1849'by age twenty [Mary Smith] had read and understood George Payne's Elements of Mental and Moral Science, Thomas Brown'...Mary Smith Richard WhateleyLogicPrint: Book
1800-1849'by age twenty [Mary Smith] had read and understood George Payne's Elements of Mental and Moral Science, Thomas Brown'...Mary Smith Ralph Waldo EmersonPrint: Book
1800-1849'by age twenty [Mary Smith] had read and understood George Payne's Elements of Mental and Moral Science, Thomas Brown'...Mary Smith Thomas CarlylePrint: Book
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'like the great man [Carlyle] himself, [Mary Smith] studied Fichte, Schiller and Goethe'.Mary Smith Johann Gottlieb FichtePrint: Book
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'like the great man [Carlyle] himself, [Mary Smith] studied Fichte, Schiller and Goethe'.Mary Smith Johann Christoph Friedrich von SchillerPrint: Book
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'like the great man [Carlyle] himself, [Mary Smith] studied Fichte, Schiller and Goethe'.Mary Smith Johann Wolfgang von GoethePrint: Book
1850-1899At age fourteen, Elizabeth Bryson read Sartor Resartus, a favorite book of her father, an impoverished Dundee bookkeep...Elizabeth Bryson Thomas CarlyleSartor ResartusPrint: Book
1850-1899At age fourteen, Elizabeth Bryson read Sartor Resartus, a favorite book of her father, an impoverished Dundee bookkeep...Elizabeth Bryson Thomas CarlyleHeroes and Hero-worshipPrint: Book
1850-1899At age fourteen, Elizabeth Bryson read Sartor Resartus, a favorite book of her father, an impoverished Dundee bookkeep...Elizabeth Bryson Thomas CarlyleThe French RevolutionPrint: Book
1850-1899'Labour Party pioneer F.W. Jowett..., reading Heroes and Hero-Worship as a young millworker, was attracted by its visi...F.W. Jowett Thomas CarlyleHeroes and Hero WorshipPrint: Book
1850-1899'[Robert Blatchford] found Sartor Resartus intimidating: "after reading the famous meditaton on the sleeping city, I t...Robert Blatchford Thomas CarlyleSartor ResartusPrint: Book
1700-1799Witness statement in the trial of James Stewart for theft: James James (Witness): "afterwards I saw the advertiseme...James James Daily AdvertiserPrint: Newspaper
1700-1799Witness statement in a trial for highway robbery William Aldrich: "on the 23rd of June, at half past ten at night, ...William Aldrich Daily AdvertiserPrint: Newspaper
1800-1849Witness statement in trial of Sarah Evans for murder Thomas Aris: "The first thing I heard of the child being drown...Thomas Aris Daily AdvertiserPrint: Newspaper
1800-1849Witness statement in trial for housebreaking/receiving stolen goods: Thomas Davies: "I think it was in the middle o...Thomas Davies Morning AdvertiserPrint: Newspaper
1700-1799Witness statement in trial for for theft: Thomas Jones: "reading the 'Daily Advertiser' and finding they were adver...Thomas Jones Daily AdvertiserPrint: Newspaper
1700-1799Witness statement in trial for for theft: Benjamin Bunn: "I am a pawnbroker and live in Houndsditch... I was readin...Thomas Jones Daily AdvertiserPrint: Newspaper
1700-1799Witness statement in trial for for theft: Samuel Spencer: "The next day about 11 o'clock I read in the 'Advertiser'...Samuel Spencer AdvertiserPrint: Newspaper
1700-1799Witness statement in trial for for theft/ receiving stolen goods: Robert Alexander: "[the prisoner] brought a saw t...Robert Alexander Public AdvertiserPrint: Newspaper
1700-1799Witness statement in trial for for theft/ receiving stolen goods: John Wyn: "On the 17th of December I had been loo...John Wyn Daily AdvertiserPrint: Newspaper
1700-1799Witness statement in trial for for theft/ receiving stolen goods: John Wyn: "On the 17th of December I had been loo...John Wyn Daily AdvertiserPrint: Newspaper
1700-1799Witness statement in trial for for theft: George Martin: [prisoner offered him cup for sale] "the next morning I re...George Martin Daily AdvertiserPrint: Newspaper
1700-1799Witness statement in trial for for theft/ receiving stolen goods: Charles Clark: "On the 18th of November, in the f...Charles Clark Daily AdvertiserPrint: Newspaper
1700-1799Witness statement in trial for pickpocketing: Thomas Burch: "On Monday morning the 7th of July, the prisoner brough...Thomas Burch Daily AdvertiserPrint: Newspaper
1700-1799Witness statement in trial for fraud: Thomas Douglas: "I saw this advertisement in the Daily Advertiser of the 1st ...Thomas Douglas Daily AdvertiserPrint: Newspaper
1700-1799Witness statement in trial for highway robbery: Gravat: "I am in the news business; my son delivered me the watch-c... Gravat Print: Handbill
1800-1849Witness statement in trial for theft: Joseph Dobree: "I am a pawnbroker: I took in this property of a witness who i...Joseph Dobree Print: Handbill
1700-1799Witness statement in trial for burglary: John Monk: "I have for some years past supported myself by thieving... Wai...John Monk Print: Handbill
1800-1849Witness statement in trial for theft: Mary Flint: "...in consequence of a handbill that I received I had the prison...Mary Flint Print: Handbill
1800-1849Witness statement in trial for burglary/ receiving stolen goods: Henry Ewer: "I am a shopman to Mr Dobree, Oxford-s...Henry Ewer Print: Handbill
1800-1849Witness statement in trial for burglary: James Gideon: "On the 29th of October, between eight and nine o'clock in t...James Gideon Print: Handbill
1700-1799Witness statement in trial for shoplifting: Elias Mordecai: "I set my Basket one Day upon a post, and saw Moses sho...Elias Mordecai AdvertiserPrint: Newspaper
1700-1799Witness statement in trial for theft: Josiah Howard: The 19th of May I and three journeyman-packers left work and c...Josiah Howard AdvertiserPrint: Newspaper
1700-1799Prisoner's defence in trial for highway robbery: "When I came home I went to a coffee-house in Long-acre and asked ...Alexander Bourk Daily AdvertiserPrint: Newspaper
1700-1799Witness statement in trial for highway robbery: James Palace: "A night or two after I read in the Advertiser a watc...James Palace AdvertiserPrint: Newspaper
1800-1849Witness statement in trial for receiving stolen goods: Robert Daniel Liddell: "I am in Mr Marshall's employ. On the...Robert Daniel Liddell Print: Handbill, playbill
1800-1849Witness statement in trial for publishing a blasphemous and seditious libel: William Smith: "I saw [the prisoner] s...William Smith Temple of Reason
1800-1849Witness statement in trial for publishing a blasphemous and seditious libel: Prisoner questions witness Raven Q: P...Henry Baldwin Raven The Republican
1700-1799Witness statement in trial for highway robbery: William Masters: "some time on the 26th of December, we received a ...William Masters Sir John FieldingPrint: Handbill
1700-1799Witness statement in trial for highway robbery: John Brooks: "the handbill came from Sir John Fielding's on the 26t...John Brooks Sir John FieldingPrint: Handbill
1700-1799Witness statement in trial for forgery: William Moreland: "I saw the handbill that had been circulated, advertising...William Moreland Print: Handbill
1700-1799Witness statement in trial for theft: Allen: "I took the prisoners that night in Kingsland-road... in the morning a... Allen Print: Handbill
1700-1799Witness statement in trial for highway robbery: Thomas Brown: "I took an axe of Jones the same evening afterwards; ...Thomas Brown Print: Handbill
1700-1799"[in Aug. 1787 Dorothy Wordsworth] reported that 'I am at present [reading] the Iliad' ... "Dorothy Wordsworth HomerIliadPrint: Book
1700-1799"On 21 Sept 1798, Klopstock read to W[ordsworth] and C[oleridge] 'some passages from his odes in which he has adopted ...Friedrich Gottlieb Klopstock Friedrich Gottlieb Klopstock[odes]Unknown
1700-1799"In late Nov. 1795, W[ordsworth] wrote to [Francis] Wrangham: " ... we see only here a provincial weekly paper ..."William Wordsworth Print: Newspaper
1700-1799"[Thomas] Bowman [Wordsworth's schoolmaster] once left the young W[ordsworth] in his study for a moment and returned t...William Wordsworth Isaac NewtonOpticksPrint: Book
1700-1799"Late in life, W[ordsworth] remembered that he discovered Ovid before Virgil: 'Before I read Virgil I was so strongly ...William Wordsworth OvidMetamorphosesPrint: Book
1700-1799Witness statement in trial for theft: Henry Butt: "On the 26th of August I took in two gravy spoons... Two days aft...Henry Butt Print: Handbill
1700-1799Witness statement in trial for theft: William Aldus: "I am a servant to Mr Salkeld; I produce four table-cloths, an...William Aldus Print: Handbill
1800-1849Witness statement in trial for theft: Rebecca Johnson: "I began to wash a few things after dinner, and soon after s...Anthony Whitewood Print: Newspaper
1800-1849Witness statement in trial for murder: Samuel Davis: [in reply to question about length of time he spent in the wat...Samuel Davies Print: Newspaper
1800-1849Witness statement in trial for housebreaking: John Osrorne: "I know Wood, he came to my house on the 29th of July.....John Osrorne Print: Newspaper
1800-1849Witness statement in trial for housebreaking: Elizabeth Baglee: "I read in a newspaper of the robbery, a day or two...Elizabeth Baglee Print: Newspaper
1800-1849Witness statement in trial for robbery: James John Conolly: "I am a policeman, I apprehended the prisoner Wright on...Robert Wright Print: Newspaper
1800-1849Witness statement in trial for theft: James Robertson: "I keep a public house in Stanhope-street, Clare market -the... Print: Newspaper
1800-1849Witness statement in trial for theft: James Collins: "I was sitting near the bar reading the newspaper, when I turn...James Collins Print: Newspaper
1700-1799Witness statement in trial for theft: Robert Price: "I was standing reading a playbill that was stuck up, the priso...Robert Price Print: Advertisement, Handbill, Poster, Playbill
1700-1799Witness statement in trial for theft: Robert Price: "I was standing reading a playbill that was stuck up, the priso...Joseph Pead Print: Advertisement, Handbill, Poster, Playbill
1800-1849Witness statement in trial for highway robbery: James John Streath: "On the 18th of October last this man watched m...Frederick Constable Print: Advertisement, Handbill, Poster, Playbill
1800-1849Witness statement in trial for pickpocketing: John Everhard Berckemyer: "On the 11th of October, about ten o'clock,...John Everard Berckemyer Print: Advertisement, Handbill, Poster, playbill
1800-1849Witness statement in trial for assault: Charles Bradfield: "In the forenoon of Saturday, 4th of October, I went int...Charles Bradfield Print: Newspaper
1700-1799Witness statement in trial for coining: "Arthur Cross deposed, that he was reading the newspaper at the Black RAven...Arthur Cross Print: Newspaper
1700-1799Witness statement in trial for theft: Isaac Reeve: "After this I happened to read in the Newspaper of a quart silve...Isaac Reeve Print: Newspaper
1700-1799Witness statement in trial for theft: Feling: "I was at the Lion in the Wood reading the newspaper, there was Esq; ...Abraham Feling Print: Newspaper
1700-1799Witness statement in trial for theft: Everill knew John White had been charged with stealing a trunk as it was read...Edward Everill Print: Newspaper
1700-1799Witness statement in trial for highway robbery: Sharpling: "last Thursday was with [the prisoner] between four and ... Sharpling Print: Newspaper
1700-1799Witness statement in trial for theft: Q: "Do you know when Cox was taken up?" Taylor: "I saw it in the newspaper"John Taylor Print: Newspaper
1700-1799Witness statement in trial for theft: Thomas Crocket: "I keep Pan's Coffee-house in Castle-street; on the 9th of No...George Watson Print: Newspaper
1700-1799Witness statement in trial for highway robbery: Henry Barnard: "I went to Baker's Coffee-house to search the newspa...Henry Barnard Print: Newspaper
1700-1799Witness statement in trial for highway robbery: Henry Barnard: "I went to Baker's Coffee-house to search the newspa...Henry Barnard Print: Newspaper
1700-1799Witness statement in trial for theft: John Williamson: "I went and got a pennyworth of gin. I had a newspaper in my...John Williamson Print: Newspaper
1700-1799Witness statement in trial for theft: Elizabeth Marlow: "In the morning of the 23rd I was looking into the newspape...Elizabeth Marlow Print: Newspaper
1700-1799Witness statement in trial for burglary: James Harrison: "I know both prisoners. On the 7th of September, I was in ...James Harrison Print: Newspaper
1700-1799Witness statement in trial for burglary: 2 statements -that George Todd was apprehended in a public house, reading ...George Todd Print: Newspaper
1700-1799Witness statement in trial for coining: John Bailey: "I am an engraver in Fleet-market. I saw the prisoner, as well...John Bailey Print: Newspaper
1700-1799Witness statement in trial for stealing: John Jackson: "I came up by coach, I got down at the White Horse Cellar in...John Jackson Print: Newspaper
1700-1799Witness statement in trial for burglary: Joseph Jackson: "I come on account of recollecting a circumstance in an ad...Joseph Jackson Print: Newspaper
1700-1799Witness statement in trial for stealing: William Watson: "...my house was robbed on the 17th of March... I told my ...William Watson Print: Newspaper
1700-1799Witness statement in trial for theft: Alexander Jack: "...we went to another house a little further on, and there w... Anon Print: Newspaper
1700-1799Witness statement in trial for shoplifting: Walter English: "on the 15th of January last, in the morning, I was in ...Walter English Print: Newspaper
1700-1799Defence of prisoner in his trial for theft James Lewis: "...we went to the Gun, and he asked me to go in; the gentl...James Lewis Print: Newspaper
1700-1799Witness statement in trial for theft: Keturah Dyts (wife of landlord): "...on the 15th of August my husband was tak...Robert Mills Print: Newspaper
1700-1799Witness statement in trial for murder: Joshua Parish: "I know the middle man (Payne); it is near three weeks ago si...Joshua Parish Print: Newspaper
1700-1799Witness statement in trial for theft: Q: "When did you hear of Sadi's death, madam?" Sullivan: "I really cannot te... Sullivan Print: Newspaper
1700-1799Witness statement in trial for robbery: Jane Toosey swore to the court that she read about this crime in the newspa...Jane Toosey Daily AdvertiserPrint: Newspaper
1700-1799Witness statement in trial for theft: Esther Radford: [Bevan picks up parcel in Pond-street and takes it to Radford...Esther Radford Gazetteer and Daily AdvertiserPrint: Newspaper
1700-1799Witness statement in trial for forgery: Joseph Lecree: "...a card was left for me to go to Ibberson's Coffee-house,...Henry Griffin Print: Newspaper
1700-1799This trial concerned with the manner in which William Hudson read the newspaper (or several) to other customers at the...William Hudson Print: Newspaper
1700-1799Witness statement in trial for theft: Elizabeth Kinsey, describing actions of prisoner William Mortimer while in ta...William Mortimer Print: Newspaper
1700-1799Witness statement in trial for theft: Mary Rose: "I was reading in the newspaper some time after, and saw a person ...Mary Rose Print: Newspaper
1700-1799Witness statement in trial for theft: Thomas Tuck: "Last Saturday, about three o'clock, the prisoner was in my parl...John Simmonds Print: Newspaper
1700-1799Witness statement in trial for embezzlement: Anthony Parkin: "he went on Saturday morning to a public house, the si...John Norton Print: Newspaper
1700-1799Witness statements in trial for forgery: Eleanor Castle: "The very day he was taken up, he read the paper at our ho...Edward Lovell Print: Newspaper
1700-1799Witness statements in trial for theft: James Streeter: "...says I, Mich, how did you come by this, I am afraid you ...James Streeter Print: Newspaper
1800-1849Witness statement in trial for highway robbery: Q: "How came Mrs Carey to read the almanack?" Norris: "She was rea... Carey Print: Broadsheet, Poster, Almanack
1800-1849Witness statement in trial for theft: William Olley: "On Thursday the 7th of May, about ten in the morning, I was s...William Olley Print: Newspaper
1800-1849Witness statement in trial for theft: John Lench: "On Saturday the 7th of May, between twelve and one, I was readin...John Lench Print: Newspaper
1800-1849Witness statement in trial for theft: Thomas Watts: "...there was a gentleman in the house reading a newspaper and ... Anon Print: Newspaper
1800-1849Witness statement in trial for burglary: Robinson: "I was reading the newspaper..."James Robinson Print: Newspaper
1800-1849Witness statement in trial for theft: John Wiffin: "On the 1st of August, I was reading the newspaper at the Northu...John Wiffin Print: Newspaper
1800-1849prisoner's statement in trial for theft: Thomas Vaughan: "I got up in the morning to breakfast along with the man's...Thomas Vaughan Print: Newspaper
1800-1849witness statement in trial for forgery: Robert Eddington: "we occasionally read the newspaper, I suppose we sat for...Robert Eddington Print: Newspaper
1800-1849witness statement in trial for theft: Charles Fenn: "I went into Mrs Bow's public house, the sign of the Wheat-shea...Charles Fenn Print: Newspaper
1800-1849witness statement in trial for theft: Mr Hanley: "About eleven o'clock it rained very hard. I stopped at the public... Hanley Print: Newspaper
1800-1849prisoner's statement in trial for theft: Brown: "I was going to the West India Dock, I had a newspaper in my handin...William Brown Print: Newspaper
1800-1849witness statement in trial for theft: Samuel Leigh: "I lodge at the Elephant and Castle, Holborn. On the 12th of Oc...Samuel Leigh Print: Newspaper
1800-1849witness statement in trial for theft/ receiving stolen goods: William de Roach: "In the middle of August I was in P...John Pollard Print: Newspaper
1800-1849witness statement in trial for theft/ receiving stolen goods: William de Roach: "Then the week following Mrs Rippen...John Pollard Print: Newspaper
1800-1849witness statement in trial for theft: William Pocock: "On the night of the 8th of January I was at the King's Head....William Pocock Print: Newspaper
1800-1849witness statement in trial for murder: Henry Bracken: "I caused hom to be apprehended. I read the description of hi...Henry Bracken Print: Newspaper
1800-1849witness statement in trial for deception/forgery: John Dougan: "I was going to the West Indies, in pursuance of tha...Anthony McKenrott Print: Newspaper
1800-1849witness statement in trial for theft: Michael McNally: "Jack brought a newspaper to me, and read a statement that C...John (Jack) Winter Print: Newspaper
1800-1849witness statement in trial for burglary: Ralph Hope: "[Spencer] was apprehended and committed for examination. In a...Ralph Hope Morning AdvertiserPrint: Newspaper
1800-1849witness statement in trial for theft: George Nash: "I was never in the house before... I only staid while I drank m...George Nash Print: Newspaper
1700-1799"W[ordsworth]'s comment to C[oleridge] in 1802 suggests a first reading of Pliny's letters years before ... 'I remeber...William Wordsworth PlinyEpistolarumPrint: Book
1700-1799"Attacking W[ordsworth]'s 'one-sidedness' in 1840, De Quincey records: 'One of Mrs Radcliffe's romances, viz. 'The Ita...William Wordsworth Ann RadcliffeThe ItalianPrint: Book
1700-1799"Christopher Wordsworth Jr. wrote of W[ordsworth]: 'The week before he took his degree he passed his time in reading C...William Wordsworth Samuel RichardsonClarissaPrint: Book
1700-1799"W[ordsworth] owned and read the French translation of Coxe during his residence in France, 1791-2."William Wordsworth William CoxeLettres de M. William Coxe a M. W. Melmoth sur l'etat politique, civil, et naturel de la Suisse; traduits de l'Anglaise, et augmentees des observations faites dans le meme pays par le traducteurPrint: Book
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"In 1843, W[ordsworth] recalled his research for The Borderers: ' ... having a wish to colour the manners in some degr...William Wordsworth George RedpathThe Border History of England and ScotlandPrint: Book
1700-1799"[Thomas] Poole read the Appeal in March 1796; writing to Henrietta Warwick on 2 April, he revealed that 'I have latel...Thomas Poole Marie Jeanne Roland de la PlatiereAn Appeal to Impartial Posterity, by Citizeness RolandPrint: Book
1700-1799" ... in March 1796 D[orothy] W[ordsworth] reported that 'I have also read lately Madame Roland's Memoirs, Louvet and ...Dorothy Wordsworth Marie Jeanne Roland de la PlatiereAn Appeal to Impartial Posterity, by Citizeness RolandPrint: Book
1700-1799" ... in March 1796 D[orothy] W[ordsworth] reported that 'I have also read lately Madame Roland's Memoirs, Louvet and ...Dorothy Wordsworth Jean-Baptiste Louvet de CouvrayNarrative of the Dangers to Which I have been Exposed, since the 31st of May, 1793. With historical memorandums. By Jean-Baptiste Louvet, one of the representatives proscribed in 1793. Now President of the National Convention.Print: Book
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"[S. T.] C[oleridge] stayed up until one o'clock in the morning to read Tytler's translation of The Robbers ... "Samuel Taylor Coleridge Johann Christoph Friedrich von SchillerThe RobbersPrint: Book
1700-1799'Southey, W[ordsworth] told [William] Mathews in Oct. 1795, "is about publishing an epic poem on the subject of the Ma...William Wordsworth Robert SoutheyJoan of ArcManuscript: Unknown
1700-1799'In his letter to [William] Mathews of 3 Aug. 1791, W[ordsworth] somewhat effacingly claims only to have read "in our ...William Wordsworth Lawrence SterneTristram ShandyPrint: Book
1700-1799'In his letter to [William] Mathews of 3 Aug. 1791, W[ordsworth] somewhat effacingly claims only to have read "in our ...William Wordsworth Spectator, ThePrint: Serial / periodical
1700-1799'W[ordsworth] read "Christian's own Account of the Mutiny on Board his Majesty's Ship Bounty, commanded by Captain Bli...William Wordsworth Weekly Entertainer, ThePrint: Serial / periodical
1800-1849"My Brother has read Mr Price's Book on the picturesque ... "William Wordsworth Uvedale PriceEssay on the PicturesquePrint: Book
1800-1849'Mary has been reading to us (I stopped writing to hear it) the account of the death of Mr. Pitt - happy for him that ...Mary Wordsworth Print: Newspaper
1800-1849'I have read only one play, the Bashful Lover and one or two of Plutarch's lives since we wrote last.'Dorothy Wordsworth Philip MassingerBashful Lover, ThePrint: Book
1800-1849'I have read only one play, the Bashful Lover and one or two of Plutarch's lives since we wrote last.'Dorothy Wordsworth PlutarchLivesPrint: Book
1800-1849Dorothy Wordsworth describes receiving only 'two last volumes' of 'Mr Clarkson's Book': 'we may yet have to wait a for...Dorothy Wordsworth Thomas ClarksonPortraiture of Quakerism as taken from a view of the Moral Education, Descriptions, Peculiar Customs, Religious Principles, Political and Civil Oeconomy and Character of the Society of FriendsPrint: Book
1800-1849'I have just begun to read Mr Knight's Book, which you were very kind in sending.'Dorothy Wordsworth Richard Payne KnightAn Analytical Enquiry into the Principles of TastePrint: Book
1800-1849Dorothy Wordsworth describes to Lady Beaumont how she received a letter from her: 'A few minutes before your letter ar...William and Dorothy WordsworthLady Beaumont[letter]Manuscript: Letter
1800-1849'W[illia]m [Wordsworth] has read most of Mr Clarkson's book and has been much pleased, but he complains of the second ...William Wordsworth Thomas ClarksonPortraiture of Quakerism as taken from a View of the Moral Education, Descriptions, Peculiar Customs, Religious Principles, Political and Civil OEconomy and Character of the Society of Friends.Print: Book
1800-1849William Wordsworth: 'I read in the papers with great pain the account of Mungo Park's disastrous end ... 'William Wordsworth [newspaper]Print: Newspaper
1800-1849'I have been reading Fox's Book of Martyrs - not straight forward; but choice parts, it is a very interesting Book Th...Dorothy Wordsworth John FoxBook of MartyrsPrint: Book
1800-1849'I am now reading Gray's life and letters.'Dorothy Wordsworth Thomas GrayLife and LettersPrint: Book
1800-1849'I hope the execrable Murderer will prove to have been an Irishman; the Scotch much to their honour have hitherto been...William Wordsworth [newspapers]Print: Newspaper
1800-1849'I often think of the happy evening when, by your fireside, my Brother read to us the first book of the Paradise lost ...William Wordsworth John MiltonParadise LostPrint: Book
1800-1849'We received the Books a week ago ... We have all already to thank you for a great deal of delight which we have recei...William Wordsworth HutchinsonMemoirs of Colonel HutchinsonPrint: Book
1800-1849'We received the Books a week ago ... We have all already to thank you for a great deal of delight which we have recei...Dorothy Wordsworth D. ThiebaultAnecdotes of Frederick IIPrint: Book
1800-1849'We travelled ... to Nottingham, where we walked about and viewed the Castle and town, an interesting old place, and p...Wordsworth FamilyLucy HutchinsonMemoirs of Colonel HutchinsonPrint: Book
1700-1799'Clarissa Harlowe was not more interesting [than Thomas Clarkson, The History of the Rise, Progress and Accomplishment...Dorothy Wordsworth Samuel RichardsonClarissa, or The History of a Young LadyPrint: BookManuscript: Unknown
1800-1849'We had read his [Thomas Clarkson's] book ... William [Wordsworth] I believe made a few remarks upon paper, but he had...William Wordsworth Thomas ClarksonHistory of the Rise, Progress and Accomplishment of the Abolition of the African Slave-Trade, TheManuscript: Unknown
1800-1849'I cannot express how much pleasure my Brother has already received from Dr. Whitaker's Books, though they have been o...William Wordsworth Thomas Dunham WhitakerHistory and Antiquities of the Deanery of Craven, ThePrint: Book
1800-1849Dorothy Wordsworth to Catherine Clarkson: 'You had been strangely misinformed of the nature of the Edinburgh Review of...Dorothy Wordsworth Edinburgh ReviewPrint: Serial / periodical
1800-1849William Wordsworth to Walter Scott: 'In passing through Penrith I had an opportunity of seeing his [Francis Jeffrey's]...William Wordsworth Edinburgh ReviewPrint: Serial / periodical
1800-1849William Wordsworth describes coach journey from London, having already observed that the coach guard was a former groc...[a grocer] Anon William Wordsworth[poems]Unknown
1800-1849William Wordsworth to Francis Wrangham: 'I have read your quondam Friend's, Dr. Symmonds' life of Milton, on some futu...William Wordsworth SymmondsLife of John Milton, ThePrint: Book
1800-1849'In compliance with frequent entreaties I took the MSS [of The White Doe of Rylstone] to [Charles] Lamb's to read it, ...William Wordsworth William WordsworthWhite Doe of Rylstone, TheManuscript: Unknown
1800-1849William Wordsworth to Francis Wrangham: 'I have read your sermon [Human Laws best supported by the Gospel] (which I la...William Wordsworth Francis WranghamHuman Laws best supported by the GospelUnknown
1800-1849William Wordsworth to Walter Scott: 'Thank you for Marmion which I have read with lively pleasure ... 'William Wordsworth Walter ScottMarmionUnknown
1800-1849William Wordsworth to Walter Scott: 'I had a peep at your edition of Dryden - I had not time to read the Notes which w...William Wordsworth John DrydenunknownPrint: Book
1800-1849William Wordsworth to Francis Wrangham: 'Since I wrote to you I have read Dr Bell's Book upon Education ... it is a mo...William Wordsworth Andrew BellExperiment in Education made at the Asylum of Madras, AnPrint: Book
1700-1799'I remember reading White's Natural History and Antiquities of Selborn[e] with great pleasure when a Boy at school ...'William Wordsworth Gilbert WhiteNatural History and Antiquities of SelbornePrint: Book
1800-1849' ... I have lately read Dr. Whitaker's history of ... Whalley both with profit and pleasure.'William Wordsworth Thomas Dunham WhitakerHistory of the Original Parish of Whalley, and Honour of Clitheroe, ThePrint: Book
1800-1849William Wordsworth suggests to Francis Wrangham that he attempt to write a local history: 'I am induced to mention it ...William Wordsworth GraveThe History and Antiquities of Cleveland in the North Riding of YorkshirePrint: Book
1800-1849William Wordsworth to Francis Wrangham: 'Your sermon [The Gospel best promulgated by National Schools] did not reach m...Wordsworth FamilyFrancis WranghamGospel best promulgated in National Schools, TheUnknown
1800-1849Dorothy Wordsworth writes to Catherine Clarkson on 'Thursday Evening December 8th [1808]': 'Mr. De Quincey ... is besi...Thomas De Quincey unknown[Greek book]Print: BookUnknown
Dorothy Wordsworth describes to Thomas De Quincey how she and her brother William received a letter from him: "Yesterd...William and Dorothy WordsworthThomas De QuinceyletterManuscript: Letter
1800-1849Dorothy Wordsworth describes to Thomas De Quincey how John Wordsworth received a letter from him: "When your Frien...Dorothy Wordsworth Thomas De QuinceyLetterManuscript: Letter
1800-1849William Wordsworth to Thomas De Quincey, regarding editing of The Convention of Cintra: 'I have alluded to the blasphe...William Wordsworth and Thomas De Quincey[Italian deputies] Anon[address to Buonaparte]Print: Serial / periodical
1800-1849'I have read Cevallos; also I have read Miss Smith's Translation of Klopstock's and Mrs. K's letters [goes on to expre...Dorothy Wordsworth Don Pedro CevallosExposition of the Arts and Machinations which led to the Usurpation of the Crown of Spain ...Print: Book
1800-1849'I have read Cevallos; also I have read Miss Smith's Translation of Klopstock's and Mrs. K's letters [goes on to expre...Dorothy Wordsworth unknownMemoir of Frederick and Margaret KlopstockPrint: Book
1800-1849'I have seen a hint in one of the Papers about some letters of [General Sir] David Baird to the same tune as [Sir John...William Wordsworth unknown[newpapers]Print: Newspaper
1800-1849'I ... found Miss [Sara] Hutchinson reading Coleridge's Christabel to Johnny [Wordsworth] - She was tired, so I read t...Sara Hutchinson and Dorothy WordsworthSamuel Taylor ColeridgeChristabelUnknown
1800-1849Dorothy Wordsworth reflects on prospect that her brother William might turn to newspaper journalism for a living: 'Thi...Dorothy Wordsworth Edinburgh ReviewPrint: Serial / periodical
1800-1849'Mr. Wilson came to us on Saturday morning and stayed till Sunday afternoon - William [Wordsworth] read the White Doe;...William Wordsworth William WordsworthWhite Doe of Rylstone, ThePrint: Serial / periodicalUnknown
1800-1849'Mr. Wilson came to us on Saturday morning and stayed till Sunday afternoon - William [Wordsworth] read the White Doe;...William Wordsworth Samuel Taylor ColeridgeChristabelUnknown
1800-1849'I have just been reading an old Magazine where I find that Benjamin Flower was fined ?100 and imprisoned in Newgate f...William Wordsworth unknown[magazine]Print: Serial / periodical
1800-1849Henry Mayhew's interview with a seller of street stationery: 'I read "Lloyd's Weekly Newspaper" on a Sunday, and what... [n/a]Lloyd's Weekly NewspaperPrint: Newspaper
1800-1849'Here I am reading Virgil?s delightful Georgics for the first time. They really attune perfectly well with the plains...Edward Fitzgerald VirgilGeorgicsPrint: Book
1800-1849As I have no people to tell you of, so have I very few books, and know nothing of what is stirring in the literary wor...Edward Fitzgerald Arthur Penryn StanleyLife of Thomas Arnold D.D, Headmaster of RugbyPrint: Book
1800-1849As I have no people to tell you of, so have I very few books, and know nothing of what is stirring in the literary wor...Edward Fitzgerald Edmund BurkeLettersPrint: Book
1850-1899I have been reading in my Boat?Virgil, Juvenal, and Wesley?s Journal. Do you know the last? one of the most interesti...Edward Fitzgerald VirgilPrint: Book
1850-1899I have been reading in my Boat?Virgil, Juvenal, and Wesley?s Journal. Do you know the last? one of the most interesti...Edward Fitzgerald JuvenalPrint: Book
1850-1899I have been reading in my Boat?Virgil, Juvenal, and Wesley?s Journal. Do you know the last? one of the most interesti...Edward Fitzgerald John WesleyJournalPrint: Book
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I have been reading in my Boat?Virgil, Juvenal, and Wesley?s Journal. Do you know the last? one of the most interesti...Edward Fitzgerald Horace WalpoleLettersPrint: Book
1850-1899'Some one by chance read out to me the other day at the seaside your account of poor old Naseby Village from Cromwell,...Edward Charles KnightHalf Hours with the Best AuthorsPrint: Book
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[Macaulay's marginalia by the conversation in the street between Brutus and Cassius, in the First Act of Julius Caesar...Thomas Babington Macaulay William ShakespeareJulius CaesarPrint: Book
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[Macaulay's marginalia at the end of Julius Caesar] "The last scenes are huddled up, and affect me less than Plutarch'...Thomas Babington Macaulay William ShakespeareJulius CaesarPrint: Book
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[Macaulay's marginalia by the lines "Let me have men about me that are fat/ Sleek headed men, and such as sleep o' nig...Thomas Babington Macaulay William ShakespeareJulius CaesarPrint: Book
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Henry Mayhew interviews "educated" costermongers who read fiction aloud to groups of costermongers in the courts they ...G.W.M. ReynoldsThe Mysteries of LondonPrint: Serial / periodical
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Henry Mayhew interviews "educated" costermongers who read fiction aloud to groups of costermongers in the courts they ...G.W.M. ReynoldsThe Mysteries of the Court of LondonPrint: Serial / periodical
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Henry Mayhew interviews 'educated' costermongers who read fiction aloud to groups of costermongers in the courts they ...anon Edward Lloyd[various titles published by Lloyd]Print: Serial / periodical
Henry Mayhew's interview with an orphan flower girl and her sister: "'We've always had good health. We can all read'....anon Garden of HeavenPrint: Book
1800-1849Henry Mayhew interviews a sweet-stuff maker: "One of the appliances of the sweet-stuff trade which I saw in the roo...anon History of EnglandPrint: Book, Serial / periodical, uncut sheets
1800-1849Henry Mayhew interviews a long-song seller: to sell ballads he not only cries their titles, but also sings the songs h...anon Print: Broadsheet, broadside ballads
1800-1849Henry Mayhew interviews a running patterer -seller of broadsheets mainly dealing with crime and breaking news, sometim...anon Print: Broadsheet
1800-1849Henry Mayhew interviews a street author or street poet: "I was very fond of reading poems in my youth, as soon as I...anon Oliver GoldsmithEdwin and AngelinaPrint: Book
1800-1849Henry Mayhew interviews a 'cheap John': "From selling the printed songs, I imbibed a wish to learn to read, and, with...anon Print: Broadsheet, broadside ballads
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Henry Mayhew interviews a blind female seller of 'small wares', the conversation turns to her younger son: "My youn...anon Print: Book, Broadsheet, Serial / periodical, penny book
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Henry Mayhew interviews a street buyer of waste paper: "The only worldly labour I do on a Sunday is to take my fami...anon [n/a]Lloyd's Weekly NewspaperPrint: Broadsheet, Newspaper
1800-1849Henry Mayhew interviews a fancy cabinet-maker "...one elderly and very intelligent man, a first rate artisan in ski...anon ExaminerPrint: Broadsheet, Newspaper, Serial / periodical
1800-1849Henry Mayhew interviews a fancy cabinet-maker "...one elderly and very intelligent man, a first rate artisan in ski...anon Daily NewsPrint: Broadsheet, Newspaper
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Henry Mayhew interviews a fancy cabinet-maker "...one elderly and very intelligent man, a first rate artisan in ski...anon variousPrint: Book, leaves from books used to wrap food purchases
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Henry Mayhew interviews a regular scavager: "No, I can't say I was sorry when I was forced to be idle that way, tha...Bill n/a[newspaper]Print: Newspaper
1800-1849Henry Mayhew interviews an "aristocratic" crossing sweeper of Cavendish-square: "There was the Earl of Gainsborough...Billy ? Print: religious tract
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Henry Mayhew interviews a crossing sweeper: "Sometimes, after I get home, I read a book, if I can borrow one. What ...John BunyanPilgrim's ProgressPrint: Book
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Henry Mayhew interviews a crossing sweeper: "Sometimes, after I get home, I read a book, if I can borrow one. What ...G.W.M. ReynoldsReynolds's MiscellanyPrint: Serial / periodical
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Henry Mayhew interviews a crossing sweeper: "Sometimes, after I get home, I read a book, if I can borrow one. What ... Print: Book, Serial / periodical, novels
1800-1849Henry Mayhew interviews a female crossing sweeper: "When my sight was better I used to be very partial to reading; ...Mary Print: Newspaper
1800-1849Henry Mayhew interviews a female crossing sweeper: "When my sight was better I used to be very partial to reading; ...Mary ? The BiblePrint: Book
1800-1849Henry Mayhew interviews a female crossing sweeper: "When my sight was better I used to be very partial to reading; ...Mary Daniel DefoeRobinson CrusoePrint: Book
1800-1849Henry Mayhew interviews a female crossing sweeper: "When my sight was better I used to be very partial to reading; ...Mary Print: Book, story books
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Henry Mayhew interviews a juvenile crossing sweeper: "I can read and write -oh, yes, I mean read and write well -re...Jack London JournalPrint: Serial / periodical
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Henry Mayhew interviews a penny mouse-trap maker (cripple): "My daughter is eighteen and my son eleven; that is my ...anon Family FriendPrint: Serial / periodical
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Henry Mayhew interviews a penny mouse-trap maker (cripple): "I found books often lull my pain... I can't afford the...anon John MiltonParadise LostPrint: Book
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Henry Mayhew interviews a penny mouse-trap maker (cripple): "I found books often lull my pain... I can't afford the...anon William ShakespearePrint: Book
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Henry Mayhew interviews a penny mouse-trap maker (cripple): "I found books often lull my pain... I can't afford the...anon Print: Book
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Henry Mayhew interviews a street entertainer -a 'blind reader': "I was not born blind, but lost my sight four years...anon GospelPrint: Book
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Henry Mayhew interviews a 'vagrant' of 18 years of age: "Of a night some one would now and then read hymns, out of ...anon Print: Book, religious tracts sold in streets containing hymns
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Henry Mayhew interviews a 'vagrant' of 18 years of age: "Of a night ...we'd read stories about Jack Sheppard and Di...anon William Harrison AinsworthJack SheppardPrint: Book
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Henry Mayhew interviews a 'vagrant' of 18 years of age: "Of a night ...we'd read stories about Jack Sheppard and Di...anon William Harrison AinsworthRookwoodPrint: Book
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Henry Mayhew interviews a boy of 16, a vagrant and inmate of a casual ward of a London workhouse: "My father had no...anon WattsPrint: Book
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Henry Mayhew interviews a boy of 16, a vagrant and inmate of a casual ward of a London workhouse: "My father had no...anon John WesleyPrint: Book
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Henry Mayhew interviews a boy of 16, a vagrant and inmate of a casual ward of a London workhouse: "My father had no...anon religious magazinesPrint: Serial / periodical
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Henry Mayhew interviews a boy of 16, a vagrant and inmate of a casual ward of a London workhouse: "My father had no...anon ClarkLives of PiratesPrint: Book, Serial / periodical, numbers collected into volume by library?
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Henry Mayhew interviews a boy of 16, a vagrant and inmate of a casual ward of a London workhouse: "My father had no...anon Tales of ShipwrecksPrint: Serial / periodical, probably penny numbers
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Henry Mayhew interviews a boy of 16, a vagrant and inmate of a casual ward of a London workhouse: "My father had no...anon Family HeraldPrint: Serial / periodical
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Henry Mayhew interviews a boy of 16, a vagrant and inmate of a casual ward of a London workhouse: "My father had no...anon William Harrison AinsworthWindsor CastlePrint: Book, Serial / periodical, unsure if penny numbers or book
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Henry Mayhew interviews a boy of 16, a vagrant and inmate of a casual ward of a London workhouse: "My father had no...anon William Harrison AinsworthThe Tower of LondonPrint: Book, Serial / periodical, unsure if penny numbers or book
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Henry Mayhew interviews a boy of 17, an inmate of a London workhouse: "I thought I should make my fortune in London...anon Print: Book, Serial / periodical, penny books
1850-1899Henry Mayhew interviews a boy of 17, an inmate of a London workhouse: "I've read 'Jack Sheppard' through, in three ...anon William Harrison AinsworthJack SheppardPrint: Book
1850-1899Henry Mayhew interviews a 'London sneak or common thief': "On Sunday evenings the only books read were such as 'Jac...anon William Harrison AinsworthJack SheppardPrint: Book
1850-1899Henry Mayhew interviews a 'London sneak or common thief': "On Sunday evenings the only books read were such as 'Jac...anon William Harrison AinsworthRookwoodPrint: Book
1850-1899Henry Mayhew interviews a 'London sneak or common thief': "On Sunday evenings the only books read were such as 'Jac...anon Newgate CalendarPrint: Book, Serial / periodical
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Henry Mayhew interviews a former London pickpocket, turned patterer; grew up in Shropshire, father a Wesleyan minister...anon BiblePrint: Book
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Henry Mayhew interviews a former London pickpocket, turned patterer; grew up in Shropshire, father a Wesleyan minister...anon BiblePrint: Book
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Henry Mayhew interviews a former London pickpocket, turned patterer; grew up in Shropshire, father a Wesleyan minister...anon Thomas PainePrint: Book
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Henry Mayhew interviews a former London pickpocket, turned patterer; grew up in Shropshire, father a Wesleyan minister...anon VolneyPrint: Book
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Henry Mayhew interviews a former London pickpocket, turned patterer; grew up in Shropshire, father a Wesleyan minister...anon George Jacob HolyoakePrint: Book
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Henry Mayhew interviews a former London pickpocket, turned patterer; grew up in Shropshire, father a Wesleyan minister...anon Edward Bulwer-LyttonPrint: Book, Serial / periodical
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Henry Mayhew interviews a former London pickpocket, turned patterer; grew up in Shropshire, father a Wesleyan minister...anon Charles DickensPrint: Book, Serial / periodical
1900-1945'[Muir's] account of his reading material as a young man in Glasgow points to an involvement with poems of the Romanti...Edwin Muir John Keats'Ode to a Nightingale'Print: Unknown
1900-1945'[Muir's] account of his reading material as a young man in Glasgow points to an involvement with poems of the Romanti...Edwin Muir Alfred Lord Tennyson'The Lotus Eaters'Print: Unknown
1900-1945'[Muir's] account of his reading material as a young man in Glasgow points to an involvement with poems of the Romanti...Edwin Muir Percy Bysshe Shelley'Ode to the West Wind'Print: Unknown
1900-1945'[Muir's] account of his reading material as a young man in Glasgow points to an involvement with poems of the Romanti...Edwin Muir Algernon Charles Swinburne'Atalanta in Calydon'Print: Unknown
1900-1945'[Muir's] account of his reading material as a young man in Glasgow points to an involvement with poems of the Romanti...Edwin Muir Wiliam Wordsworth'The Solitary Reaper'Print: Unknown
1800-1849Henry Mayhew holds meeting with a group of the lowest class of male juvenile thieves and vagabonds; during the meeting...anon William Harrison AinsworthJack SheppardPrint: Book, Serial / periodical, either in penny numbers or as volume
1800-1849Henry Mayhew holds meeting with a group of the lowest class of male juvenile thieves and vagabonds; during the meeting...anon William Harrison AinsworthRookwoodPrint: Book, Serial / periodical, either in penny numbers or as volume
1900-1945'[Muir] wrote to Stephen Spender in the summer of 1944 that Bowra's book had made him realise that he had been writing...Edwin Muir C. Maurice BowraThe Heritage of SymbolismPrint: Book
1800-1849Henry Mayhew holds meeting with a group of the lowest class of male juvenile thieves and vagabonds; during the meeting...anon Claude du ValPrint: Book, Serial / periodical, either in penny numbers or as volume
1800-1849Henry Mayhew holds meeting with a group of the lowest class of male juvenile thieves and vagabonds; during the meeting...anon Newgate CalendarPrint: Serial / periodical
1800-1849Henry Mayhew holds meeting with a group of the lowest class of male juvenile thieves and vagabonds; during the meeting...anon Lives of the Robbers and PiratesPrint: Serial / periodical
1800-1849Henry Mayhew holds meeting with a group of the lowest class of male juvenile thieves and vagabonds; during the meeting...group of London thievesWilliam Harrison AinsworthJack SheppardPrint: Book, Serial / periodical, either as penny numbers or in volume
1850-1899'[Muir] recalls... that his father conducted a little service in the farmhouse each week: "Every Sunday night he gathe...The Bible Print: Book
1900-1945'Philip Inman conveyed a ... specific sense of the uses of literacy for an early Labour MP. The son of a widowed charw...Philip Inman Ralph Waldo Emerson[Essays]Print: Book
1700-1799'Three of W[ordsworth]'s translations of Catullus survive from between 1786 and c.1788 ["Death of a Starling" (1786); ...William Wordsworth CatullusCarminaUnknown
1900-1945'Philip Inman conveyed a ... specific sense of the uses of literacy for an early Labour MP. The son of a widowed charw...Philip Inman John RuskinSesame and LiliesPrint: Book
1900-1945'Philip Inman conveyed a ... specific sense of the uses of literacy for an early Labour MP. The son of a widowed charw...Philip Inman Oliver Wendell HolmesAutocrat of the Breakfast TablePrint: Book
1900-1945'Philip Inman conveyed a ... specific sense of the uses of literacy for an early Labour MP. The son of a widowed charw...Philip Inman Charles LambEssays of EliaPrint: Book
1700-1799'W[ordsworth] copied a brief quotation from Donne's "Death be not proud" into D[ove] C[ottage] MS 16 ["Death be not pr...William Wordsworth John DonneHoly Sonnet 10Unknown
1900-1945'Philip Inman conveyed a ... specific sense of the uses of literacy for an early Labour MP. The son of a widowed charw...Philip Inman James BoswellLife of JohnsonPrint: Book
1900-1945'Philip Inman conveyed a ... specific sense of the uses of literacy for an early Labour MP. The son of a widowed charw...Philip Inman John Gibson LockhartThe Life of ScottPrint: Book
1900-1945'Philip Inman conveyed a ... specific sense of the uses of literacy for an early Labour MP. The son of a widowed charw...Philip Inman Thomas CarlyleThe Life of John SterlingPrint: Book
1900-1945'Philip Inman conveyed a ... specific sense of the uses of literacy for an early Labour MP. The son of a widowed charw...Philip Inman Emily BronteWuthering HeightsPrint: Book
1900-1945'Philip Inman conveyed a ... specific sense of the uses of literacy for an early Labour MP. The son of a widowed charw...Philip Inman Miguel de CervantesDon QuixotePrint: Book
1900-1945'Philip Inman conveyed a ... specific sense of the uses of literacy for an early Labour MP. The son of a widowed charw...Philip Inman Daniel DefoeRobinson CrusoePrint: Book
1900-1945'Philip Inman conveyed a ... specific sense of the uses of literacy for an early Labour MP. The son of a widowed charw...Philip Inman John BunyanThe Pilgrim's ProgressPrint: Book
1900-1945'Philip Inman conveyed a ... specific sense of the uses of literacy for an early Labour MP. The son of a widowed charw...Philip Inman Thomas a KempisThe Imitation of ChristPrint: Book
1900-1945'Philip Inman conveyed a ... specific sense of the uses of literacy for an early Labour MP. The son of a widowed charw...Philip Inman William ShakespeareSonnetsPrint: Book
1900-1945'Philip Inman conveyed a ... specific sense of the uses of literacy for an early Labour MP. The son of a widowed charw...Philip Inman Alfred Lord TennysonPrint: Book
1700-1799'In spring 1789 W[ordsworth]translated Horace's Ode to Apollo (Ode I xxxi) with the help of [Christopher] Smart's tran...William Wordsworth HoraceWorks of Horace. Translated into English Prose, for the use of those who are desirous of acquiring or recovering a competent knowledge of the Latin language. By Christopher SmartPrint: Book
1900-1945'Philip Inman conveyed a ... specific sense of the uses of literacy for an early Labour MP. The son of a widowed charw...Philip Inman Robert BrowningPrint: Book
1900-1945'Philip Inman conveyed a ... specific sense of the uses of literacy for an early Labour MP. The son of a widowed charw...Philip Inman Francis Turner PalgraveGolden Treasury (ed.)Print: Book
1700-1799'W[ordsworth]'s translation of Horace's Ode to the Bandusian Fountain (Ode III xiii) appears in a manuscript dating fr...William Wordsworth HoraceOdesPrint: Book
1700-1799'A 28-line transcription in Wordsworth's hand appears in the Alfoxden Notebook (Dove Cottage MS 14) of a quotation fro...William Wordsworth Richard Payne KnightProgress of Civil Society, A Didactic Poem, TheUnknown
1700-1799'Mary Moorman, "Wordsworth's Commonplace Book," Notes & Queries NS 4 (1957) 400-5, reports that the commonplace book u...William Wordsworth David HerdAncient and Modern Scottish PoemsPrint: BookUnknown
1700-1799'[Heron] provided one of the first entries in [Wordsworth's] Commonplace Book ... 'William Wordsworth Robert HeronObservations Made in a Journey through the Western Countries of ScotlandPrint: BookUnknown
1900-1945'[Philip Inman] loved everything by Charlotte Bronte, partly for what she had to say about the class system: "Characte...Philip Inman Charlotte BronteVillettePrint: Book
1900-1945'[Philip Inman] loved everything by Charlotte Bronte, partly for what she had to say about the class system: "Characte...Philip Inman Charlotte BronteJane EyrePrint: Book
1900-1945'[Philip Inman] loved everything by Charlotte Bronte, partly for what she had to say about the class system: "Characte...Philip Inman Jane Austen[novels]Print: Book
1700-1799'W[ordsworth] read Holcroft's play shortly after publication ... on 21 March 1796 [he] told [William] Mathews that "I ...William Wordsworth Thomas HolcroftMan of Ten Thousand, ThePrint: BookUnknown
1900-1945'When asked how books had shaped him, Labour M.P. F.W. Jowett ranged widely: Ivanhoe made him want to read, Unto this ...F.W. Jowett Walter ScottIvanhoePrint: Book
1700-1799Wordsworth to Robert Shelton Mackenzie, 26 January 1838: 'When I was a very young Man the present Archdeacon Wrangham ...William Wordsworth JuvenalSatire XUnknown
1850-1899'When asked how books had shaped him, Labour M.P. F.W. Jowett ranged widely: Ivanhoe made him want to read, Unto this ...F.W. Jowett John RuskinUnto this LastPrint: Book
1700-1799William Wordsworth to Robert Shelton Mackenzie, 26 January 1838: 'When I was a very young Man the present Archdeacon ...Francis Wrangham JuvenalSatire XUnknown
1850-1899'When asked how books had shaped him, Labour M.P. F.W. Jowett ranged widely: Ivanhoe made him want to read, Unto this ...F.W. Jowett Thomas CarlylePast and PresentPrint: Book
1850-1899'When asked how books had shaped him, Labour M.P. F.W. Jowett ranged widely: Ivanhoe made him want to read, Unto this ...F.W. Jowett William Makepeace ThackerayVanity FairPrint: Book
1850-1899'When asked how books had shaped him, Labour M.P. F.W. Jowett ranged widely: Ivanhoe made him want to read, Unto this ...F.W. Jowett Victor HugoLes MiserablesPrint: Book
1850-1899'When asked how books had shaped him, Labour M.P. F.W. Jowett ranged widely: Ivanhoe made him want to read, Unto this ...F.W. Jowett Emily BronteWuthering HeightsPrint: Book
1700-1799'At the front of D[ove] C[ottage] MS 16, in use during 1798, D[orothy] W[ordsworth] copied Marlowe's Edward II V.v.55-...Dorothy Wordsworth Christopher MarloweEdward IIPrint: Book
1700-1799'At the front of D[ove] C[ottage] MS 16, in use during 1798, D[orothy] W[ordsworth] copied Marlowe's Edward II V.v.55-...Dorothy Wordsworth Select Collection of Old PlaysPrint: Book
1700-1799' ... a short extract from [Philip] Massinger's The Picture (III.v.211-19) [was] copied by D[orothy] W[ordsworth] into...Dorothy Wordsworth Philip MassingerPicture, ThePrint: Book
1900-1945'Percy Wall, jailed for defying draft notices in the First World War, was inspired in part by a copy of Queen Mab owne...Percy Wall Percy Bysshe ShelleyQueen MabPrint: Unknown
1700-1799'During the spring or summer of 1789, W[ordsworth] translated Moschus' Lament for Bion [Idyllium III] ... 'William Wordsworth MoschusLament for BionUnknown
1900-1945'Percy Wall, jailed for defying draft notices in the First World War, was inspired in part by a copy of Queen Mab owne...Percy Wall Ralph Waldo EmersonPrint: Book
1900-1945'Percy Wall, jailed for defying draft notices in the First World War, was inspired in part by a copy of Queen Mab owne...Percy Wall Thomas Babington MacaulayPrint: Book
1900-1945'Percy Wall, jailed for defying draft notices in the First World War, was inspired in part by a copy of Queen Mab owne...Percy Wall Francis BaconPrint: Book
1700-1799'W[ordsworth] read (in [John] Langhorne's translation) Bion's death of Adonis by 1786 ... 'William Wordsworth BionDeath of AdonisUnknown
1900-1945'Percy Wall, jailed for defying draft notices in the First World War, was inspired in part by a copy of Queen Mab owne...Percy Wall William ShakespearePrint: Book
1900-1945'Percy Wall, jailed for defying draft notices in the First World War, was inspired in part by a copy of Queen Mab owne...Percy Wall Charles LambPrint: Book
1700-1799'W[ordsworth] composed a loose translation of Petrarch, Se la mia vita da l'aspro tormento in 1789-90 while learning I...William Wordsworth PetrarchSe la mia vita da l'aspro tormento (sonnet)Unknown
1700-1799'On the facing verso of the MS [of Letter to the Bishop of Llandaff], [Wordsworth] ... copies out Athalie I.ii.278-82,...William Wordsworth Jean RacineAthalieUnknown
1900-1945'Emrys Daniel Hughes, [an] imprisoned CO and son of a Tonypandy miner, learned that the authorities were not unaware o...Emrys Daniel Hughes Percy Bysshe ShelleyPrint: Book
1900-1945'Emrys Daniel Hughes, [an] imprisoned CO and son of a Tonypandy miner, learned that the authorities were not unaware o...Emrys Daniel Hughes Laurence SterneTristram ShandyPrint: Book
1900-1945'Emrys Daniel Hughes, [an] imprisoned CO and son of a Tonypandy miner, learned that the authorities were not unaware o...Emrys Daniel Hughes Thomas MoreUtopiaPrint: Book
1700-1799Thomas Moore on encountering W[ordsworth] in Paris on 24 Oct. 1820: 'A young Frenchman called in, and it was amusing t...William Wordsworth Jean RacineAthalieUnknown
1900-1945'Emrys Daniel Hughes, [an] imprisoned CO and son of a Tonypandy miner, learned that the authorities were not unaware o...Emrys Daniel Hughes Herbert George WellsThe World Set FreePrint: Book
1900-1945'Emrys Daniel Hughes, [an] imprisoned CO and son of a Tonypandy miner, learned that the authorities were not unaware o...Emrys Daniel Hughes [biography of William Penn]Print: Book
1900-1945'Emrys Daniel Hughes, [an] imprisoned CO and son of a Tonypandy miner, learned that the authorities were not unaware o...Emrys Daniel Hughes Walt WhitmanPrint: Book
1700-1799'[Thomas] Bowman [Wordsworth's schoolmaster] recalled that W[ordsworth] read [George Sandys, Relation of a Journey Beg...William Wordsworth George SandysRelation of a Journey Begun 1610. Foure Bookes. Containing a Description of the Turkish Empire, of AEgypt, of the Holy Land, of the Remote Parts of Italy and Ilands AdjoyningPrint: Book
1900-1945'[Emrys Hughes] read the social history of Macaulay, Froude, and J.R. Green; Thorold Rogers's Six Centuries of Work an...Emrys Daniel Hughes Thomas Babington MacaulayPrint: Book
1700-1799'As W[ordsworth] recalled in the Fenwick Note to We are Seven ... his reading of Shelvocke's Voyages inspired the kill...William Wordsworth George ShelvockeVoyage Round the World by the Way of the Great South Sea, Performed in the Years 1719-1722Print: Book
1900-1945'[Emrys Hughes] read the social history of Macaulay, Froude, and J.R. Green; Thorold Rogers's Six Centuries of Work an...Emrys Daniel Hughes James Anthony FroudePrint: Book
1900-1945'[Emrys Hughes] read the social history of Macaulay, Froude, and J.R. Green; Thorold Rogers's Six Centuries of Work an...Emrys Daniel Hughes John Richard GreenPrint: Book
1900-1945'[Emrys Hughes] read the social history of Macaulay, Froude, and J.R. Green; Thorold Rogers's Six Centuries of Work an...Emrys Daniel Hughes Thorold RogersSix Centuries of Work and WagesPrint: Book
1900-1945'[Emrys Hughes] read the social history of Macaulay, Froude, and J.R. Green; Thorold Rogers's Six Centuries of Work an...Emrys Daniel Hughes Thomas CarlyleThe French RevolutionPrint: Book
1700-1799'On the rear flyleaf of his copy of [Charlotte Smith's] Elegiac Sonnets [5th edn, 1789]... W[ordsworth] copied two mor...William Wordsworth Charlotte Smith[sonnets (two)]Manuscript: Unknown
1700-1799'In later years, W[ordsworth] recalled that under Agostino Isola "I translated the Vision of Mirza, and two or three o...William Wordsworth Spectator, ThePrint: Serial / periodical
1700-1799'On the inside cover of D[ove] C[ottage] MS 2, in use during 1786-7, a faint pencil inscription survives from c.1786: ...William Wordsworth VirgilAeneidPrint: Book
1700-1799' ... as a student at Cambridge, W[ordsworth] made a number of translations from Virgil's Georgics .. surviving manusc...William Wordsworth VirgilGeorgicsUnknown
1700-1799'"I am translating the Oberon of Wieland," C[oleridge] told [Thomas] Poole, 20 Nov 1797.'Samuel Taylor Coleridge Christoph Martin WielandOberonUnknown
1700-1799'[Francis] Wrangham was ... in the habit of reading MS verses to his friends: C[oleridge] heard his "Brutoniad" in Sep...Francis Wrangham Francis WranghamBrutoniadManuscript: Unknown
1700-1799Robert Southey to William Taylor, April 1799: '[Amos Cottle] was in a hurry, and wanted northern learning, but seeme...Amos Cottle unknownEdda Soemundar hinns FrodaPrint: BookManuscript: Unknown
1700-1799'Coleridge's interest in [Amos] Cottle dated back at least to May 1797, when he read his Latin poem, Italia, vastata ....Samuel Taylor Coleridge Amos CottleItalia, vastataUnknown
1800-1849Transcription of William Wordsworh, "Fidelity" in letter from Dorothy Wordsworth to Lady Beaumont, 2 March 1806 (first...Dorothy Wordsworth William WordsworthFidelityManuscript: Unknown
1800-1849Version of Wordsworth's translation of Michaelangelo sonnet transcribed in letter to Sir George Beaumont, 8 Sept 1806.William Wordsworth Michaelangelo Buonarotti[sonnet]Unknown
Transcription of William Wordsworth, "Star-Gazers" appears in letter from Dorothy Wordsworth to Lady Beaumont, 15 Nove...Dorothy Wordsworth William WordsworthStar-GazersUnknown
Transcription of William Wordsworth, 'The Force of Prayer' appears in letter from Dorothy Wordsworth to Jane Marshall,...Dorothy Wordsworth William WordsworthThe Force of PrayerManuscript: Unknown
1800-1849Dorothy Wordsworth to Jane Marshall, 11 May 1808: 'Would you believe it we too had dreams about Loch Kettrine when we ...Dorothy Wordsworth unknown[advertisement]Print: Advertisement
1800-1849 William Wordsworth discusses reading habits of the local labouring classes in letter to Francis Wrangham, 5 June 180...William Wordsworth anon [working people]["half-penny Ballads"]Print: Book
1800-1849William Wordsworth discusses reading habits of the local labouring classes in letter to Francis Wrangham, 5 June 1808:...William Wordsworth ["penny and two-penny histories"]Print: Book
1800-1849William Wordsworth to S.T. Coleridge, [5 May 1809]: 'Turning over an old Magazine three or four days ago I hit upon a ...William Wordsworth unknown[magazine]Print: Serial / periodical
1800-1849William Wordsworth to Daniel Stuart, 'Sunday Night, June 4th [1809]': 'Nothing but vexation seems to attend me in thi...William Wordsworth William WordsworthConvention of Cintra, The
1800-1849Dorothy Wordsworth to Thomas De Quincey, 1 August 1809: '... I took the pains when I was in Kendal of going to the Boo...Dorothy Wordsworth variousEdinburgh ReviewPrint: Serial / periodical
1800-1849Dorothy Wordsworth to Thomas De Quincey, 1 August 1809: '... I took the pains when I was in Kendal of going to the Boo...Dorothy Wordsworth Thomas CampbellGertrude of Wyoming (extracts)Print: Serial / periodical
1800-1849Dorothy Wordsworth to Catherine Clarkson, 18 Novembr [1809]: 'Sara [Hutchinson] has been kept almost constantly busy i...Sara Hutchinson William WordsworthIntroduction to Select Views in Cumberland, Westmoreland, and Lancashire, by the Rev. Joseph Wilkinson, Rector of East and West Wretham, in the County of Norfolk and Chaplain to the Marquis of HuntlyManuscript: Unknown
1800-1849Dorothy Wordsworth to Jane Marshall, [c.19 February 1810] (letter fragmentary): 'Have you seen my Brother Christopher'...Dorothy Wordsworth Christopher WordsworthEcclesiastical Biography, or Lives of Eminent Men connected with the History of Religion in EnglandPrint: BookManuscript: Unknown
1800-1849Dorothy Wordsworth to Lady Beaumont, 28 February [1810], on departure of Sara Hutchinson after four years with Wordswo...Sara Hutchinson Samuel Taylor ColeridgeThe Friend, A Literary, Moral and Political Weekly PaperManuscript: Unknown
1800-1849Dorothy Wordsworth to Jane Marshall, 'Sunday night, 13th April [1810]': 'When I saw the advertisement [for house at Wa...Dorothy Wordsworth Print: Advertisement, NewspaperManuscript: Unknown
1800-1849Dorothy Wordsworth, on visit to Catherine Clarkson at Bury St Edmunds, to William Wordsworth and Sara Hutchinson, 14 A...Dorothy Wordsworth Geoffrey ChaucerThe Canterbury TalesPrint: Book
1800-1849Dorothy Wordsworth writes to Catherine Clarkson (12 November 1810) with description of three nights' stay during Octob...William Wordsworth John MiltonParadise LostUnknown
1800-1849Extract of letter from Thomas De Quincey to Mary Wordsworth, given in 30 December 1810 letter from Dorothy Wordsworth ...Thomas De Quincey Walter ScottThe Lady of the LakeUnknown
1800-1849Extract of letter from S. T. Coleridge to William Wordsworth, given in 30 December 1810 letter from Dorothy Wordsworth...Samuel Taylor Coleridge [a romance in the style of Ann Radcliffe]Print: Book
1850-1899'By age fourteen Durham collier Jack Lawson... would find... emancipation at the Boldon Miners' Institute... "And didn...Jack Lawson Walter ScottPrint: Book
1850-1899'By age fourteen Durham collier Jack Lawson ...would find... emancipation at the Boldon Miners' Institute... "And didn...Jack Lawson Charles ReadePrint: Book
1850-1899'By age fourteen Durham collier Jack Lawson would find... emancipation at the Boldon Miners' Institute... "And didn't ...Jack Lawson George EliotPrint: Book
1850-1899'By age fourteen Durham collier Jack Lawson would find... emancipation at the Boldon Miners' Institute... "And didn't ...Jack Lawson Charlotte BrontePrint: Book
1850-1899'By age fourteen Durham collier Jack Lawson would find... emancipation at the Boldon Miners' Institute... "And didn't ...Jack Lawson Emily BrontePrint: Book
1850-1899'By age fourteen Durham collier Jack Lawson would find... emancipation at the Boldon Miners' Institute... "And didn't ...Jack Lawson Thomas HardyPrint: Book
1850-1899'By age fourteen Durham collier Jack Lawson would find... emancipation at the Boldon Miners' Institute... "And didn't ...Jack Lawson Victor HugoPrint: Book
1850-1899'By age fourteen Durham collier Jack Lawson would find... emancipation at the Boldon Miners' Institute... "And didn't ...Jack Lawson William ShakespearePrint: Book
1850-1899'By age fourteen Durham collier Jack Lawson would find... emancipation at the Boldon Miners' Institute... "And didn't ...Jack Lawson The BiblePrint: Book
1850-1899'By age fourteen Durham collier Jack Lawson would find... emancipation at the Boldon Miners' Institute... "And didn't ...Jack Lawson James ThomsonThe SeasonsPrint: Book
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'The historical classics "came as a revelation"- Macaulay, J.R. Green, Gibbon, Motley's Dutch Republic, Prescott on Pe...Jack Lawson Thomas Babington MacaulayPrint: Book
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'The historical classics "came as a revelation"- Macaulay, J.R. Green, Gibbon, Motley's Dutch Republic, Prescott on Pe...Jack Lawson John Richard GreenPrint: Book
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'The historical classics "came as a revelation"- Macaulay, J.R. Green, Gibbon, Motley's Dutch Republic, Prescott on Pe...Jack Lawson Edward Gibbon[The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire?]Print: Book
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'The historical classics "came as a revelation"- Macaulay, J.R. Green, Gibbon, Motley's Dutch Republic, Prescott on Pe...Jack Lawson John Lothrop MotleyThe Rise of the Dutch RepublicPrint: Book
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'The historical classics "came as a revelation"- Macaulay, J.R. Green, Gibbon, Motley's Dutch Republic, Prescott on Pe...Jack Lawson William Hickling PrescottThe Conquest of MexicoPrint: Book
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'The historical classics "came as a revelation"- Macaulay, J.R. Green, Gibbon, Motley's Dutch Republic, Prescott on Pe...Jack Lawson William Hickling PrescottThe Conquest of PeruPrint: Book
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'The historical classics "came as a revelation"- Macaulay, J.R. Green, Gibbon, Motley's Dutch Republic, Prescott on Pe...Jack Lawson Thomas CarlyleThe French RevolutionPrint: Book
1900-1945'At Ruskin College he was exposed to Marx, but he found a more compelling Utopian prophet when he read Lewis Carroll t...Jack Lawson Karl MarxPrint: Book
1900-1945'At Ruskin College he was exposed to Marx, but he found a more compelling Utopian prophet when he read Lewis Carroll t...Jack Lawson Lewis CarrollPrint: Book
1900-1945[Alice Foley] read some Morris and less Marx, but for her a liberal education for the proletariat was not merely a mea...Alice Foley Karl MarxPrint: Book
1900-1945[Alice Foley] read some Morris and less Marx, but for her a liberal education for the proletariat was not merely a mea...Alice Foley William MorrisPrint: Book
1900-1945[Alice Foley] read some Morris and less Marx, but for her a liberal education for the proletariat was not merely a mea...Alice Foley William ShakespeareRomeo and JulietPrint: Book
1900-1945[Alice Foley] read some Morris and less Marx, but for her a liberal education for the proletariat was not merely a mea...Alice Foley Charlotte BronteJane EyrePrint: Book
1900-1945[Alice Foley] read some Morris and less Marx, but for her a liberal education for the proletariat was not merely a mea...Alice Foley Henry Wadsworth LongfellowHiawathaPrint: Book
1900-1945[Alice Foley] read some Morris and less Marx, but for her a liberal education for the proletariat was not merely a mea...Alice Foley John Keats'Ode on a Grecian Urn'Print: Book
1900-1945[Alice Foley] read some Morris and less Marx, but for her a liberal education for the proletariat was not merely a mea...Alice Foley John Keats'The Eve of St Agnes'Print: Book
1900-1945'Her first WEA summer scool at the end of the First World War, was "a new and undreamt-of experience... We argued over...Alice Foley Robert Browning'Bishop Blougram's Apology'Print: Book
1900-1945'Her first WEA summer school at the end of the First World War, was "a new and undreamt-of experience... We argued ove...Alice Foley Robert Browning'The Ring and the Book'Print: Book
1900-1945'[Chaim Lewis] enthusiastically embraced the literature of an alien culture - "the daffodils of Herrick and Wordsworth...Chaim Lewis Robert HerrickPrint: Book
1900-1945'[Chaim Lewis] enthusiastically embraced the literature of an alien culture - "the daffodils of Herrick and Wordsworth...Chaim Lewis William Wordsworth'Daffodils'Print: Book
1900-1945'[Chaim Lewis] enthusiastically embraced the literature of an alien culture - "the daffodils of Herrick and Wordsworth...Chaim Lewis Charles LambPrint: Book
1900-1945'[Chaim Lewis] enthusiastically embraced the literature of an alien culture - "the daffodils of Herrick and Wordsworth...Chaim Lewis William ShakespeareThe Merchant of VenicePrint: Book
1900-1945'Even before [Chaim Lewis] discovered the English novelists, he was introduced to Tolstoy, Dostoevsky, Turgenev and Pu...Chaim Lewis Leo TolstoyPrint: Book
1900-1945'Even before [Chaim Lewis] discovered the English novelists, he was introduced to Tolstoy, Dostoevsky, Turgenev and Pu...Chaim Lewis Fyodor DostoevskyPrint: Book
1900-1945'Even before [Chaim Lewis] discovered the English novelists, he was introduced to Tolstoy, Dostoevsky, Turgenev and Pu...Chaim Lewis Ivan TurgenevPrint: Book
1900-1945'Even before [Chaim Lewis] discovered the English novelists, he was introduced to Tolstoy, Dostoevsky, Turgenev and Pu...Chaim Lewis Alexander PushkinPrint: Book
1900-1945'Even before [Chaim Lewis] discovered the English novelists, he was introduced to Tolstoy, Dostoevsky, Turgenev and Pu...Chaim Lewis George Bernard ShawMan and SupermanPrint: Book
1900-1945'Even before [Chaim Lewis] discovered the English novelists, he was introduced to Tolstoy, Dostoevsky, Turgenev and Pu...a revolutionary Russian rag merchant Charles DickensPrint: Book
1850-1899'In a Sunday school library set up by a cotton mill fire-beater, [Thomas Thompson] read Dickens, Thackeray, Oliver Wen...Thomas Thompson Charles DickensPrint: Book
1850-1899'In a Sunday school library set up by a cotton mill fire-beater, [Thomas Thompson] read Dickens, Thackeray, Oliver Wen...Thomas Thompson William Makepeace ThackerayPrint: Book
1850-1899'In a Sunday school library set up by a cotton mill fire-beater, [Thomas Thompson] read Dickens, Thackeray, Oliver Wen...Thomas Thompson Oliver Wendell HolmesPrint: Book
1850-1899'In a Sunday school library set up by a cotton mill fire-beater, [Thomas Thompson] read Dickens, Thackeray, Oliver Wen...Thomas Thompson Marcus Aurelius[Meditations]?Print: Book
1800-1849'[William Lovett] read William Paley and other theologians in [the library of "The Liberals"].'William Lovett William PaleyPrint: Book
1800-1849'With little formal education, William Farish acquired basic literacy and political knowledge by reading newspapers to...William Farish Evening MailPrint: Newspaper
1850-1899'Blatchford, once he read it carefully found [Samuel Smiles's Self Help] "one of the most delightful and invigorating ...Robert Peel Glanville Blatchford Samuel SmilesSelf HelpPrint: Book
1900-1945'George Gregory offers a case study in the importance of Self-Help. His father was an illiterate Somsert miner, his mo...George Gregory Samuel SmilesSelf HelpPrint: Book
1900-1945'George Gregory offers a case study in the importance of Self-Help. His father was an illiterate Somsert miner, his mo...George Gregory John HarriesPrint: Book
1900-1945'George Gregory offers a case study in the importance of Self-Help. His father was an illiterate Somerset miner, his m...George Gregory Jack and The OstrichPrint: Book
1900-1945'George Gregory offers a case study in the importance of Self-Help. His father was an illiterate Somerset miner, his m...George Gregory Charles Monroe SheldonThe Crucifixion of Philip StrongPrint: Book
1900-1945'George Gregory offers a case study in the importance of Self-Help. His father was an illiterate Somerset miner, his m...George Gregory Strongdold the GladiatorPrint: Serial / periodical
1800-1849William Wordsworth to Captain Charles Pasley, 28 March 1811: 'Now for your book. I had expected it with great impatie...William Wordsworth Captain Charles PasleyAn Essay on the Military Policy and Institutions of the British EmpirePrint: Book
1800-1849Dorothy Wordsworth to Catherine Clarkson, 12 May 1811: 'We have had no leisure for reading. I have not opened a Book ...Dorothy Wordsworth Philip BeaverAfrican Memoranda: relative to an attempt to establish a British Settlement on the Western Coast of Africa in the Year 1792Print: Book
Dorothy Wordsworth to Catherine Clarkson, 14 August 1811: 'I have read nothing since I wrote to you except bits here a...Dorothy Wordsworth Thomas AmoryThe Life of John BunclePrint: Book
1800-1849William Wordsworth to Lady Beaumont, 20 November 1811: 'Do you see the Courier newspaper at Dunmow? I ask on account ...William Wordsworth ['a little poem upon the comet']Print: Newspaper
1800-1849William Wordsworth to Lady Beaumont, 20 November 1811: 'Do you see the Courier newspaper at Dunmow? I ask on account ...William Wordsworth Courier, ThePrint: Newspaper
1800-1849Dorothy Wordsworth to Catherine Clarkson, 27 December 1811: 'To diminish the evil [of smoking chimneys] we have a cons...John Wordsworth Unknown
1800-1849Dorothy Wordsworth to William Wordsworth, 23 April 1812: 'John is certainly much quicker in reading than he was. He ha...John Wordsworth Daniel DefoeRobinson CrusoePrint: Book
1800-1849Dorothy Wordsworth to William Wordsworth, 23 April 1812: 'We have not yet been sufficiently settled to read any thing ...Wordsworth FamilyAmelia OpieAdeline Mowbray or Mother and DaughterPrint: Book
1800-1849Dorothy Wordsworth to William Wordsworth, 23 April 1812: 'Our new Master reads prayers to the Boys every night - John ... Unknown
1800-1849William Wordsworth to Francis Wrangham, ['Early Spring 1812']: 'I see no new books except by the merest accident ... T...William Wordsworth [travel books]Print: Book
1800-1849Dorothy Wordsworth to William and Mary Wordsworth, 3 May [1812]: 'The Coleridges and Algernon [Montagu] were here yest...Algernon Montagu Unknown
1800-1849Dorothy Wordsworth to William and Mary Wordsworth, 3 May [1812]: '[John] is reading a Story Book of Algernon [Montagu]...John Wordsworth [a story book]Print: BookManuscript: Letter
1800-1849Dorothy Wordsworth to William and Mary Wordsworth, 3 May [1812]: '[John] appears to us very slow in comprehending what...John Wordsworth unknownHistory of EnglandPrint: BookManuscript: Letter
1800-1849Dorothy Wordsworth to William and Mary Wordsworth, 3 May [1812]: '[John] appears to us very slow in comprehending what...John Wordsworth [grammar]Print: Book
1800-1849Dorothy Wordsworth to William and Mary Wordsworth, 3 May [1812]: 'I am reading the Cid.'Dorothy Wordsworth Robert SoutheyChronicle of the Cid, ThePrint: Book
1800-1849Dorothy Wordsworth to Mary Hutchinson, 1 February 1813: 'Willy [Wordsworth, the poet's son] is now beside me ... He ha...Willy Wordsworth [nursery rhymes]Print: Book
1800-1849Transcribed from title page to edition of Don Quixote in 30 May 1813 letter from William Wordsworth to Basil Montagu:...William Wordsworth Miguel CervantesDon QuixotePrint: Book
1800-1849Dorothy Wordsworth to Catherine Clarkson [about 14 Sept. 1813]: 'We have had no time to read Newspapers [with decorati...Wordsworth Family Print: NewspaperManuscript: Letter
1800-1849Dorothy Wordsworth to Catherine Clarkson, 4 October [1813]: 'I was resolved not to write until I had read your Husband...Dorothy Wordsworth Thomas ClarksonMemoirs of the Private and Public Life of William PennPrint: BookManuscript: Letter
1800-1849Dorothy Wordsworth to Catherine Clarkson, 4 October [1813]: 'My whole summer's reading has been a part of two volumes ...Dorothy Wordsworth Anne GrantMemoirs of an American LadyPrint: Book
1800-1849Dorothy Wordsworth to Catherine Clarkson, 4 October [1813]: 'My whole summer's reading has been a part of two volumes ...Dorothy Wordsworth Robert SoutheyLife of NelsonPrint: Book
1800-1849Dorothy Wordsworth to Catherine Clarkson, 4 October [1813]: 'My whole summer's reading has been a part of two volumes ...Dorothy Wordsworth Print: Newspaper
1800-1849Dorothy Wordsworth to Catherine Clarkson, 4 October [1813]: 'My whole summer's reading has been a part of two volumes ...Dorothy Wordsworth ['readings with the Bairns']Unknown
1800-1849William Wordsworth to Samuel Rogers, 5 May 1814: 'I have to thank you for a Present of your Volume of Poems, received ...William Wordsworth Samuel RogersPoemsPrint: Book
1800-1849Dorothy Wordsworth to Catherine Clarkson, 11 November 1814: 'I saw two sections of Hazlitt's Review [of William Wordsw...Dorothy Wordsworth William HazlittReview of The ExcursionPrint: Serial / periodical
1800-1849Dorothy Wordsworth to Catherine Clarkson, 11 November 1814: 'I saw two sections of Hazlitt's Review [of William Wordsw...Dorothy Wordsworth Examiner, ThePrint: Serial / periodical
1800-1849Writing to Catherine Clarkson, 11 November 1814, Dorothy Wordsworth gives transcription of version of William Wordswor...Dorothy Wordsworth William WordsworthYarrow VistedManuscript: Unknown
1800-1849Dorothy Wordsworth to Catherine Clarkson, 11 November 1814: 'Your anecdote of Tom [?Thomas Clarkson] that he sate up a...Tom ?Clarkson William Wordsworth?Excursion, ThePrint: Book
1800-1849William Wordsworth to R. P.Gillies, 23 November 1814: 'I have to thank you ... for Egbert, which is pleasingly and v...William Wordsworth R. P. GilliesEgbert, or, The SuicideUnknown
1800-1849William Wordsworth to R. P.Gillies, 23 November 1814: 'I have peeped into the Ruminator, and turned to your first le...William Wordsworth R. P. GilliesRuminator, ThePrint: Book
1800-1849William Wordsworth to R. P.Gillies, 23 November 1814: 'Your longer poem I have barely looked into ... 'William Wordsworth R. P. GilliesChilde Alarique, a poet's reverie with other poemsPrint: Book
1800-1849William Wordsworth to R. P.Gillies, 23 November 1814: 'I thank you for the Queen's Wake; since I saw you in Edinburg...William Wordsworth James HoggQueen's Wake, TheUnknown
1800-1849William Wordsworth to R. P. Gillies, 22 December 1814: 'When your Letter arrived I was in the act of reading to Mrs W[...William Wordsworth R. P. GilliesExile, ThePrint: Book
1800-1849William Wordsworth to R. P. Gillies, 22 December 1814: 'I have read the Ruminator, and I fear that I do not like it qu...William Wordsworth R. P. GilliesThe RuminatorPrint: Book
1800-1849William Wordsworth to R. P. Gillies, 22 December 1814: 'Mr. Hogg's Badlew (I suppose it to be his) I could not get thr...William Wordsworth J. H.Hunting of Badlew, a Dramatic Tale, ThePrint: Book
1800-1849William Wordsworth to R. P. Gillies, 22 December 1814: 'I have seen a book advertised under your name, which I suppose...William Wordsworth Print: Advertisement, Unknown
1800-1849William Wordsworth to R. P. Gillies, 14 February 1814, 'Have you read Lucien B[onaparte]' s Epic? I attempted it, but...William Wordsworth Lucien BonaparteCharlemagne, ou L'Eglise Sauvee, poeme epique en 24 chantsPrint: Book
1800-1849Dorothy Wordsworth describes Wordsworth family's anxieties at hearing (false)rumour of death of Tom Clarkson, in lette...Wordsworth Family Print: Newspaper
1800-1849Dorothy Wordsworth to Sara Hutchinson, 18 February 1815: 'William and Mary and little Willy paid a visit to old Mrs Kn...William Wordsworth William WordsworthExcursion, ThePrint: Book
1800-1849Dorothy Wordsworth to Sara Hutchinson, 18 February 1815: 'William and Mary and little Willy paid a visit to old Mrs ...Miss Knott William WordsworthExcursion, ThePrint: Book
1800-1849Dorothy Wordsworth to Sara Hutchinson, 18 February 1815: 'Mary is deep in the 2nd volume of the "Recluse of Norway" by...Mary Wordsworth Anna Maria PorterRecluse of Norway, ThePrint: Book
1800-1849Dorothy Wordsworth to Sara Hutchinson, 18 February 1815: 'Mary is deep in the 2nd volume of the "Recluse of Norway" by...Dorothy Wordsworth Anna Maria PorterRecluse of Norway, ThePrint: Book
1800-1849Dorothy Wordsworth to Sara Hutchinson, 18 February 1815: 'It is 11 o'clock. William has been reading the Fairy Queen -...William Wordsworth Edmund SpenserFairy Queen, ThePrint: Book
1800-1849Dorothy Wordsworth to Priscilla Wordsworth, 27 February 1815: 'The day before yesterday Miss Alne dined with us, and f...William Wordsworth Christopher WordsworthsermonsPrint: Book
1800-1849Dorothy Wordsworth to Priscilla Wordsworth, 27 February 1815: 'The day before yesterday Miss Alne dined with us, and f...Mary Wordsworth Christopher WordsworthsermonsPrint: Book
1800-1849Dorothy Wordsworth to Priscilla Wordsworth, 27 February 1815: 'The day before yesterday Miss Alne dined with us, and...Dorothy Wordsworth Christopher WordsworthsermonsPrint: Book
1800-1849Dorothy Wordsworth to Sara Hutchinson, 16 March 1815: 'Buonaparte seems quite to have put the Corn Laws out of our hea...William Wordsworth [information about the Corn Laws]Unknown
1800-1849Dorothy Wordsworth to Sara Hutchinson, 16 March 1815: 'William has made a conquest of holy Hannah [More], though she h...Hannah More William Wordsworthextracts from The ExcursionPrint: Serial / periodical
1800-1849Dorothy Wordsworth to Sara Hutchinson, 16 March 1815: 'William has made a conquest of holy Hannah [More], though she h...Hannah More Edinburgh ReviewPrint: Serial / periodical
1800-1849Dorothy Wordsworth to Sara Hutchinson, 8 April 1815, on following progress of Napoleon in British press: 'Those villai...Dorothy Wordsworth Print: Newspaper
1800-1849Dorothy Wordsworth to Sara Hutchinson, 8 April 1815: 'I see by last night's paper (we take the evening Mail) that Mura...Dorothy Wordsworth Print: Newspaper
1800-1849William Wordsworth to R. P. Gillies, 25 April 1815: 'You mentioned Guy Mannering in your last. I have read it. I can...William Wordsworth Walter ScottGuy ManneringPrint: Book
1800-1849William Wordsworth to John Scott, 14 May 1815: 'Amid the hurry consequent upon a recent arrival, with a view to a shor...William Wordsworth John ScottVisit to Paris in 1814Print: Book
1800-1849Dorothy Wordsworth to Catherine Clarkson, 28 June 1815, on learning of abdication of Napoleon: '11 o'clock. Before I ...Dorothy Wordsworth Print: Newspaper
1800-1849Dorothy Wordsworth to Catherine Clarkson, 28 June 1815: 'I have seen the British Critic which contains a Review by a F...Dorothy Wordsworth British CriticPrint: Serial / periodical
1800-1849William Wordsworth to B. R. Haydon, 21 December 1815: 'Have you read the works of the Abbe [Johann Joachim] Winkelman ...William Wordsworth Johann Joachim WinkelmanReflections concerning the imitation of the Grecian Artists in Painting and Sculpture, in a series of Letters'Print: Book
1800-1849Dorothy Wordsworth to Catherine Clarkson, 23 December 1815: 'We have now nine sheets of the journal [by Captain Luff r...Dorothy Wordsworth Captain LuffjournalManuscript: Sheet
1800-1849Dorothy Wordsworth to Catherine Clarkson, 31 December 1815: 'In reading the 3rd Book of the Excursion last night what ...Dorothy Wordsworth William WordsworthExcursion, TheManuscript: UnknownUnknown
1800-1849William Wordsworth to John Scott, 22 February 1816: 'Your Paris Revisited has been in constant use since I received it...Wordsworth FamilyJohn ScottParis Revisited in 1815 by way of BrusselsPrint: BookManuscript: Unknown
1800-1849William Wordsworth to John Scott, 25 February 1816, on own and contemporaries' endeavours to celebrate victory at Wate...William Wordsworth Robert Southey[Poet's Pilgrimage to Waterloo, The]Unknown
1800-1849William Wordsworth to Christopher Wordsworth: 'We thank you for your Consecration Sermon, which we received free of ex...William Wordsworth Christopher WordsworthA sermon preached in the Chapel of Lambeth at the Consecration of the Hon. and Right Rev. Henry Ryder, Lord Bishop of Gloucester, 1815Unknown
1800-1849William Wordsworth to Christopher Wordsworth: "We thank you for your Consecration Sermon, which we received free of ex...Wordsworth FamilyChristopher WordsworthA sermon preached in the Chapel of Lambeth at the Consecration of the Hon. and Right Rev. Henry Ryder, Lord Bishop of Gloucester, 1815Unknown
1800-1849William Wordsworth to R. P. Gillies (postmarked 9 April 1816): 'Your obliging Present [new book of poems] reached me y...William Wordsworth R. P. GilliesIllustrations of a Poetical Character, in six Tales, with other PoemsPrint: BookUnknown
1800-1849William Wordsworth to John Scott: "I have read your late Champions with much pleasure"William Wordsworth The ChampionPrint: Serial / periodicalManuscript: Letter
1800-1849William Wordsworth to R. P. Gillies: " ... your poem [Rinaldo] I have read with considerable attention."William Wordsworth R. P. GilliesRinaldo, a desultory PoemUnknown
1800-1849Dorothy Wordsworth to Catherine Clarkson, 10 January 1817, re visit to Mrs Threlkeld (very fond of C. Clarkson) at Hal...Dorothy Wordsworth Catherine ClarksonManuscript: Letter
1850-1899Statement of boy to London society, aim of which to rescue juvenile criminals, demonstrating pernicious influence of p...Charley anon[penny dreadfuls]Print: Serial / periodical, penny dreadful
1850-1899Statement of boy to London society, aim of which to rescue juvenile criminals, demonstrating pernicious influence of p...Charley ? Tyburn DickPrint: Serial / periodical, penny dreadful
1800-1849Evidence to Parliamentary Committee from Rev. Thomas Spencer, a Church of England clergyman: "I was appealed to in ... anon Print: Newspaper
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Evidence of Abel Heywood to Select Committee considering abolition of newspaper stamps: "This 'Court of London' I c...Abel Heywood G.W.M. ReynoldsThe Mysteries of the Court of LondonPrint: Serial / periodical
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Evidence of Abel Heywood to Select Committee considering abolition of newspaper stamps: "I take home the 'Family He...Abel Heywood Family HeraldPrint: Serial / periodical
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Evidence of Abel Heywood to Select Committee considering abolition of newspaper stamps: "I take home the 'Family He...Heywood family Family HeraldPrint: Serial / periodical
1800-1849Evidence of William Edward Hickson to Select Committee on Newspaper stamps: "My experience is this: that what inter...William Edward Hickson The ExaminerPrint: Newspaper
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Evidence of William Edward Hickson to Select Committee on Newspaper stamps: "I find even with myself coming to Lond...William Edward Hickson Maidstone GazettePrint: Newspaper
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Evidence of William Edward Hickson to Select Committee on Newspaper stamps: "I find even with myself coming to Lond...William Edward Hickson The TimesPrint: Newspaper
1800-1849Evidence of William Edward Hickson to Select Committee on Newspaper stamps: "I formed in the village where I am now...William Edward Hickson The TimesPrint: Newspaper
1800-1849Statement of a juvenile offender: "I have been twice in prison. I was only in Liverpool two days. I came from Manch...H.T. William Harrison AinsworthJack SheppardPrint: Book, Serial / periodical, read as numbers or volume?
1800-1849Statement of a juvenile offender: "I have been five times in prison. I have been as the Sanspareil and at all the t...T.A William Harrison AinsworthJack SheppardPrint: Book
1800-1849Statement of a juvenile offender: "I came from Manchester to the races. I was taken into custody when I had only be...G.G. William Harrison AinsworthJack SheppardPrint: Book
1800-1849Statement of a juvenile offender: "I have been three times in prison and once discharged. I have been at the Sanspa...J.M. William Harrison AinsworthJack SheppardPrint: Book
1800-1849Statement of a juvenile offender: "I was never in prison before. I have been twice discharged, and am now waiting f...William Harrison AinsworthJack SheppardPrint: Book
1800-1849Statement of a juvenile offender: "I have been nine times in prison and once discharged, and am now waiting trial.....T.E. William Harrison AinsworthJack SheppardPrint: Book
1800-1849Statement of juvenile offender: "I have been six times in prison and four times discharged, and am now waiting tria...M.F. William Harrison AinsworthJack SheppardPrint: Book
1800-1849Statement of juvenile offender: "I have been twice in prison and am now waiting trial... I have seen 'Jack Sheppard...A.L. William Harrison AinsworthJack SheppardPrint: Book, Serial / periodical, not sure if penny parts or volume
1800-1849Statement of juvenile offender: "I have been six times in prison, and four times discharged... Never saw 'Jack Shep...J.F. William Harrison AinsworthJack SheppardPrint: Book, Serial / periodical, not sure if penny parts or volume
1800-1849Statement of juvenile offender: "I have been four times in prison and twice discharged... I never saw Jack Sheppard...William Harrison AinsworthJack SheppardPrint: Book, Serial / periodical, not sure if penny parts or volume
1800-1849Statement of juvenile offender: "I never was in prison before. I have been at the Sanspareil, and at all the other ...E.B. William Harrison AinsworthJack SheppardPrint: Book, Serial / periodical, not sure if penny parts or volume
1800-1849Statement of juvenile offender: "I never was in prison before. I was taken into custody for attempting to rob my ma...J.H. William Harrison AinsworthJack SheppardPrint: Book, Serial / periodical, not sure if penny parts or volume
1800-1849Statement of juvenile offender: "I thought this 'Jack Sheppard' was a clever fellow for making his escape and robbi...J.L. William Harrison AinsworthJack SheppardPrint: Book
1800-1849Statement of juvenile offender: "When I left school I went to Mr Banks, bookseller, two years. I had good opportuni...J.H. William Harrison AinsworthJack SheppardPrint: Book
1800-1849Statement of juvenile offender: "When I left school I went to Mr Banks, bookseller, two years. I had good opportuni...J.H. [unknown][books about voyages]Print: Book
1800-1849Statement about juvenile offender: "attended the Independent Sunday-school three years, also the national school th...J.S. Life of NelsonPrint: Book
1800-1849Statement about juvenile offender: "attended the Independent Sunday-school three years, also the national school th...J.S. GilderoyPrint: Book
1800-1849Statement about juvenile offender: "attended the Independent Sunday-school three years, also the national school th...J.S. [story books]Print: Book
1800-1849Report of prison chaplain on the progress of prisoner: "From his first arrival in gaol, he had been attended by the...J.G. Child's First BookPrint: Book
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[Macaulay's marginalia in his copy of Antony and Cleopatra, by an editorial note by Steevens, which reminds the reader...Thomas Babington Macaulay William ShakespeareAntony and CleopatraPrint: Book
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[Macaulay's marginalia in his copy of Coriolanus, by a note by Warburton regarding the composition of the Senate] "Abs...Thomas Babington Macaulay William ShakespeareCoriolanusPrint: Book
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[Macaulay's marginalia in his copy of Coriolanus, by a note by Warburton regarding the history of the Roman Consular G...Thomas Babington Macaulay William ShakespeareCoriolanusPrint: Book
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[Macaulay's marginalia in his copy of Coriolanus, by a note by Warburton regarding the creation of the first Censor, w...Thomas Babington Macaulay William ShakespeareCoriolanusPrint: Book
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[Macaulay's marginalia in his copy of Coriolanus, on the last page]: "A noble play. As usual, Shakspeare [sic] had th...Thomas Babington Macaulay William ShakespeareCoriolanusPrint: Book
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[Editorial commentary on Macaulay's reading]: "His manuscript notes extend through the long range of Greek authors fro...Thomas Babington Macaulay HesiodPrint: Book
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[Editorial commentary on Macaulay's reading]: "His manuscript notes extend through the long range of Greek authors fro...Thomas Babington Macaulay AthenaeusPrint: Book
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[Editorial commentary on Macaulay's reading]: "His manuscript notes extend through the long range of Greek authors fro...Thomas Babington Macaulay CatoPrint: Book
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[Editorial commentary on Macaulay's reading]: "His manuscript notes extend through the long range of Greek authors fro...Thomas Babington Macaulay LivyPrint: Book
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[Editorial commentary on Macaulay's reading]: "His manuscript notes extend through the long range of Greek authors fro...Thomas Babington Macaulay SallustPrint: Book
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[Editorial commentary on Macaulay's reading]: "His manuscript notes extend through the long range of Greek authors fro...Thomas Babington Macaulay TacitusPrint: Book
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[Editorial commentary on Macaulay's reading]: "His manuscript notes extend through the long range of Greek authors fro...Thomas Babington Macaulay Aulus GelliusPrint: Book
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[Editorial commentary on Macaulay's reading]: "His manuscript notes extend through the long range of Greek authors fro...Thomas Babington Macaulay SuetoniusPrint: Book
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[Editorial commentary on Macaulay's reading]: "Those two parallel lines in pencil, which were his highest form of comp...Thomas Babington Macaulay CiceroDe FinibusPrint: Book
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[Editorial commentary on Macaulay's reading]: "Those two parallel lines in pencil, which were his highest form of comp...Thomas Babington Macaulay CiceroAcademic QuestionsPrint: Book
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[Editorial commentary on Macaulay's reading]: "Those two parallel lines in pencil, which were his highest form of comp...Thomas Babington Macaulay CiceroTusculan DisputationsPrint: Book
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[Macaulay's marginalia at the end of the first book of Cicero's De Finibus]: "Exquisitely written, graceful, calm, lum...Thomas Babington Macaulay CiceroDe FinibusPrint: Book
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[Macaulay's marginalia in Cicero's De Natura Deorum]: "Equal to anything that Cicero ever did."Thomas Babington Macaulay CiceroDe Natura DeorumPrint: Book
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[Macaulay's marginalia in the Second Book of Cicero's De Divinatione]: double-lines down the margin of the argument ag...Thomas Babington Macaulay CiceroDe DivinationePrint: Book
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[Macaulay's marginalia in his copy of Ben Jonson's Catiline, by the lines 'Lentulus: The augurs all are constant I am ...Thomas Babington Macaulay Ben JonsonCatilinePrint: Book
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[Macaulay's marginalia in his copy of Cicero's Tusculan Disputations, by the translations from Aeschylus and Sophocles...Thomas Babington Macaulay Ben CiceroTusculan DisputationsPrint: Book
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[Macaulay's marginalia in his copy of Cicero's Letters, opposite the sentences 'Meum factum probari abs te [...] nihil...Thomas Babington Macaulay CiceroLettersPrint: Book
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[Editorial commentary on Macaulay's marginalia on Cicero's speeches]: "Macaulay's pencilled observations upon each suc...Thomas Babington Macaulay CiceroSpeechesPrint: Book
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Macaulay's marginalia on Cicero's Epistles to Atticus]: "A kind-hearted man [Cicero], with all his faults." Later, "...Thomas Babington Macaulay CiceroLetters to AtticusPrint: Book
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[Macaulay's marginalia on Cicero's Second Philippic]: "a most wonderful display of rhetorical talent, worthy of all i...Thomas Babington Macaulay CiceroSecond PhilippicPrint: Book
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[Macaulay's marginalia on Cicero's Third Philippic]: "The close of this speech is very fine. His later and earlier s...Thomas Babington Macaulay CiceroThird PhilippicPrint: Book
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[Macaulay's marginalia at the end of Cicero's last Philippic]: "As a man, I think of Cicero much as I always did, exc...Thomas Babington Macaulay CiceroLast PhilippicPrint: Book
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[Macaulay's marginalia in his copy of Plato's Euthydemus]: "It seems incredible that these absurdities of Dionysodoru...Thomas Babington Macaulay PlatoEuthydemusPrint: Book
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[Macaulay's marginalia in his copy of Plato's Euthydemus]: "Glorious irony!"Thomas Babington Macaulay PlatoEuthydemusPrint: Book
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[Macaulay's marginalia in his copy of Plato's Euthydemus]: "Incomparably ludicrous!"Thomas Babington Macaulay PlatoEuthydemusPrint: Book
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[Macaulay's marginalia in his copy of Plato's Euthydemus]: "No writer, not even Cervantes, was so great a master of t...Thomas Babington Macaulay PlatoEuthydemusPrint: Book
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[Macaulay's marginalia in his copy of Plato's Euthydemus]: "There is hardly any comedy, in any language, more diverti...Thomas Babington Macaulay PlatoEuthydemusPrint: Book
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[Macaulay's marginalia in his copy of Plato's Euthydemus]: "Dulcissima hercle, eademque nobilissima vita."Thomas Babington Macaulay PlatoEuthydemusPrint: Book
1800-1849 [Macaulay's marginalia in his copy of Plato's Euthydemus, below the last line of the dialogue]: "Calcutta, May 1835."Thomas Babington Macaulay PlatoEuthydemusPrint: Book
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[Macaulay's marginalia in his copy of Plato's Republic]: "Plato has been censured with great justice for his doctrine...Thomas Babington Macaulay PlatoRepublicPrint: Book
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[Macaulay's marginalia in his copy of Plato's Republic]: "You may see that Plato was passionately fond of poetry, eve...Thomas Babington Macaulay PlatoRepublicPrint: Book
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[Macaulay's marginalia in his copy of Plato's Republic, by the passage where Plato recommends a broader patriotism]: ...Thomas Babington Macaulay PlatoRepublicPrint: Book
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[Macaulay's marginalia in his copy of Plato's Republic, in the Second Book, by the discussion of abstract justice]: "...Thomas Babington Macaulay PlatoRepublicPrint: Book
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[Macaulay's marginalia in his copy of Plato's Republic, in the Eighth Book]: "I remember nothing in Greek philosophy ...Thomas Babington Macaulay PlatoRepublicPrint: Book
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[Macaulay's marginalia in his copy of Plato's Protagoras]: "A very lively picture of Athenian manners. There is scar...Thomas Babington Macaulay PlatoProtagorasPrint: Book
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[Macaulay's marginalia in his copy of Plato's Protagoras]: "Callias seems to have been a munificent and courteous pat...Thomas Babington Macaulay PlatoProtagorasPrint: Book
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[Macaulay's marginalia in his copy of Plato's Protagoras]: "Alcibiades is very well represented here. It is plain th...Thomas Babington Macaulay PlatoProtagorasPrint: Book
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[Macaulay's marginalia in his copy of Plato's Protagoras]: "Protagoras seems to deserve the character he gives himsel...Thomas Babington Macaulay PlatoProtagorasPrint: Book
1800-1849 [Macaulay's marginalia at the beginning of Plato's Gorgias]: "This was my favourite dialogue at College. I do not kn...Thomas Babington Macaulay PlatoGorgiasPrint: Book
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[Macaulay's marginalia in Plato's Gorgias]: "Polus is much in the right. Socrates abused scandalously the advantages...Thomas Babington Macaulay PlatoGorgiasPrint: Book
1800-1849 [Maraulay's marginalia in Plato's Gorgias]: "You have made a blunder, and Socrates will have you in an instant."Thomas Babington Macaulay PlatoGorgiasPrint: Book
1800-1849 [Macaulay's marginalia in Plato's Gorgias]: "Hem! Retiarium astutum!" [Cunning netter].Thomas Babington Macaulay PlatoGorgiasPrint: Book
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[Macaulay's marginalia in Plato's Gorgias]: "There you are in the Sophist's net. I think that, if I had been in the ...Thomas Babington Macaulay PlatoGorgiasPrint: Book
1800-1849 [Macaulay's marginalia in Plato's Gorgias]: "What a command of his temper the old fellow [Callicles] had, and what te...Thomas Babington Macaulay PlatoGorgiasPrint: Book
1800-1849 [Macaulay's marginalia in Plato's Gorgias]: "This is not pure morality; but there is a good deal of weight in what Ca...Thomas Babington Macaulay PlatoGorgiasPrint: Book
1800-1849 [Macaulay's marginalia at the end of the dialogue in Plato's Gorgias]: "This is one of the finest passages in Greek l...Thomas Babington Macaulay PlatoGorgiasPrint: Book
1800-1849 [Macaulay's marginalia at the end of the dialogue in Plato's Gorgias. He marks the the doctrine "that we ought to be...Thomas Babington Macaulay PlatoGorgiasPrint: Book
1800-1849 [Macaulay's marginalia in Plato's Gorgias, by the trial of Socrates, when Socrates expressed a serene conviction that...Thomas Babington Macaulay PlatoGorgiasPrint: Book
'I have read your Poem. I like it better than any of the preceding ones.'William Wordsworth R. P. GilliesOswald, A Metrical TalePrint: Book
1800-1849Wiliam Wordsworth to Daniel Stuart, 22 June 1817: 'By the bye, it was not till this morning that I read the case of St...William Wordsworth case of Stuart versus LovellUnknown
1800-1849Wiliam Wordsworth to R. P. Gillies, 19 [Sept] 1817: 'I have not read Mr. Coleridge's "Biographia", having contented my...William Wordsworth Samuel TaylorColeridgePrint: Book
1800-1849William Wordsworth to Lord Lonsdale, 13 Feb 1818: 'I dined at the Wakefields yesterday. Mr John W. senior broke out ...William Wordsworth Lord LonsdaleManuscript: Letter
1800-1849Transcribed in letter from William Wordsworth to Viscount Lowther, [c.25 February 1818]: 'If money I lack The shir...William Wordsworth Print: Handbill
1800-1849William Wordsworth to Lord Lonsdale, 14 March 1818: 'If you continue to read the Kendal Chronicle you must be greatly ...William Wordsworth Kendal ChroniclePrint: Newspaper
1700-1799William Wordsworth to Lord Lonsdale, 14 March 1818: 'If you continue to read the Kendal Chronicle you must be greatly ...William Wordsworth [French newspapers]Print: Newspaper
1800-1849Dorothy Wordsworth describing progress of electioneering in Kendal to Sara Hutchinson, 24 March 1818: 'This morning ...William Crackenthorp Thomas Clarksonletter to Mr WakefieldUnknown
1800-1849William Wordsworth to Viscount Lowther, [27 March 1818]: 'I should at this moment determine to go over to Lowther to...William Wordsworth Thomas ClarksonManuscript: Letter
1800-1849Dorothy Wordsworth to Catherine Clarkson, 30 March 1818: 'Mr Clarkson's letter [refusing support to Lowther interest i...Dorothy Wordsworth Thomas ClarksonPrint: Newspaper
1800-1849William Wordsworth to Lord Lonsdale, 6 April 1818: 'Had the Correspondence [between Henry Brougham and William Wilberf...William Wordsworth Thomas De QuinceyClose Comments on a Straggling SpeechUnknown
1800-1849William Wordsworth to Viscount Lowther, [c. 14 April 1818]: 'The notes upon [Henry] Brougham's Speech, I have not seen...William Wordsworth, Viscount LowtherThomas De QuinceyClose Comments on a Straggling SpeechUnknown
1800-1849William Wordsworth to Viscount Lowther, 22 September 1818: 'Your two interesting Letters, the Pamphlet, and Sun and Ch...William Wordsworth Henry BroughamA Letter to Sir Samuel Romilly upon the Abuse of Charities
1800-1849William Wordsworth to Viscount Lowther, 8 December 1818: 'I have seen Mr Fleming, and told him everything you wished ....William Wordsworth Viscount LowtherManuscript: Letter
1800-1849William Wordsworth to Christopher Wordsworth, 1 January 1819: 'Mr Monkhouse will probably have shewn you the copy of ...Christopher Wordsworth William Wordsworthletter to Revd. John RussellManuscript: Letter
1800-1849William Wordsworth describes his eldest son's slowness in reading to his brother Christopher Wordsworth, 1 January 1...John Wordsworth dictionaryPrint: Book
1800-1849William Wordsworth to Francis Wrangham, 19 February 1819: '[Samuel] Rogers read me his Poem when I was in Town about 2...Samuel Rogers Samuel RogersHuman Life, A PoemUnknown
1800-1849William Wordsworth to Francis Wrangham, 19 February 1819: 'I know little of Blackwood's Magazine, and wish to know les...William Wordsworth Blackwood's MagazinePrint: Serial / periodical
1800-1849William Wordsworth to Francis Wrangham, 19 February 1819: 'I ought to have thanked you before for your versions of V...William Wordsworth Francis Wranghamtranslation of Virgil, EcloguesUnknown
1800-1849William Wordsworth to Francis Wrangham, 19 February 1819: 'I ought to have thanked you before for your versions of V...William Wordsworth VirgilEcloguesUnknown
1800-1849 [Macaulay's marginalia in Plato's Gorgias, at the end of the trial of Socrates]: "A most solemn and noble close! Noth...Thomas Babington Macaulay PlatoGorgiasPrint: Book
1800-1849William Wordsworth to Lord Lonsdale, 7 April 1819: 'Having occasion to go to Sockbridge along with our Rector, Mr Jack...William Wordsworth [List of Applicants for Enfranchisement]Unknown
1800-1849 [Macaulay's marginalia on the last page of the Crito]: There is much that may be questioned in the reasoning of Socra...Thomas Babington Macaulay PlatoCritoPrint: Book
1800-1849William Wordsworth to Lord Lonsdale, 22 May [1819]: 'I have deferred thanking your Lordship for your kind attention in...William Wordsworth Quarterly ReviewPrint: Serial / periodical
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I remember paying him [Macaulay] a visit in his rose-garden at Campden Hill [...] I was in a hurry to communicate to ...George Otto Trevelyan JuvenalPrint: Book
1800-1849William Wordsworth to Lord Lonsdale, 16 June 1819: 'On looking over Mr Lumb's list of new freeholders in this neighbou...William Wordsworth [list of new freeholders]Unknown
1800-1849William Wordsworth to Lord Lonsdale, 16 June 1819: 'I have seen the Article in the E[dinburgh]. R[eview]. [re Charitie...William Wordsworth Edinburgh ReviewPrint: Serial / periodicalUnknown
1800-1849William Wordsworth to Hans Busk, 6 July 1819: 'Dear Sir, Your writings are not to be hurried over; this must plead my ...William Wordsworth Hans BuskVestriad, ThePrint: Book
1800-1849Dorothy Wordsworth to Joanna Hutchinson, 5 September 1819: 'We have been very comfortable and without the least bustle...Thomas Monkhouse J. G. CrumpManuscript: Letter, Sheet
1800-1849William Wordsworth to Viscount Lowther, [mid December 1819]: 'The Guardian a loyal Newspaper has found its way here. ...William Wordsworth Guardian, ThePrint: Newspaper
1800-1849William Wordsworth to Viscount Lowther, [mid December 1819]: 'The Guardian a loyal Newspaper has found its way here. ...William Wordsworth advertisementsPrint: Advertisement, Newspaper
1800-1849Dorothy Wordsworth to Cathrine Clarkson, 19 December 1819: 'I do not know whther I ought to tell you that [Sara Hutchi...Sara Hutchinson unknownunknownUnknown
1800-1849William Wordsworth to Viscount Lowther, 31 December 1819: 'In the last Kendal Chronicle appeared a most malignant misr...William Wordsworth [A Westmorland Inhabitant and Freeholder] AnonunknownPrint: Newspaper
1800-1849William Wordsworth to Viscount Lowther, 31 December 1819: 'In the last Kendal Chronicle appeared a most malignant misr...William Wordsworth Kendal Chronicle, ThePrint: Newspaper
1800-1849William Wordsworth to Lord Lonsdale, 2 February 1820 (following remarks on death of George III): 'The same Paper, the ...Wordsworth Family Times, ThePrint: Newspaper
1800-1849William Wordsworth to Lord Lonsdale, 2 February 1820 (following remarks on death of George III): 'The same Paper, the ...Wordsworth Family [advertisement]Print: Advertisement, Newspaper
1800-1849Dorothy Wordsworth describes church service attended in London in letter to Mary Hutchinson, 5 May 1820: 'Tom and I ...William Johnson prayersPrint: Book
1800-1849Dorothy Wordsworth describes church service attended in London in letter to Mary Hutchinson, 5 May 1820: 'Tom and I ...William Coleridge Communion ServicePrint: Book
1800-1849Dorothy Wordsworth describes daily routine during stay at her brother Christopher's London residence in letter to Mary...Christopher Wordsworth prayersUnknown
1800-1849Lord Lonsdale to William Wordsworth, 1 May 1820: 'I have read the Sonnets on the Duddon, and the notes annexed to them...Lord Lonsdale William WordsworthRiver Duddon, A Series of Sonnets, ThePrint: Book
1800-1849Dorothy Wordsworth to Catherine Clarkson, 3 September [1820]: 'How admirable and to me astonishing the ardour and indu...Thomas Clarkson Thomas ClarksonsermonUnknown
1800-1849William Wordsworth (visiting Paris) to Helen Maria Williams, [15 October 1820], 'I had the honour of receiving your le...William Wordsworth Helen Maria WilliamsThe Charter; addressed to my nephew Athanase C. L. Coquerel, on his wedding day, 1819Manuscript: Unknown
1800-1849Dorothy Wordsworth to Thomas Hutchinson, 14 December 1820: 'The news from Hayti [ie Haiti, where revolution had taken ...Thomas Clarkson [newspapers]Print: Newspaper
1800-1849Dorothy Wordsworth to Thomas Hutchinson, 14 December 1820, on her nephew William's academic progress: '...he seems yet...William Wordsworth unknownunknownPrint: Book
1800-1849'On 2 May 1812 M[ary] W[ordsworth] wrote to her husband from Hindwell: "I have read the 'Ladies calling' - one of thy ...Mary Wordsworth Richard AllestreeLadies Calling, ThePrint: Book
1800-1849"[Mark L.] Reed [in Wordsworth: The Chronology of the Middle Years, 1975] judges that [S. T.] C[oleridge] copied this ...Samuel Taylor Coleridge An unfortunate Mother to the infant at her BreastUnknown
1800-1849Copied by Dorothy Wordsworth into Wordsworth Commonplace Book: 'From Aristotle's Synopsis of the Virtues and Vices ...Dorothy Wordsworth AristotleunknownUnknown
1800-1849Copied by William Wordsworth into letter to Lady Beaumont, 12 March 1805: 'From Aristotle's Synopsis of the Virtues...William Wordsworth AristotleunknownUnknown
1800-1849'Extracts from [John] Barrow's Travels in China appear in the Wordsworth Commonplace Book [Dove Cottage MS 26] ...'Wordsworth FamilyJohn BarrowTravels in ChinaPrint: Book
1800-1849'On 19 April 1809 S[ara] H[utchinson] wrote to Mary Monkhouse from Allan Bank, "The nicest model of a churn I ever saw...Sara Hutchinson John BarrowTravels into the Interior of South AfricaPrint: Book
1800-1849'[Charles] Lamb copied ... [John Beaumont, Bart., the elder, "An Epitaph upon my dear Brother Francis Beaumont"] into...Charles Lamb John BeaumontAn Epitaph upon my dear Brother Francis BeaumontPrint: UnknownUnknown
1800-1849'[Sir George] Beaumont wriote to W[ordsworth] on 10 Aug. 1806, saying: "I am sure you will be pleased with my ancestor...Sir George Beaumont John Beaumont[poems]Unknown
1800-1849'In her letter of 18 Oct. 1811 ... S[ara] H[utchinson] told Mary Monkhouse: "I have been dipping into Bingley's Tour o...Sara Hutchinson William BingleyNorth Wales: including its scenery, antiquities, customs, and some sketch of its natural historyPrint: BookUnknown
1800-1849'[Henry Crabb] Robinson recorded on 24 May 1812 that "I read Wordsworth some of Blake's poems; he was pleased with som...Henry Crabb Robinson William BlakeunknownUnknown
1800-1849S. T. Coleridge to James Tobin, 17 Sept 1800: 'What Wordsworth & I have seen of the Farmer's Boy (only a few short ext...Samuel Taylor Coleridge Robert BloomfieldFarmer's Boy, TheUnknown
1800-1849S. T. Coleridge to James Tobin, 17 Sept 1800: 'What Wordsworth & I have seen of the Farmer's Boy (only a few short ext...William Wordsworth Robert BloomfieldFarmer's Boy, TheUnknown
1800-1849'In a letter to W[ordsworth] dated 16 April 1815 Lamb remarks: "Since I saw you I have had a treat in the reading way ...Charles Lamb Vincent BourneLatin PoemsUnknown
1800-1849'[Samuel] Rogers reported W[ordsworth]'s reaction to Brougham's harsh review of Byron's first volume: "Wordsworth was ...William Wordsworth Henry Broughamreview of Byron, Hours of IdlenessPrint: Serial / periodical
Henry Crabb Robinson on Wordsworth's reading of Henry Brougham's review of Byron, Hours of Idleness: 'I was sitting wi...William Wordsworth Henry Broughamreview of Byron, Hours of IdlenessPrint: Serial / periodical
1800-1849'[In Germany] C[oleridge] read [Frederika] Brun's Chamouny beym Sonnenaufgange, which provided the inspiration for his...Samuel Taylor Coleridge Frederika BrunChamouny beym SonnenaufgangeUnknown
1700-1799'C[oleridge] read [George Buchanan] at Cambridge.'Samuel Taylor Coleridge George Buchanan[poems]Unknown
1700-1799'W[ordsworth] copied a set of extracts from Buchanan into the Wordsworth Commonplace Book [Dove Cottage MS 26] ... pro...William Wordsworth John Lanne BuchananTravels in the Western Hebrides, 1782 to 1790Print: Book
1700-1799'C[oleridge] was reading Burnet in 1795 ... 'Samuel Taylor Coleridge Thomas BurnetunknownPrint: Book
1800-1849'"I well remember the acute sorrow with which, by my own fire-side, I first perused Dr. Currie's Narrative, and some o...William Wordsworth Dr CurrieLife of BurnsPrint: Book
1800-1849'"I well remember the acute sorrow with which, by my own fire-side, I first perused Dr. Currie's Narrative, and some o...William Wordsworth Robert BurnslettersPrint: Book
1800-1849'De Qunicey's letter of 27 Aug 1810 to D[orothy] W[ordsworth] contains the last two lines of [John] Byrom's epigram .....Thomas De Quincey John ByromEpigram on the Feuds Between Handel and BononciniUnknown
1800-1849'De Qunicey's letter of 27 Aug 1810 to D[orothy] W[ordsworth] contains the last two lines of [John] Byrom's epigram .....Dorothy Wordsworth John ByromEpigram on the Feuds Between Handel and BononciniManuscript: Letter
1800-1849'De Quincey ... in a letter to the Wordsworths of 27 May 1809 said that he had read ... [Byron, English Bards and Scot...Thomas De Quincey George Gordon, Lord ByronEnglish Bards and Scotch ReviewersPrint: Book
1800-1849'On 17-18 May 1812 W[ordsworth] wrote to M[ary] W[ordsworth]: "Yesterday I dined alone with Lady B. - and we read Lord...William Wordsworth George Gordon, Lord ByronChilde Harold's Pilgrimage I and IIPrint: Book
1800-1849'On 17-18 May 1812 W[ordsworth] wrote to M[ary] W[ordsworth]: "Yesterday I dined alone with Lady B. - and we read Lo...Margaret Beaumont George Gordon, Lord ByronChilde Harold's Pilgrimage I and IIPrint: Book
1800-1849'Writing to D[orothy] W[ordsworth] on 19 Aug. 1814, W[ordsworth] describes an incident in a Perth bookshop: "I stepped...William Wordsworth George Gordon, Lord ByronLaraPrint: Book
1800-1849'Writing to D[orothy] W[ordsworth] on 19 Aug. 1814, W[ordsworth] describes an incident in a Perth bookshop: "I stepped...William Wordsworth Samuel RogersJacquelinePrint: Book
1800-1849' ... the first three stanzas and two concluding stanzas of [Thoms] Campbell's poem [The Exile of Erin] were copied an...Sara Hutchinson Thomas CampbellExile of Erin, TheUnknown
1800-1849'C[oleridge] read ... [George Carleton, Memoirs] in April [1809] ... 'Samuel Taylor Coleridge George CarletonMemoirs of Captain George Carleton, ThePrint: Book
1800-1849'W[ordsworth] translated ten epitaphs from Chiabrera's Opere ... probably ...between 26 Oct. and 4 Nov. 1809.'William Wordsworth Gabriello ChiabreraDelle Opere di Gabriello ChiabreraPrint: Book
1800-1849'W[ordsworth] seems to have translated ... [John Clanvowe, Of the Cuckowe and the Nightingale] on 7 and 8 Dec. 1801, a...William Wordsworth John ClanvoweOf the Cuckowe and the NightingaleUnknown
1800-1849'C[oleridge] read vol. 1 [of Thomas Clarkson, History ... of the Abolition of the African Slave-Trade] in proof in ear...Samuel Taylor Coleridge Thomas ClarksonHistory of the Rise, Progress, and Accomplishment of the Abolition of the African Slave-Trade, ThePrint: proof
1800-1849'C[oleridge] consulted ... [the Weekly Political Register] while working on the Friend ... 'Samuel Taylor Coleridge William CobbettWeekly Political Register, ThePrint: Serial / periodical
1800-1849' ... a summary of the contents of the Proceedings was published in the Courier on 3 Jan. 1809, and read by W[ordswort...William Wordsworth [summary of Proceedings upon the Inquiry relative to the Armistice & Convention, &c. made and concluded in Portugal, in August 1808, between the Commanders of the British and French Armies ...]Print: Newspaper
1800-1849" ... a summary of the contents of the Proceedings was published in the Courier on 3 Jan. 1809, and read by W[ordswort...William Wordsworth unknownProceedings upon the Inquiry relative to the Armistice & Convention, &c. made and concluded in Portugal, in August 1808, between the Commanders of the British and French Armies ...
1800-1849Wu notes that Charles Lamb copied stanzas 20-53 of Charles Cotton, Winter, in letter to Wordsworth of 5 March 1803.Charles Lamb Charles CottonWinterUnknown
1800-1849'Shortly after its first appearance in Hayley's Life and Posthumous Writings of Cowper (1803), Lamb copied ... out ['O...Charles Lamb William CowperOn the Loss of the Royal GeorgePrint: Book
1800-1849'C[oleridge] read from Daniel, including Hymen's Triumph and Musophilus, during his stay at D[ove] C[ottage], 20 Dec. ...Samuel Taylor Coleridge Samuel DanielHymen's TriumphUnknown
1800-1849'C[oleridge] read from Daniel, including Hymen's Triumph and Musophilus, during his stay at D[ove] C[ottage], 20 Dec. ...Samuel Taylor Coleridge Samuel DanielMusophilusUnknown
1800-1849Wordsworth to Alexander Dyce, 22 June 1830, on 'exceedingly pleasing' poem by Sneyd Davies: 'It begins "There was a ti...William Wordsworth Sneyd DaviesAgainst Indolence. An EpistlePrint: Book
1800-1849Wordsworth to Alexander Dyce, 22 June 1830, on 'exceedingly pleasing' poem by Sneyd Davies: 'It begins "There was a ti...William Wordsworth William EnfieldSpeaker, ThePrint: Book
1800-1849'... in 1811 S[ara] H[utchinson] mentioned that Herbert Southey "can read Robinson Crusoe or any Book".'Herbert Southey Daniel DefoeLife and Adventures of Robinson Crusoe, written by himselfPrint: Book
1800-1849'in 1804 [Robert] Southey noted that Hartley Coleridge "never has read, nor will read, beyond Robinson's departure fro...Hartley Coleridge Daniel DefoeLife and Adventures of Robinson Crusoe, written by himselfPrint: Book
1800-1849'W[ordsworth copied quotations from Descartes into D[ove] C[ottage] MS 31, leaves 71-2, c. Feb 1801.'William Wordsworth Rene DescartesunknownUnknown
1800-1849'Notebooks i 1002, 1004 and 1005 reveal that, 1-9 Nov. 1801, C[oleridge] was reading a copy of Digby's Two Treatises (...Samuel Taylor Coleridge Kenelm DigbyTwo Treatises, in the one of which, the nature of bodies; in the other, the nature of mans soule; is looked into: in way of discovery of the immortality of reasonable bodiesPrint: Book
1800-1849'On the recto of a fragment of W[ordsworth]'s Prospectus to The Recluse [Dove Cottage MS 24], there appear the followi...William Wordsworth Michael DraytonElegy to my dearly loved Friend, Henry Reynolds, Esq. of Poets and PoesyUnknown
1800-1849'C[oleridge]was ... reading ... [Dubartas his Second Weeke] in 1807.'Samuel Taylor Coleridge Guillaume de Saluste DubartasDubartas his Second Weeke: Babylon. The Second Part of the Second Day of the II. WeekePrint: Book
1800-1849'Southey had certainly read Dubartas by 2 March 1815 ... 'Robert Southey Guillaume de Saluste DubartasDubartas his Second Weeke: Babylon. The Second Part of the Second Day of the II. WeekePrint: Book
1800-1849'On 30 May 1812 W[ordsworth] observed [regarding Maria Edgeworth] that "I had read but few of her works" ... 'William Wordsworth Maria EdgeworthunknownPrint: Book
1700-1799'D[orothy] W[ordsworth] copied a number of epitaphs into [Dove Cottage MS 20] between late April and 17 Dec. 1799, nam...Dorothy Wordsworth unknownepitaph of Josias Franklin and wifeUnknown
1700-1799'D[orothy] W[ordsworth] copied a number of epitaphs into [Dove Cottage MS 20] between late April and 17 Dec. 1799, nam...Dorothy Wordsworth unknownepitaph of Benjamin FranklinUnknown
1700-1799'D[orothy] W[ordsworth] copied a number of epitaphs into [Dove Cottage MS 20] between late April and 17 Dec. 1799, nam...Dorothy Wordsworth unknownepitaph "taken from the Parish Church-Yard of Marsk in the County of York"Unknown
1800-1849De Quincey to Southey, 31 May 1811: 'We received the Gazette last night, and were a little disappointed by it,: Wordsw...William Wordsworth Gazette, ThePrint: Newspaper
1800-1849Mary Lamb to Mrs Morgan and Charlotte Brant, 22 May 1815: 'Godwin has just published a new book ... Wordsworth has ju...William Wordsworth William GodwinLives of Edward and John Philips, Nephews and Pupils of MiltonPrint: Book
1800-1849'Prelude MS W contains a fair copy of a verse translation of the tale of the travellers and the angel from Gower's Con...Dorothy Wordsworth unknownTale Imitated from GowerUnknown
1800-1849'On 7 Aug. 1805 the Wordsworths told Lady Beaumont that "We have just read a poem called the Sabbath written by a very...Wordsworth FamilyJames GrahameSabbath, TheUnknown
1800-1849'W[ordsworth] copied out seven lines of Grahame's poem [Birds of Scotland] in a letter to Lady Beaumont of Dec. 1806, ...William Wordsworth James GrahameBirds of ScotlandUnknown
1800-1849'C[oleridge] read Greville's A Treatie of Human Learning ... in March 1810 at Allan Bank.'Samuel Taylor Coleridge Fulke GrevilleTreatie of Human Learning, APrint: Book
'C[oleridge] read Greville's An Inquisition upon Fame and Honour... in March 1810 at Allan Bank.'Samuel Taylor Coleridge Fulke GrevilleInquisition upon Fame and Honour, AnPrint: Book
1800-1849'C[oleridge] read Greville's ... A Treatie of Warres ... in March 1810 at Allan Bank.'Samuel Taylor Coleridge Fulke GrevilleTreatie on Warres, APrint: Book
1800-1849'C[oleridge] read Greville's ... Alaham in March 1810 at Allan Bank.'Samuel Taylor Coleridge Fulke GrevilleAlahamPrint: Book
1800-1849'[Mark L.] Reed judges that W[ordsworth] and D[orothy] W[ordsworth] copied extracts from the Life [of Lady Guion] into...Wordsworth FamilyJeanne Marie Bouvieres de la Motte GuyonLife of Lady Guion, ThePrint: Book
1800-1849'C[oleridge] was reading Herbert in July-Sept 1809 ... during his residence at Allan Bank ... He was apparently readi...Samuel Taylor Coleridge George Herbert[poems]Print: Book
1800-1849'C[oleridge] was reading Herbert in ... Mar. 1810, during his residence at Allan Bank ... He was apparently reading h...Samuel Taylor Coleridge George HerbertTemple, ThePrint: Book
1800-1849'[Mark L.] Reed judges that a passage on pedlars from Heron was entered in the Wordsworth Commonplace Book ... by 5 Ap...Wordsworth FamilyRobert HeronObservations Made in a Journey through the Western Counties of ScotlandPrint: Book
1800-1849'On 29 Dec. 1806 Southey asked John May: "Have you seen the 'Memoirs of Colonel Hutchinson'? Very, very rarely has an...Robert Southey Lucy HutchinsonMemoirs of the Life of Colonel Hutchinson, Governor of Nottingham Castle and TownPrint: Book
1800-1849'[Wordsworth's] first mention of ... [Francis Jeffrey, review of Robert Southey, Thalaba, in the Edinburgh Review 1 (O...William Wordsworth Francis Jeffreyreview of ThalabaPrint: Serial / periodical
1800-1849'Charles Lamb copied ... [Mary Anne Lamb, Dialogue Between a Mother and Child] for D[orothy] W[ordsworth] in a letter ...Charles Lamb Mary Anne LambDialogue Between a Mother and ChildManuscript: Unknown
1800-1849'Charles Lamb copied ... [Mary Anne Lamb, The Lady Blanch, regardless of her lovers' fears] for D[orothy] W[ordsworth]...Charles Lamb Mary Anne LambLady Blanch, regardless of her lovers' fearsManuscript: Unknown
1800-1849'Charles Lamb copied ... [Mary Anne Lamb, "Virgin and Child"] for D[orothy] W[ordsworth] in a letter of 2 June 1804.'Charles Lamb Mary Anne LambVirgin and ChildManuscript: Unknown
1800-1849'Charles Lamb copied ... [Mary Anne Lamb, "On the Same" ("Virgin and Child")] for D[orothy] W[ordsworth] in a letter o...Charles Lamb Mary Anne LambOn the Same (Virgin and Child)Manuscript: Unknown
1800-1849Wordsworth to Walter Savage Landor, 20 April 1822: 'In your Simoneida, which I saw some years ago at Mr Southey's, I w...William Wordsworth Walter Savage LandorSimoneidaPrint: Book
1800-1849'De Quincey recalled the time ... when he persuaded W[ordsworth] to read [Harriet] Lee's The German's Tale: 'This mo...William Wordsworth Harriet LeeGerman's Tale, ThePrint: Book
1800-1849'On 19 Aug. 1810, D[orothy] W[ordsworth] told W[ordsworth] that she was "reading Malkin's Gil Blas - and it is a beau...Dorothy Wordsworth Alain Rene Le SageAdventures of Gil Blas of Santillane, ThePrint: Book
1800-1849'In a letter to D[orothy] W[ordsworth] of 10 March 1801, J[ohn] W[ordsworth] added that "Mr Lewis's poem [The Felon] i...John Wordsworth M. G. LewisFelon, TheManuscript: Unknown
1800-1849Wordsworth to Hazlitt, 5 March 1804: "I was sorry to see from the Papers that your Friend poor Fawcett was dead; not s...William Wordsworth [newspapers]Print: Newspaper
1800-1849'W[ordsworth] and M[ary] W[ordsworth] copied four Blake lyrics from Malkin's volume into the Wordsworth Commonplace Bo...William Wordsworth Willam Blake[lyrics]Print: Book
1800-1849'W[ordsworth] and M[ary] W[ordsworth] copied four Blake lyrics from Malkin's volume into the Wordsworth Commonplace Bo...Mary Wordsworth Willam Blake[lyrics]Print: Book
1800-1849Wu notes translated extract from Sir Bors' lament for Arthur (in the Morte D'Arthur of Thomas Malory) in the Wordswort...Wordsworth FamilyThomas MaloryMorte D'ArthurManuscript: Unknown
1700-1799'C[oleridge] had read the Essay [on the Principle of Population] shortly after its first appearance in 1798.'Samuel Taylor Coleridge Thomas Robert MalthusEssay on the Principle of Population, AnPrint: BookManuscript: Unknown
1800-1849'In late 1808 S[ara] H[utchinson] copied the description of the gawlin from [Martin] Martin, pp.71-2, into C[oleridge]...Sara Hutchinson Martin MartinDescription of the Western Islands of Scotland, APrint: Book
1800-1849'C[oleridge]'s letter to S[ara] H[utchinson] of May 1807 contained a transcription of Marvell's "On a Drop of Dew".'Samuel Taylor Coleridge Andrew MarvellOn a Drop of DewUnknown
1800-1849'Prelude MS W [Dove Cottage MS 38)] contains a transcription of Marvell's Horatian Ode dating from late 1802.'William Wordsworth Andrew MarvellHoratian Ode upon Cromwell's Return from Ireland, AnUnknown
1800-1849'C[oleridge] read Gifford's introduction and Ferriar's essay on Massinger in Dec. 1808-09.'Samuel Taylor Coleridge Wiliam GiffordIntroduction to The Plays of Philip MassingerPrint: BookUnknown
1800-1849'C[oleridge] read Gifford's introduction and Ferriar's essay on Massinger in Dec. 1808-09.'Samuel Taylor Coleridge Ferriar[essay]Print: BookUnknown
1800-1849'W[ordsworth] was reading Michaelangelo's sonnets with a view to translating them from Dec 1804; his work on them proc...William Wordsworth Michaelangelo [sonnets]Unknown
1800-1849Wordsworth in the Fenwick Note to Miscellaneous Sonnets: 'In the cottage of Town-End, one afternoon, in 1801, my Siste...Dorothy Wordsworth John Milton[sonnets]Unknown
1800-1849'During his stay with the Beaumonts at Coleorton, 30 Oct. to 2 Nov. 1806, W[ordsworth] gave several readings from Para...William Wordsworth John MiltonParadise LostUnknown
1800-1849'"In reading Lady Mary W Montagu's letters, whi[ch] we have had lately, I continually felt a want - I had not the leas...Dorothy Wordsworth Lady Mary Wortley MontaguLettersUnknown
1800-1849Recorded in Joseph Farington's diary, '[On 21 May] Sir George [Beaumont] mentioned the high encomiums for Wordsworth's...William Wordsworth anonEclectic ReviewPrint: Serial / periodical
1800-1849'[Thomas De Quincey] got round to reading ... [Hannah More, Coelebs in Search of a Wife] only in late June or early Ju...Thomas De Quincey Hannah MoreCoelebs in Search of a WifePrint: Book
1800-1849'Lamb read ... [Hannah More, Coelebs in Search of a Wife] at around ... [June-July 1809] ... on 7 June he told C[oleri...Charles Lamb Hannah MoreCoelebs in Search of a WifePrint: Book
1800-1849'The Wordsworths were reading the Morning Chronicle during the 1800s. It was the source of ... the recipe for croup me...Wordsworth Family anon[Recipe for croup medicine]Print: Newspaper
1800-1849'In the Fenwick Note to The Pet-lamb, W[ordsworth] recalled: "Within a few months after the publication of this poem, ...William Wordsworth Lindley MurrayIntroduction to the English ReaderPrint: Book
1900-1945'In his isolated rural community Gregory never imagined that he might aspire to a higher profession. Now he returned t...George Gregory Charles LyellPrinciples of GeologyPrint: Book
1900-1945'In his isolated rural community Gregory never imagined that he might aspire to a higher profession. Now he returned t...George Gregory [book of world history]Print: Book
1850-1899'[Chester Armstrong's] political consciousness was awakened when his father, a self-help Radical, read aloud the weekl... [weekly paper]Print: Newspaper
1850-1899'In [Ashington Mechanics' Institute] library [Chester Armstrong] discovered a "new world", a "larger environment" in D...Chester Armstrong Daniel DefoePrint: Book
1850-1899'In [Ashington Mechanics' Institute] library [Chester Armstrong] discovered a "new world", a "larger environment" in D...Chester Armstrong Frederick MarryatPrint: Book
1850-1899'In [Ashington Mechanics' Institute] library [Chester Armstrong] discovered a "new world", a "larger environment" in D...Chester Armstrong James Fenimore CooperPrint: Book
1850-1899'In [Ashington Mechanics' Institute] library [Chester Armstrong] discovered a "new world", a "larger environment" in D...Chester Armstrong Charles DickensPrint: Book
1850-1899'In [Ashington Mechanics' Institute] library [Chester Armstrong] discovered a "new world", a "larger environment" in D...Chester Armstrong Jules VernePrint: Book
1850-1899'In 1898 Armstrong organised the Ashington Debating and Literary Improvement Society, and his reading broadened out to...Chester Armstrong William ShakespearePrint: Book
1850-1899'In 1898 Armstrong organised the Ashington Debating and Literary Improvement Society, and his reading broadened out to...Chester Armstrong Robert BurnsPrint: Book
1850-1899'In 1898 Armstrong organised the Ashington Debating and Literary Improvement Society, and his reading broadened out to...Chester Armstrong Percy Bysshe ShelleyPrint: Book
1850-1899'In 1898 Armstrong organised the Ashington Debating and Literary Improvement Society, and his reading broadened out to...Chester Armstrong John KeatsPrint: Book
1850-1899'In 1898 Armstrong organised the Ashington Debating and Literary Improvement Society, and his reading broadened out to...Chester Armstrong Alfred Lord TennysonPrint: Book
1850-1899'In 1898 Armstrong organised the Ashington Debating and Literary Improvement Society, and his reading broadened out to...Chester Armstrong George Gordon, Lord ByronPrint: Book
1850-1899'In 1898 Armstrong organised the Ashington Debating and Literary Improvement Society, and his reading broadened out to...Chester Armstrong Walt WhitmanPrint: Book
1850-1899'In 1898 Armstrong organised the Ashington Debating and Literary Improvement Society, and his reading broadened out to...Chester Armstrong William WordsworthPrint: Book
1850-1899'In 1898 Armstrong organised the Ashington Debating and Literary Improvement Society, and his reading broadened out to...Chester Armstrong Walter ScottPrint: Book
1850-1899'In 1898 Armstrong organised the Ashington Debating and Literary Improvement Society, and his reading broadened out to...Chester Armstrong Robert BrowningPrint: Book
1850-1899'In 1898 Armstrong organised the Ashington Debating and Literary Improvement Society, and his reading broadened out to...Chester Armstrong Charles DarwinPrint: Book
1850-1899'In 1898 Armstrong organised the Ashington Debating and Literary Improvement Society, and his reading broadened out to...Chester Armstrong Thomas Henry HuxleyPrint: Book
1850-1899'In 1898 Armstrong organised the Ashington Debating and Literary Improvement Society, and his reading broadened out to...Chester Armstrong British WeeklyPrint: Serial / periodical
1850-1899'In 1898 Armstrong organised the Ashington Debating and Literary Improvement Society, and his reading broadened out to...Chester Armstrong Emile ZolaPrint: Book
1850-1899'In 1898 Armstrong organised the Ashington Debating and Literary Improvement Society, and his reading broadened out to...Chester Armstrong Henrik Johan IbsenPrint: Book
1850-1899'In 1898 Armstrong organised the Ashington Debating and Literary Improvement Society, and his reading broadened out to...Chester Armstrong George MeredithPrint: Book
1850-1899'In 1898 Armstrong organised the Ashington Debating and Literary Improvement Society, and his reading broadened out to...Chester Armstrong Oscar WildePrint: Book
1900-1945'In 1898 Armstrong organised the Ashington Debating and Literary Improvement Society, and his reading broadened out to...Chester Armstrong George Bernard ShawPrint: Book
1900-1945'In 1898 Armstrong organised the Ashington Debating and Literary Improvement Society, and his reading broadened out to...Chester Armstrong Herbert George WellsPrint: Book
1900-1945'In 1898 Armstrong organised the Ashington Debating and Literary Improvement Society, and his reading broadened out to...Chester Armstrong Arnold BennettPrint: Book
1900-1945'In 1898 Armstrong organised the Ashington Debating and Literary Improvement Society, and his reading broadened out to...Chester Armstrong [Marxist Economics]Print: Book
1900-1945'In 1898 Armstrong organised the Ashington Debating and Literary Improvement Society, and his reading broadened out to...Chester Armstrong Aldous HuxleyBrave New WorldPrint: Book
1900-1945'[Through the Women's Co-operative Guild, Deborah Smith] began reading poetry and, at age fifty one, discovered her ow...Deborah Smith Alfred Lord Tennyson'Break, break, break'Print: Book
1850-1899[According to Flora Thompson], "Modern writers who speak of the booklessness of the poor at that time must mean books ...Flora THompson Samuel RichardsonPamelaPrint: Book
1850-1899[According to Flora Thompson], "Modern writers who speak of the booklessness of the poor at that time must mean books ...Flora THompson Walter ScottWaverley NovelsPrint: Book
1850-1899[According to Flora Thompson], "Modern writers who speak of the booklessness of the poor at that time must mean books ...Flora Thompson Elizabeth GaskellCranfordPrint: Book
1850-1899[According to Flora Thompson], "Modern writers who speak of the booklessness of the poor at that time must mean books ...Flora Thompson William ShakespearePrint: Book
1850-1899[According to Flora Thompson], "Modern writers who speak of the booklessness of the poor at that time must mean books ...Flora Thompson George Gordon Lord ByronDon JuanPrint: Book
1850-1899[According to Flora Thompson], "Modern writers who speak of the booklessness of the poor at that time must mean books ...Flora Thompson Jane AustenPrint: Book
1850-1899[According to Flora Thompson], "Modern writers who speak of the booklessness of the poor at that time must mean books ...Flora Thompson Charles DickensPrint: Book
1850-1899[According to Flora Thompson], "Modern writers who speak of the booklessness of the poor at that time must mean books ...Flora Thompson Anthony TrollopePrint: Book
1900-1945[Alice Foley's illiterate mother objected to silent reading but responded well to Alice's reading of Alice in Wonderla...Alice Foley Lewis CarrollAlice's Adventures in WonderlandPrint: Book
1900-1945'[the father of Harry Burton] 'an irregularly employed housepainter, liked a "stirring novel" but nothing more challen...Arthur Conan DoylePrint: Book
1900-1945'[the father of Harry Burton] 'an irregularly employed housepainter, liked a "stirring novel" but nothing more challen... The Family ReaderPrint: Book, Serial / periodical
1900-1945'[the father of Harry Burton] 'an irregularly employed housepainter, liked a "stirring novel" but nothing more challen... [n/a]The Daily ChroniclePrint: Newspaper
1900-1945'[the father of Harry Burton] 'an irregularly employed housepainter, liked a "stirring novel" but nothing more challen... Lloyd's Weekly NewsPrint: Newspaper
1900-1945'[the father of Harry Burton] 'an irregularly employed housepainter, liked a "stirring novel" but nothing more challen...Harry Burton Jules VerneJourney to the Centre of the EarthPrint: Book
1900-1945'[the father of Harry Burton] 'an irregularly employed housepainter, liked a "stirring novel" but nothing more challen...family of Harry Burton ChipsPrint: Book, Serial / periodical
1900-1945'[the father of Harry Burton] 'an irregularly employed housepainter, liked a "stirring novel" but nothing more challen...family of Harry Burton The ButterflyPrint: Serial / periodical
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'As a boy, the poet John Clare consumed six-penny romances of Cinderella and Jack and the Beanstalk, "and great was th...John Clare CinderellaPrint: Book
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'As a boy, the poet John Clare consumed six-penny romances of Cinderella and Jack and the Beanstalk, "and great was th...John Clare Jack and the BeanstalkPrint: Book
1800-1849'A joiner's son in an early-nineteenth century Scottish village recalled [reading] his first novel, David Moir's The L...a Scottish joiner's son David MoirThe Life of Mansie WauchPrint: Book
1800-1849'As a boy, stonemason Hugh Miller first learned to appreciate the pleasures of literature in the "most delightful of a...Hugh Miller [the story of Joseph]Print: Book
1800-1849'As a boy, stonemason Hugh Miller first learned to appreciate the pleasures of literature in the "most delightful of a...Hugh Miller Jack the Giant KillerPrint: Book
1800-1849'As a boy, stonemason Hugh Miller first learned to appreciate the pleasures of literature in the "most delightful of a...Hugh Miller Sinbad the SailorPrint: Book
1800-1849'As a boy, stonemason Hugh Miller first learned to appreciate the pleasures of literature in the "most delightful of a...Hugh Miller Beauty and the BeastPrint: Book
1800-1849'As a boy, stonemason Hugh Miller first learned to appreciate the pleasures of literature in the "most delightful of a...Hugh Miller AladdinPrint: Book
1800-1849'As a boy, stonemason Hugh Miller first learned to appreciate the pleasures of literature in the "most delightful of a...Hugh Miller Homer the IliadPrint: Book
1800-1849'As a boy, stonemason Hugh Miller first learned to appreciate the pleasures of literature in the "most delightful of a...Hugh Miller Homer The OdysseyPrint: Book
1800-1849'"I next succeeded in discovering for myself a child's book, of not less interest than even The Iliad." It was Pilgrim...Hugh Miller John BunyanPilgrim's ProgressPrint: Book
1800-1849'"I next succeeded in discovering for myself a child's book, of not less interest than even The Iliad." It was Pilgrim...Hugh Miller Daniel DefoeRobinson CrusoePrint: Book
1800-1849'"I next succeeded in discovering for myself a child's book, of not less interest than even The Iliad." It was Pilgrim...Hugh Miller Jonathan SwiftGulliver's TravelsPrint: Book
1800-1849' ... C[oleridge] was reading ... [Petrarch, De Vita Solitaria] on arrival at Allan Bank in Sept. 1808 ... 'Samuel Taylor Coleridge PetrarchDe Vita SolitariaPrint: Book
1800-1849'D[orothy] W[ordsworth] made copies of extracts or complete texts from Philips' Collection in the Wordsworth Commonpla...Dorothy Wordsworth Ambrose PhilipsCollection of Old Ballads, APrint: Book
1800-1849'C[oleridge]'s study of Pindar in Oct. 1806, apparently begun in London and completed in Bury St Edmunds, was dependen...Samuel Taylor Coleridge PindarCarminaPrint: Book
1700-1799'... C[oleridge]was reading Plato during the mid-1790s ... 'Samuel Taylor Coleridge PlatoUnknownPrint: Book
1800-1849'[during winter 1801] C[oleridge] read Parmenides and Timaeus "with great care" ... 'Samuel Taylor Coleridge PlatoParmenidesPrint: Book
1800-1849'[during winter 1801] C[oleridge] read Parmenides and Timaeus "with great care" ... 'Samuel Taylor Coleridge PlatoTimaeusPrint: Book
1800-1849"On 20 July 1804 W[ordsworth] wrote to Sir George Beaumont: "'A few days ago I received from Mr Southey your very ...William Wordsworth Sir Joshua ReynoldsThe Works of Sir Joshua ReynoldsPrint: Book
1700-1799"On 20 July 1804 W[ordsworth] wrote to Sir George Beaumont: "'A few days ago I received from Mr Southey your very ...William Wordsworth Sir Joshua ReynoldsDiscoursesPrint: Book
1800-1849"On 5 Jan 1806 D[orothy] W[ordsworth] told Lady Beaumont; "'My Brother chanced to meet with Richardson's letters at...William Wordsworth Samuel RichardsonThe Correspondence of Samuel Richardson, a selection from the original manuscriptsPrint: Book
1800-1849'Robert Southey on "The Correspondence of Samuel Richardson" in letter to C. W. Williams Wynn, 27 November 1804: "Rich...Robert Southey Samuel RichardsonThe Correspondence of Samuel Richardson, a selection from the original manuscriptsPrint: Book
1800-1849'On 29 Nov. 1805, D[orothy] W[ordsworth] told Lady Beaumont: "I am reading Rosco's Leo the tenth - I have only got thr...Dorothy Wordsworth William RoscoeThe Life and Pontificate of Leo the TenthPrint: Book
1800-1849' ... by 11 Jan. 1806 ... [Southey] was reading ... [Roscoe, "Life and Pontificate of Leo the Tenth"] a second time [h...Robert Southey William RoscoeThe Life and Pontificate of Leo the TenthPrint: Book
'On 16 March 1840 W[ordsworth] told [Henry Crabb] Robinson that "C[oleridge]. translated the 2nd part of Wallenstein u...Samuel Taylor Coleridge Johann Christoph Friedrich von SchillerThe Death of WallensteinUnknown
1800-1849'C[oleridge] was a reader of ... [The Lady of the Lake]: he read Southey's copy in Sept. 1810 ... ' Samuel Taylor Coleridge Walter ScottLady of the Lake, ThePrint: Book
1800-1849'[Mark L.] Reed reports that W[ordsworth] copied quotations from Sennertus into D[ove] C[ottage] MS 31 ... c.Feb.1801....William Wordsworth Daniel SennertusunknownUnknown
1800-1849'On 6 Feb. 1827 W[ordsworth] told Sotheby: "I was gratified the other day by meeting in Mr Alaric Watt's Souvenir wi...William Wordsworth William SothebyI knew a gentle maidPrint: Book
1700-1799'On 6 Feb. 1827 W[ordsworth] told Sotheby: "I was gratified the other day by meeting in Mr Alaric Watt's Souvenir wi...William Wordsworth William SothebyI knew a gentle maidUnknown
1800-1849'On 6 Feb. 1827 W[ordsworth] told Sotheby: "I was gratified the other day by meeting in Mr Alaric Watt's Souvenir wi...William Wordsworth Alaric WattsSouvenirPrint: Serial / periodical
1800-1849'On 18 April 1807, C[oleridge] told Sotheby: "I read yesterday in a large company, where W. Wordsworth was present, ...Samuel Taylor Coleridge William SothebySaul, a PoemUnknown
1700-1799' ... James Losh reported in his diary for 4 Sept 1800 that Madoc "is ready for publication ... Southey showed me abou...James Losh Robert SoutheyMadocManuscript: Unknown
1800-1849'In early Oct. 1810 C[oleridge] wrote to W[ordsworth]: "I send the Brazil which has entertained & instructed me."'Samuel Taylor Coleridge Robert SoutheyHistory of BrazilPrint: BookManuscript: Unknown
1800-1849Entered by Coleridge in Wordsworth Commonplace Book: 'O holy peace by thee are only found The passing joys that ever...Samuel Taylor Coleridge Joshua SylvesterO Holy PeaceManuscript: UnknownUnknown
1800-1849'On 13 May 1812 [Henry Crabb] Robinson recorded in his diary: "William Wordsworth was more afraid of the liberal than ...William Wordsworth Jeremy TaylorDissuasive from Popery to the People of Ireland, APrint: BookManuscript: Unknown
1800-1849'Writing to Mary Monkhouse from Allan Bank on 19 April 1809, S[ara] H[utchinson] remarked that she had seen a churn "a...Sara Hutchinson anonCourierPrint: Advertisement, NewspaperManuscript: Unknown
1800-1849Wu notes extracts from vol 1 of Volney, "Travels Through Syria and Egypt", in Dove Cottage MS 28. Wordsworth FamilyConstantin Francois de Chasseboeuf comte de VolneyTravels through Syria and Egypt, in the years 1783, 1784, and 1785Print: BookManuscript: Unknown
1800-1849Duncan Wu identifies poem transcribed in Wordsworth Commonplace Book and opening 'Sweet scented flow'r! who'rt wont to...Wordsworth FamilyHenry Kirke WhiteTo the Herb RosemaryManuscript: UnknownUnknown
1800-1849Southey describes arrival of 'literary remains' of Henry Kirke White at Greta Hall in his preface to The Remains of Ki...Robert Southey Henry Kirke White["literary remains"]Manuscript: Unknown
1800-1849Southey describes arrival of "literary remains" of Henry Kirke White at Greta Hall in his preface to The Remains of Ki...Samuel Taylor Coleridge Henry Kirke White["literary remains"]Manuscript: Unknown
1800-1849'Two poems in [Thomas] Wilkinson's hand, "I Love to be Alone" and "Lines Written on a Paper Wrapt round a Moss-rose Pu...Wordsworth FamilyThomas Wilkinson[poems]Unknown
1800-1849'... ["A Lamentation on the Untimely Death of Roger, in the Cumberland Dialect"], by [Thomas] Wilkinson, in his own ha...Wordsworth FamilyThomas WilkinsonLamentation on the Untimely Death of Roger, in the Cumberland Dialect, AUnknown
1800-1849'W[ordsworth] copied from ... [Thomas Wilkinson's MS "Tours of the British Mountains"] the passage which had inspired ...William Wordsworth Thomas WilkinsonTours to the British MountainsManuscript: Unknown
1800-1849'On 7 July 1809, W[ordsworth] told Thomas Wilkinson that "Mr Coleridge showed me a little poem of yours upon your Bird...Wordsworth FamilyThomas WilkinsonTo My Thrushes, Blackbirds, etc.Unknown
1800-1849'On 13 May 1812, [Henry Crabb] Robinson asked W[ordsworth] about [John] Wilson's recently-published volume, The Isle o...William Wordsworth John Wilson[MS poems]Manuscript: Unknown
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Wu notes marginalia of Dorothy Wordsworth in Wordsworth Library copy of William Withering, An Arrangement of British P...Dorothy Wordsworth William WitheringArrangement of British Plants according to the latest Imrovements of the Linnean System and an Introduction to the Study of BotanyPrint: Book
1800-1849'Writing to [Francis] Wrangham in late Feb. 1801, W[ordsworth] remarked: "I read with great pleasure a very elegant an...William Wordsworth Francis Wrangham[poem]Print: Book
1800-1849'Writing to [Francis] Wrangham in late Feb. 1801, W[ordsworth] remarked: "I read with great pleasure a very elegant an...William Wordsworth VariousAnnual AnthologyPrint: Book
1700-1799'At some time between late April and 17 Dec. 1799, D[orothy] W[ordsworth] copied the epitaph of Sir George Vane at the...Dorothy Wordsworth William HutchinsonHistory and Antiquities of the County Palatine of Durham, ThePrint: Book
1700-1799Byron to John Hanson, [? November 1799]: 'I congratulate you on Capt. Hanson's being appointed commander of the Brazen...George Gordon, Lord Byron anon[newspaper]Print: Newspaper
1800-1849Byron to Augusta Byron, 25 April 1805: 'You say you are sick of the Installation [of seven Knights of the Garter at Wi...George Gordon Lord Byron anonMorning PostPrint: Newspaper
1800-1849In letter to Edward Noel Long, 23 February 1807 Byron transcribes lines 91-96 of William Cowper, "Friendship" (as in 1...George Gordon, Lord Byron William CowperFriendshipUnknown
1800-1849Byron to William J. Bankes, on having received 'two Critical opinions, from Edinburgh' (of Lord Woodhouselee and Henry...Alexander Fraser Tytler, Lord Woodhouselee George Gordon, Lord ByronPoems on Various OccasionsPrint: Book
1800-1849Byron to William J. Bankes, on having received 'two Critical opinions, from Edinburgh' (of Lord Woodhouselee and Henry...Henry Mackenzie George Gordon, Lord ByronPoems on Various OccasionsPrint: Book
1800-1849Witness statement in trial for libel; witness reads to the court the offending paragraphs published in newspaper. J...James Chetham Print: Newspaper
1800-1849Byron to Elizabeth Pigot, 2 August 1807: 'I have now a Review before me entitled, "Literary Recreations" where my Bard...George Gordon, Lord Byron VariousMonthly Literary RecreationsPrint: Serial / periodical
1800-1849Mr Gurney cross-examines victim Thomas Metcalfe in trial of Ann Wright for theft. During examination, reads to Metcalf... Print: Newspaper
1800-1849During the trial of Jonathan Furlonger for theft, Mr Alley, in questioning witness Edward Pilcher, reads to the court ... Manuscript: Letter
1800-1849Byron to the Earl of Clare, 20 August 1807: 'I hope this Letter will find you safe, I saw in a Morning paper, a long a...George Gordon, Lord Byron anon[morning newspaper]Print: NewspaperManuscript: Letter
1800-1849Evidence in trial for theft and receiving stolen goods. Prisoner Brown questions witness George Picard: Q: "Do you...George Picard Daily AdvertiserPrint: Newspaper
1800-1849Witness statement in trial for theft and receiving stolen goods; witness reads a 'bogus' invoice to the court: Q: "...George Deboos Manuscript: invoice
1800-1849Witness statement in trial for theft and receiving stolen goods; witness reads a letter aloud to the court Deboos: ...George Deboos Manuscript: Letter
1800-1849Witness statements in trial for coining: John Shobel: "Freeman, the inspector, stood by the fire, reading the newsp...Joshua Freeman Print: Newspaper
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Byron to Robert Charles Dallas, 21 January 1808: 'Whenever Leisure and Inclination permit me the pleasure of a visit, ...George Gordon Lord Byron Robert Charles DallasunknownUnknown
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Byron to Robert Charles Dallas, 21 January 1808: 'As for my reading, I believe I may aver without hyperbole, it has be...George Gordon Lord Byron HerodotusunknownPrint: Book
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Byron to Robert Charles Dallas, 21 January 1808: 'As for my reading, I believe I may aver without hyperbole, it has be...George Gordon Lord Byron Edward GibbonDecline and Fall of the Roman EmpirePrint: Book
1800-1849Witness statements in trial for theft: George Baverstock: "I keep the Angel and Crown public house, opposite Whitec...Nicholas Benigne Ablin The TimesPrint: Newspaper
1800-1849Witness statements in trial for coining/forgery: John Limbrick: "I am an officer of Hatton Garden. I was with Read ...James Clark Print: Newspaper
1800-1849Byron to William Harness, 11 February 1808: 'I ... remember being favoured with the perusal of many of your compositio...George Gordon Lord Byron William HarnessunknownUnknown
1800-1849Witness statements in trial for theft: Thomas Stevenson: "...next day he said they [stolen property] were advertise...Thomas Stevenson The TimesPrint: Newspaper
1800-1849Witness statements in trial for highway robbery: John Gavill: "I saw his [Davis] examination in the newspapers... I...John Gavill Print: Newspaper
1800-1849' ... a most violent attack is preparing for me in the the next number of the Edinburgh Review, this I have from the a...anon Henry Broughamreview of Byron, Hours of IdlenessPrint: proofManuscript: Unknown
1800-1849Witness statements in trial for theft: Eliza Morris: "I went to live servant at the Bank tavern, John-street, and o...Eliza Morris Print: Newspaper
1800-1849Witness statements in trial for theft: Robert Ireland: "On the 11th of July, in the afternoon, these stockings hung...Robert Ireland Print: Newspaper
1800-1849Witness statements in trial for theft: John Mims: "I am servant to John Bird, who keeps a cook-shop in Golden Lane....John Mims Print: Newspaper
1800-1849Witness statements in trial for tax offences: Jane Fuller: "I can neither read nor write; I had occasion to send a ...George Griffiths Print: Book
1800-1849Witness statements in trial for tax offences: Jane Fuller: "I can neither read nor write; I had occasion to send a ...George Griffiths Manuscript: Letter
1800-1849Witness statements in trial for tax offences: Jane Fuller: "I heard about this business, three weeks ago. I heard M... Print: Newspaper
1800-1849Byron to Robert Charles Dallas, 23 June 1810: 'I ... request that you will write to malta. I expect a world of news, ...George Gordon Lord Byron [newspapers]Print: Newspaper
1800-1849Byron to Edward Ellice, 4 July 1810: 'I hear your friend Brougham is in the lower house mouthing at the ministry ... y...George Gordon Lord Byron Henry Brougham[speech]Unknown
1800-1849Byron to John Cam Hobhouse, 23 August 1810: 'I am learning Italian, and this day translated an ode of Horace "Exegi mo...George Gordon Lord Byron HoraceOde ("Exegi monumentum")Unknown
1800-1849Byron to Francis Hodgson, 3 October 1810: 'I have seen some old English papers up to the 15th. of May, I see the "Lady...George Gordon Lord Byron [newspapers]Print: NewspaperUnknown
1800-1849Byron to Francis Hodgson, 3 October 1810: 'I have seen some old English papers up to the 15th. of May, I see the "Lady...George Gordon Lord Byron Anonadvertisement for Scott, The Lady of The LakePrint: Advertisement, NewspaperUnknown
1800-1849Byron to John Cam Hobhouse, 4 October 1810: 'I have just received a letter from [John] Galt with a Candiot poem which ...George Gordon Lord Byron John GaltFair Shepherdess, TheManuscript: Sheet
1800-1849Byron to Francis Hodgson, 20 January 1811: 'I wish to be sure I had a few books ... any damned nonsense on a long Even...George Gordon Lord Byron VariousEdinburgh ReviewPrint: Serial / periodicalManuscript: Letter
1800-1849Byron to John Cam Hobhouse, 5 March 1811: 'I have begun an Imitation of the "De Arte Poetica" of Horace [became his Hi...George Gordon Lord Byron HoraceDe Arte PoeticaPrint: Book
1800-1849Byron to John Cam Hobhouse, 5 March 1811: 'I have seen English papers of October, which say little or nothing ... 'George Gordon Lord Byron [newspapers]Print: Newspaper
1700-1799'When radical weaver Samuel Bamford first discovered Pilgrim's Progress, it impressed him as a thrilling illustrated r...Samuel Bamford John BunyanPilgrim's ProgressPrint: Book
1700-1799'When radical weaver Samuel Bamford first discovered Pilgrim's Progress, it impressed him as a thrilling illustrated r...Samuel Bamford [The New Testament]Print: Book
1800-1849Byron to John Cam Hobhouse, 10 August 1811, within two weeks of his mother's death: 'I am very lonely, & should think ...George Gordon, Lord Byron unknownunknownUnknown
1700-1799'When radical weaver Samuel Bamford first discovered Pilgrim's Progress, it impressed him as a thrilling illustrated r...Samuel Bamford [tale of Robin Hood]Print: Book
1700-1799'When radical weaver Samuel Bamford first discovered Pilgrim's Progress, it impressed him as a thrilling illustrated r...Samuel Bamford Jack the Giant KillerPrint: Book
1700-1799'When radical weaver Samuel Bamford first discovered Pilgrim's Progress, it impressed him as a thrilling illustrated r...Samuel Bamford [Story of St George and the Dragon]Print: Book
1700-1799'When radical weaver Samuel Bamford first discovered Pilgrim's Progress, it impressed him as a thrilling illustrated r...Samuel Bamford Richard JohnsonThe History of The Seven ChampionsPrint: Book
1800-1849'Soldier's son Joseph Barker... first read the Bible "chiefly as a work of history and was very greatly delighted with...Joseph Barker John BunyanPilgrim's ProgressPrint: Book
1800-1849'Soldier's son Joseph Barker... first read the Bible "chiefly as a work of history and was very greatly delighted with...Joseph Barker The BiblePrint: Book
1800-1849'Soldier's son Joseph Barker... first read the Bible "chiefly as a work of history and was very greatly delighted with...Joseph Barker John MiltonParadise LostPrint: Book
1800-1849'Soldier's son Joseph Barker... first read the Bible "chiefly as a work of history and was very greatly delighted with...Joseph Barker Daniel DefoeRobinson CrusoePrint: Book
1800-1849'Soldier's son Joseph Barker... first read the Bible "chiefly as a work of history and was very greatly delighted with...Joseph Barker [ghost stories]Print: Book
1800-1849'Soldier's son Joseph Barker... first read the Bible "chiefly as a work of history and was very greatly delighted with...Joseph Barker [highwayman stories]Print: Book
1800-1849[difficulty of uneducated readers grasping the idea that there could be two versions of a story]. 'Therefore [Thomas C...Thomas Carter The Bible - Revelation, Kings, Chronicles, GospelsPrint: Book
1800-1849Witness statement in trial for theft: William Dowlman: "I am a cheesemonger. The bacon is mine -I was reading the n...William Dowlman Print: Newspaper
1800-1849Witness statement in trial for theft: John Spencer: "On the 6th of April, in consequence of what I saw in the newsp...John Spencer Print: Newspaper
1800-1849Witness statement in trial for theft: Joseph Canes: "I was reading in the newspaper at the public house that a man ...James Canes Print: Newspaper
1800-1849Witness statement in trial for conspiracy: Rev. Francis Lee: "In May last I saw an advertisement in the Times newsp...Rev Francis Lee The TimesPrint: Newspaper
1800-1849Witness statement in trial for theft: Thomas Stevenson: "I saw the prisoner at the Black Horse... where I lodge... ...William Clements Print: Newspaper
1800-1849Witness reads letter aloud to court as evidence in trial for assault: James Locke: "I have the letter. (reads) 'To ...James Locke Manuscript: Letter
1800-1849Witness statement in trial for forgery: Henry Palmer: "In the middle of March, in the evening, I was sitting at the...Henry Palmer Print: Newspaper
1800-1849Prisoner's defence in trial for forgery: "On reading Bell's Weekly Messager of the 25th of January last, which fell...John Hill Wagstaff Bell's Weekly MessagerPrint: Newspaper
1800-1849Witness statement in trial for theft: Cammell: "I heard the prisoner was in custody a few days after -I read it in ...John Cammell Print: Newspaper
1800-1849Witness statement in trial for theft -shoplifting: Wilhelmina Clarke: "I am servant to Mr Birt... On the 12th of Ma...John Birt Print: Newspaper
1800-1849Witness statement in trial for misdemeanour: Robert Coles: "I live at Southampton, and have been a cabinet maker. I...Robert Coles Print: Newspaper
1800-1849Witness statement in trial for highway robbery: Joseph Ortega: "On the 16th of December about a quarter past six o'...Joseph Ortega Print: Newspaper
1800-1849Witness statement in trial for burglary: Elizabeth Walter: "I read in the newspaper, when I had a pint of beer, wha...Elizabeth Walter Print: Newspaper
1800-1849Witness statement in trial for theft: Thomas Husband: "I have heard of his [Bowers] being in custody; I saw it in t...Thomas Husband Print: Newspaper
1800-1849Witness statement in trial for theft: Francis Gifford Banner: "On the Monday after the 30th of June, I saw, in the ...Francis Gifford Banner The TimesPrint: Newspaper
1800-1849Witness statement in trial for shoplifting: Mary Bennett: "I am the prosector's wife. I was in the shop ...I was si...Mary Bennett Print: Newspaper
1800-1849Witness statements and prisoner's defence in trial for theft: Francis Barnwell: "...the prisoner was then sitting ...William Tanner Print: Newspaper
1800-1849Witness statement in trial for highway robbery: James Carty: "Mrs Rankin said the robbery was done on Friday, the 1...James Carty Print: Newspaper
1800-1849Witness statement in trial for theft: Francis Jobling: "I am the prosecutrix's mother. On the evening of the 28th o...Elizabeth Harriet Guy Print: Newspaper
1800-1849Witness statement in trial for burglary: Michael Thomas: "About a week afterwards I read something in the newspaper...Michael Thomas Print: Newspaper
1800-1849Witness statement in trial for housebreaking: John William Harrison: "he (William Heath) was up in a corner of the ...William Heath Print: Newspaper
1800-1849Witness statement in trial for housebreaking: Stephen Davies: "on the 23rd of December he came again -I had the goo...Stephen Davies Print: Newspaper
1800-1849Witness statements in trial for murder: William Lee: "I am a prisoner in the New prison, Clerkenwell, charged with ...Samuel Arundel Print: Newspaper
1800-1849Witness statement in trial for forgery: Philip Miller: "On the 27th of April I was at the Horse and Groom public ho...Philip Miller Print: Newspaper
1800-1849Witness statement in trial for coining: John Leeming: "a few days afterwards I saw something in the newspaper, went...John Leeming Print: Newspaper
1800-1849'the only fiction [Robert] Roberts read as a boy was an abridged Welsh-language Robinson Crusoe'Robert Roberts Daniel DefoeRobinson CrusoePrint: Book
1800-1849Witness statement in trial for forgery: George Coombs: "I appointed to meet him [Conway] next evening at the coffee...George Coobs Print: Newspaper
1850-1899'V.S. Pritchett had an uncle, an atheist cabinet-maker, who taught himself to read from The Anatomy of Melancholy, eve...Arthur Robert BurtonThe Anatomy of MelancholyPrint: Book
1800-1849Witness statement in trial for theft: William Taylor: "I did not know he [Crane] was committed [for trial] till I s...William Taylor Print: Newspaper
1850-1899'Thomas Jones recalled that his mother, a Rhymney straw-hat maker, "was fifty before she read a novel and to her dying...Henry FieldingTom JonesPrint: Book
1800-1849Witness statement in trial for theft: William Gilbert: "I saw the Times newspaper on the 22nd of March, and in cons...William Gilbert The TimesPrint: Newspaper
1850-1899'Thomas Thompson, from a family of Lancashire weavers, grew up with tales of Robin Hood and the Black Hole of Calctta,...Thomas Thompson Edmund SpenserThe Faerie QueenePrint: Book
1850-1899'Thomas Thompson, from a family of Lancashire weavers, grew up with tales of Robin Hood and the Black Hole of Calctta,...Thomas Thompson John BunyanPilgrim's ProgressPrint: Book
1850-1899'Thomas Thompson, from a family of Lancashire weavers, grew up with tales of Robin Hood and the Black Hole of Calctta,...Thomas Thompson [Old Testament]Print: Book
1800-1849Witness statement in trial for theft: William Owens: "I saw him [Peacock] at our house on Saturday evening the 6th ...William Owens The TimesPrint: Newspaper
1850-1899'Thomas Thompson, from a family of Lancashire weavers, grew up with tales of Robin Hood and the Black Hole of Calctta,...Thomas Thompson [tale of Robin Hood]Print: Book
1800-1849Witness statement in trial for theft: Jesse Adkins: "I am the landlord of the Laurel... My servant, Moore, came to ...Michael McCrea Print: Newspaper
1850-1899'John Paton was raised in the Aberdeen slums on a diet of penny dreadfuls ("good healthy stuff for an imaginative boy"...John Paton [Old and New Testament]Print: Book
1850-1899'John Paton was raised in the Aberdeen slums on a diet of penny dreadfuls ("good healthy stuff for an imaginative boy"...John Paton [penny dreadfuls]Print: Book
1800-1849Witness statements in trial for theft: Lucy Tring: "In the parlour with me and my husband, who was reading the news...Thomas Tring Print: Newspaper
1800-1849[reading the Bible], Robert Story, an early nineteenth century shepherd-poet, described the experience: "The unconsume...Robert Story [Bible]Print: Book
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'When young, Frederick Rogers read not only the Bible as a thriler ("the men and women of the sacred books were as fam...Frederick Rogers [Bible]Print: Book
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'When young, Frederick Rogers read not only the Bible as a thriller ("the men and women of the sacred books were as fa...Frederick Rogers John BunyanPilgrim's ProgressPrint: Book
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'When young, Frederick Rogers read not only the Bible as a thriller ("the men and women of the sacred books were as fa...Frederick Rogers Alexandre DumasPrint: Book
1800-1849'As a child, William Heaton the Yorkshire weaver-poet, "rambled with Christian from his home in the wilderness to the ...William Heaton John BunyanPilgrim's ProgressPrint: Book
1800-1849'As a child, William Heaton the Yorkshire weaver-poet, "rambled with Christian from his home in the wilderness to the ...William Heaton Daniel DefoeRobinson CrusoePrint: Book
1800-1849'As a child, William Heaton the Yorkshire weaver-poet, "rambled with Christian from his home in the wilderness to the ...William Heaton Tobias SmollettRoderick RandomPrint: Book
1900-1945'"I made no distinction between Thackeray's Barry Lyndon and Orczy's Scarlet Pimpernel - or between Pilgrim's Progress...Herbert Hodge William Makepeace ThackerayBarry LyndonPrint: Book
1900-1945'"I made no distinction between Thackeray's Barry Lyndon and Orczy's Scarlet Pimpernel - or between Pilgrim's Progress...Herbert Hodge Emma OrczyThe Scarlet PimpernelPrint: Book
1900-1945'"I made no distinction between Thackeray's Barry Lyndon and Orczy's Scarlet Pimpernel - or between Pilgrim's Progress...Herbert Hodge John BunyanPilgrim's ProgressPrint: Book
1900-1945'"I made no distinction between Thackeray's Barry Lyndon and Orczy's Scarlet Pimpernel - or between Pilgrim's Progress...Herbert Hodge Harry Blyth[Sexton Blake stories]Print: Book
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'Elizabeth Rignall, a London painter's daughter, was not permitted to read anything else on Sundays, so she treated Pi...Elizabeth Rignall John BunyanPilgrim's ProgressPrint: Book
1850-1899'At age ten Harry West, the son of a circus escape artist, read Pilgrim's Progress merely as "A great heroic adventure...Harry West John BunyanPilgrim's ProgressPrint: Book
1800-1849Byron to Francis Hodgson, 9 September 1811: 'Dear Hodgson, - I have been a good deal in your company lately, for I hav...George Gordon, Lord Byron Francis Hodgson[translation of Juvenal]Print: Unknown
1800-1849Byron to Francis Hodgson, 9 September 1811: 'Dear Hodgson, - I have been a good deal in your company lately, for I hav...George Gordon, Lord Byron Francis HodgsonLady Jane Grey, a Tale; and Other PoemsPrint: Book
1900-1945'At age ten Harry West, the son of a circus escape artist, read Pilgrim's Progress merely as "A great heroic adventure...Harry West Sigmund FreudPrint: Book
1900-1945'At age ten Harry West, the son of a circus escape artist, read Pilgrim's Progress merely as "A great heroic adventure...Harry West Carl JungPrint: Book
1800-1849Byron to Francis Hodgson, 4 December 1811: 'I have read Watson to Gibbon. He proves nothing, so I am where I was, ver...George Gordon, Lord Byron Richard WatsonApology for Christianity, in a Series of Letters to Edward Gibbon, Esq.Print: Book
1900-1945'Emrys Daniel Hughes, son of a Welsh miner, first treated Pilgrim's Progress as an illustrated adventure story. When h...Emrys Daniel Hughes John BunyanPilgrim's ProgressPrint: Book
1800-1849Byron to Francis Hodgson, 8 December 1811: 'I have gotten a book by Sir William Drummond (printed, but not published),...George Gordon, Lord Byron Sir William DrummondAedipus JudaicusPrint: Book
1800-1849Byron to John Cam Hobhouse, 15 December 1811: 'I have been living quietly, reading Sir W. Drummond's book on the bible...George Gordon, Lord Byron Sir William DrummondAedipus JudaicusPrint: Book
1800-1849Byron to Lady Caroline Lamb, 1 May 1812: 'I have read over the few poems of Miss Milbank with attention ... I like the...George Gordon, Lord Byron Annabella Milbanke[lines on Dermody]Manuscript: Unknown
1800-1849Byron to Lady Caroline Lamb, 1 May 1812: 'I have read over the few poems of Miss Milbank with attention ... I like the...George Gordon, Lord Byron Annabella Milbanke[lines in the cave at Seaham]Manuscript: Unknown
1800-1849Byron to Lady Caroline Lamb, 1 May 1812: 'I have read over the few poems of Miss Milbank with attention ... A friend o...[friend of Byron's, probably Dallas] anon Annabella Milbanke[poems]Manuscript: Unknown
1800-1849Byron to Bernard Barton, 1 June 1812: 'Some weeks ago my friend Mr Rogers showed me some of the stanzas [of Barton's] ...George Gordon, Lord Byron Bernard BartonunknownManuscript: Unknown
1800-1849Byron to Bernard Barton, 1 June 1812: 'Some weeks ago my friend Mr Rogers showed me some of the stanzas [of Barton's] ...George Gordon, Lord Byron Bernard BartonMetrical EffusionsPrint: Book
1800-1849Byron to Edward Daniel Clarke, 26 June 1812: 'My dear Sir, - Will you accept my very sincere congratulations on your s...George Gordon, Lord Byron Edward Daniel ClarkeTravels in Various Countries of Europe, Asia, and Africa (vol 2)Print: Book
1800-1849Byron to John Murray, acknowledging receipt of parcel of books and letters from Christian well-wishers, 14 September 1...George Gordon Lord Byron anonManuscript: Unknown
1800-1849Byron to Lord Holland, 14 October 1812, on looking out for reports of his Drury Lane Theatre address: 'I have seen no ...George Gordon, Lord Byron variousMorning ChroniclePrint: Newspaper
1800-1849Byron to Lord Holland, 14 October 1812, on looking out for reports of his Drury Lane Theatre address: 'I have seen no ...George Gordon, Lord Byron various[Sunday papers]Print: Newspaper
1800-1849Byron to Lady Melbourne, 17 October 1812, on reports of his Drury Lane Theatre address: '... my address has been ... m...George Gordon, Lord Byron various[newspapers]Print: Newspaper
1800-1849Byron to Lady Melbourne, 18 October 1812, on writing by Annabella Milbanke that she has forwarded to him: '... the spe...George Gordon, Lord Byron Annabella Milbanke[biography]Manuscript: Unknown
1800-1849Byron to Lady Melbourne, 30 October 1812: '... I see by the papers Ld. and Ly. Cowper are returned to Herts.'George Gordon, Lord Byron [newspapers]Print: Newspaper
1800-1849Byron to Lady Melbourne, 18 November 1812: 'I am still here only sad in the prospect of going [from home of Lord and L...George Gordon, Lord Byron unknownunknownUnknown
1800-1849Byron to John Murray, 22 November 1812: 'I have in charge a curious and very long MS. poem written by Lord Brooke (the...George Gordon, Lord Byron Lord Brooke[untitled manuscript]Manuscript: Unknown
1800-1849Byron to Lady Melbourne, 11 January 1813: 'I have been looking over my Kinsham premises which are close to a church an...George Gordon, Lord Byron [epitaphs]Manuscript: tombstone epitaphs
1800-1849Byron to John Murray, 20 January 1813; 'In "Horace in London" I perceive some stanzas on Ld. E[lgin] - in which ... I ...George Gordon Lord Byron James and Horace SmithHorace in London; consisting of Imitations of the First Two Books of the Odes of HoracePrint: Book
1800-1849Byron to John Murray, 21 April 1813: 'I see the Examiner threatens some observations upon you next week ... 'George Gordon, Lord Byron Leigh HuntExaminer, ThePrint: Serial / periodical
1800-1849In letter from Byron to Thomas Moore: 'When Byron read these verses aloud to Moore and Rogers, they all three broke do...George Gordon, Lord Byron Lord Thurlow"When Rogers ... "Unknown
1800-1849Byron to John Galt, 8 June 1813: 'I have to thank you for a most agreeable present [apparently a copy of his Letters f...George Gordon, Lord Byron John GaltLetters from the LevantPrint: Book
1800-1849Byron to John Murray, 12 June 1813: 'In yesterday's paper immediately under an advertisement on "Strictures in the Ure...George Gordon, Lord Byron anonadvertisement for William Wadd, Practical Observations on the best mode of curing Strictures...Print: Advertisement, Newspaper
1800-1849Byron to John Murray, 12 June 1813: 'In yesterday's paper immediately under an advertisement on "Strictures in the Ure...George Gordon, Lord Byron anonadvertisement for Modern Poets; a Dialogue in Verse, containing some Strictures on the Poetry of Lord Byron, Mr. Southey, and OthersPrint: Advertisement, Newspaper
1800-1849Byron to John Murray, 13 June 1813: 'I have read the strictures which are just enough - & not grossly abusive - in ver...George Gordon, Lord Byron anonModern Poets; a Dialogue in Verse, containing some Strictures on the Poetry of Lord Byron, Mr. Southey, and OthersPrint: Book
1800-1849Byron to Thomas Moore, 22 August 1813: 'In a "mail-coach" copy of the Edinburgh, I perceive the Giaour is 2d article.'George Gordon, Lord Byron VariousEdinburgh ReviewPrint: Serial / periodical
1800-1849Byron to Thomas Moore, 22 August 1813, in description of Newstead Abbey: 'I remember, when about fifteen, reading your...George Gordon, Lord Byron Thomas Moore[poems]Unknown
1800-1849Byron to Thomas Moore, 22 August 1813: 'I hope you are going on with your grand coup - pray do - or that damned Lucien...George Gordon, Lord Byron Lucien BuonaparteCharlemagneManuscript: Unknown
1800-1849Byron to Thomas Moore, 28 August 1813: 'If you want any more books [on the Orient], there is "Castellan's Moeurs des O...George Gordon, Lord Byron A. L. CastellanMoeurs, usages costumes des Othomans, et abrege de leur histoirePrint: Book
1800-1849Byron to Lady Melbourne, 21 September 1813, from Aston Hall, Rotherham (where staying with Sir James Wedderburn Webste...George Gordon, Lord Byron GrimmunknownUnknown
1800-1849Byron thanks J. Thomson (unidentified) for volume of poems, 27 September 1813: 'I have derived considerable pleasure f...George Gordon, Lord Byron J. ThomsonunknownUnknown
1800-1849September 5 1840. Went this morning to the house in Ship and Anchor court. On the parlour window of the house formerly...Francis Place Print: Advertisement, Handbill, Poster
1700-1799I was sent to another school in Wine Office Court, Fleet Street, when I was about seven years of age. At this old woma...Francis Place Dillworths Spelling BookPrint: Book
1800-1849Byron to John Murray, 12 October 1813: 'I have received and read the British Review ... 'George Gordon, Lord Byron British ReviewPrint: Serial / periodical
1700-1799School hours were from 9 to 12 and from 2 to 5. The mode of teaching was this. Each of the boys had a column or half a...Francis Place BiblePrint: Book
1800-1849Byron to Dr Samuel Butler, 20 October 1813: 'The little that I have seen by stealth and accident of Charlemagne quite ...George Gordon, Lord Byron Lucien BuonaparteCharlemagneUnknown
1700-1799I had read a book, at that time openly sold, on every stall, called Aristotle's Master Piece, it was a thick 18 mo, wi...Francis Place Aristotle's Compleat Master Piece; in Three Parts; Displaying the Secrets of Nature in the Generation of ManPrint: Book
1700-1799I had read a book, at that time openly sold, on every stall, called Aristotle's Master Piece, it was a thick 18 mo, wi...Francis Place BiblePrint: Book
1700-1799I neither concealed my doubts nor my fears but communicated them freely to several persons, no one however said anythi...Francis Place John BunyanPilgrim's ProgressPrint: Book
1700-1799I neither concealed my doubts nor my fears but communicated them freely to several persons, no one however said anythi...Francis Place various religious titlesPrint: Book
1800-1849In postscript to letter written by Byron to John Murray, 3 am [29 November 1813]: 'I have got out of my bed (in which ...George Gordon, Lord Byron Madame Germaine de Stael-HolsteinDe l'AllemagnePrint: Book
1800-1849Byron to John Murray, [29 November 1813 (c)]: 'there have been some epigrams on Mr. W[ar]d one I see today - the first...George Gordon, Lord Byron unknown[epigram on J. W. Ward]Print: Newspaper
1800-1849Byron to John Murray, [29 November 1813 (c)]: 'there have been some epigrams on Mr. W[ar]d one I see today - the first...George Gordon, Lord Byron unknown[epigram on J. W. Ward]Unknown
1700-1799It was the custom of my master to invite some of the oldest of the boys to visit him for an hour or two on half holida...Francis Place Print: Book
1700-1799It was the custom of my master to invite some of the oldest of the boys to visit him for an hour or two on half holida...Older boys from the school of Francis Place Print: Book
1800-1849Byron to Madame de Stael, 30 November 1813, in praise of her De L'Allemagne: 'few days have passed since its publicati...George Gordon, Lord Byron Madame Germaine de Stael-HolsteinDe L'AllemagnePrint: Book
1800-1849Byron to Zachary Macaulay (editor of the Christian Observer), 3 December 1813: 'Sir / - I have just finished the perus...George Gordon, Lord Byron VariousChristian ObserverPrint: Serial / periodical
Byron to John Murray, 4 December 1813: 'I have redde through your Persian Tale - I have taken ye. liberty of making so...George Gordon, Lord Byron unknownPersian TaleManuscript: Unknown
1800-1849Byron to Thomas Moore, 8 December 1813: 'I have met with an odd reflection in Grimm ... "Many people have the reputati...George Gordon, Lord Byron Friedrich Melchoir GrimmCorrespondance LitterairePrint: Book
1700-1799My desire for information was however too strong to be turned aside and often have I been sent away from a book stall ...Francis Place variousPrint: Book
1700-1799My desire for information was however too strong to be turned aside and often have I been sent away from a book stall ...Francis Place variousPrint: Book
1800-1849On my having read some portion of the preceding narrative to Mr Fenn Bookseller at Charing Cross he related circumstan...Francis Place Francis PlaceAutobiographyManuscript: unpublished memoirs
1800-1849In Byron's Journal (14 November 1813-19 April 1814): 'I never in my life read a composition [of his own], save to Hodg...George Gordon, Lord Byron George Gordon, Lord ByronunknownUnknown
1800-1849In Byron's Journal (14 November 1813-19 April 1814): '... [Madame de Stael] writes octavos, and talks folios. I have ...George Gordon, Lord Byron Madame Germaine de Stael-HolsteinunknownPrint: Book
1800-1849In Byron's Journal (14 November 1813-19 April 1814): 'Read Burns to-day.'George Gordon, Lord Byron Robert BurnsunknownUnknown
1800-1849In Byron's Journal (14 November 1813-19 April 1814), 17 November 1813: 'I wish I could settle to reading again, - my l...George Gordon, Lord Byron unknown[books]Print: Book
1700-1799...a desire for information which was by no means whollly neglected even whilst I was an apprentice, I always found so...Francis Place unknown, histories of Greece and RomePrint: Book
1700-1799...a desire for information which was by no means whollly neglected even whilst I was an apprentice, I always found so...Francis Place unknown, translated works by Greek and Roman writersPrint: Book
1800-1849In Byron's Journal (14 November 1813-19 April 1814), 17 November 1813, on his and Lady Oxford's shared enthusiasm for ...Lady Oxford LucretiusunknownPrint: Book
1800-1849In Byron's Journal (14 November 1813-19 April 1814), 17 November 1813, on his and Lady Oxford's shared enthusiasm for ...Lady Oxford Busby[translation of Lucretius]Print: Book
1800-1849In Byron's Journal (14 November 1813-19 April 1814), 22 November 1813: 'I remember the effect of the first Edinburgh R...George Gordon, Lord Byron VariousEdinburgh ReviewPrint: Serial / periodical
1700-1799...a desire for information which was by no means whollly neglected even whilst I was an apprentice, I always found so...Francis Place Tobias George SmollettPrint: Book
1700-1799...a desire for information which was by no means whollly neglected even whilst I was an apprentice, I always found so...Francis Place Henry FieldingPrint: Book
1700-1799...a desire for information which was by no means whollly neglected even whilst I was an apprentice, I always found so...Francis Place Robertsonunknown [Robertson's works?]Print: Book
1700-1799...a desire for information which was by no means whollly neglected even whilst I was an apprentice, I always found so...Francis Place David Hume[Hume's Essays]Print: Book
1700-1799...a desire for information which was by no means whollly neglected even whilst I was an apprentice, I always found so...Francis Place translations from French writersPrint: Book
In Byron's Journal (14 November 1813-19 April 1814), 23 November 1813: "Redde the Ruminator - a collection of Essays, ...George Gordon Lord Byron Sir Egerton BrydgesThe Ruminator: containing a series of moral, critical and sentimental EssaysPrint: Book
1700-1799...a desire for information which was by no means whollly neglected even whilst I was an apprentice, I always found so...Francis Place unknown variousPrint: Book
1700-1799...a desire for information which was by no means whollly neglected even whilst I was an apprentice, I always found so...Francis Place unknown various [anatomy and surgery]Print: Book
1700-1799...a desire for information which was by no means whollly neglected even whilst I was an apprentice, I always found so...Francis Place unknown [relating to the Arts]Print: Book
1700-1799...a desire for information which was by no means whollly neglected even whilst I was an apprentice, I always found so...Francis Place unknown [many magazines]Print: Serial / periodical
1700-1799...a desire for information which was by no means whollly neglected even whilst I was an apprentice, I always found so...Francis Place Guthrieunknown [Guthries Geography]Print: Book
1700-1799...a desire for information which was by no means whollly neglected even whilst I was an apprentice, I always found so...Francis Place unknown [Geometry]Print: Book
In Byron's Journal (14 November 1813-19 April 1814), 26 November 1813: "Two letters, one from **** [Lady Frances Webst...George Gordon Lord Byron Lady Frances Wedderburn Websterletter with poemManuscript: Letter
In Byron's Journal (14 November 1813-19 April 1814), ?27 November 1813: "Redde the Edinburgh Review of Rogers [with hi...George Gordon Lord Byron VariousThe Edinburgh ReviewPrint: Serial / periodical
In Byron's Journal (14 November 1813-19 April 1814), 5 December 1813, on pleasure at learning of his works' popularity...George Gordon Lord Byron George Frederick CookeMemoirs of George Frederick Cooke, late of the Theatre Royal, Covent GardenPrint: Book
In Byron's Journal (14 November 1813-19 April 1814), 5 December 1813, on pleasure at learning of his works' popularity...George Frederick Cooke George Gordon Lord ByronEnglish Bards and Scotch ReviewersPrint: Book
In extract from journal of George Frederick Cooke in W. Dunlap, Memoirs of George Frederick Cooke: "Read English Bards...George Frederick Cooke George Gordon Lord ByronEnglish Bards and Scotch ReviewersPrint: Book
1800-1849Byron's Journal (14 November 1813-19 April 1814), 5 December 1813: 'I showed ... [John Galt] Sligo's letter on the rep...John Galt Lord Sligo (2nd marquis of)[letter on the punishment for adultery in Turkey]Manuscript: Letter
1800-1849Byron's Journal (14 November 1813-19 April 1814), 5 Deecmber 1813: 'I showed ... [John Galt] Sligo's letter on the rep...Henry Fox, third Lord Holland Lord Sligo (2nd marquis of)[letter on punishment of adultery in Turkey]Manuscript: Letter
1800-1849Byron's Journal (14 November 1813-19 April 1814), 5 Deecmber 1813: 'I showed ... [John Galt] Sligo's letter on the rep...Matthew Gregory Lewis Lord Sligo (2nd marquis of)[letter on punishment for adultery in Turkey]Manuscript: Letter
1800-1849Byron's Journal (14 November 1813-19 April 1814), 5 Deecmber 1813: 'I showed ... [John Galt] Sligo's letter on the rep...Thomas Moore Lord Sligo (2nd marquis of)[letter on punishment of adultery in Turkey]Manuscript: Letter
1800-1849Byron's Journal (14 November 1813-19 April 1814), 5 Deecmber 1813: 'I showed ... [John Galt] Sligo's letter on the rep...Samuel Rogers Lord Sligo (2nd marquis of)[letter on punishment of adultery in Turkey]Manuscript: Letter
1800-1849Byron's Journal (14 November 1813-19 April 1814), 5 Deecmber 1813: 'I showed ... [John Galt] Sligo's letter on the rep...Lady Melbourne Lord Sligo (2nd marquis of)[letter on the punishment of adultery in Turkey]Manuscript: Letter
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Byron's Journal (14 November 1813-19 April 1814), 5 December 1813, on Madame De Stael: 'I read her again and again ......George Gordon Lord Byron Madame Germaine de Stael-HolsteinunknownPrint: Book
1800-1849Byron's Journal (14 November 1813-19 April 1814), 6 Decmber 1813: 'Saw Lord Glenbervie and his Prospectus, at Murray's...George Gordon Lord Byron Lord GlenbervieProspectus for Sylvester Douglas, Baron Glenbervie,Print: Advertisement
1800-1849Byron's Journal (14 November 1813-19 April 1814), 6 December 1813: "Redde a good deal, but desultorily ... It is odd t...George Gordon Lord Byron Matthew Gregory LewisThe MonkPrint: Book
1800-1849Byron's Journal (14 November 1813-19 April 1814), 7 December 1813: '... up an hour before being called ... Redde the p...George Gordon Lord Byron [newspapers]Print: Newspaper
1800-1849Byron's Journal (14 November 1813-19 April 1814), 13 December 1813: 'Called at three places - read, and got ready to l...George Gordon Lord Byron unknownunknownUnknown
1800-1849Byron's Journal (14 November 1813-19 April 1814), 17 December 1813: 'Redde some Italian, and wrote two Sonnets on *** ...George Gordon Lord Byron unknown[Italian]Unknown
1800-1849Byron's Journal (14 November 1813-19 April 1814), 18 February 1814: 'Got up - redde the Morning Post containing the ba...George Gordon Lord Byron The Morning PostPrint: Newspaper
1800-1849Byron's Journal (14 November 1813-19 April 1814), 18 February 1814 ('Nine o'clock'): 'Redde a little - wrote notes, an...George Gordon Lord Byron unknownunknownUnknown
1800-1849Byron's Journal (14 November 1813-19 April 1814), 18 February 1814 ('Midnight'): 'Began a letter, which I threw into t...George Gordon Lord Byron unknownunknownUnknown
1800-1849Byron's Journal (14 November 1813-19 April 1814), 20 February 1814: ' ... redde the Robbers.'George Gordon Lord Byron Johann Christoph von SchillerThe RobbersPrint: Book
1800-1849Byron's Journal (14 November 1813-19 April 1814), 15 March 1814: 'As [Richard] Sharpe was passing by the doors of some...Richard Sharp unknown[poster advertising a debate on Byron and Scott]Print: Advertisement, Poster
1800-1849Byron's Journal (14 November 1813-19 April 1814), 15 March 1814: 'Redde a satire on myself, called Anti-Byron, and tol...George Gordon Lord Byron unknownAnti-ByronUnknown
1800-1849Byron's Journal (14 November 1813-19 April 1814), 17 March 1814: 'Redde the "Quarrels of Authors" ... a new work, by t...George Gordon Lord Byron Isaac DisraeliQuarrels of AuthorsPrint: Book
1800-1849Byron's Journal (14 November 1813-19 April 1814), 20 March 1814: 'Redde Machiavel, parts of Chardin, and Sismondi, and...George Gordon Lord Byron Jean ChardinunknownPrint: Book
1800-1849Byron's Journal (14 November 1813-19 April 1814), 20 March 1814: 'Redde Machiavel, parts of Chardin, and Sismondi, and...George Gordon Lord Byron Leonard Simonde de SismondiunknownPrint: Book
1800-1849Byron's Journal (14 November 1813-19 April 1814), 20 March 1814: 'Redde Machiavel, parts of Chardin, and Sismondi, and...George Gordon Lord Byron Matteo BandellounknownPrint: Book
1800-1849Byron's Journal (14 November 1813-19 April 1814), 20 March 1814: 'Redde the Edinburgh, 44, just come out. In the begi...George Gordon Lord Byron The Edinburgh ReviewPrint: Serial / periodical
1800-1849Byron's Journal (14 November 1813-19 April 1814), 10 April 1814: 'Today I have boxed one hour - written an ode to Napo...George Gordon Lord Byron unknownunknownUnknown
1800-1849Byron to John Herman Merivale, [January 1814]: 'I have redde Roncesvaux with very great pleasure ... You have written ...George Gordon Lord Byron John Herman MerivaleOrlando in RoncesvallesManuscript: Unknown
1800-1849Byron in postscript to letter to John Murray, [11 January 1814]: 'I have redde "Patronage" it is full of praises of Lo...George Gordon Lord Byron Maria EdgeworthPatronagePrint: Book
1800-1849Byron in postscript to letter to John Murray, 4 February 1814: 'I see by the Mo[rning] C[hronicl]e there hathe been di...George Gordon Lord Byron The Morning ChroniclePrint: Newspaper
1800-1849Byron in postscript to letter to John Murray, 4 February 1814: 'I see by the Mo[rning] C[hronicl]e there hathe been di...George Gordon Lord Byron The Morning PostPrint: Newspaper
1800-1849Byron to Leigh Hunt, 9 February 1814: 'Your poem I read long ago in "the Reflector" & it is not much to say it is the ...George Gordon Lord Byron Leigh HuntThe Feast of the PoetsPrint: Serial / periodical
1800-1849Byron to Leigh Hunt, 9 February 1814: 'I have been regaled at every Inn on the road [from Newstead to London] by lampo...George Gordon Lord Byron unknown[ministerial gazettes]Print: Newspaper, Serial / periodical
1800-1849Byron to Annabella Milbanke, 12 February 1814: 'In thanking you for your letter you will allow me to say that there is...George Gordon Lord Byron Annabella Milbanke[letter]Manuscript: Letter
1700-1799I now read Blackstone, Hale's Common Law, several other Law Books, and much biography. This course of reading was cont...Francis Place William BlackstoneCommentaries on the Laws of EnglandPrint: Book
1700-1799I now read Blackstone, Hale's Common Law, several other Law Books, and much biography. This course of reading was cont...Francis Place Matthew HaleHistory and Analysis of the Common Laws of EnglandPrint: Book
1700-1799I now read Blackstone, Hale's Common Law, several other Law Books, and much biography. This course of reading was cont...Francis Place various [Law books]Print: Book
1700-1799I now read Blackstone, Hale's Common Law, several other Law Books, and much biography. This course of reading was cont...Francis Place various [biographies]Print: Book
1700-1799The whole or nearly the whole of the eight months when I was not employed was not lost. I read many volumes in history...Francis Place David Hume[Essays and Treatises]Print: Book
1700-1799The whole or nearly the whole of the eight months when I was not employed was not lost. I read many volumes in history...Francis Place Adam SmithWealth of NationsPrint: Book
1700-1799The whole or nearly the whole of the eight months when I was not employed was not lost. I read many volumes in history...Francis Place John LockePrint: Book
1700-1799The whole or nearly the whole of the eight months when I was not employed was not lost. I read many volumes in history...Francis Place various [history]Print: Book
1700-1799The whole or nearly the whole of the eight months when I was not employed was not lost. I read many volumes in history...Francis Place various [voyages]Print: Book
1700-1799The whole or nearly the whole of the eight months when I was not employed was not lost. I read many volumes in history...Francis Place various [politics and law]Print: Book
1700-1799I readily got through a small school book of Geometry and having an odd volume of the 1st of Williamsons Euclid I atta...Francis Place [geometry text]Print: Book
1700-1799I readily got through a small school book of Geometry and having an odd volume of the 1st of Williamsons Euclid I atta...Francis Place WilliamsonEuclidPrint: Book
1700-1799In this room was a number of books, and among them every thing which had been published by Thomas Paine, all these I h...Francis Place Thomas PaineAge of ReasonPrint: Book
1700-1799[Proceedings of the London Corresponding Society] The usual mode of proceeding at these weekly meetings was this. The ...Members of the London Corresponding Society Print: Book
1700-1799I was finally induced to come to this determination sooner than I should otherwise have done by reading Mr Godwins 'En...Francis Place William GodwinInquiry Concerning Political JusticePrint: Book
1700-1799I used to plod at the French Grammar as I sat at my work, the book being fixed before me I was diligent also in learni...Francis Place unknown [French grammar]Print: Book
1700-1799I usually when I had done with my french, read some book every night and having left the Corresponding Society I never...Francis Place HelvetiusPrint: Book
1700-1799I usually when I had done with my french, read some book every night and having left the Corresponding Society I never...Francis Place Jean-Jacques RousseauPrint: Book
1700-1799I usually when I had done with my french, read some book every night and having left the Corresponding Society I never...Francis Place VoltairePrint: Book
1800-1849I adhered steadily to the practice I had adopted and read for two or three hours every night after the business of the...Francis Place Print: Book
1900-1945'Jailed for sufragette disruptions, millworker Annie Kenney rediscovered the Bible, "and I interpreted it quite differ...Annie Kenney [Bible]Print: Book
1900-1945'Despite the disapproval of her comrade Palme Dutt, Helen Crawfurd found Communist propaganda in Scripture... Accordin...Helen Crawfurd [Bible - Psalms]Print: Book
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'For John Clare [Robinson Crusoe] was "the first book of any merit I got hold of after I could read", and it set in mo...John Clare Daniel DefoeRobinson CrusoePrint: Book
1800-1849Byron to Annabella Milbanke, 15 February 1814: 'In my letter of ye. 12th in answer to your last I omitted to say that ...George Gordon Lord Byron John LockeunknownPrint: Book
1800-1849Byron to Annabella Milbanke, 15 February 1814: 'Of the Scriptures ... I have ever been a reader & admirer as compositi...George Gordon Lord Byron The Book of JobPrint: Book
1800-1849Byron to Annabella Milbanke, 15 February 1814: 'Of the Scriptures ... I have ever been a reader & admirer as compositi...George Gordon Lord Byron The Book of IsaiahPrint: Book
1800-1849Byron to Annabella Milbanke, 15 February 1814: 'Of the Scriptures ... I have ever been a reader & admirer as compositi...George Gordon Lord Byron The Book of DeborahPrint: Book
1800-1849Byron to John Murray, 12 March 1814: 'I have not had time to read the whole M.S. but what I have seen seems very well ...George Gordon Lord Byron unknownAnti-ByronManuscript: Unknown
1800-1849Byron to Lady Melbourne, 30 March 1814, on Frances Burney, The Wanderer (which contains episode recalling his ex-lover...George Gordon Lord Byron Frances BurneyThe Wanderer, or Female DifficultiesUnknown
1800-1849Byron to Lady Melbourne, 30 March 1814: 'I have seen the E[dinburgh] R[eview] and the compliment -- which Rogers says ...George Gordon Lord Byron Francis Jeffreyreview of Byron, The Corsair and The Bride of AbydosPrint: Serial / periodical
1800-1849Byron to John Murray, 9 April 1814: 'I see Sotheby's tragedies advertised ... ' George Gordon Lord Byron advertisement for William Sotheby, Five Tragedies (1814)Print: Advertisement
1800-1849Byron to John Murray, 26 April 1814, on work (about abdication of Napoleon) sent to him to read: 'I have no guess at y...George Gordon Lord Byron Stratford CanningBonaparteManuscript: Unknown
1800-1849Byron to Lady Melbourne, April- 1 May 1814, on his relations with his half-sister: 'it is odd that I always had a fore...George Gordon Lord Byron unknown[Roman History]Unknown
1800-1849Byron to unknown correspondent, 29 June 1814: 'Sir / -- I have to thank you for the perusal of your work -- and assure...George Gordon Lord Byron unknownunknownUnknown
1800-1849Byron to John Murray, [?July 23-24 1814]: 'I have read the article & concur in opinion with Mr. Rogers & my friends t...George Gordon Lord Byron unknown[article]Unknown
Byron to John Murray, 24 July 1814: 'Waverley is the best & most interesting novel I have redde since -- I don't know ...George Gordon Lord Byron Walter ScottWaverleyPrint: Book
1800-1849Byron in postscript of letter to Annabella Milbanke, 1 August 1814: 'I have read your letter once more -- and it appea...George Gordon Lord Byron Annabella Milbanke[letter]Manuscript: Letter
1800-1849Byron to John Murray, 3 August 1814: 'I see advertisements of Lara & Jacqueline -- pray why? when I requested you to p...George Gordon Lord Byron John Murray[advertisements for Byron, Lara, and Samuel Rogers, Jacqueline (joint publication)]Print: AdvertisementManuscript: Letter
Byron to unknown female correspondent (mother of author of poem sent for Byron's consideration), 17 August 1814: 'The ...George Gordon Lord Byron Robert Charles Dallas [?][poem]Manuscript: Unknown
1800-1849Byron recommends history books in letter to Annabella Milbanke, 25 August 1814: 'the best thing of that kind I met w...George Gordon Lord Byron unknown[history book]Print: Book
1800-1849Byron to John Murray, 2 September 1814: ' ... [Thomas Campbell] has an unpublished (though printed) poem on a Scene in...George Gordon Lord Byron Thomas CampbellLines on Leaving a Scene in BavariaPrint: Unknown
1800-1849Byron to John Murray, 7 September 1814: 'I am very idle I have read the few books I had with me -- & been forced to f...George Gordon Lord Byron unknownunknownUnknown
1800-1849Byron in letter to Annabella Milbanke of 7 September 1814 praises Richard Porson's Letters to Archdeacon Travis (allud...George Gordon Lord Byron Richard PorsonLetters to Archdeacon TravisUnknown
1800-1849Byron to Thomas Moore, 15 September 1814, writing whilst waiting at Newstead to learn whether marriage proposal acepte...George Gordon Lord Byron unknownunknownPrint: Book
1800-1849Byron to Thomas Moore, 15 September 1814: 'I believe I told you of Larry and Jacquy [ie Lara and Jacqueline, poems b...George Gordon Lord ByronLara; JacquelinePrint: Book
1800-1849Byron to Annabella Milbanke, early in their engagement, 19 September 1814: 'When your letter arrived my sister was sit...George Gordon Lord Byron Annabella Milbanke[letter]Manuscript: Letter
1800-1849Byron to Lady Melbourne, 23 September 1814: 'I am glad you liked Annabella [Milbanke]'s letter to you -- Augusta said ...Augusta Leigh Annabella Milbanke[letter to Byron]Manuscript: Letter
1800-1849Byron to James Perry, editor of the Morning Chronicle, 5 October 1814: 'Sir -- I perceive in your paper this day the c...George Gordon Lord Byron The Morning ChroniclePrint: NewspaperManuscript: Letter
Byron to Annabella Milbanke, 14 October 1814: 'I have this morning seen the paragraph [regarding their engagement, all...George Gordon Lord Byron [newspaper]Print: Newspaper, Serial / periodicalManuscript: Letter
1800-1849Byron to Annabella Milbanke, 16 October 1814: 'In arranging papers I have found the first letter you ever wrote to me ...George Gordon Lord Byron Annabella Milbanke[letter]Manuscript: Letter
1800-1849Byron to Annabella Milbanke, 17 October 1814: 'If there were no other inducements for me to leave London -- the utter ...George Gordon Lord Byron unknownunknownUnknown
1800-1849Byron to Annabella Milbanke, 12 December 1814: 'I perceive in the M[ornin]g Chronicle report -- that Sir H. Mildmay in...George Gordon Lord Byron The Morning ChroniclePrint: NewspaperUnknown
1800-1849Byron to Thomas Moore, 10 January 1815: 'I have redde thee upon the Fathers, and it is excellent well ... you must no...George Gordon Lord Byron Thomas Moorearticle on Boyd's Select Passages from the Writings of St ChrysostomPrint: Serial / periodical
1800-1849Byron to John Cam Hobhouse, 26 January 1815: 'Your packet hath been perused ...'George Gordon Lord Byron John Cam Hobhouse[packet]Manuscript: Letter
1800-1849Activities listed by Byron, bored at wife's family home at Seaham, in letter to Thomas Moore, 2 March 1815, include 't...George Gordon Lord Byron The Annual RegisterPrint: Serial / periodical
Activities listed by Byron, bored at wife's family home at Seaham, in letter to Thomas Moore, 2 March 1815, include 't...George Gordon Lord Byron [daily newspapers]Print: Newspaper
1800-1849Byron to John Hanson, 11 July 1815: 'Dear Sir -- I have called about my Will -- which I hope is nearly ready. -- I als...George Gordon Lord Byron Byron family pedigreeUnknown
1800-1849Byron to unknown author of volume of poems sent to him the previous day, 18 July 1815: 'the satisfaction I experienced...George Gordon Lord Byron unknownunknownPrint: Book
1800-1849Byron to Leigh Hunt, 22 October 1815: 'My dear Hunt -- You have excelled yourself - if not all your Contemporaries in ...George Gordon Lord Byron Leigh HuntThe Story of Rimini (Canto 3)Manuscript: Unknown
1600-1699for the most part reading histories, and such books of controversies as the tymes gave occastion for writingJohn Bramston various unknown [histories]Print: Book
1600-1699After my father had denied Crumwell he lived at great quiet, spending his tyme very much in reading the Bible, and goo...John Bramston The BiblePrint: Book
1600-1699After my father had denied Crumwell he lived at great quiet, spending his tyme very much in reading the Bible, and goo...John Bramston various unknown [religious titles]Print: Book
1600-1699That was carried by Tymothie Code,a scrivenor in Chelmsford, to the coffeehouse, and there read by on Mr. Johnson, cur...
1600-1699He [The earl of Oxford] desired me (companie being with him) to take home the paper, and advise him what he was to do....John Bramston InstructionsManuscript: Sheet
1600-1699His words were not manie, yet he read all he sayd to us, a thing very unbecoming the chaire, and which I never before ...Sir John Trevor Sir John Trevor[untitled]Manuscript: Sheet
1600-1699as I find reported by Sir Nicholas Hyde, the Lord Justice of the K.B., which I with my hand transcribed, and have by meJohn Bramston Sir Nicholas Hyde[untitled]Manuscript: Sheet
1600-1699he was required to answer to some of the articles, viz. the signing and subscribing the two opinions; but I thinck it ...John Bramston John Bramston[untitled]Unknown
1600-1699In the year 1622 he was chosen reader, and read upon the statute 32 H.8, cap 2, concerning lymitations. . . .After the...John Bramston Statute 32 Henry VIII cap. 2 and statute 13 Eliz. cap 5Manuscript: Codex
1600-1699Camden does credit this and repeates a tryal one made of forceing a Duck into one of those falls, which came out at th...Celia Fiennes William CamdenBritanniaPrint: Book
1700-1799Having studied my letters, the see-saw drone of the 'Primer, ' and waded through the 'Reading Made Easy, 'and 'Dyche's...Robert Anderson Thomas DycheThe Spelling DictionaryPrint: Book
1700-1799Having studied my letters, the see-saw drone of the 'Primer, ' and waded through the 'Reading Made Easy, 'and 'Dyche's...Robert Anderson Reading Made EasyPrint: Book
1700-1799Having studied my letters, the see-saw drone of the 'Primer, ' and waded through the 'Reading Made Easy, 'and 'Dyche's...Robert Anderson [A Primer]Print: Book
1900-1945When we were at the Grammar School, the English master's daughter, who was in the same class as Sheila, told us that h...Henry De Vere StacpooleThe Blue LagoonPrint: Book
1900-1945When we were at the Grammar School, the English master's daughter, who was in the same class as Sheila, told us that h...Betty Martin Henry De Vere StacpooleThe Blue LagoonPrint: Book
1900-1945girls' school stories came in for heavy and sustained attack, and at one stage in my life I painfully hankered after t...Patricia Beer Ursula's Last TermPrint: Book
1800-1849Byron to Leigh Hunt, [4-6 November, 1815]: 'The paper on the Methodists was sure to raise the bristles of the godly --...George Gordon Lord Byron unknown[paper on the Methodists]Print: Serial / periodical
1800-1849Byron to the Rev. Charles Robert Maturin, 21 December 1815, regarding submission of MS [Bertram] to Drury Lane Theatre...George Gordon Lord Byron Charles Robert MaturinBertramManuscript: Unknown
1900-1945Throughout our childhood, mother read aloud to us, usually at the kitchen table, but sometimes, as a treat, in the fro...Harriet Beer Coming Through the RyePrint: Book
Byron to the Rev. Charles Robert Maturin, 21 December 1815, regarding submission of MS [Bertram] to Drury Lane Theatre...George Lamb Charles Robert MaturinBertramManuscript: Unknown
1900-1945Throughout our childhood, mother read aloud to us, usually at the kitchen table, but sometimes, as a treat, in the fro...Harriet Beer Gene Stratton-PorterFrecklesPrint: Book
1800-1849Byron to his father-in-law, Sir Ralph Noel, 7 February 1816: 'I have read Lady Byron's letter -- enclosed by you to Mr...George Gordon Lord Byron Lady Byron[letter]Manuscript: Letter
1900-1945in 'The Scarlet Pimpernel' there was the key line, 'That demmed elusive Pimpernel'; and, of course, 'demmed' would nev...Harriet Beer Baroness Emmuska OrczyThe Scarlet PimpernelPrint: Book
1900-1945My recollection of 'The Pilgrim's Progress' is a little clearer, as it was the impression of much physical activity an...Patricia Beer John BunyanPilgrim's ProgressPrint: Book
1800-1849Byron to Leigh Hunt, [?March-April 1816], on receptions of his poem The Story of Rimini: 'my sister and cousin ... wer...Augusta Leigh Leigh HuntThe Story of RiminiUnknown
1800-1849Byron to Pryce Gordon, [?June 1816]: '... I cannot tell you what a treat your gift of Casti has been to me; I have alm...George Gordon Lord Byron Giambattista CastiNovelle AmorosePrint: Book
1800-1849Byron to Pryce Gordon, [?June 1816]: '... I cannot tell you what a treat your gift of Casti has been to me; I have alm...George Gordon Lord Byron Giambattista CastiAnimali ParlantePrint: Book
1800-1849Byron to John Murray, 27 June 1816: 'I have traversed all Rousseau's ground -- with the Heloise before me -- & am stru...George Gordon Lord Byron Jean-Jacques RousseauJulie, ou La Nouvelle HeloisePrint: Book
1800-1849Byron to John Murray, 22 July 1816, on advertisement falsely ascribing authorship of various poems to him: 'I enclose ...John Polidori advertisement for publicationsPrint: Advertisement
1800-1849Byron to Samuel Rogers, 29 July 1816: 'I have read "Glenarvon" ... & have also seen Ben. Constant's Adolphe ... a work...George Gordon Lord Byron Lady Caroline LambGlenarvonPrint: Book
1800-1849Byron to Samuel Rogers, 29 July 1816: 'I have read "Glenarvon" ... & have also seen Ben. Constant's Adolphe ... a work...George Gordon Lord Byron Benjamin ConstantAdolphePrint: Book
1800-1849Byron to Augusta Leigh, 17 September 1816 ("Alpine Journal"), on seeing General Ludlow's monument at Vevey: 'I remembe...George Gordon Lord Byron Edmund LudlowmemoirsPrint: Book
1800-1849Byron to Augusta Leigh, 17 September 1816 ("Alpine Journal"), on General Ludlow's monument at Vevey: 'black marble -- ...George Gordon Lord Byron Margaret de Thomasepitaph to Edmund LudlowManuscript: tombstone epitaph
1800-1849Biographical Notices of Painters were eagerly sought at this period; but my reading, upon the whole, was of rather a d...John Cole The EuropeanPrint: Serial / periodical, Magazine
1800-1849Biographical Notices of Painters were eagerly sought at this period; but my reading, upon the whole, was rather a desu...John Cole Print: Book
1800-1849Biographical Notices of Painters were eagerly sought at this period; but my reading, upon the whole, was rather a desu...John Cole Print: Book
1800-1849Byron to Augusta Leigh, 20 September 1816 ("Alpine Journal"), on evening arrival at inn: 'nine o clock -- going to bed...George Gordon Lord Byron Johann Christoph von SchillerunknownUnknown
1800-1849After tea procured 'The Hull Advertiser' and looked over the Advertisement of a Bookselling & Stationary Business to b...John Cole The Hull AdvertiserPrint: Advertisement, Newspaper
1800-1849Byron to Augusta Leigh, 22 September 1816 ("Alpine Journal"): 'Passed a rock -- inscription -- 2 brothers -- one murde...George Gordon Lord Byron anon[inscription on rock]Manuscript: inscriptionUnknown
1800-1849My companions at the breakfast-table through this summer were many of our popular English Classics. Among these may b...John Cole Salomon GessnerThe Death of AbelPrint: Book
1800-1849My companions at the breakfast-table through this summer were many of our popular English Classics. Among these may b...John Cole John BunyanPilgrim's ProgressPrint: Book
1800-1849'Murray had written to Byron on September 12 [1816] that he had carried the manuscript of the third canto of Childe Ha...William Gifford George Gordon Lord ByronChilde Harold's Pilgrimage Canto IIIManuscript: Unknown
1800-1849My companions at the breakfast-table through this summer were many of our popular English Classics. Among these may b...John Cole Alexander PopeHomerPrint: Book
1800-1849My companions at the breakfast-table through this summer were many of our popular English Classics. Among these may b...John Cole CiceroLettersPrint: Book
1800-1849My companions at the breakfast-table through this summer were many of our popular English Classics. Among these may b...John Cole Elizabeth, or the Exile of SiberiaPrint: Book
1800-1849Byron to John Murray, 5 October 1816: 'I have read the last E[dinburgh] R[eview] they are very severe on the Germans -...George Gordon Lord Byron anonreview of Goethe, Aus meinem Leben, Dichtung und WahrheitPrint: Serial / periodicalManuscript: Unknown
1800-1849My companions at the breakfast-table through this summer were many of our popular English Classics. Among these may b...John Cole Samuel JohnsonRasselasPrint: Book
1800-1849Byron to John Murray, 5 October 1816: 'I have read the last E[dinburgh] R[eview] they are very severe on the Germans -...George Gordon Lord Byron James Wedderburn WebsterWaterloo and Other PoemsManuscript: UnknownUnknown
1800-1849Byron to John Murray, 5 October 1816: 'I have read the last E[dinburgh] R[eview] they are very severe on the Germans -...George Gordon Lord Byron H. Gally KnightIlderim: A Syrian TaleUnknown
1800-1849Byron to John Murray, 5 October 1816: 'I have read the last E[dinburgh] R[eview] they are very severe on the Germans -...George Gordon Lord Byron The PamphleteerPrint: Serial / periodical
1800-1849'During this Spring read Shakspeare [sic] regularly through, and studied the characters of Hamlet, Douglas, Osman in '...John Cole William ShakespeareHamletPrint: Book
1800-1849Byron to Augusta Leigh, 15 October 1816, from Milan: 'What has delighted me most is a manuscript collection (preserved...George Gordon, Lord Byron Lucretia de Borgia[unknown]Manuscript: Unknown
1800-1849Byron to Thomas Moore, 6 November 1816: 'Among many things at Milan, one pleased me particularly, viz. the corresponde...George Gordon Lord Byron Cardinal; Lucretia Bembo; de BorgialettersManuscript: Letter, Unknown
1800-1849During this Spring read Shakspeare [sic] regularly through, and studied the characters of Hamlet, Douglas, Osman in 'Z...John Cole Aaron HillZaraPrint: Book
1800-1849During this Spring read Shakspeare [sic] regularly through, and studied the characters of Hamlet, Douglas, Osman in 'Z...John Cole John HomeDouglas: A TragedyPrint: Book
1800-1849Byron to Augusta Leigh, 6 November 1816: ' ... by the way Ada [his daughter]'s name is the same with that of the Siste...George Gordon Lord Byron unknown"book treating of the Rhine"Print: Book
1800-1849During this Spring read Shakspeare [sic] regularly through, and studied the characters of Hamlet, Douglas, Osman in 'Z...John Cole Richard Brinsley SheridanThe DuennaPrint: Book
1800-1849During this Spring read Shakspeare [sic] regularly through, and studied the characters of Hamlet, Douglas, Osman in 'Z...John Cole Print: Book
1800-1849During this Spring read Shakspeare [sic] regularly through, and studied the characters of Hamlet, Douglas, Osman in 'Z...John Cole Print: Book
1800-1849Byron to Thomas Moore, 17 November 1816: 'By the way, I suppose you have seen "Glenarvon". Madame de Stael lent it to...George Gordon Lord Byron Lady Caroline LambGlenarvonPrint: Book
1850-1899"Read my birthday book from Walter. 'Alec Forbes of Howglen' by Mac Donald."Agnes Blanche Hemming George MacDonaldAlec Forbes of HowglenPrint: Book
1800-1849Byron to John Murray, 4 December 1816: 'From England I hear nothing ... I know no more ... than the Italian version of...George Gordon Lord Byron ["the Italian version of the French papers"]Print: Newspaper
1850-1899"Had a long morning to read 'Alec Forbes of Howglen'".Agnes Blanche Hemming George MacDonaldAlec Forbes of HowglenPrint: Book
Byron to John Murray, 4 December 1816: 'From England I hear nothing ... I know no more ... than the Italian version of...George Gordon Lord Byron Quarterly ReviewPrint: Advertisement, Serial / periodical
1850-1899"Read Lorna Doone in the evening and helped Mother in to bed."Agnes Blanche Hemming R.D. BlackmoreLorna DoonePrint: Book
1850-1899"Much interested in Lorna Doone. It is a truly romantic book."Agnes Blanche Hemming R.D. BlackmoreLorna DoonePrint: Book
1850-1899"Finished reading Lorna Doone and like it very much."Agnes Blanche Hemming R.D. BlackmoreLorna DoonePrint: Book
1850-1899"Read aloud to Maude from Lorna Doone. Very much taken with this little bit - 'the valley into which I gazed was fair...Agnes Blanche Hemming R.D. BlackmoreLorna DoonePrint: Book
1800-1849Byron to Douglas Kinnaird, 24 February 1817: 'I saw in Switzerland in the autumn the poems of [James Wedderburn] Webst...George Gordon, Lord Byron James Wedderburn WebsterWaterloo and Other PoemsPrint: Advertisement, Book, Serial / periodical
1700-1799[Marginalia]: pp.31-61 are heavily annotated - the only clue to the identity of the annotator is in the ink - it is th...Will Baillie Leonardo Da VinciA Treatise of PaintingPrint: Book
1800-1849Byron to John Murray, 3 March 1817, on review of his work in Quarterly Review received two days previously: '... I ......George Gordon Lord Byron Walter ScottReview of Byron, Childe Harold Canto III and The Prisoner of Chillon, a Dream, and other PoemsPrint: Serial / periodical
1800-1849[Marginalia]: All three volumes have marginal vertical lines and underlines which appear to indicate meaningful points...Magdalene Erskine Anne GrantLetters from the Mountains; being the real correspondence of a Lady, between the year 1773 and 1807, third edition.Print: Book
1800-1849Byron to Thomas Moore, 25 March 1817, on Alpine travels in 1816: 'I kept a journal of the whole for my sister Augusta,...Augusta Leigh George Gordon Lord Byrontravel journalManuscript: Codex
1800-1849Byron to Thomas Moore, 25 March 1817, on Alpine travels in 1816: 'I kept a journal of the whole for my sister Augusta,...John Murray George Gordon Lord Byrontravel journalManuscript: Codex
1800-1849Byron to John Cam Hobhouse, 31 March 1817: 'I have bought several books ... among others a complete Voltaire in 92 vol...George Gordon Lord Byron VoltaireOeuvres Completes de Voltaire. De L'Imprimerie de la Societe Litterarie TypographiquePrint: Book
1800-1849Byron to Thomas Moore, 31 March 1817: 'Did I tell you that I have translated two Epistles? -- a correspondence between...George Gordon Lord Byron St. Paul Epistles to CorinthiansPrint: BookUnknown
1800-1849One of my many visitors this summer, - R.M. Milnes, made earnest enquiry for you. I do hope you like his poetry almos...Harriet Martineau R.M. MilnesPrint: Book
Byron to editor of a Venice newspaper, denying that Napoleon was the protagonist of (?) Childe Harold's Pilgrimage Can...George Gordon Lord Byron [newspaper]Print: NewspaperUnknown
1800-1849Have you read 'Zanoni'? And do you relish the gathering up of dropped (or strewed) Platonisms, & forming them into suc...Harriet Martineau Edward Bulwer LyttonZanoniPrint: Book
1800-1849Byron to John Murray, 2 April 1817, having observed upon preservation of black veil over Falieri's picture, and the st...George Gordon Lord Byron Johan Christoph von SchillerGeisterseherPrint: Book
1800-1849Byron to John Murray, 2 April 1817: 'There have been two Articles in the Venice papers one a review of C. Lamb's "Glen...George Gordon Lord Byron reviews of Caroline Lamb, Glenarvon, and Byron, Childe Harold Canto IIIPrint: Newspaper
1800-1849Byron to Samuel Rogers, 4 April 1817: 'Will you remember me to Ld. and Lady Holland -- I have to thank the former for ...George Gordon Lord Byron Lord HollandSome Account of the Life and Writings of Lope Felix de Vega CarpioPrint: Book
1800-1849Byron to John Murray, 9 April 1817: 'I will tell you something about [The Prisoner of] Chillon. -- A Mr. De Luc ninety...John Andre de Luc George Gordon Lord ByronThe Prisoner of ChillonPrint: Book
1800-1849Byron to John Murray, 9 April 1817: 'I will tell you something about [The Prisoner of] Chillon. -- A Mr. De Luc ninety...George Gordon Lord Byron Jean-Jacques RousseauConfessionsPrint: Book
1800-1849Byron to John Cam Hobhouse, 14 April 1817: 'I have read a good deal of Voltaire lately ... what I dislike is his extre...George Gordon Lord Byron VoltaireunknownPrint: Book
1800-1849Byron to John Murray, 9 May 1817: 'The "Tales of my Landlord" I have read with great pleasure ...'George Gordon Lord Byron Walter ScottTales of my LandlordPrint: Book
1800-1849Byron to John Murray 9 July 1817: 'I have got the sketch & extracts from Lallah Rookh ... the plan as well as the extr...George Gordon Lord Byron Thomas MooreLallah RookhUnknown
1800-1849Byron to Thomas Moore, 10 July 1817: '[John] Murray ... has contrived to send me extracts from Lalla Rookh ... They ar...George Gordon Lord Byron Thomas MooreLallah Rookh (extracts)Print: Serial / periodical
1800-1849Byron to John Murray, 15 July 1817: 'I lent [M. G.] Lewis who is at Venice ... your extracts from Lalla Rookh -- & Man...Matthew Gregory Lewis Thomas MooreLallah Rookh (extracts)Print: Serial / periodical
1800-1849Byron to John Murray, 15 July 1817: 'I lent [M. G.] Lewis who is at Venice ... your extracts from Lalla Rookh -- & Man...Matthew Gregory Lewis Charles Robert MaturinManuelUnknown
1800-1849Byron to John Murray, 15 September 1817: 'I have read 'Lallah Rookh' -- but not with sufficient attention yet -- for I...George Gordon Lord Byron Thomas MooreLallah RookhPrint: Book
1800-1849Byron to John Murray, 15 September 1817, on what he perceives to be inferiority of contemporary authors to Pope: 'I am...George Gordon Lord Byron Thomas Moore[poems]Unknown
1800-1849Byron to John Murray, 15 September 1817, on what he perceives to be inferiority of contemporary authors to Pope: 'I am...George Gordon Lord Byron Alexander Pope[poems]Unknown
1800-1849Byron to John Murray, 15 September 1817, on what he perceives to be inferiority of contemporary authors to Pope: 'I am...George Gordon Lord Byron George Gordon Lord Byron[poems]Unknown
1800-1849Byron to John Murray, 12 October 1817: 'In Coleridge's life I perceive an attack upon the then Committee of D[rury] L[...George Gordon Lord Byron Samuel Taylor ColeridgeBiographia LiterariaPrint: Book
1800-1849Byron to John Murray, 12 October 1817: 'I heard Mr. Lewis translate verbally some scenes of Goethe's Faust ... last Su...Matthew Gregory Lewis Johann Wolfgang von GoetheFaustUnknown
1800-1849Byron to John Murray, 12 October 1817: 'Of the Prometheus of AEschylus I was passionately fond as a boy - (it was one ...George Gordon Lord Byron Aeschylus PrometheusPrint: Book
1800-1849Byron to Richard Belgrave Hoppner, 15 December 1817: 'I think your Elegy a remarkably good one ... I do not know wheth...George Gordon Lord Byron Richard Belgrave HoppnerElegyManuscript: Unknown
1900-1945For some reason we were never confronted with the famous animal books in childhood -neither "The Wind in the Willows" ...Patricia Beer Kenneth GrahameThe Wind in the WillowsPrint: Book
1900-1945For some reason we were never confronted with the famous animal books in childhood -neither "The Wind in the Willows" ...Patricia Beer A.A. MilneWinnie the PoohPrint: Book
1900-1945Either at school or at home I read all the classics considered necessary for children: 'Treasure Island', 'Kidnapped',...Patricia Beer Robert Louis StevensonTreasure IslandPrint: Book
1900-1945Either at school or at home I read all the classics considered necessary for children: 'Treasure Island', 'Kidnapped',...Patricia Beer Robert Louis StevensonKidnappedPrint: Book
1900-1945Either at school or at home I read all the classics considered necessary for children: 'Treasure Island', 'Kidnapped',...Patricia Beer Louisa May AlcottLittle WomenPrint: Book
1900-1945Either at school or at home I read all the classics considered necessary for children: 'Treasure Island', 'Kidnapped',...Patricia Beer Charles DickensDavid CopperfieldPrint: Book
1900-1945Either at school or at home I read all the classics considered necessary for children: 'Treasure Island', 'Kidnapped',...Patricia Beer Walter ScottIvanhoePrint: Book
1900-1945Either at school or at home I read all the classics considered necessary for children: 'Treasure Island', 'Kidnapped',...Patricia Beer Daniel DefoeRobinson CrusoePrint: Book
1900-1945Either at school or at home I read all the classics considered necessary for children: 'Treasure Island', 'Kidnapped',...Patricia Beer Charles KingsleyWestward Ho!Print: Book
1900-1945Either at school or at home I read all the classics considered necessary for children: 'Treasure Island', 'Kidnapped',...Patricia Beer Harriet Beecher StoweUncle Tom's CabinPrint: Book
1900-1945Either at school or at home I read all the classics considered necessary for children: 'Treasure Island', 'Kidnapped',...Patricia Beer Charles KingsleyThe Water BabiesPrint: Book
1900-1945Once or twice some description of physical pain broke through my detachment: the detailed account of the binding of a ...Patricia Beer unknown [missionary book about China]Print: Book
1900-1945Once or twice some description of physical pain broke through my detachment: the detailed account of the binding of a ...Patricia Beer Hans Christian AndersonThe Little MermaidPrint: Book
1900-1945In 'The Ugly Duckling' the meaning was something that in my own way I thought about much of the time: I was destined f...Patricia Beer Hans Christian AndersonThe Ugly DucklingPrint: Book
1900-1945Of course the book I read most consistently throughout these years was the Bible, but its influence on me, though obvi...Patricia Beer The BiblePrint: Book
1900-1945Upon the age of ten or eleven I moved in a world evoked by a series of volumes published by the Religious Tract Societ...Patricia Beer Hesba StrettonLittle Meg's ChildrenPrint: Book
1900-1945Upon the age of ten or eleven I moved in a world evoked by a series of volumes published by the Religious Tract Societ...Patricia Beer Hesba StrettonJessica's First PrayerPrint: Book
1900-1945Upon the age of ten or eleven I moved in a world evoked by a series of volumes published by the Religious Tract Societ...Patricia Beer Mrs O.F. WaltonChristie's Old Organ; or, Home Sweet HomePrint: Book
1900-1945Upon the age of ten or eleven I moved in a world evoked by a series of volumes published by the Religious Tract Societ...Patricia Beer Amy Le Feuvre[various, unknown]Print: Book
1900-1945After the age of ten, I turned to a series of works which were no less goody-goody, though the svaing blood of Jesus h...Patricia Beer L.M. MontgomeryAnne of Green GablesPrint: Book
1900-1945After the age of ten, I turned to a series of works which were no less goody-goody, though the svaing blood of Jesus h...Patricia Beer L.M. MontgomeryEmily of New MoonPrint: Book
1900-1945It was after our second family holiday in the West Highlands of Scotland, when I was thirteen, that someone recommende...Patricia Beer D.K. BrosterThe Flight of the HeronPrint: Book
1900-1945My mother read it [The Flight of the Heron] with pleasure, but not with the passion I felt but which it seems I succes...Harriet Beer D.K. BrosterThe Flight of the HeronPrint: Book
1900-1945My mother read it [The Flight of the Heron] with pleasure, but not with the passion I felt but which it seems I succes...Harriet Beer D.K. BrosterThe Gleam in the NorthPrint: Book
1900-1945My mother read it [The Flight of the Heron] with pleasure, but not with the passion I felt but which it seems I succes...Harriet Beer D.K. BrosterThe Dark MilePrint: Book
1900-1945My mother read it [The Flight of the Heron] with pleasure, but not with the passion I felt but which it seems I succes...Patricia Beer D.K. BrosterThe Dark MilePrint: Book
1900-1945My mother read it [The Flight of the Heron] with pleasure, but not with the passion I felt but which it seems I succes...Patricia Beer D.K. BrosterThe Gleam in the NorthPrint: Book
1900-1945Sheila read 'The Flight of the Heron' too, but was less impressed. I think she realised how I felt; she once teased me...Sheila Beer D.K. BrosterThe Flight of the HeronPrint: Book
1800-1849Byron to John Murray, 20 February 1818, thanking him for parcel of books: 'The books I have read, or rather am reading...George Gordon Lord Byron Rev. William BeloeThe Sexagenarian, or Recollections of a Literary LifePrint: Book
1800-1849Byron to John Murray, 20 February 1818, thanking him for parcel of books: 'With the Reviews I have been much entertain...George Gordon Lord Byron [Reviews]Print: Serial / periodical
1800-1849Byron to Samuel Rogers, 3 March 1818: 'I read my death in the papers, which was not true.'George Gordon Lord Byron [obituary]Print: Newspaper
1800-1849Byron to John Murray, 25 March 1818: 'Rose's Animali I never saw till a few days ago ...'George Gordon Lord Byron William Stewart RoseThe Court and Parliament of Beasts, freely translated from the Animali Parlanti of CastiUnknown
1800-1849Byron to Douglas Kinnaird, 15 July 1818: '... I see by the papers that Captain Lew Chew [ie Captain Sir Murray Maxwell...George Gordon Lord Byron [Italian Gazettes]Print: Newspaper
1800-1849Byron to John Murray, 17 July 1818: 'I have seen one or two late English publications -- which are no great things --e...George Gordon Lord Byron Walter ScottRob RoyPrint: Book
1800-1849Byron to John Cam Hobhouse, 30 September 1818: "' saw the other day by accident your "Historical &c." -- the Essay [on...George Gordon Lord Byron John Cam HobhouseHistorical Illustrations of the Fourth Canto of Childe HaroldPrint: Book
1800-1849Byron to John Murray, 24 November 1818, explaining reasons for animosity toward Robert Southey: 'I have read his revie...George Gordon Lord Byron Review of Leigh Hunt, FoliagePrint: Serial / periodical
1800-1849Byron to John Murray, 24 November 1818, thanking him for books sent (including new edition of Isaac Disraeli, "The Lit...George Gordon Lord Byron Isaac DisraeliThe Literary CharacterPrint: Book
1800-1849Byron to John Murray, 24 November 1818, thanking him for books sent (including new edition of Isaac Disraeli, "The Lit...George Gordon Lord Byron Isaac DisraeliThe Literary CharacterPrint: Book
1800-1849Byron to John Cam Hobhouse, 12 December 1818, on Hobhouse's election campaign: 'I saw your late Speech in Galignani's ...George Gordon Lord Byron Galignani's newspaperPrint: Newspaper
1800-1849Byron to the Editor of Galingani's Messenger, 27 April 1819: 'Sir, -- In various numbers of your Journal -- I have see...George Gordon Lord Byron Galignani's MessengerPrint: Advertisement, Newspaper
1800-1849Byron to Charles, 8th Lord Kinnaird, 15 May 1819: 'Three years & some months ago when you were reding [sic] "Bertram" ...Charles 8th Lord Kinnaird Charles Robert MaturinBertramUnknown
1800-1849Byron to John Murray, 18 May 1819: 'I have read Parson Hodgson's "Friends" in which he seems to display his knowledge ...George Gordon Lord Byron Francis HodgsonThe Friends: a PoemUnknown
1800-1849Byron to John Cam Hobhouse, 3 June 1819, from Ferrara: 'In looking over the M.S. of Ariosto today -- I found at the bo...George Gordon Lord Byron Ludovico AriostoOrlando FuriosoManuscript: Unknown
1800-1849Byron to John Cam Hobhouse, 3 June 1819, from Ferrara: 'In looking over the M.S. of Ariosto today -- I found at the bo...George Gordon Lord Byron Count Vittorio Alfieri[marginalia]Manuscript: Unknown, marginal note in MS of Ariosto, Orlando Furioso
1800-1849Byron to John Cam Hobhouse, 3 June 1819, from Ferrara: "In looking over the M.S. of Ariosto today -- I found at the bo...Count Vittorio Alfieri Ludovico AriostoOrlando FuriosoManuscript: Unknown
1800-1849Byron to Richard Belgrave Hoppner, 6 June 1819: 'I found ... such a pretty epitaph in the Certosa Cimetery -- or rathe...George Gordon, Lord Byron n/an/aManuscript: Unknown, tombstone epitaphs
1800-1849Byron to Lady Byron, 20 July 1819: 'I tried to discover for Leigh Hunt some traces of Francesca [character in Dante's ...George Gordon Lord Byron Benvenuto da ImolaCommentary on Dante, CommediaManuscript: Unknown
1800-1849Byron to Countess Teresa Guiccioli, 23 August 1819, about her copy of Italian translation of Corinne: 'I have read thi...George Gordon Lord Byron Madame Germaine de Stael-HolsteinCorinnePrint: Book
1800-1849'This book has helped me incalculably in surmounting coterie-notions of the nature of another life, as well as of the ...Harriet Martineau Edward Bulwer LyttonZanoniPrint: Book
1800-1849'I do not defend the bad construction of his story. I lament it, & can only wonder what bewitches us all, - us story-...Harriet Martineau Edward Bulwer LyttonZanoniPrint: Book
1800-1849'I quite agree with you about Leonidas &c. I have greatly enjoyed finding myself a child again over Macaulay's 'Lays'...Harriet Martineau Thomas Babington MacaulayLays of Ancient RomePrint: Book
1800-1849'I suppose you shared the benefit, so common, thank God! in our generation, - of an early, & thorough familiarity with...Harriet Martineau Anna Laetitia BarbauldHymns in Prose for ChildrenPrint: Book
1800-1849["The Great Drought"] is 'full of a truth like that of Defoe... that story might be bound up with the History of the G...Mary Russell Mitford Caroline CliveThe Great DroughtPrint: Serial / periodical
1800-1849'I am quite sure that you felt impelled to write these striking verses - that they would be written, that they, so to ...Mary Russell Mitford Caroline CliveThe Queen's Ball: A PoemPrint: Book
1800-1849'[Balzac's] short works although not new are exquisite - La Recherche de L'Absolu- Eugenie Grandet- Modeste Mignon- Th...Mary Russell Mitford Henri BalzacLa Recherche de L'AbsoluPrint: Book
1800-1849'[Balzac's] short works although not new are exquisite - La Recherche de L'Absolu- Eugenie Grandet- Modeste Mignon- Th...Mary Russell Mitford Henri BalzacEugenie GrandetPrint: Book
1800-1849'[Balzac's] short works although not new are exquisite - La Recherche de L'Absolu- Eugenie Grandet- Modeste Mignon- Th...Mary Russell Mitford Henri BalzacModeste MignonPrint: Book
1800-1849'[Balzac's] short works although not new are exquisite - La Recherche de L'Absolu- Eugenie Grandet- Modeste Mignon- Th...Mary Russell Mitford Dr Kittoholy versesPrint: Book
1800-1849'[Balzac's] short works although not new are exquisite - La Recherche de L'Absolu- Eugenie Grandet- Modeste Mignon- Th...Mary Russell Mitford DuffyIrish Songs and BalladsPrint: Book
1800-1849'[Balzac's] short works although not new are exquisite - La Recherche de L'Absolu- Eugenie Grandet- Modeste Mignon- Th...Mary Russell Mitford MirabeauPrint: Book
1800-1849'[Balzac's] short works although not new are exquisite - La Recherche de L'Absolu- Eugenie Grandet- Modeste Mignon- Th...Mary Russell Mitford Lucas MontignyMemoires de Mirabeau sa famille et ses ecritsPrint: Book
1800-1849'[Balzac's] short works although not new are exquisite - La Recherche de L'Absolu- Eugenie Grandet- Modeste Mignon- Th...Mary Russell Mitford Thomas Babington MacaulayThe History of England, from the Accession of James the SecondPrint: Book
1800-1849'the book that featured most prominently in [Joseph Greenwood's] memoirs was a cheap edition of Robinson Crusoe. "To m...Joseph Greenwood Daniel DefoeRobinson CrusoePrint: Book
1850-1899'At age twelve, recalled ploughboy John Ward, "I devoured - not read, that's too tame an expression - Robinson Crusoe,...John Ward Daniel DefoeRobinson CrusoePrint: Book
1900-1945'[Robinson Crusoe] was Thomas Jordan's favorite book, read through in one sitting at age eleven. The promise of "faraw...Thomas Jordan Daniel DefoeRobinson CrusoePrint: Book
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'"The words I didn't understand I just skipped over, yet managed to get a good idea of what the story was about", wrot...James Murray Daniel DefoeRobinson CrusoePrint: Book
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'"The words I didn't understand I just skipped over, yet managed to get a good idea of what the story was about", wrot...James Murray Charles Dickens[novels]Print: Book
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'"The words I didn't understand I just skipped over, yet managed to get a good idea of what the story was about", wrot...James Murray Robert Michael Ballantyne[novels]Print: Book
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'"The words I didn't understand I just skipped over, yet managed to get a good idea of what the story was about", wrot...James Murray William Henry Giles Kingston[novels]Print: Book
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'At the close of the nineteenth century, on a farm in Derbyshire Peak District, Robinson Crusoe was read aloud every w...Alison Uttley Daniel DefoeRobinson CrusoePrint: Book
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'At the close of the nineteenth century, on a farm in Derbyshire Peak District, Robinson Crusoe was read aloud every w...Alison Uttley John BunyanPilgrim's ProgressPrint: Book
1850-1899'George Acorn, growing up in extreme poverty in London's East End, scraped together 31/2 d to buy a used copy of David...George Acorn Charles DickensDavid CopperfieldPrint: Book
1900-1945'As a boy V.S. Pritchett read Oliver Twist "in a state of hot horror, It seized me because it was about London and the...Victor Sawdon Pritchett Charles DickensOliver TwistPrint: Book
1900-1945'As a boy V.S. Pritchett read Oliver Twist "in a state of hot horror, It seized me because it was about London and the...Victor Sawdon Pritchett William Makepeace ThackerayPrint: Book
1900-1945'At age sixteen, Neville Cardus (whose parents were launderers in turn of the century Manchester) read in the Athenaeu...Neville Cardus Charles Dickens[novels]Print: Book
1900-1945'At age sixteen, Neville Cardus (whose parents were launderers in turn of the century Manchester) read in the Athenaeu...Neville Cardus The AthenaeumPrint: Serial / periodical
1900-1945'During these early years [Daphne du Maurier] filled her head with tales of adventure, romances, histories and popular...Daphne du Maurier Robert Louis StevensonTreasure IslandPrint: Book
1900-1945'During these early years [Daphne du Maurier] filled her head with tales of adventure, romances, histories and popular...Daphne du Maurier Robert Louis StevensonDr Jekyll and Mr HydePrint: Book
1900-1945'During these early years [Daphne du Maurier] filled her head with tales of adventure, romances, histories and popular...Daphne du Maurier Hans Christian AndersonThe Snow QueenPrint: Book
1900-1945'During these early years [Daphne du Maurier] filled her head with tales of adventure, romances, histories and popular...Daphne du Maurier The Wreck of the GrosvenorPrint: Book
1900-1945'During these early years [Daphne du Maurier] filled her head with tales of adventure, romances, histories and popular...Daphne du Maurier William Harrison AinsworthOld St Paul'sPrint: Book
1900-1945'During these early years [Daphne du Maurier] filled her head with tales of adventure, romances, histories and popular...Daphne du Maurier Charles DickensNicholas NicklebyPrint: Book
1900-1945'During these early years [Daphne du Maurier] filled her head with tales of adventure, romances, histories and popular...Daphne du Maurier Charles DickensBleak HousePrint: Book
1900-1945'During these early years [Daphne du Maurier] filled her head with tales of adventure, romances, histories and popular...Daphne du Maurier Frederick MarryatMr Midshipman EasyPrint: Book
1900-1945'During these early years [Daphne du Maurier] filled her head with tales of adventure, romances, histories and popular...Daphne du Maurier Daniel DefoeRobinson CrusoePrint: Book
1900-1945'During these early years [Daphne du Maurier] filled her head with tales of adventure, romances, histories and popular...Daphne du Maurier George EliotThe Mill on the FlossPrint: Book
1900-1945'During these early years [Daphne du Maurier] filled her head with tales of adventure, romances, histories and popular...Daphne du Maurier Oscar WildeThe Picture of Dorian GrayPrint: Book
1900-1945'During these early years [Daphne du Maurier] filled her head with tales of adventure, romances, histories and popular...Daphne du Maurier Charlotte BronteJane EyrePrint: Book
1900-1945'During these early years [Daphne du Maurier] filled her head with tales of adventure, romances, histories and popular...Daphne du Maurier Emily BronteWuthering HeightsPrint: Book
1500-1599When he was ordained, the Bishop (who in those days was primus Presbyter, or Praeses) seeking to oppose him, asked him...John Carter [n/a]Old TestamentPrint: Book
1500-1599When he was ordained, the Bishop (who in those days was primus Presbyter, or Praeses) seeking to oppose him, asked him...John Carter [n/a]New TestamentPrint: Book
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For his carriage and deportment in his Family, it was sober, grave, and very Religious. He there offered up the Morni...John Carter [n/a]ScripturesPrint: Book
1500-1599From thence he was sent to Eaton, where he was educated other six years, during all which time he was more than ordina...William Gouge [unknown]Print: Book
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'He continued in the Colledge for the space of nine years, and in all that time (except he went forth a Town to his fr...William Gouge ScripturesPrint: Book
1600-1699In the order and government of his Family, he was very exemplary. His house was another Bethel, for he did not onely ...William Gouge ScripturesPrint: Book
1600-1699For he was chosen, and sate as one of the Assessors and very often filled the Chair in the Moderators, absence, and su...William Gouge BiblePrint: Book
1600-1699For he was chosen, and sate as one of the Assessors and very often filled the Chair in the Moderators, absence, and su...William Gouge [various]Print: Book
1500-1599In his Childe-hood he was so addicted to those means which his Parents applied him unto, for the implanting in him th...Thomas Gataker [various]Print: Book
1900-1945'In the depressed steelworks town of Merthyr Tydfil between the world wars, schoolboys were baffled by A Christmas Car...Welsh schoolboysCharles DickensA Christmas CarolPrint: Book
1500-1599In this Family, partly by his own inclination, and partly by the encouragement of the Governours thereof, he performe...Thomas Gataker ScripturesPrint: Book
1800-1849'[Janet Hamilton] had a heavy literary diet as a child - history by Rollin and Plutarch, Ancient Universal History, Pi...Janet Hamilton Plutarch[history]Print: Book
1800-1849'[Janet Hamilton] had a heavy literary diet as a child - history by Rollin and Plutarch, Ancient Universal History, Pi...Janet Hamilton Charles RollinAncient HistoryPrint: Book
1800-1849'[Janet Hamilton] had a heavy literary diet as a child - history by Rollin and Plutarch, Ancient Universal History, Pi...Janet Hamilton Ancient Universal HistoryPrint: Book
1800-1849'[Janet Hamilton] had a heavy literary diet as a child - history by Rollin and Plutarch, Ancient Universal History, Pi...Janet Hamilton Robert Lindsay of PitscottieChronicles of ScotlandPrint: Book
1800-1849'[Janet Hamilton] had a heavy literary diet as a child - history by Rollin and Plutarch, Ancient Universal History, Pi...Janet Hamilton Joseph AddisonThe SpectatorPrint: Book, Serial / periodical, might have been the serial versions or, more likely, bound as a book
1800-1849'[Janet Hamilton] had a heavy literary diet as a child - history by Rollin and Plutarch, Ancient Universal History, Pi...Janet Hamilton Samuel JohnsonThe RamblerPrint: Book, Serial / periodical, might have been the serial versions or, more likely, bound as a book
1800-1849'[Janet Hamilton] had a heavy literary diet as a child - history by Rollin and Plutarch, Ancient Universal History, Pi...Janet Hamilton Robert Burns[poetry]Print: Book
1800-1849'[Janet Hamilton] had a heavy literary diet as a child - history by Rollin and Plutarch, Ancient Universal History, Pi...Janet Hamilton Allan Ramsay[poetry]Print: Book
1800-1849'[Janet Hamilton] had a heavy literary diet as a child - history by Rollin and Plutarch, Ancient Universal History, Pi...Janet Hamilton John MiltonParadise LostPrint: Book
1800-1849'[Janet Hamilton] had a heavy literary diet as a child - history by Rollin and Plutarch, Ancient Universal History, Pi...Janet Hamilton Robert Fergusson[poems]Print: Book
1500-1599About the same time also he read over St. Augustines Meditations, which so affected him, that he wept often in the rea...James Usher St Augustine St. Augustines MeditationsUnknown
1500-1599At twelve years old he was so affected with the study of Chronology and Antiquity, that, reading over Sleidans Book of...James Usher SleidansBook of the Four EmpiresPrint: Book
1500-1599At twelve years old he was so affected with the study of Chronology and Antiquity, that, reading over Sleidans Book of...James Usher [various unknown]Print: Book
1500-1599Before he was Bachelor of Arts he read Stapletons Fortress of the Faith, and therein finding how confidently he assert...James Usher StapletonFortress of the FaithPrint: Book
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'Pope happened to be the first English poet that [Robert] Story discovered, so he provided the template from which the...Robert Story Alexander PopePrint: Book
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'When he was finally exposed to Scott's Lay of the Last Minstrel, [Robert Story] reeled from the shock of the new. Pop...Robert Story Walter ScottLay of the Last MinstrelPrint: Book
1800-1849'Robert White... had somewhat more progressive tastes [than Robert Story], which extended to Shelley, Keats, Childe Ha...Robert White Percy Bysshe ShelleyPrint: Book
1800-1849'Robert White... had somewhat more progressive tastes [than Robert Story], which extended to Shelley, Keats, Childe Ha...Robert White John KeatsPrint: Book
1800-1849'Robert White... had somewhat more progressive tastes [than Robert Story], which extended to Shelley, Keats, Childe Ha...Robert White George Gordon Lord ByronChilde HaroldPrint: Book
1800-1849'Robert White... had somewhat more progressive tastes [than Robert Story], which extended to Shelley, Keats, Childe Ha...Robert White Walter ScottThe Lady of the LakePrint: Book
1850-1899'Robert White... had somewhat more progressive tastes [than Robert Story], which extended to Shelley, Keats, Childe Ha...Robert White Alfred Lord TennysonPrint: Book
1850-1899'Robert White... had somewhat more progressive tastes [than Robert Story], which extended to Shelley, Keats, Childe Ha...Robert White Henry FieldingPrint: Book
1850-1899'Robert White... had somewhat more progressive tastes [than Robert Story], which extended to Shelley, Keats, Childe Ha...Robert White Tobias SmollettPrint: Book
1850-1899'Robert White... had somewhat more progressive tastes [than Robert Story], which extended to Shelley, Keats, Childe Ha...Robert White Walter ScottPrint: Book
1800-1849'[Hugh Miller's] literary style was out of date: in 1834 he alluded to "my having kept company with the older English ...Hugh Miller Joseph AddisonPrint: Book, Serial / periodical
1800-1849'[Hugh Miller's] literary style was out of date: in 1834 he alluded to "my having kept company with the older English ...Hugh Miller Alexander PopePrint: Book
1800-1849Byron to Countess Teresa Guiccioli, '[After Feb 7, 1820?]' (translated from Italian) : 'I have read the "few lines" of...George Gordon Lord Byron Countess Teresa Guiccioli[letter]Manuscript: Letter
1800-1849'[Hugh Miller's] literary style was out of date: in 1834 he alluded to "my having kept company with the older English ...Hugh Miller [probably William] RobertsonPrint: Book
1600-1699And a Sermon of Mr. H. Hickman's at Oxford, much moved her (on Isa. 27. 11. It is a people of no understanding, theref...Margaret Charlton Unknown
1800-1849Byron to William Bankes, 26 February 1820: 'I have more of Scott's novels (for surely they are Scott's) since we met, ...George Gordon Lord Byron Walter Scott[novels]Print: BookManuscript: Letter
1800-1849Byron to William Bankes, 26 February 1820: 'I have more of Scott's novels (for surely they are Scott's) since we met, ...George Gordon Lord Byron Walter Scott[poems]Print: BookManuscript: Letter
1600-1699When I was at any time from home, she would not pray in the Family, though she could not endure to be without it. She ...Margaret Baxter [unknown]Print: Book
1800-1849Byron to John Murray, 3 March 1820: 'Pray send me Walter Scott's new novels ... I read some of his former ones at leas...George Gordon Lord Byron Walter ScottThe Bride of LammermoorPrint: BookManuscript: Letter
1800-1849Byron to John Murray, 3 March 1820: 'Pray send me Walter Scott's new novels ... I read some of his former ones at leas...George Gordon Lord Byron Walter ScottA Legend of MontrosePrint: Book
1600-1699She desired me to pray by her, and seemed quietly to join to the end: She heard divers Psalms, and a Chapter read, and...Richard Baxter BiblePrint: Book
1800-1849Byron to John Cam Hobhouse, 29 March 1820: 'I congratulate you on your change of residence, which I perceive by the pa...George Gordon Lord Byron [newspapers]Print: Newspaper
1800-1849Byron to Richard Belgrave Hoppner, 25 May 1820: 'A German named Rupprecht has sent me heaven knows why several Deutsch...George Gordon Lord Byron German periodicalsPrint: Serial / periodical
1800-1849Byron to John Murray, 7 June 1820: '[Goethe's] Faust I never read -- for I don't know German -- but Matthew Monk Lewis...Matthew Gregory Lewis Johann Wolfgang von GoetheFaustPrint: Book
1800-1849Byron to Thomas Moore, 9 June 1820; 'Galignani has just sent me the Paris edition of your works (which I wrote to orde...George Gordon Lord Byron Thomas MooreWorksPrint: Book
1800-1849Byron to Thomas Moore, 9 June 1820; 'I have just been turning over Little, which I knew by heart in 1803, being then i...George Gordon Lord Byron Thomas MoorePoems of the Late Thomas LittlePrint: Book
1800-1849Byron to Thomas Moore, 9 June 1820; 'I have just been turning over Little, which I knew by heart in 1803, being then i...George Gordon Lord Byron Thomas MoorePoems of the Late Thomas LittlePrint: Book
1800-1849Byron to John Murray, 17 July 1820, on books used in research for Marino Faliero, Doge of Venice: 'I have consulted Sa...George Gordon Lord Byron Marino Sanuto"Italian history of the Doges of Venice"Print: Book
1800-1849Byron to John Murray, 17 July 1820, on books used in research for Marino Faliero, Doge of Venice: 'I have consulted Sa...George Gordon Lord Byron unknown"Siege of Zara"Print: Book
1800-1849Byron to John Murray, 17 July 1820, on books used in research for Marino Faliero, Doge of Venice: 'I have consulted Sa...George Gordon Lord Byron Pierre Antoine DaruunknownPrint: Book
1800-1849Byron to John Murray, 17 July 1820, on books used in research for Marino Faliero, Doge of Venice: 'I have consulted Sa...George Gordon Lord Byron Jean Charles SismondiHistory of the Italian Republics in the Middle AgesPrint: Book
1900-1945'In the 1920s Janet Hitchman acquired her literary education among the derelict bookshelves of an orphanage, which inc...Janet Hitchman Charles DickensPrint: Book
1900-1945'In the 1920s Janet Hitchman acquired her literary education among the derelict bookshlves of an orphanage, which incl...Janet Hitchman Joseph AddisonThe SpectatorPrint: Book
1900-1945'In the 1920s Janet Hitchman acquired her literary education among the derelict bookshlves of an orphanage, which incl...Janet Hitchman PunchPrint: Serial / periodical
1800-1849Byron to John Murray, 22 July 1820, about books received: 'the diary of an Invalid good and true bating a few mistakes...George Gordon Lord Byron Henry MatthewsDiary of an InvalidPrint: Book
1900-1945'In the 1920s Janet Hitchman acquired her literary education among the derelict bookshlves of an orphanage, which incl...Janet Hitchman W.G. CollingwoodThe Life of RuskinPrint: Book
1900-1945'In the 1920s Janet Htitchman acquired her literary education among the derelict bookshlves of an orphanage, which inc...Janet Hitchman O.F. WaltonChristie's Old OrganPrint: Book
1900-1945'In the 1920s Janet Hitchman acquired her literary education among the derelict bookshlves of an orphanage, which incl...Janet Hitchman O.F. WaltonA Peep Behind the ScenesPrint: Book
1800-1849Byron to Countess Teresa Guiccioli, on current reading habits, 24 July 1820 (translated from Italian): 'I like sometim...George Gordon Lord Byron unknown[books]Print: Book
1900-1945'In the 1920s Janet Hitchman acquired her literary education among the derelict bookshlves of an orphanage, which incl...Janet Hitchman Hans Christian AndersonThe Little Match GirlPrint: Book
1800-1849Byron to Countess Teresa Guiccioli, 24 July 1820 (translated from Italian): '... I read in the Gazette of an Irish la...George Gordon Lord Byron GazettePrint: Newspaper
1800-1849Byron to Countess Teresa Guiccioli, 7 August 1820 (translated from Italian): 'I am reading the second volume of the p...George Gordon Lord Byron Count Giulio PerticariDell'amor patrio di DantePrint: Book
1800-1849Byron to John Cam Hobhouse, 8 August 1820: 'Fletcher reads you in Galignani -- and comes grinning over your speeches t...William Fletcher Galignani's NewspaperPrint: Newspaper
1850-1899[due to the fact that books in working class communities were generally cheap out of copyright reprints, not new works...Joseph Keating Jonathan SwiftPrint: Book
1850-1899[due to the fact that books in working class communities were generally cheap out of copyright reprints, not new works...Joseph Keating Alexander PopePrint: Book
1850-1899[due to the fact that books in working class communities were generally cheap out of copyright reprints, not new works...Joseph Keating Henry FieldingPrint: Book
1850-1899[due to the fact that books in working class communities were generally cheap out of copyright reprints, not new works...Joseph Keating Samuel RichardsonPrint: Book
1850-1899[due to the fact that books in working class communities were generally cheap out of copyright reprints, not new works...Joseph Keating Tobias SmollettPrint: Book
1850-1899[due to the fact that books in working class communities were generally cheap out of copyright reprints, not new works...Joseph Keating Oliver GoldsmithPrint: Book
1800-1849[due to the fact that books in working class communities were generally cheap out of copyright reprints, not new works...Joseph Keating Richard Brinsley SheridanPrint: Book
1850-1899[due to the fact that books in working class communities were generally cheap out of copyright reprints, not new works...Joseph Keating John KeatsPrint: Book
1850-1899[due to the fact that books in working class communities were generally cheap out of copyright reprints, not new works...Joseph Keating George Gordon, Lord ByronPrint: Book
1850-1899[due to the fact that books in working class communities were generally cheap out of copyright reprints, not new works...Joseph Keating Percy Bysshe ShelleyPrint: Book
1850-1899[due to the fact that books in working class communities were generally cheap out of copyright reprints, not new works...Joseph Keating Charles DickensPrint: Book
1850-1899[due to the fact that books in working class communities were generally cheap out of copyright reprints, not new works...Joseph Keating [Greek philosophy]Print: Book
1850-1899[due to the fact that books in working class communities were generally cheap out of copyright reprints, not new works...Joseph Keating William Makepeace ThackerayVanity FairPrint: Serial / periodical
1800-1849Byron to John Murray, 29 September 1820: '... on reading more of the 4 volumes on Italy [attacked by Byron in note to ...George Gordon Lord Byron Jane WaldieSketches Descriptive of ItalyPrint: Book
1800-1849Byron to Douglas Kinnaird, 26 October 1820: 'I have read lately several speeches of Hobhouse in taverns -- his Eloquen...George Gordon Lord Byron John Cam Hobhouse[speeches]Unknown
1800-1849Byron to John Murray, 4 November 1820: 'I have read part of the Quarterly just arrived ...'George Gordon Lord Byron Quarterly ReviewPrint: Serial / periodical
1850-1899'[Joseph Keating's] initiation into modern literature came when his brother introduced him to Jerome K. Jerome's Three...Joseph Keating Jerome K. JeromeThree Men in a BoatPrint: Serial / periodical
1850-1899'Shakespeare provided a political script for J.R. Clynes, the son of an Irish farm labourer, who rose from the textile...John Robert Clynes William ShakespeareTwelfth NightPrint: Book
1850-1899'Shakespeare provided a political script for J.R. Clynes, the son of an Irish farm labourer, who rose from the textile...John Robert Clynes William ShakespeareJulius CaesarPrint: Book
1900-1945'Shakespeare provided a political script for J.R. Clynes, the son of an Irish farm labourer, who rose from the textile...John Robert Clynes William ShakespeareA Midsummer Night's DreamPrint: Book
1900-1945'From a classroom library of perhaps two dozen volumes [Richard Hillyer] borrowed one by Tennyson, simply because it h...Richard Hillyer Alfred Lord TennysonPrint: Book
1900-1945'At a second-hand stall, [Richard Hillyer] bought a four volume Half Hours with Best Authors. One could dismiss it as ...Richard Hillyer Half Hours With Best AuthorsPrint: Book
1850-1899'orphanage boy Thomas Burke... devoured books until "my mind became a lumber room". Inevitably, "criticism was beyond ...Thomas Burke John Keats[a minor poem]Print: Unknown
1850-1899'orphanage boy Thomas Burke... devoured books until "my mind became a lumber room". Inevitably, "criticism was beyond ...Thomas Burke Alexander PopePrint: Unknown
1850-1899'orphanage boy Thomas Burke... devoured books until "my mind became a lumber room". Inevitably, "criticism was beyond ...Thomas Burke William CowperPrint: Unknown
1850-1899'orphanage boy Thomas Burke... devoured books until "my mind became a lumber room". Inevitably, "criticism was beyond ...Thomas Burke Kirke WhitePrint: Unknown
1850-1899'orphanage boy Thomas Burke... devoured books until "my mind became a lumber room". Inevitably, "criticism was beyond ...Thomas Burke Felicia HemansPrint: Unknown
1850-1899'orphanage boy Thomas Burke... devoured books until "my mind became a lumber room". Inevitably, "criticism was beyond ...Thomas Burke Samuel RogersPrint: Unknown
1850-1899'[the father of C.H. Rolph] read diligently through a list of the "Hundred Best Books" compiled in 1886 by Sir John Lu...Aristotle EthicsPrint: Book
1850-1899'[the father of C.H. Rolph] read diligently through a list of the "Hundred Best Books" compiled in 1886 by Sir John Lu...Xenophon MemorabiliaPrint: Book
1850-1899'[the father of C.H. Rolph] read diligently through a list of the "Hundred Best Books" compiled in 1886 by Sir John Lu... KoranPrint: Book
1850-1899'[the father of C.H. Rolph] read diligently through a list of the "Hundred Best Books" compiled in 1886 by Sir John Lu... The NiebelungliedPrint: Book
1850-1899'[the father of C.H. Rolph] read diligently through a list of the "Hundred Best Books" compiled in 1886 by Sir John Lu...Friedrich SchillerWilliam TellPrint: Book
1850-1899'[the father of C.H. Rolph] read diligently through a list of the "Hundred Best Books" compiled in 1886 by Sir John Lu...Charles DickensThe Pickwick PapersPrint: Book
1850-1899'[the father of C.H. Rolph] read diligently through a list of the "Hundred Best Books" compiled in 1886 by Sir John Lu...Charles DickensDavid CopperfieldPrint: Book
1850-1899'[the father of C.H. Rolph] read diligently through a list of the "Hundred Best Books" compiled in 1886 by Sir John Lu...Walter Scott[novels]Print: Book
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'As one participant recalled, "Many exceptional debates come back to mind on such subjects as Jane Austen, Charles Lam...Ladies' Edinburgh Debating SocietyJane AustenunknownPrint: Book
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'As one participant recalled, "Many exceptional debates come back to mind on such subjects as Jane Austen, Charles Lam...Ladies' Edinburgh Debating SocietyCharles LambunknownPrint: Book
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'As one participant recalled, "Many exceptional debates come back to mind on such subjects as Jane Austen, Charles Lam...Ladies' Edinburgh Debating SocietyGeorge EliotunknownPrint: Book
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1900-1945
'As one participant recalled, "Many exceptional debates come back to mind on such subjects as Jane Austen, Charles Lam...Ladies' Edinburgh Debating Society MeredithunknownPrint: Book
1900-1945'As one participant recalled, "Many exceptional debates come back to mind on such subjects as Jane Austen, Charles Lam...Ladies' Edinburgh Debating SocietySamuel PepysunknownPrint: Book
1850-1899
1900-1945
'As one participant recalled, "Many exceptional debates come back to mind on such subjects as Jane Austen, Charles Lam...Ladies' Edinburgh Debating SocietyWilliam WordsworthunknownPrint: Book
1850-1899
1900-1945
'As one participant recalled, "Many exceptional debates come back to mind on such subjects as Jane Austen, Charles Lam...Ladies' Edinburgh Debating SocietyPercy Bysshe ShelleyunknownPrint: Book
1850-1899'Miss Hutchison Stirling is I believe about to submit to you a little story which I read at her request some time ago ...Margaret Oliphant Amelia Hutchison StirlingMonsieur le ComteManuscript: Book in MS
1850-1899'Is it right to ask who was the author of a very short contribution called I think Tea at the farm, or some such name?...Margaret Oliphant Harriette CheapeTea at the MainsPrint: Serial / periodical
1850-1899'I should like to say my mind about Louis Stevenson's Wrecker and the Naulakhka - both of which are striking instances...Margaret Oliphant Robert Louis StevensonWreckerPrint: Book
1850-1899'I should like to say my mind about Louis Stevenson's Wrecker and the Naulakhka - both of which are striking instances...Margaret Oliphant Rudyard KiplingNaulakhaPrint: Book
1850-1899'May I say that the new story in the Magazine begins very well? - the incident is striking and I think quite original,...Margaret Oliphant Sarah GrandSingularly DeludedPrint: Serial / periodical
1850-1899'I see a delightful account of the origin of Bon Gaultier's parody of Locksley Hall in last night's St James's' by Sir...Margaret Oliphant St James'sPrint: Newspaper, Serial / periodical
1850-1899'As for Mona Maclean I am afraid I could not say more than that it is a cleverish very youthful book, the author of wh...Margaret Oliphant Graham TraversMona Maclean: Medical StudentPrint: Book, Serial / periodical
1850-1899'As for Mona Maclean I am afraid I could not say more than that it is a cleverish very youthful book, the author of wh...Margaret Oliphant F Marion CrawfordPrint: Book, Serial / periodical
1850-1899'I see in the papers that that man Walter Scott is going to bring out shortly a collection of Anglicized versions of e...Margaret Oliphant Print: Advertisement, Newspaper
1850-1899'Old Lady Cloncurry, who I suppose knows as much about Ireland as most people, was quite enthusiastic about that artic...Lady Cloncurry Priest-Ridden IrelandPrint: Serial / periodical
1850-1899'[...] how extremely sorry I am for your great loss in Mr. Henderson. I saw a mention of him [Mr. Henderson] in the At...Margaret Oliphant Print: Advertisement, Newspaper, Serial / periodical
1850-1899'The manager here Mr. Simpson hearing what I said of it [George Chesney's "The Battle of Dorking"] took a proof home a...[?George] Simpson George T ChesneyBattle of DorkingManuscript: Sheet, Proofs of aricle
1850-1899'The manager here Mr. Simpson hearing what I said of it [George Chesney's "The Battle of Dorking"] took a proof home a...Old Mrs Simpson George T ChesneyBattle of DorkingManuscript: Sheet, Proofs of article
1850-1899'I am much mistaken if the appearance of the article 'The Battle of Dorking' does not mark an epoch in the history of ...G.C. Swayne George T ChesneyBattle of DorkingPrint: Serial / periodical
1800-1849Byron's Ravenna Journal (4 January-27 February 1821), 4 January 1821: ' ... out of spirits -- read the papers ...'George Gordon Lord Byron papersPrint: Newspaper
1800-1849Byron's Ravenna Journal (4 January-27 February 1821), 4 January 1821, having remarked how case of murder in papers men...George Gordon Lord Byron [poetry]Unknown
1850-1899'My dear Blackwood, I have just read the opening article of Maga, and I cannot go to sleep, or make an attempt thereat...R.H. Patterson George T ChesneyBattle of DorkingPrint: Serial / periodical
1800-1849Byron's Ravenna Journal (4 January-27 February 1821), 4 January 1821: 'Came home at eleven [pm] ... Read a Life of Leo...George Gordon Lord Byron Guiseppe BossiDel Cenacolo do Leonardo da Vinci OR Delle Opinioni di Leonardo da VinciPrint: BookUnknown
1850-1899'My dear Willie, I am glad the Pall Mall has noticed the article & I approve of the Advert... We dined at Mount Melvil...Colonel Moncrieff George T ChesneyBattle of DorkingPrint: Serial / periodical
1800-1849Byron's Ravenna Journal (4 January-27 February 1821), 5 January 1821: 'Read the conclusion, for the fifitieth time (I ...George Gordon Lord Byron Walter ScottTales of my Landlord (3rd series)Print: Book
1700-1799"Reading - finished Melanges d'Histoire et de Litterature which had been my Night lecture."Lady Eleanor Butler Melanges d'Histoire et de LitteraturePrint: Book
1800-1849Byron's Ravenna Journal (4 January-27 February 1821), 5 January 1821: 'Read Mitford's History of Greece -- Xenophon's ...George Gordon Lord Byron William MitfordHistory of GreecePrint: Book
1850-1899'I went down & saw Old Gleig who was on the same subject [the success of the "Battle of Dorking"]. He said too he had..."Old" Gleig George T ChesneyBattle of DorkingPrint: Serial / periodical
1850-1899'I went down & saw Old Gleig who was on the same subject [the success of the "Battle of Dorking"]. He said too he had..."Old" Gleig Review of "Lothair"Print: Serial / periodical
1800-1849Byron's Ravenna Journal (4 January-27 February 1821), 5 January 1821: 'Read Mitford's History of Greece -- Xenophon's ...George Gordon Lord Byron XenophonRetreat of the Ten ThousandPrint: Book
1800-1849Byron's Ravenna Journal (4 January-27 February 1821), 5 January 1821: '[after visit to friends at 11pm] Came home -- r...George Gordon Lord Byron XenophonRetreat of the Ten ThousandPrint: Book
1850-1899'My dear Sir, I have just read "The Battle of Dorking". It is undeniably clever - but mischievous. [...] Panic assay...Lord Brougham George T ChesneyBattle of DorkingPrint: Serial / periodical
1800-1849Byron's Ravenna Journal (4 January-27 February 1821), 5 January 1821: 'Ordered Fletcher (at four o'clock this afternoo...George Gordon Lord Byron Francis Bacon"apophthegms"Manuscript: Unknown, Copied by William Fletcher (reader's valet).
1700-1799" Read Betula (sic) Liberata to my beloved. Explained all the difficult passages."Lady Eleanor Butler MetastasioBetulia LiberataPrint: Book
1850-1899'"The Battle of Dorking" is written so well that I wd. gladly have written it, supposing that I had the knowledge. Th...Richard Doddridge Blackmore George T ChesneyBattle of DorkingPrint: Serial / periodical
1800-1849Byron's Ravenna Journal (4 January-27 February 1821), 5 January 1821: 'Ordered Fletcher (at four o'clock this afternoo...William Fletcher Francis Bacon"apophthegms"Unknown
1800-1849Byron's Ravenna Journal (4 January-27 February 1821), 6 January 1821: 'Read Spence's Anecdotes ... Corrected blunders ...George Gordon Lord Byron Francis Bacon"apophthegms"Manuscript: Unknown, Copied by William Fletcher (reader's valet).
1800-1849Byron's Ravenna Journal (4 January-27 February 1821), 6 January 1821: 'Read Spence's Anecdotes ... Corrected blunders ...George Gordon Lord Byron Joseph SpenceAnecdotesPrint: BookManuscript: Unknown
1800-1849Byron's Ravenna Journal (4 January-27 February 1821), 6 January 1821: Read Spence's Anecdotes ... Corrected blunders i...George Gordon Lord Byron William MitfordHistory of GreecePrint: Book
1850-1899'My dear Blackwood [...] "The Private Secretary" picks itself up this month. I thought one or two of the recent numbe...Theodore Martin George T ChesneyThe Private SecretaryPrint: Serial / periodical
1800-1849Byron's Ravenna Journal (4 January-27 February 1821), 6 January 1821: 'Turned to a passage in Guinguene [sic] -- ditto...George Gordon Lord Byron Pierre Louis GingueneHistoire Litteraire de l'ItaliePrint: Book
1800-1849Byron's Ravenna Journal (4 January-27 February 1821), 6 January 1821: 'Turned to a passage in Guinguene [sic] -- ditto...George Gordon Lord Byron Lord HollandLope de VegaPrint: Book
1800-1849Byron's Ravenna Journal (4 January-27 February 1821), 6 January 1821: 'Came home [after going visiting at 8pm], and re...George Gordon Lord Byron William MitfordHistory of GreecePrint: Book
1850-1899'Gentlemen. I am the fourth generation of my family that have taken in Blackwood's Magazine; the back numbers bound f...Francis Philips George T ChesneyThe Private SecretaryPrint: Serial / periodical
1700-1799Finished the second volume of Mrs Radcliffe's 'Italian'. She is the best writer in her way of anybody I [have?] heard ...Joseph Hunter Ann RadcliffeThe ItalianPrint: Book
1800-1849Byron's Ravenna Journal (4 January-27 February 1821), 7 January 1821: 'Read Spence, and turned over Roscoe, to find a ...George Gordon Lord Byron Joseph SpenceAnecdotesPrint: Book
1700-1799We got the last volume of the Italian, I think it does not equal the former productionJoseph Hunter Ann RadcliffeThe ItalianPrint: Book
1800-1849Byron's Ravenna Journal (4 January-27 February 1821), 7 January 1821: 'Read Spence, and turned over Roscoe, to find a ...George Gordon Lord Byron William RoscoeThe Life of Lorenzo de Medici, called the Magnificent OR The Life and Pontificate of Leo the TenthPrint: Book
1850-1899'As for the Private Secretary, I can sympathize with both you & Chesney. As Editor, I should have [?] to print it as ...Alex Innes Shand George T ChesneyThe Private SecretaryPrint: Serial / periodical
1800-1849Byron's Ravenna Journal (4 January-27 February 1821), 7 January 1821: 'Read the 4th. vol of W. Scott's second series o...George Gordon Lord Byron Walter ScottTales of my Landlord (2nd series)Print: Book
1800-1849Byron's Ravenna Journal (4 January-27 February 1821), 7 January 1821: 'Dined. Read the Lugano Gazette. Read -- I forg...George Gordon Lord Byron Lugano GazettePrint: Newspaper
1800-1849Byron's Ravenna Journal (4 January-27 February 1821), 7 January 1821: 'Dined. Read the Lugano Gazette. Read -- I forg...George Gordon Lord Byron unknownunknownUnknown
1800-1849Byron's Ravenna Journal (4 January-27 February 1821), 7 January 1821: 'It wants half an hour of midnight ... Turned ov...George Gordon Lord Byron unknown[books]Print: Book
1850-1899We have been much interested all along in The Private Secretary.Emily Laszowska George T ChesneyThe Private SecretaryPrint: Serial / periodical
1800-1849Byron's Ravenna Journal (4 January-27 February 1821), 8 January 1821: 'Came home [from ?Guicciolis', where visited at ...George Gordon Lord Byron William MitfordHistory of GreecePrint: Book
1800-1849Byron's Ravenna Journal (4 January-27 February 1821), 8 January 1821: 'Came home [from ?Guicciolis', where visited at ...George Gordon Lord Byron Walter ScottRob RoyPrint: Book
1800-1849Byron's Ravenna Journal (4 January-27 February 1821), 9 January 1821: 'Dined. Read Johnson's "Vanity of Human Wishes"...George Gordon Lord Byron Samuel JohnsonThe Vanity of Human WishesPrint: Book
1800-1849Byron's Ravenna Journal (4 January-27 February 1821), 10 January 1821: 'Looked over accounts. Read Campbell's Poets -...George Gordon Lord Byron accountsManuscript: Unknown
1800-1849Byron's Ravenna Journal (4 January-27 February 1821), 10 January 1821: 'Looked over accounts. Read Campbell's Poets -...George Gordon Lord Byron Thomas CampbellSpecimens of the British Poets (including prefatory Essay on English Poetry)Print: BookUnknown
1800-1849Byron's Ravenna Journal (4 January-27 February 1821), 10 January 1821: '[after going out to hear music] Came home -- ...George Gordon Lord Byron Thomas CampbellSpecimens of the British Poets (including prefatory Essay on English Poetry)Print: BookUnknown
1800-1849Byron's Ravenna Journal (4 January-27 February 1821), 10 January 1821: 'Midnight. I have been turning over different L...George Gordon Lord Byron variousLives of poetsPrint: BookUnknown
1700-1799
1800-1849
Byron's Ravenna Journal (4 January-27 February 1821), 10 January 1821: 'Midnight. I have been turning over different L...George Gordon Lord Byron Alexander PopeunknownPrint