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Record Number: 25335


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

From the 1806-1840 Commonplace book of an unknown reader. Transcription of two lines from 'On a Laurel, cut down by a Hatchet. Merivale', beginning 'Oh! where was Phoebus, when the God of arms/ Dared to profane his Daphne's virgin charms.' (unidentified).

Century:

1800-1849

Date:

unknown

Country:

England

Time

n/a

Place:

n/a

Type of Experience
(Reader):
 

silent aloud unknown
solitary in company unknown
single serial unknown

Type of Experience
(Listener):
 

solitary in company unknown
single serial unknown


Reader / Listener / Reading Group:

Reader:

anon

Age:

Unknown

Gender:

Female

Date of Birth:

n/a

Socio-Economic Group:

Unknown/NA

Occupation:

unknown

Religion:

unknown

Country of Origin:

unknown

Country of Experience:

England

Listeners present if any:
e.g family, servants, friends

n/a


Additional Comments:

n/a



Text Being Read:

Author:

Merivale

Title:

On a Laurel, cut down by a Hatchet

Genre:

Poetry

Form of Text:

Unknown

Publication Details

n/a

Provenance

unknown


Source Information:

Record ID:

25335

Source:

Manuscript

Author:

n/a

Title:

Lady's Commonplace book, Garrow 1823

Location:

Private Collection

Call No:

CP1

Page/Folio:

43

Additional Information:

n/a

Citation:

anon, Lady's Commonplace book, Garrow 1823, Private Collection, CP1, 43, http://www.open.ac.uk/Arts/reading/UK/record_details.php?id=25335, accessed: 14 June 2024


Additional Comments:

We are unable to identify the verses in question.

   
   
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