The History of the Civil War

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The History of the Civil War

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""[Charles] Lamb must have spoken dismissively of [Samuel] Daniel"s poem The History of the Civil War, but Coleridge, when he read it through [in Lamb"s copy of Daniel"s Poetical Works], thought quite well of it, so he annotated it to try to win Lamb over ... [writing]: """Dear Charles, I think more highly, far more, of the "Civil Wars," than you seemed to do (on Monday night, Feb. 9th 1808) -- the Verse does not Teize me; and all the while I am reading it, I cannot but fancy a plain England-loving English Country Gentleman, with only some dozen Books in his whole Library ..."""

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Coleridge, Samuel Taylor
Born in 1772

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Notes
Not clear whether date in annotation refers to Coleridge's reading of the poem or Lamb's.

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Accessed on 2019/10/20 11:43:34

Related place
England
Related people
Coleridge, Samuel Taylor
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Marginalia: Readers Writing in Books
Related place
England
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The History of the Civil War

Reading experience
Identifer:
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Evidence

""[Charles] Lamb must have spoken dismissively of [Samuel] Daniel"s poem The History of the Civil War, but Coleridge, when he read it through [in Lamb"s copy of Daniel"s Poetical Works], thought quite well of it, so he annotated it to try to win Lamb over ... [writing]: """Dear Charles, I think more highly, far more, of the "Civil Wars," than you seemed to do (on Monday night, Feb. 9th 1808) -- the Verse does not Teize me; and all the while I am reading it, I cannot but fancy a plain England-loving English Country Gentleman, with only some dozen Books in his whole Library ..."""

Source

Marginalia: Readers Writing in Books

Text being read

EuRED : text status
TST4
EuRED : text form
TFO02
EuRED : text provenance
TPR201 Borrowed informaly

Reader(s) and listener(s)

Reader
Coleridge, Samuel Taylor
Born in 1772

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EuRED : lighting
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Notes
Not clear whether date in annotation refers to Coleridge's reading of the poem or Lamb's.

How to cite this record

You can copy this item for personal use, share it, and post it on a blog or website. It cannot be used commercially without permission. Please ensure the following credit accompanies it:

Marginalia: Readers Writing in Books
http://eured.univ-lemans.fr/dbworkshop/index.php/Detail/objects/101064
Accessed on 2019/10/20 11:43:34

Related place
England
Related people
Coleridge, Samuel Taylor
Related text or manuscript
Marginalia: Readers Writing in Books
Related place
England
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