Novels

Reading experience

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Novels

Reading experience
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Evidence

Elizabeth Missing Sewell on her mother, Jane Sewell (nee Edwards; married 1802): "She must have been naturally very clever; for, although she had received little or no education, her knowledge of books, and her memory for poetry and apt quotations, were quite remarkable. She often talked to us of her studies as a girl; how she used not only to devour novels, and read Sir Charles Grandison every winter, but how she also taught herself a little French, learned by heart long passages from the great poets, sometimes read history, and especially delighted in Bayley"s Dictionary, with its long meanings and rules for pronunciation."

Source

The Autobiography of Elizabeth Missing Sewell

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Reader(s) and listener(s)

Reader
Edwards, Jane
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Notes
Reader's father a Church of England clergyman who became perpetual curate at Newport, Isle of Wight (where reader was married).

How to cite this record

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http://eured.univ-lemans.fr/dbworkshop/index.php/Detail/objects/64271
Accessed on 2020/02/25 04:45:54

Related place
England
Related people
Edwards, Jane
Related text or manuscript
The Autobiography of Elizabeth Missing Sewell
Related place
England
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Novels

Reading experience
Identifer:
ukred-12550

Evidence

Elizabeth Missing Sewell on her mother, Jane Sewell (nee Edwards; married 1802): "She must have been naturally very clever; for, although she had received little or no education, her knowledge of books, and her memory for poetry and apt quotations, were quite remarkable. She often talked to us of her studies as a girl; how she used not only to devour novels, and read Sir Charles Grandison every winter, but how she also taught herself a little French, learned by heart long passages from the great poets, sometimes read history, and especially delighted in Bayley"s Dictionary, with its long meanings and rules for pronunciation."

Source

The Autobiography of Elizabeth Missing Sewell

Text being read

EuRED : text status
TST4
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TFO02
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TPR215

Reader(s) and listener(s)

Reader
Edwards, Jane
Born in ;;;;;;;

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Date of Reading Experience
Time of Reading Experience
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England
EuRED : emotions
EuRED : intensity
EuRED : environment
EuRED : lighting
EuRED : testimony
EuRED : reliability
Notes
Reader's father a Church of England clergyman who became perpetual curate at Newport, Isle of Wight (where reader was married).

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:

The Autobiography of Elizabeth Missing Sewell
http://eured.univ-lemans.fr/dbworkshop/index.php/Detail/objects/64271
Accessed on 2020/02/25 04:45:54

Related place
England
Related people
Edwards, Jane
Related text or manuscript
The Autobiography of Elizabeth Missing Sewell
Related place
England
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