Memoires

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Memoires

Reading experience
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Evidence

"With Madame de Staal"s Memoirs, so strongly praised by the excellent Baron Grimm, I was a good deal disappointed: she has nothing to tell and does not tell it very well. She is neither important, nor admirable for talents or virtues. Her life was not worth recording."

Source

The Letters of Sydney Smith

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Reader(s) and listener(s)

Reader
Smith, Sydney
Aged 44 [Experience in 1815, born in 1771]

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March 1815
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Notes
Leter to Francis Jeffrey

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Accessed on 2019/12/14 17:23:07

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England
Related people
Smith, Sydney
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The Letters of Sydney Smith
Related place
England
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Memoires

Reading experience
Identifer:
ukred-13232

Evidence

"With Madame de Staal"s Memoirs, so strongly praised by the excellent Baron Grimm, I was a good deal disappointed: she has nothing to tell and does not tell it very well. She is neither important, nor admirable for talents or virtues. Her life was not worth recording."

Source

The Letters of Sydney Smith

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Reader(s) and listener(s)

Reader
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Aged 44 [Experience in 1815, born in 1771]

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March 1815
Time of Reading Experience
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England
EuRED : emotions
EuRED : intensity
EuRED : environment
EuRED : lighting
EuRED : testimony
EuRED : reliability
Notes
Leter to Francis Jeffrey

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 Letters of Sydney Smith
http://eured.univ-lemans.fr/dbworkshop/index.php/Detail/objects/65547
Accessed on 2019/12/14 17:23:07

Related place
England
Related people
Smith, Sydney
Related text or manuscript
The Letters of Sydney Smith
Related place
England
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