The Abbot

Reading experience

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The Abbot

Reading experience
Identifer:
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Evidence

"I have just read ""The Abbot""; it is far above common novels, but of very inferior execution to his others, and hardly worth reading. He has exhausted the subject of Scotland, and worn out the few characters that the early periods of Scotch history ould supply him with. Meg Merrilies appears afresh in every novel".

Source

The Letters of Sydney Smith

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TST4
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Reader(s) and listener(s)

Reader
Smith, Sydney
Born in 1771

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Notes
Letter to J.A. Murray

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Accessed on 2020/01/26 22:07:47

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

Reading experience
Identifer:
ukred-13411

Evidence

"I have just read ""The Abbot""; it is far above common novels, but of very inferior execution to his others, and hardly worth reading. He has exhausted the subject of Scotland, and worn out the few characters that the early periods of Scotch history ould supply him with. Meg Merrilies appears afresh in every novel".

Source

The Letters of Sydney Smith

Text being read

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TST4
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Reader(s) and listener(s)

Reader
Smith, Sydney
Born in 1771

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Time of Reading Experience
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England
EuRED : emotions
EuRED : intensity
EuRED : environment
EuRED : lighting
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Notes
Letter to J.A. Murray

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/65716
Accessed on 2020/01/26 22:07:47

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