Paradise Lost

Reading experience

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Paradise Lost

Reading experience
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Evidence

Dorothy Wordsworth writes to Catherine Clarkson (12 November 1810) with description of three nights" stay during October (c.26-29) 1810 at Hackett (overlooking Langdale and other Lakeland locations) with William and Mary Wordsworth, their four children and a maid: "The weather was heavenly, when we were there, and the first morning we sate in hot sunshine on a crag, twenty yards from the door, while William read part of the 5th Book of the Paradise Lost to us. He read the Morning Hymn, while a stream of white vapour, which covered the Valley of Brathay, ascended slowly and by degrees melted away. It seemed as if we had never before felt deeply the power of the Poet ... "

Source

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Wordsworth, William
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http://eured.univ-lemans.fr/dbworkshop/index.php/Detail/objects/66917
Accessed on 2019/10/21 04:09:48

Related place
England
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Paradise Lost

Reading experience
Identifer:
ukred-1417

Evidence

Dorothy Wordsworth writes to Catherine Clarkson (12 November 1810) with description of three nights" stay during October (c.26-29) 1810 at Hackett (overlooking Langdale and other Lakeland locations) with William and Mary Wordsworth, their four children and a maid: "The weather was heavenly, when we were there, and the first morning we sate in hot sunshine on a crag, twenty yards from the door, while William read part of the 5th Book of the Paradise Lost to us. He read the Morning Hymn, while a stream of white vapour, which covered the Valley of Brathay, ascended slowly and by degrees melted away. It seemed as if we had never before felt deeply the power of the Poet ... "

Source

The Letters of William and Dorothy Wordsworth: The Middle Years Part I (1806-1811)

Text being read

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TST4
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TFO27
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Reader(s) and listener(s)

Reader
Wordsworth, William
Aged 40 [Experience in 1810, born in 1770]
Listener
Wordsworth,

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EuRED : lighting
EuRED : testimony
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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 William and Dorothy Wordsworth: The Middle Years Part I (1806-1811)
http://eured.univ-lemans.fr/dbworkshop/index.php/Detail/objects/66917
Accessed on 2019/10/21 04:09:48

Related place
England
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