Decomerone o ver Cento Novelle

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Decomerone o ver Cento Novelle

Reading experience
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Evidence

"I have read no more of Boccac[c]io than his description of the plague which is extremely powerful from the hesitation you seemed to have in allowing me to read him I felt inclined to return it immediately - but on reflection I thought it silly to deprive myself of the pleasure of reading a clever work because it contained some exceptionable passages which I might pass of[f] even if I found them disagreeable - so I shall go on - at least as long as I find it for my good- "

Source

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Reader
Baillie Welsh, Jane
Aged 22 [Experience in 1823, born in 1801]

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Taken from letter from JBW to Thomas Carlyle dated 28th February 1823, written at Haddington. Pages 294 - 296 in this edition. Estimated date range based on Carlyle's letter of 18 Feb in which he mentions that he is going to acquire the book for her. Correspondence doesn't make clear exactly when it arrived with JBW.

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Accessed on 2019/10/19 20:20:54

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Decomerone o ver Cento Novelle

Reading experience
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Evidence

"I have read no more of Boccac[c]io than his description of the plague which is extremely powerful from the hesitation you seemed to have in allowing me to read him I felt inclined to return it immediately - but on reflection I thought it silly to deprive myself of the pleasure of reading a clever work because it contained some exceptionable passages which I might pass of[f] even if I found them disagreeable - so I shall go on - at least as long as I find it for my good- "

Source

The Collected Letters of Thomas and Jane Welsh Carlyle

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TST4
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TFO02
EuRED : text provenance
TPR201 Borrowed informaly

Reader(s) and listener(s)

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Aged 22 [Experience in 1823, born in 1801]

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Notes
Taken from letter from JBW to Thomas Carlyle dated 28th February 1823, written at Haddington. Pages 294 - 296 in this edition. Estimated date range based on Carlyle's letter of 18 Feb in which he mentions that he is going to acquire the book for her. Correspondence doesn't make clear exactly when it arrived with JBW.

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 Collected Letters of Thomas and Jane Welsh Carlyle
http://eured.univ-lemans.fr/dbworkshop/index.php/Detail/objects/72240
Accessed on 2019/10/19 20:20:54

Related place
Scotland
Related people
Baillie Welsh, Jane
Related text or manuscript
The Collected Letters of Thomas and Jane Welsh Carlyle
Related place
Scotland
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