Letter

Reading experience

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Letter

Reading experience
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Evidence

"She sulked for four and twenty hours, and then wrote me a long epistle; wherein she demonstrated (not by geometrical reasonings) that I was utterly lost to all sense of duty; and towards you. ""She had, indeed, given her consent to our union"" (she said) ""when you should have made yourself a name and a situation in life [entire phrase underscored twice]; but only because I asked it, with tears, upon my bended knees, at a time, too, when my life seemed precarious!!"""

Source

The Collected Letters of Thomas and Jane Welsh Carlyle

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Reader(s) and listener(s)

Reader
Baillie Welsh, Jane
Aged 24 [Experience in 1825, born in 1801]

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October 13 - 25 1825
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Notes
Taken from letter from JBW to Thomas Carlyle dated 25 October 1825, written at Templand. Pages 393-398 in this edition. Dates of reading experience are estimate - JBW had visited TC recently - he says in a letter of 19 October that it is a week since they parted.

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Accessed on 2019/10/18 21:30:10

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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Letter

Reading experience
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Evidence

"She sulked for four and twenty hours, and then wrote me a long epistle; wherein she demonstrated (not by geometrical reasonings) that I was utterly lost to all sense of duty; and towards you. ""She had, indeed, given her consent to our union"" (she said) ""when you should have made yourself a name and a situation in life [entire phrase underscored twice]; but only because I asked it, with tears, upon my bended knees, at a time, too, when my life seemed precarious!!"""

Source

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Reader(s) and listener(s)

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Notes
Taken from letter from JBW to Thomas Carlyle dated 25 October 1825, written at Templand. Pages 393-398 in this edition. Dates of reading experience are estimate - JBW had visited TC recently - he says in a letter of 19 October that it is a week since they parted.

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:

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http://eured.univ-lemans.fr/dbworkshop/index.php/Detail/objects/76362
Accessed on 2019/10/18 21:30:10

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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