law books

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law books

Reading experience
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Evidence

"I am all right. I am reading law, and writing beautiful poems in prose. […]Do write, son of perdition, do write. I cannot, owing to poetical (prose poetical) afflatus, Civil Law, and a kind of nondescript incapacity that weighs upon me."

Source

The Letters of Robert Louis Stevenson, April 1874-July 1879

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Reader
Stevenson, Robert Louis
Aged 25 [Experience in 1875, born in 1850]

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Notes
RLS is reading in preparation for the imminent Edinburgh University Final Examinations at which he will (just) qualify as Advocate, on the strength of which fact he will be called to the Scottish Bar, though he will not practise.

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http://eured.univ-lemans.fr/dbworkshop/index.php/Detail/objects/76764
Accessed on 2019/10/23 13:37:29

Related place
Scotland
Related people
Stevenson, Robert Louis
Related text or manuscript
The Letters of Robert Louis Stevenson, April 1874-July 1879
Related place
Scotland
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law books

Reading experience
Identifer:
ukred-20258

Evidence

"I am all right. I am reading law, and writing beautiful poems in prose. […]Do write, son of perdition, do write. I cannot, owing to poetical (prose poetical) afflatus, Civil Law, and a kind of nondescript incapacity that weighs upon me."

Source

The Letters of Robert Louis Stevenson, April 1874-July 1879

Text being read

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TST4
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TFO02
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Reader(s) and listener(s)

Reader
Stevenson, Robert Louis
Aged 25 [Experience in 1875, born in 1850]

Details of the reading experience

Date of Reading Experience
May 1875
Time of Reading Experience
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Place of reading experience
Scotland
EuRED : emotions
EuRED : intensity
EuRED : environment
EuRED : lighting
EuRED : testimony
EuRED : reliability
Notes
RLS is reading in preparation for the imminent Edinburgh University Final Examinations at which he will (just) qualify as Advocate, on the strength of which fact he will be called to the Scottish Bar, though he will not practise.

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 Robert Louis Stevenson, April 1874-July 1879
http://eured.univ-lemans.fr/dbworkshop/index.php/Detail/objects/76764
Accessed on 2019/10/23 13:37:30

Related place
Scotland
Related people
Stevenson, Robert Louis
Related text or manuscript
The Letters of Robert Louis Stevenson, April 1874-July 1879
Related place
Scotland
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