[law books]

Reading experience

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[law books]

Reading experience
Identifer:
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Evidence

"I have been reading such lots of law, and it seems to take away the power of writing from me. From morning to night, so often as I have a spare moment, I am in the embraces of a law book: barren embraces."

Source

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

Text being read

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Reader(s) and listener(s)

Reader
Stevenson, Robert Louis
Born in 1850

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Date of Reading Experience
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Notes
See also p. 139, Letter 392. RLS is still reading law textbooks in preparation for the imminent Edinburgh University Final Examination at which he will qualify as Advocate and consequently 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/77084
Accessed on 2019/10/15 18:52:40

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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?itemComments

[law books]

Reading experience
Identifer:
ukred-20499

Evidence

"I have been reading such lots of law, and it seems to take away the power of writing from me. From morning to night, so often as I have a spare moment, I am in the embraces of a law book: barren embraces."

Source

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

Text being read

EuRED : text status
TST4
EuRED : text form
TFO02
EuRED : text provenance
TPR215

Reader(s) and listener(s)

Reader
Stevenson, Robert Louis
Born in 1850

Details of the reading experience

Date of Reading Experience
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
See also p. 139, Letter 392. RLS is still reading law textbooks in preparation for the imminent Edinburgh University Final Examination at which he will qualify as Advocate and consequently 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/77084
Accessed on 2019/10/15 18:52:40

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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