In Time of the Breaking of Nations

Reading experience

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In Time of the Breaking of Nations

Reading experience
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Evidence

"A verse from Thomas Hardy"s ""In time of the Breaking of Nations"" floated into my mind from the volume of his poems that Edward had sent me in Malta: ""Only thin smoke without flame From the heaps of couch grass: Yet this will go onwards the same Though Dynasties pass."""

Source

Testament of Youth

Text being read

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TST4
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TFO02
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Reader(s) and listener(s)

Reader
Brittain, Vera
Aged 24 [Experience in 1917, born in 1893]

Details of the reading experience

Date of Reading Experience
September 1917
Time of Reading Experience
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France
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Notes
Vera Brittain was remembering this reading experience while she was out with a friend (Hope Milroy) when they were off duty while nursing in a French Hospital. Edward was her brother.

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Accessed on 2019/12/10 17:42:03

Related place
France
Related people
Brittain, Vera
Related text or manuscript
Testament of Youth
Related place
France
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In Time of the Breaking of Nations

Reading experience
Identifer:
ukred-21779

Evidence

"A verse from Thomas Hardy"s ""In time of the Breaking of Nations"" floated into my mind from the volume of his poems that Edward had sent me in Malta: ""Only thin smoke without flame From the heaps of couch grass: Yet this will go onwards the same Though Dynasties pass."""

Source

Testament of Youth

Text being read

EuRED : text status
TST4
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TFO02
EuRED : text provenance
TPR207

Reader(s) and listener(s)

Reader
Brittain, Vera
Aged 24 [Experience in 1917, born in 1893]

Details of the reading experience

Date of Reading Experience
September 1917
Time of Reading Experience
EuRED : experience type
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EuRED : experience frequency
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Place of reading experience
France
EuRED : emotions
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EuRED : lighting
EuRED : testimony
EuRED : reliability
Notes
Vera Brittain was remembering this reading experience while she was out with a friend (Hope Milroy) when they were off duty while nursing in a French Hospital. Edward was her brother.

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:

Testament of Youth
http://eured.univ-lemans.fr/dbworkshop/index.php/Detail/objects/79342
Accessed on 2019/12/10 17:42:03

Related place
France
Related people
Brittain, Vera
Related text or manuscript
Testament of Youth
Related place
France
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