Rambler, The

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Rambler, The

Reading experience
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"[from the 1780 Johnsoniana passed to Boswell by Bennet Langton] "When in good humour he would talk of his own writings with a wonderful frankness and candour, and would even criticise them with the closest severity. One day, having read over one of his ""Ramblers"", Mr. Langton asked him, how he liked that paper; he shook his head, and answered, ""too wordy"". At another time, when one was reading his tragedy of ""Irene"" to a company at a house in the country, he left the room; and somebody having asked him the reason of this, he replied, ""Sir, I thought it had been better""."

Source

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Notes
Originally published 1791.

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Accessed on 2019/09/17 14:15:41

Related place
England
Related people
Johnson, Samuel
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Life of Johnson
Related place
England
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Rambler, The

Reading experience
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Evidence

"[from the 1780 Johnsoniana passed to Boswell by Bennet Langton] "When in good humour he would talk of his own writings with a wonderful frankness and candour, and would even criticise them with the closest severity. One day, having read over one of his ""Ramblers"", Mr. Langton asked him, how he liked that paper; he shook his head, and answered, ""too wordy"". At another time, when one was reading his tragedy of ""Irene"" to a company at a house in the country, he left the room; and somebody having asked him the reason of this, he replied, ""Sir, I thought it had been better""."

Source

Life of Johnson

Text being read

EuRED : text status
TST4
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TFO02;TFO24
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TPR210 Read in

Reader(s) and listener(s)

Reader
Johnson, Samuel
Born in 1709

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Time of Reading Experience
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England
EuRED : emotions
EuRED : intensity
EuRED : environment
EuRED : lighting
EuRED : testimony
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Notes
Originally published 1791.

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:

Life of Johnson
http://eured.univ-lemans.fr/dbworkshop/index.php/Detail/objects/79928
Accessed on 2019/09/17 14:15:41

Related place
England
Related people
Johnson, Samuel
Related text or manuscript
Life of Johnson
Related place
England
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