[poem on Lichfield]

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[poem on Lichfield]

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"I shewed him some verses on Lichfield by Miss Seward, which I had that day received from her, and had the pleasure to hear him approve of them. He confirmed to me the truth of a high compliment which I had been told he had paid to that lady, when she mentioned to him ""The Colombiade"", an epick poem, by Madame du Boccage:--""Madam, there is not any thing equal to your description of the sea round the North Pole, in your Ode on the death of Captain Cook""."

Source

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Johnson, Samuel
Aged 75 [Experience in 1784, born in 1709]

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Notes
Original date of publication 1791.

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Accessed on 2019/09/22 18:17:44

Related place
England
Related people
Johnson, Samuel
Related text or manuscript
Life of Johnson
Related place
England
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[poem on Lichfield]

Reading experience
Identifer:
ukred-22430

Evidence

"I shewed him some verses on Lichfield by Miss Seward, which I had that day received from her, and had the pleasure to hear him approve of them. He confirmed to me the truth of a high compliment which I had been told he had paid to that lady, when she mentioned to him ""The Colombiade"", an epick poem, by Madame du Boccage:--""Madam, there is not any thing equal to your description of the sea round the North Pole, in your Ode on the death of Captain Cook""."

Source

Life of Johnson

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TFO27
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TPR210 Read in

Reader(s) and listener(s)

Reader
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Aged 75 [Experience in 1784, born in 1709]

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Date of Reading Experience
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Time of Reading Experience
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England
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EuRED : lighting
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Notes
Original date of publication 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/80457
Accessed on 2019/09/22 18:17:44

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