De bello Pelloponesiaco

Reading experience

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De bello Pelloponesiaco

Reading experience
Identifer:
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Evidence

Copious MS notes and doodles throughout. First date ""Trevelyan May 1852"". One sketch is a drawing of ""Alice [his sister] opening a box of soldiers. An anticipation of the holidays. What a child I was!"" This vol. read by Sir George at prep school and Harrow ""20 chap a day Wed. July 4th 1855"" and in a later hand ""when I worked so hard for the trials, and was so disappointed in coming out fourteenth. But the work won me the Gregory scholarship a year later on."" I.i p.68: ""These crosses in the text seem to represent the portion each boy was called on to translate."" I.ii p.85 ""I hate Harris""; ""I detest Harris""; p.87: ""I HATE HARRIS""; under this: ""Poor little boy that I was; what a bad time I had with that able, and, (as I now know) not unkindly master"". Many subsequent dates of reading, incl. Jan 20 1915 ""sixty years after I was first reading it in the same volume at Harrow""; Sep 29 1922 ""our wedding day""; March 14 1916 ""Germans sent terms of peace to America through Colonel House: - and what terms!"" ""Finished this old book April 4 1916 Welcome. Almost everything reminds me of the most depressed and unsatisfactory period of my life, when I was the last boy in a form of 35, 63 years ago. What a mere child I was!""

Source


Text being read

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Reader(s) and listener(s)

Reader
Trevelyan, George Otto
Born in 2016

Details of the reading experience

Date of Reading Experience
1852 - 1916
Time of Reading Experience
EuRED : experience type
EuRED : experience frequency
EXF1
Place of reading experience
England
EuRED : emotions
EuRED : intensity
EuRED : environment
EuRED : lighting
EuRED : testimony
EuRED : reliability
Notes
I have not transcribed all the MS notes in this volume.

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Related place
England
Related person
Trevelyan, George Otto
Related place
England
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De bello Pelloponesiaco

Reading experience
Identifer:
ukred-22593

Evidence

Copious MS notes and doodles throughout. First date ""Trevelyan May 1852"". One sketch is a drawing of ""Alice [his sister] opening a box of soldiers. An anticipation of the holidays. What a child I was!"" This vol. read by Sir George at prep school and Harrow ""20 chap a day Wed. July 4th 1855"" and in a later hand ""when I worked so hard for the trials, and was so disappointed in coming out fourteenth. But the work won me the Gregory scholarship a year later on."" I.i p.68: ""These crosses in the text seem to represent the portion each boy was called on to translate."" I.ii p.85 ""I hate Harris""; ""I detest Harris""; p.87: ""I HATE HARRIS""; under this: ""Poor little boy that I was; what a bad time I had with that able, and, (as I now know) not unkindly master"". Many subsequent dates of reading, incl. Jan 20 1915 ""sixty years after I was first reading it in the same volume at Harrow""; Sep 29 1922 ""our wedding day""; March 14 1916 ""Germans sent terms of peace to America through Colonel House: - and what terms!"" ""Finished this old book April 4 1916 Welcome. Almost everything reminds me of the most depressed and unsatisfactory period of my life, when I was the last boy in a form of 35, 63 years ago. What a mere child I was!""

Source


Text being read

EuRED : text status
TST4
EuRED : text form
TFO02
EuRED : text provenance
TPR207

Reader(s) and listener(s)

Reader
Trevelyan, George Otto
Born in 2016

Details of the reading experience

Date of Reading Experience
1852 - 1916
Time of Reading Experience
EuRED : experience type
EuRED : experience frequency
EXF1
Place of reading experience
England
EuRED : emotions
EuRED : intensity
EuRED : environment
EuRED : lighting
EuRED : testimony
EuRED : reliability
Notes
I have not transcribed all the MS notes in this volume.

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:


http://eured.univ-lemans.fr/dbworkshop/index.php/Detail/objects/80742
Accessed on 2019/11/12 17:18:28

Related place
England
Related person
Trevelyan, George Otto
Related place
England
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