Childe Harold IV

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Childe Harold IV

Reading experience
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Evidence

John Murray to Byron, 12 September 1816, on William Gifford"s response to Childe Harold"s Pilgrimage, Canto IV: "He has been exceedingly ill with jaundice [...] He said he was unable to leave off last night, and that he had sat up until he had finished every line of the canto. It had actually agitated him into a fever [...] He had persisted this morning in finishing the volume [...] He says that what you have heretofore published is nothing to this effort. He says also, besides its being the most original and interesting, it is the most finished of your writings; and he has undertaken to correct the press for you."

Source

A Publisher and His Friends: Memoir and Correspondence of the Late John Murray

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Reader
Gifford, William
Aged 60 [Experience in 1816, born in 1756]

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Notes
Gifford a reader to whom Murray, Byron's publisher, regularly passed MS submissions for comment.

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A Publisher and His Friends: Memoir and Correspondence of the Late John Murray
http://eured.univ-lemans.fr/dbworkshop/index.php/Detail/objects/88134
Accessed on 2020/01/19 20:13:02

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Childe Harold IV

Reading experience
Identifer:
ukred-27174

Evidence

John Murray to Byron, 12 September 1816, on William Gifford"s response to Childe Harold"s Pilgrimage, Canto IV: "He has been exceedingly ill with jaundice [...] He said he was unable to leave off last night, and that he had sat up until he had finished every line of the canto. It had actually agitated him into a fever [...] He had persisted this morning in finishing the volume [...] He says that what you have heretofore published is nothing to this effort. He says also, besides its being the most original and interesting, it is the most finished of your writings; and he has undertaken to correct the press for you."

Source

A Publisher and His Friends: Memoir and Correspondence of the Late John Murray

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Reader(s) and listener(s)

Reader
Gifford, William
Aged 60 [Experience in 1816, born in 1756]

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Date of Reading Experience
September 11 - 12 1816
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Notes
Gifford a reader to whom Murray, Byron's publisher, regularly passed MS submissions for comment.

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:

A Publisher and His Friends: Memoir and Correspondence of the Late John Murray
http://eured.univ-lemans.fr/dbworkshop/index.php/Detail/objects/88134
Accessed on 2020/01/19 20:13:02

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"He has been exceedingly ill with jaundice [...] He said he was unable to leave off last night, 
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him into a fever [...] He had persisted this morning in finishing the volume [...] He says that 
what you have heretofore published is nothing to this effort. He says also, besides its being 
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