Clarissa (volume 3)

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Clarissa (volume 3)

Reading experience
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Evidence

Colley Cibber to Samuel Richardson, 30 March 1748 [comments in detail, with page references, on passages in latest instalment of Clarissa, before remarking]: "I have got through 210 pages [of volume 3] with a continual resolution to give every occasional beauty its laudable remark; but they grow too thick and strong upon me, to give me that agreeable leisure. I read a course of full five hours and a half, without drawing bit (as the jockeys call it); in which time my attention has got the better of my approbation, which all the while longed to tell you how I liked it [goes on to comment further in detail, apparently breaking off and resuming letter to read, and report on, successive passages of text]".

Source

The Correspondence of Samuel Richardson [...] Selected from the Original Manuscripts Bequeathed by him to his Family

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Notes


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The Correspondence of Samuel Richardson [...] Selected from the Original Manuscripts Bequeathed by him to his Family
http://eured.univ-lemans.fr/dbworkshop/index.php/Detail/objects/89671
Accessed on 2020/01/28 11:27:21

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Clarissa (volume 3)

Reading experience
Identifer:
ukred-28025

Evidence

Colley Cibber to Samuel Richardson, 30 March 1748 [comments in detail, with page references, on passages in latest instalment of Clarissa, before remarking]: "I have got through 210 pages [of volume 3] with a continual resolution to give every occasional beauty its laudable remark; but they grow too thick and strong upon me, to give me that agreeable leisure. I read a course of full five hours and a half, without drawing bit (as the jockeys call it); in which time my attention has got the better of my approbation, which all the while longed to tell you how I liked it [goes on to comment further in detail, apparently breaking off and resuming letter to read, and report on, successive passages of text]".

Source

The Correspondence of Samuel Richardson [...] Selected from the Original Manuscripts Bequeathed by him to his Family

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Reader(s) and listener(s)

Reader
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Aged 77 [Experience in 1748, born in 1671]

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Notes


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:

The Correspondence of Samuel Richardson [...] Selected from the Original Manuscripts Bequeathed by him to his Family
http://eured.univ-lemans.fr/dbworkshop/index.php/Detail/objects/89671
Accessed on 2020/01/28 11:27:21

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