Reflections, maxims, and characters, moral, critical, and satirical [extract]

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Reflections, maxims, and characters, moral, critical, and satirical [extract]

Reading experience
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Evidence

[Elizabeth Carter to Catherine Talbot, 3 May 1756:] "I had read an extract from that book which you say is writ by Mr Greville, and concluded it must be a translation from some French author, and I can scarcely forbear wishing my notion had been right. I believe there might be some good things in it, but, Genius of Britain, forbid that any such frippery kind of writing should grow into fashion amongst us!"

Source

A Series of Letters Between Mrs Elizabeth Carter and Miss Catherine Talbot, from the year 1741 to 1770. To which are added, Letters from Mrs Elizabeth Carter to Mrs Vesey, between the years 1763 and 1787

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Reader(s) and listener(s)

Reader
Carter, Elizabeth
Aged 39 [Experience in 1756, born in 1717]

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Date of Reading Experience
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Notes
See p.227 in source for Talbot's mention of this text in letter to Carter of 13 April 1756.

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A Series of Letters Between Mrs Elizabeth Carter and Miss Catherine Talbot, from the year 1741 to 1770. To which are added, Letters from Mrs Elizabeth Carter to Mrs Vesey, between the years 1763 and 1787
http://eured.univ-lemans.fr/dbworkshop/index.php/Detail/objects/89890
Accessed on 2020/08/11 09:23:46

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Reflections, maxims, and characters, moral, critical, and satirical [extract]

Reading experience
Identifer:
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Evidence

[Elizabeth Carter to Catherine Talbot, 3 May 1756:] "I had read an extract from that book which you say is writ by Mr Greville, and concluded it must be a translation from some French author, and I can scarcely forbear wishing my notion had been right. I believe there might be some good things in it, but, Genius of Britain, forbid that any such frippery kind of writing should grow into fashion amongst us!"

Source

A Series of Letters Between Mrs Elizabeth Carter and Miss Catherine Talbot, from the year 1741 to 1770. To which are added, Letters from Mrs Elizabeth Carter to Mrs Vesey, between the years 1763 and 1787

Text being read

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Reader(s) and listener(s)

Reader
Carter, Elizabeth
Aged 39 [Experience in 1756, born in 1717]

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Notes
See p.227 in source for Talbot's mention of this text in letter to Carter of 13 April 1756.

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 Series of Letters Between Mrs Elizabeth Carter and Miss Catherine Talbot, from the year 1741 to 1770. To which are added, Letters from Mrs Elizabeth Carter to Mrs Vesey, between the years 1763 and 1787
http://eured.univ-lemans.fr/dbworkshop/index.php/Detail/objects/89890
Accessed on 2020/08/11 09:23:46

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