The Sea Lady

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The Sea Lady

Reading experience
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Evidence

Meeting held at 70 Northcourt Avenue: 17.1.39 Charles E. Stansfield in the Chair. <br/> 1. Minutes of last read & approved. <br/> [...] <br/> 3. A letter from R. H. Robson was then read. It stated that the excellence of Book Club suppers has increased, is increasing, & ought to be diminished. This caused a certain embarrassment. Several members who liked to think of themselves as frugal folk, reflected uneasily that the interval for light refreshment had often proved itself more palatable than some of the drier fare before and after.[...] <br/> [...] <br/> 6. Francis E Pollard then gave an appreciation of H. G. Wells in the form of a biographical sketch. He dealt too with the amazing variety and extent of Wells’s output, and the development of his character and beliefs. <br/> 7. Victor W. Alexander read an extract from “God the Invisible King.” <br/> 8. Further passages were read as follows:- <br/> Margaret J Dilks from “Mankind in the making”. <br/> H. R. Smith from “The Sea Lady”. <br/> Mary S. W. Pollard from “Joan & Peter”. <br/> Muriel Stevens from “The Valley of Spiders”. <br/> 9. Finally the Chairman referred again to the Supper question. R. H. Robson’s concern was one of those which demanded from us a statesmanlike Quaker compromise, perhaps an acceptance in principle and a rejection in practice wold best meet the case. It was felt we should thank R. H. Robson for his letter, and watch him closely during heat. <br/>[signed] R. D. L. Moore</br> Feb. 20 1939.

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Smith, Howard
Aged 79 [Experience in 1939, born in 1860]

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Notes
Material by kind permission of the XII Book Club. For further information and permission to quote this source, contact the Reading Experience Database (http://www.open.ac.uk/Arts/reading/contacts.php).

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Related place
England
Related people
Smith, Howard
Related place
England
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	Charles E. Stansfield in the Chair. &lt;br/&gt;
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3. A letter from R. H. Robson was then read. It stated that the excellence of Book 
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Margaret J Dilks from “Mankind in the making”. &lt;br/&gt;
H. R. Smith from “The Sea Lady”. &lt;br/&gt;
Mary S. W. Pollard from “Joan &amp; Peter”. &lt;br/&gt;
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The Sea Lady

Reading experience
Identifer:
ukred-31803

Evidence

Meeting held at 70 Northcourt Avenue: 17.1.39 Charles E. Stansfield in the Chair. <br/> 1. Minutes of last read & approved. <br/> [...] <br/> 3. A letter from R. H. Robson was then read. It stated that the excellence of Book Club suppers has increased, is increasing, & ought to be diminished. This caused a certain embarrassment. Several members who liked to think of themselves as frugal folk, reflected uneasily that the interval for light refreshment had often proved itself more palatable than some of the drier fare before and after.[...] <br/> [...] <br/> 6. Francis E Pollard then gave an appreciation of H. G. Wells in the form of a biographical sketch. He dealt too with the amazing variety and extent of Wells’s output, and the development of his character and beliefs. <br/> 7. Victor W. Alexander read an extract from “God the Invisible King.” <br/> 8. Further passages were read as follows:- <br/> Margaret J Dilks from “Mankind in the making”. <br/> H. R. Smith from “The Sea Lady”. <br/> Mary S. W. Pollard from “Joan & Peter”. <br/> Muriel Stevens from “The Valley of Spiders”. <br/> 9. Finally the Chairman referred again to the Supper question. R. H. Robson’s concern was one of those which demanded from us a statesmanlike Quaker compromise, perhaps an acceptance in principle and a rejection in practice wold best meet the case. It was felt we should thank R. H. Robson for his letter, and watch him closely during heat. <br/>[signed] R. D. L. Moore</br> Feb. 20 1939.

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Smith, Howard
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Notes
Material by kind permission of the XII Book Club. For further information and permission to quote this source, contact the Reading Experience Database (http://www.open.ac.uk/Arts/reading/contacts.php).

How to cite this record

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Related place
England
Related people
Smith, Howard
Related place
England
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	Charles E. Stansfield in the Chair. &lt;br/&gt;
1. Minutes of last read &amp; approved. &lt;br/&gt;
[...] &lt;br/&gt;
3. A letter from R. H. Robson was then read. It stated that the excellence of Book 
Club suppers has increased, is increasing, &amp; ought to be diminished. This caused a 
certain embarrassment. Several members who liked to think of themselves as 
frugal folk, reflected uneasily that the interval for light refreshment had often 
proved itself more palatable than some of the drier fare before and after.[...] 
&lt;br/&gt;
[...] &lt;br/&gt;
6. Francis E Pollard then gave an appreciation of H. G. Wells in the form of a 
biographical sketch. He dealt too with the amazing variety and extent of Wells’s 
output, and the development of his character and beliefs. &lt;br/&gt;

7. Victor W. Alexander read an extract from “God the Invisible King.” &lt;br/&gt;

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Margaret J Dilks from “Mankind in the making”. &lt;br/&gt;
H. R. Smith from “The Sea Lady”. &lt;br/&gt;
Mary S. W. Pollard from “Joan &amp; Peter”. &lt;br/&gt;
Muriel Stevens from “The Valley of Spiders”. &lt;br/&gt;

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concern was one of those which demanded from us a statesmanlike Quaker 
compromise, perhaps an acceptance in principle and a rejection in practice wold 
best meet the case. It was felt we should thank R. H. Robson for his letter, and 
watch him closely during heat.
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