Minutes of the Meeting of the XII Book Club held 27 March 1939

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Minutes of the Meeting of the XII Book Club held 27 March 1939

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"Meeting held at Oakdene, 27. III. 1939<br/> S. A. Reynolds in the chair. <br/> <br/> [...] <br/> <br/> 2. Minutes of last read + approved. <br/> <br/> 3. A. B. Dilks read from Sir James Jeans’ ‘Universe around Us’. Man’s insignificance was not even tempered by the possibility of life on Mars. <br/> <br/> 4. Muriel Stevens brought us to more homely surroundings with passages from Eleanor Acland’s ‘Goodbye for the Present.’ <br/> <br/> 5. Hilaire Belloc’s descriptive power was illustrated by R. H. Robson’s reading from ‘The Eyewitness’, telling of Napoleon’s pursuit of of Sir John Moore + a snow storm in the Sierras. <br/> <br/> 6. Ethel C. Stevens’s extract from Agnes Hunt’s Reminiscences dealt with experiences in the Tasmanian Bush. <br/> <br/> 7. R. D. L Moore read from T Jefferson Hogg – from a book published in 1833 – an account of Shelley at Oxford. <br/> <br/> 8. Dorothea Taylor gave us Taine’s impressions of England written in 1871. <br/> <br/> [...] <br/> <br/> <br/>[signed] R. H. Robson<br/> 19. 5. 39"

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This is the reading, possibly brief and cursory, implied by the Chair's act of signing these minutes. It probably followed immediately after listening to the public reading of the minutes by the Secretary.<br/> 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
Robson, Reginald H.
Related place
England
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Minutes of the Meeting of the XII Book Club held 27 March 1939

Reading experience
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Evidence

"Meeting held at Oakdene, 27. III. 1939<br/> S. A. Reynolds in the chair. <br/> <br/> [...] <br/> <br/> 2. Minutes of last read + approved. <br/> <br/> 3. A. B. Dilks read from Sir James Jeans’ ‘Universe around Us’. Man’s insignificance was not even tempered by the possibility of life on Mars. <br/> <br/> 4. Muriel Stevens brought us to more homely surroundings with passages from Eleanor Acland’s ‘Goodbye for the Present.’ <br/> <br/> 5. Hilaire Belloc’s descriptive power was illustrated by R. H. Robson’s reading from ‘The Eyewitness’, telling of Napoleon’s pursuit of of Sir John Moore + a snow storm in the Sierras. <br/> <br/> 6. Ethel C. Stevens’s extract from Agnes Hunt’s Reminiscences dealt with experiences in the Tasmanian Bush. <br/> <br/> 7. R. D. L Moore read from T Jefferson Hogg – from a book published in 1833 – an account of Shelley at Oxford. <br/> <br/> 8. Dorothea Taylor gave us Taine’s impressions of England written in 1871. <br/> <br/> [...] <br/> <br/> <br/>[signed] R. H. Robson<br/> 19. 5. 39"

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Related place
England
Related people
Robson, Reginald H.
Related place
England
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[...] &lt;br/&gt;
&lt;br/&gt;
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&lt;br/&gt;
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insignificance was not even tempered by the possibility of life on Mars. &lt;br/&gt;
&lt;br/&gt;
4. Muriel Stevens brought us to more homely surroundings with passages from 
Eleanor Acland’s ‘Goodbye for the Present.’ &lt;br/&gt;
&lt;br/&gt;
5. Hilaire Belloc’s descriptive power was illustrated by R. H. Robson’s reading from 
‘The Eyewitness’, telling of Napoleon’s pursuit of of Sir John Moore + a snow storm 
in the Sierras. &lt;br/&gt;
&lt;br/&gt;
6. Ethel C. Stevens’s extract from Agnes Hunt’s Reminiscences dealt with 
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&lt;br/&gt;
7. R. D. L Moore read from T Jefferson Hogg – from a book published in 1833 – an 
account of Shelley at Oxford. &lt;br/&gt;
&lt;br/&gt;
8. Dorothea Taylor gave us Taine’s impressions of England written in 1871. &lt;br/&gt;
&lt;br/&gt;
[...] &lt;br/&gt;
&lt;br/&gt;
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