The Burden of Nineveh

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The Burden of Nineveh

Reading experience
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Evidence

Letter H. 39 - 12/10/1856 - ""-I don"t know when I read a poem, since as a boy I first read ""The Assyrian came down"" - which has given me such intense pleasure as the ""Burden of Nineveh"" in No. 8 of Oxford & Cambridge - Pleasure of course - of a different kind but I am quite wild about it - That profound last stanza - the infinite power and ease of all!!!""

Source

Sublime and Instructive. Letters from John Ruskin to Louisa, Marchioness of Waterford, Anna Blunden and Elle Heaton.

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Reader(s) and listener(s)

Reader
Ruskin, John
Born in 2016

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Notes


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Sublime and Instructive. Letters from John Ruskin to Louisa, Marchioness of Waterford, Anna Blunden and Elle Heaton.
http://eured.univ-lemans.fr/dbworkshop/index.php/Detail/objects/98068
Accessed on 2020/10/31 23:29:07

Related place
United Kingdom
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The Burden of Nineveh

Reading experience
Identifer:
ukred-3669

Evidence

Letter H. 39 - 12/10/1856 - ""-I don"t know when I read a poem, since as a boy I first read ""The Assyrian came down"" - which has given me such intense pleasure as the ""Burden of Nineveh"" in No. 8 of Oxford & Cambridge - Pleasure of course - of a different kind but I am quite wild about it - That profound last stanza - the infinite power and ease of all!!!""

Source

Sublime and Instructive. Letters from John Ruskin to Louisa, Marchioness of Waterford, Anna Blunden and Elle Heaton.

Text being read

EuRED : text status
TST4
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TFO24
EuRED : text provenance
TPR215

Reader(s) and listener(s)

Reader
Ruskin, John
Born in 2016

Details of the reading experience

Date of Reading Experience
September 1 - October 30 1856
Time of Reading Experience
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EuRED : experience frequency
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Place of reading experience
United Kingdom
EuRED : emotions
EuRED : intensity
EuRED : environment
EuRED : lighting
EuRED : testimony
EuRED : reliability
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:

Sublime and Instructive. Letters from John Ruskin to Louisa, Marchioness of Waterford, Anna Blunden and Elle Heaton.
http://eured.univ-lemans.fr/dbworkshop/index.php/Detail/objects/98068
Accessed on 2020/10/31 23:29:07

Related place
United Kingdom
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