Robert Kilvert in Clyro - 22 October, 1871

from Diary of Francis Kilvert, 22 Oct. 1871, pages 151-152:

Coming home in the dusk I turned into the school house to tell the schoolmaster I was going out to-morrow for a few days and that I should not be at school this week. The schoolmaster is learning to play the violin. He produced the instrument and began to play upon it. It had a broken string, and there was something wrong with all the rest, and the noise it made ‘fairly raked my bowels’ as old Cord used to say at Wadham of Headeach’s violoncello. The schoolmaster however did not appear to notice that anything was wrong. His wife held the book up before him. ‘Glory be to Jesus’, sang …   more >>
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Robert Kilvert, Diary of Francis Kilvert, 22 Oct. 1871. In William Plomer (ed.), Kilvert's Diary (London, 2013), p. 151-152. http://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1395423120042 accessed: 23 September, 2017

location of experience: Clyro

Listeners

Robert Kilvert
clergyman
1840-1879

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Glory be to Jesus

Experience Information

Date/Time 22 October, 1871
Medium live
Listening Environment indoors, in private, in the company of others

Originally submitted by hgb3 on Fri, 21 Mar 2014 17:32:00 +0000