in South Sands, Tenby - April, 1868

from A Letter to the editor, page 5:

To the Editor of the Tenby Observer.

SIR, - The other day, struck by the grievous aspect of a wobegone adult sweltering upon a crag affording a notchy seat upon the South Sands, I neared the spot, and was pained to hear the accompanying dirge trolled forth in monotonous accents so uninterruptedly from beginning to end, over and over again, that I was able to catch the burden by heart. I offer it to you for insertion in your columns, since it may interest both your sea-side visitors and the powers that be, whose notions of the use and abuse of Tenby's beams and breezes may perhaps be…   more >>

cite as

A Letter to the editor. In The Tenby Observer, volume 16, issue 15 (9 April, 1868), p. 5. accessed: 24 February, 2024

location of experience: South Sands, Tenby

Listening to

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Poor Mary Ann

Experience Information

Date/Time April, 1868
Medium live
Listening Environment outdoors, in public


The "Prince" of the text refers to a statue commemorating Prince Albert.

Originally submitted by acusworth on Wed, 04 Nov 2015 09:23:51 +0000
Approved on Fri, 07 Apr 2017 14:40:33 +0100