Jozef Boruwslaski in Ballinasloe - late 18th Century

from Memoirs of Count Boruwslaski, pages 258-60:

[...] I heard a particular voice of a man in the street. I looked out at the window, and saw a crowd of people at my door, and, in the middle, a man with a book in his hand. At first, it appeared to me a comical business; but, at last, I was astonished to see, that in a civilized country they should allow such cruelty, as to make game of a poor unfortunate creature, whom I took for a lunatic; and, if Mr. Crump had not acquainted me with the contrary, I should have remained in the same idea. He told me the man was a methodist [...] I did not wait for the conclusion of his chapter, but …   more >>

cite as

Jozef Boruwslaski, Memoirs of Count Boruwslaski (1820), p. 258-60. accessed: 24 June, 2024

location of experience: Ballinasloe


Jozef Boruwslaski
Composer, Grocer, guitarist, Violinist

Listening to

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A hymn

Experience Information

Date/Time late 18th Century
Medium live
Listening Environment outdoors, in public, solitary


Jozef Boruwslaski accidentally interrupts methodists singing a hymn.

Originally submitted by acusworth on Mon, 09 Nov 2015 09:18:23 +0000
Approved on Fri, 25 Mar 2016 16:16:24 +0000