Dr John Moore in a trip from Turin to Lanebourg - late 18th Century

from A View of Society and Manners in Italy. Volume 2, pages 419-420:

 

As our carriers jogged zig-zag, according to the course of the road, down the mountain, they laughed and sung all the way. " How comes it," said I to the Duke, " that chairmen are generally merrier than those they carry ? To hear  these fellows without seeing them, one would imagine that we had the laborious part, while they sat at their ease." " True," answered he ; " and …   more >>

cite as

Dr John Moore, A View of Society and Manners in Italy. Volume 2, volume 2 (London, 1796), p. 419-420. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1509101015905 accessed: 2 July, 2022

location of experience: a trip from Turin to Lanebourg

Listeners

Dr John Moore
man of letters, Physician
1729-1802

Listening to

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singing

Experience Information

Date/Time late 18th Century
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, outdoors, in public

Originally submitted by 5011Henning on Fri, 27 Oct 2017 11:43:36 +0100
Approved on Mon, 08 Jan 2018 16:10:22 +0000