Jeremy Bentham in Covent Garden, London - in the beginning of 1776

from Letter from Jeremy Bentham to his brother Samuel Bentham, 27-28 February 1776, page 301:

I have been to hear ‘Omnipotence’ and have been shot through and through by a Charming pair of black eyes.

cite as

Jeremy Bentham, Letter from Jeremy Bentham to his brother Samuel Bentham, 27-28 February 1776. In Timothy L.S. Sprigge (ed.), The Correspondence of Jeremy Bentham, Vol. 1, 1752–76, volume 1 (London, 2017), p. 301. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1515495423551 accessed: 9 December, 2021

location of experience: Covent Garden, London

Listeners

Jeremy Bentham
Jurist, Philosopher, Reformer
1748-1832

Listening to

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'Omnipotence'
written by George Frideric Handel

Experience Information

Date/Time in the beginning of 1776
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, indoors, in public

Notes

'Omnipotence' was an oratorio set to Handel’s music with words selected from Scripture by Samuel Arnold and Edward Toms, first performed at the Haymarket in February 1774.


Originally submitted by lcc5 on Tue, 09 Jan 2018 10:57:03 +0000
Approved on Thu, 11 Jan 2018 14:43:16 +0000