in Peairt - at the end of the 1830's

from Rhymes and Recollections of a Hand-Loom Weaver, 2nd edition, pages 35-38:

After some consideration, another mode of exercising my talents for support occurred to me. I had, ever since I remember, an irrepressible tendency to make verses, and many of these had won applause from my friends and fellow-workmen, so I determined to press this faculty into my service on the present occasion [when the weaving industry was depressed]. Accordingly, after sundry down-sittings and contemplations, by waysides and in barns, my Muse produced the following ode [“To My Flute”].

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William Thom, Rhymes and Recollections of a Hand-Loom Weaver, 2nd edition (London, 1845), p. 35-38. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1524245840366 accessed: 18 August, 2022

location of experience: Peairt

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'To my flute' performed by William Thom

Experience Information

Date/Time at the end of the 1830's
Medium live
Listening Environment in private, indoors

Originally submitted by 5011Henning on Fri, 20 Apr 2018 18:37:20 +0100
Approved on Fri, 22 Jun 2018 10:09:47 +0100