Anna Seward in near Ludlow, Shropshire - June, 1787

from Letter from Anna Seward to George Hardinge, Esq., 1 October 1787, pages 328–330:

When I was at Ludlow in June last, a party of eight conducted me, one bright summer’s day, into the recesses of Mr Knight’s romantic, his, in my eyes, matchless valley.

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A little more about this same party of ours to Downton. One of the nymphs that formed it, contributed, by an happy frolic, to make us fancy ourselves in one of the beautiful wilds of the southern latitudes.

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In another seclusion, romantic as that of the mill, and more …   more >>

cite as

Anna Seward, Letter from Anna Seward to George Hardinge, Esq., 1 October 1787. In Archibald Constable (ed.), Letters of Anna Seward: Written Between the Years 1784 and 1807, volume 1 (Edinburgh, 1811), p. 328–330. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1535639222258 accessed: 6 April, 2020

location of experience: near Ludlow, Shropshire

Listeners

Anna Seward
Poet, Writer
1742-1809

Listening to

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Dissonant singing performed by a young woman

Experience Information

Date/Time June, 1787
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, outdoors, in public

Originally submitted by lcc5 on Thu, 30 Aug 2018 15:27:03 +0100
Approved on Thu, 06 Sep 2018 16:57:14 +0100