Anna Seward in Lichfield - 24 April, 1798

from Letter from Anna Seward to The Right Hon. Lady Eleanor Butler, and Miss Ponsonby, 24 April 1798, page 77:

This day a summer’s sun warmly gilds the fields, the gardens, and the groves, now diffusing fragrance, and bursting into bloom. Fresh and undulating breezes from the east lured me into my drawing-room, having placed in its lifted sash the Æolian harp. It is, at this instant, warbling through all the varieties of the harmonic chords.

cite as

Anna Seward, Letter from Anna Seward to The Right Hon. Lady Eleanor Butler, and Miss Ponsonby, 24 April 1798. In Archibald Constable (ed.), Letters of Anna Seward: Written Between the Years 1784 and 1807, volume 5 (Edinburgh, 1811), p. 77. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1535810241193 accessed: 27 September, 2021

location of experience: Lichfield

Listeners

Anna Seward
Poet, Writer
1742-1809

Listening to

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Sound of an ├ćolian harp

Experience Information

Date/Time 24 April, 1798
Medium live
Listening Environment in private, indoors, solitary

Originally submitted by lcc5 on Sat, 01 Sep 2018 14:57:22 +0100
Approved on Fri, 07 Sep 2018 12:54:34 +0100