excerpt from 'Diary of Hester Lynch Thrale, 20 June 1780' pp. 438–439 (112 words)

excerpt from 'Diary of Hester Lynch Thrale, 20 June 1780' pp. 438–439 (112 words)

part of

Diary of Hester Lynch Thrale, 20 June 1780

original language

urn:iso:std:iso:639:ed-3:eng

in pages

438–439

type

text excerpt

encoded value

I saw Mr Jerningham the Poet at Bath too, & took a strong Aversion to him: so finical, so despicable, so delicate.  he had got a Harp, & he was to sing to it: so he whispered his Airs out in so soft a Warble one could not hear him: & then the door must be open’d, & then the Fire must be put out, & then he must have two Candles to shew off his Figure, & then the Carpet must be rolled up, & then he must have some Milk and Water—and then he sung Arne’s Ballads

Mrs Montagu said Oh! Mr Jerningham! he is a favourite Child of the Musessilly pedantic Stuff.

appears in search results as

excerpt from 'Diary of Hester Lynch Thrale, 20 June 1780' pp. 438–439 (112 words)

1543232357345:

reported in source

1543232357345

documented in
Page data computed in 307 ms with 1,805,240 bytes allocated and 35 SPARQL queries executed.