A Lovejoy in Colchester - 1768

from Extract of a letter from a lady in Colchester to her friend in town, pages 7-8:

...I must not omit to inform you of one thing that carries with it the appearance of gaiety and pleasure, which is, an humble imitation of a concert here once a fortnight; a laughable, burlesque affair, I assure you; something inferior to the orchestra of a set of barn-playing comedians, where two or three infamous tormentors of catgut (particularly from the neighbourhood of Dedham) meet together to amuse and entertain “ Our dotard C---r; mankind’s disgrace! “ Whose wife late Shot him, of plebeian race; “ His gold the only merit he could claim; “ The only thing expected by the …   more >>
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A Lovejoy, Extract of a letter from a lady in Colchester to her friend in town (1768), p. 7-8. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1415966054174 accessed: 19 April, 2024

location of experience: Colchester

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Experience Information

Date/Time 1768
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, in public

Originally submitted by David Rowland on Fri, 14 Nov 2014 11:54:14 +0000