Juliana Ewing in Sheffield - 22 October, 1881

from Impressions That Remained Memoirs, page 298:

I have got to a time of life when one feels the tragedy of "B A." [blighted attachment] more deeply […] Life holds so much less real affection and accomplished desire than one hopes when one is young. But B.A.’s have a terrible touch of the comic at times! Dot has bolted from a most unexpected swain in this neighbourhood who…   more >>

cite as

Dame Ethel Mary Smyth, Impressions That Remained Memoirs (New York City, 1946), p. 298. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1438190973850 accessed: 22 June, 2024

location of experience: Sheffield


Listening to

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The Consummation of Bliss
written by anonymous male
performed by anonymous male

Experience Information

Date/Time 22 October, 1881
Medium live
Listening Environment in private, indoors, solitary


The listener is wife to the hymn composer Alexander Ewing, both of whom were close friends to the Smyth family. This letter was written to Ethel Smyth's mother.

Originally submitted by 5011Henning on Wed, 29 Jul 2015 18:29:34 +0100
Approved on Tue, 16 Aug 2016 17:52:27 +0100