Jeremy Bentham in Covent Garden, London - in the beginning of 1776
I have been to hear ‘Omnipotence’ and have been shot through and through by a Charming pair of black eyes.
Jeremy Bentham, Letter from Jeremy Bentham to his brother Samuel Bentham, 27-28 February 1776. In Timothy L.S. Sprigge (ed.), The Correspondence of Jeremy Bentham, Vol. 1, 1752–76, volume 1 (London, 2017), p. 301. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1515495423551 accessed: 6 December, 2023
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written by George Frideric Handel
|Date/Time||in the beginning of 1776|
|Listening Environment||in the company of others, indoors, in public|
'Omnipotence' was an oratorio set to Handel’s music with words selected from Scripture by Samuel Arnold and Edward Toms, first performed at the Haymarket in February 1774.