Willey Reveley et al. in London - in the beginning of the 1790's

from Letter from Jeremy Bentham, late 1790–early 1791, pages 212–213:

The business that you know of has led me of late to consult with an architect, a man of vertu, that other great men have consulted likewise. Calling at his house t’other day, by appointment, at half-past 12, no Mr. R. was there, nor was expected till 2. Instead of him, I was introduced to the pretty Mrs R., an old Constantinople acquaintance. He came in rather sooner than expected, and found us occupied— how do you think? Just as you and I might be: she at her pianoforte— I scraping upon a fiddle. He could not imagine who his wife had got with …   more >>

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Jeremy Bentham, Letter from Jeremy Bentham, late 1790–early 1791. In Alexander Taylor Milne (ed.), The Correspondence of Jeremy Bentham, Vol. 4, October 1788–December 1793, volume 4 (London, 2017), p. 212–213. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1515523728531 accessed: 23 May, 2024

location of experience: London


Willey Reveley
Jeremy Bentham
Jurist, Philosopher, Reformer

Listening to

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Music for violin and piano performed by Mrs Reveley, Jeremy Bentham

Experience Information

Date/Time in the beginning of the 1790's
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, in private, indoors

Originally submitted by lcc5 on Tue, 09 Jan 2018 18:48:48 +0000
Approved on Thu, 11 Jan 2018 15:12:29 +0000