[ESSAYS] Elia, and The Last Essays of Elia by Charles Lamb - tg

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Post by TriciaG » October 28th, 2020, 1:20 pm

Thanks! I hope to listen tonight. :)
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Post by RomaSingh » October 28th, 2020, 2:29 pm

May I claim section 50 and 51?

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Post by TriciaG » October 28th, 2020, 2:45 pm

RomaSingh wrote:
October 28th, 2020, 2:29 pm
May I claim section 50 and 51?
You may - thanks!
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Post by weezer » October 28th, 2020, 3:31 pm

I would like to claim section 43 "the tombs in the abbey"
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Post by TriciaG » October 28th, 2020, 3:34 pm

weezer wrote:
October 28th, 2020, 3:31 pm
I would like to claim section 43 "the tombs in the abbey"
Thanks. Weezer
Claim entered!
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Post by TriciaG » October 28th, 2020, 3:59 pm

Section 9:

0:26-0:31, 0:32-0:37 - a couple long pauses, feel a bit too long to me. Maybe tighten them up a little bit?

13:59 - I don't think you need the footnote at all, unless you move it to earlier in the section where it is referenced. Here it seems to not relate to anything. If it were me, I'd simply remove it.

Section 11 PL OK!

Very nicely read - thanks! Yes, they are a bit harder; different style than we're used to nowadays. :)
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Post by Alondra » October 29th, 2020, 12:08 pm

Hi Tricia:

Here is section 9 amended, I shortened the pauses, yes they were a bit long and took out the footnote bit at the end, easier to take out than add in!!

A time of 13:53:62

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Post by TriciaG » October 29th, 2020, 1:20 pm

Thank you, Sandra! Spot PL OK!
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Post by Alondra » October 29th, 2020, 1:46 pm

Hi Tricia:

Could I claim a few more sections? 12, 13, 14 and 15 please. I am rather enjoying these, he has a great sense of humour.

Section 10 with a time of 24:56:03

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Post by TriciaG » October 29th, 2020, 2:00 pm

Thank you! Yes, certainly you may have more. :) These aren't everyone's cup of tea, so I'm glad you're enjoying them. 8-)

Section 12 - read any, all, or none of the footnotes as you think beneficial to the reader.
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Post by TriciaG » October 29th, 2020, 4:12 pm

Section 10:

2:08 - repeat: "and want.. and want of observation"

The first part of the essay reminded me of that old song: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=R4GLAKEjU4w
Don't know much about history
Don't know much biology
Don't know much from the science book
Don't know much about the French I took....
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Post by Alondra » October 30th, 2020, 11:14 am

Hi:

My apologies for missing that little one, but here it is again amended. time change slightly to 24:54:99

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Thanks I am looking forward to starting on the next.

Sandra

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Post by TriciaG » October 30th, 2020, 11:30 am

Thanks! PL OK.

(That's what a PL is for!)
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Post by Alondra » October 30th, 2020, 11:44 am

Thanks Tricia, that song is now going round and round in my head!!! :lol:

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