[Literature] The Spirit of the Age; Or, Contemporary Portraits by William Hazlitt (1778 - 1830)-Leni

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Post by StevenWatson » March 18th, 2020, 3:25 pm

Thanks. Er, sorry for my ignorance, but what do you mean by "display name"? If you mean the name I wish to use for the recording, simply my name, Steven Watson, is fine.

One question: would you like endnotes to be included in the recording? And if so, should they be included as they appear in the text, or listed at the very end?

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Post by soupy » March 18th, 2020, 3:48 pm

You are signed up now Steven :thumbs:

Yes read the end notes as they appear in the text rathan than at the end :D

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Post by StevenWatson » March 21st, 2020, 1:41 pm

Chapter 6 done -- hope it's alright. File duration: 36:17

https://librivox.org/uploads/leni/spiritoftheage_06_hazlitt_128kb.mp3

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Post by soupy » March 21st, 2020, 2:21 pm

Thanks Steve :thumbs:

The file looks good. And your voice sounds good. Nice and clear and easy to understand.

Bill be along to listen.

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Post by BillTurns » March 23rd, 2020, 2:42 pm

StevenWatson wrote:
March 21st, 2020, 1:41 pm
Chapter 6 done -- hope it's alright. File duration: 36:17

https://librivox.org/uploads/leni/spiritoftheage_06_hazlitt_128kb.mp3
soupy wrote:
March 21st, 2020, 2:21 pm
Thanks Steve :thumbs:

The file looks good. And your voice sounds good. Nice and clear and easy to understand.

Bill be along to listen.

Craig
And, here I am.

I've completed the PL for Section 6: Needs a few changes.

19:23: Repeated Phrase, “there is Bothwell himself, there is Bothwell himself.”
Approximately 8 seconds of silence at the end of the file, trimming off about 3 seconds will bring it to the ~5 seconds need.

Other than these two minor issues, the reading is very clear, and it seems as though my opinion of the author was not complete with the earlier listen. He treats Sir Walter Scott very well, and holds him in high esteem. I might try to find some works by the man, the legend, the under rated Sir Walter Scott.

~Bill
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Post by StevenWatson » March 24th, 2020, 11:35 am

BillTurns wrote:
March 23rd, 2020, 2:42 pm

And, here I am.

I've completed the PL for Section 6: Needs a few changes.

19:23: Repeated Phrase, “there is Bothwell himself, there is Bothwell himself.”
Approximately 8 seconds of silence at the end of the file, trimming off about 3 seconds will bring it to the ~5 seconds need.

Other than these two minor issues, the reading is very clear, and it seems as though my opinion of the author was not complete with the earlier listen. He treats Sir Walter Scott very well, and holds him in high esteem. I might try to find some works by the man, the legend, the under rated Sir Walter Scott.

~Bill
Thanks Bill! Updated recording: https://librivox.org/uploads/leni/spiritoftheage_06_hazlitt_128kb.mp3

If you want to listen to Scott novel, I can recommend the Librivox recording of The Bride of Lammermoor read by Gillian Hendrie. It's a great novel anyway, and it is a treat to have it read with a proper Scots accent.

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Post by soupy » March 24th, 2020, 11:47 am

Thanks Steven and Bill - ready for spot PL

I might listen to some Scott.

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Post by RolvR » March 29th, 2020, 5:12 am

Hi!

I'd love to do section 7, Lord Byron

- Rolv

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Post by soupy » March 29th, 2020, 6:54 am

Section 7 is yours RolvR :thumbs:
We are reading the footnotes

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Let me know if you have any questions.

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Post by soupy » April 14th, 2020, 9:58 am

6 Walter Scott is ready for spot PL

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Post by Kazbek » April 25th, 2020, 10:23 am

Here's section 3:

https://librivox.org/uploads/leni/spiritoftheage_03_hazlitt_128kb.mp3
29:09

For a moment, I thought that sentence in the middle would run on into the next chapter. :mrgreen:

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Post by soupy » April 25th, 2020, 11:58 am

Thanks Michael :thumbs:

Sounds good.

Bill will be along to listen

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Post by quasimoir » May 2nd, 2020, 9:31 pm

Hello Craig:

I wandered onto this post some time ago (courtesy: your post in the May Poetry Collection - 204) and noticed that 'Section 10 - William Wordsworth' and 'Section 19: James Sheridan Knowles' have yet to be claimed.

May I record those two?

Do let me know if that's okay.

Anticipating what I'm hoping for,
Garfield

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Post by soupy » May 3rd, 2020, 3:54 am

Thanks for getting involved in Librivox Garfield :thumbs:
'Section 10 - William Wordsworth' and 'Section 19: James Sheridan Knowles' are both yours. I can't wait to hear it :D

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Post by quasimoir » May 3rd, 2020, 11:27 am

Thank you, Craig! :-D

I hope to record these as soon as I can and send them across! This is a rather interesting piece of text that doesn't seem that stiff so as to put these poets into showcases. Rather, it seems to be quite the version of a feature article in today's times and makes them (the poets, that is) rather relatable. :-D

Pretty excited about this!

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Garfield

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