"The Hill of Science. A Vision"

Title"The Hill of Science. A Vision"
Year for Search1773
Authors[Barbauld], [Anna Laetitia](1743-1825)
Secondary AuthorsAitkin, J[ohn], Aitkin, A[nna] L[etitia], Aitkin, A. L., and Aitkin, J.
Secondary TitleMiscellaneous Pieces in Prose
Pagination27-38
Date Published1773
PublisherJ. Johnson
Place PublishedLondon
KeywordsEnglish author, Female author
Annotation

Allegorical dream of a hill topped by the Temple of Truth with various people trying to reach the top and mostly falling by the wayside. Entry is through the Gate of Languages. Application does the best.

Additional Publishers

Rpt. (Belfast, Northern Ireland: Ptd. by James Magee, 1774), 14-19; (London: J. Johnson, 1775), 27-35; (London: J. Johnson, 1792), 27-35; and in her The Works of Anna Laetitia Barbauld with a Memoir By Lucy Aikin. 2 vols. (London: Ptd. for Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme, Brown, and Green, 1825), 2: 163-70; rpt. (London: Routledge/Thoemmes Press, 1996), 2: 163-70.

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Author Note

Spelling variation of Letitia is Laetitia.

Female author (1743-1825).

Full Text

1773 [Barbauld, Anna Laetitia] (1743-1825). “The Hill of Science. A Vision.” In J[ohn] Aitkin and A[nna] L[etitia] Aitkin, Miscellaneous Pieces in Prose (London: J. Johnson, 1773), 27-38. Rpt. (Belfast, Northern Ireland: Ptd. by James Magee, 1774), 14-19; (London: J. Johnson, 1775), 27-35; (London: J. Johnson, 1792), 27-35; and in her The Works of Anna Laetitia Barbauld with a Memoir By Lucy Aikin. 2 vols. (London: Ptd. for Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme, Brown, and Green, 1825), 2: 163-70; rpt. (London: Routledge/Thoemmes Press, 1996), 2: 163-70. L, LLL

Allegorical dream of a hill topped by the Temple of Truth with various people trying to reach the top and mostly falling by the wayside. Entry is through the Gate of Languages. Application does the best. Female author.