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Record Number: 13204


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

'Read Soame Jenyns' "Origin of Evil". His grand solution of the introduction of evil is, that it could not have been prevented, by Omnipotence, without the loss of some superior good...'

Century:

1700-1799

Date:

2 May 1799

Country:

England

Time

n/a

Place:

n/a

Type of Experience
(Reader):
 

silent aloud unknown
solitary in company unknown
single serial unknown

Type of Experience
(Listener):
 

solitary in company unknown
single serial unknown


Reader / Listener / Reading Group:

Reader:

Thomas Green

Age:

Adult (18-100+)

Gender:

Male

Date of Birth:

1769

Socio-Economic Group:

Gentry

Occupation:

gentleman

Religion:

Church of England

Country of Origin:

England

Country of Experience:

England

Listeners present if any:
e.g family, servants, friends

n/a


Additional Comments:

n/a



Text Being Read:

Author:

Soame Jenyns

Title:

A free inquiry into the nature and origin of evil

Genre:

Philosophy

Form of Text:

Print: Book

Publication Details

n/a

Provenance

unknown


Source Information:

Record ID:

13204

Source:

Print

Author:

Thomas Green

Editor:

n/a

Title:

Extracts from the Diary of a Lover of Literature.

Place of Publication:

Ipswich

Date of Publication:

1810

Vol:

n/a

Page:

131-132

Additional Comments:

n/a

Citation:

Thomas Green, Extracts from the Diary of a Lover of Literature. (Ipswich, 1810), p. 131-132, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/RED/record_details.php?id=13204, accessed: 14 November 2019


Additional Comments:

None

   
   
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