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Record 11240

Reading Experience:

'This summer, as my eighth year advanced, we read the "Epistle to the Hebrews", with very great deliberation, stopping every moment, that my Father might expound it, verse by verse.' [ an dmore for a para]
Century: 1850-1899
Date: Between 1 Jun 1857 and 31 Aug 1857
Country: England
Time: n/a
Place: city: London
location in dwelling: family home, Islington
Type of Experience (Reader):
silent aloud unknown
solitary in company unknown
single serial unknown
Type of Experience (Listener):
solitary reactive unknown
single serial unknown

Reader/Listener/Reading Group:

Reader:Philip Gosse
Age Adult (18-100+)
Gender Male
Date of Birth 1810
Socio-economic group: Professional / academic / merchant / farmer
Occupation: zoological writer
Religion: Plymouth Brethren
Country of origin: England
Country of experience: England
Listeners present if any:
(e.g. family, servants, friends, workmates)
eight year old son Edmund Gosse
Additional comments: n/a


Text Being Read:

Author: [n/a]
Title: Bible
Genre: Bible
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: owned


Source Information:

Record ID: 11240  
Source - Print  
  Author: Edmund Gosse
  Editor: n/a
  Title: Father and Son: a study of two temperments
  Place of Publication: Keele: Ryburn Publishing
  Date of Publication: 1994
  Vol: n/a
  Page: 78-79
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: Edmund Gosse, Father and Son: a study of two temperments (Keele: Ryburn Publishing, 1994), p. 78-79,, accessed: 22 January 2020

Additional comments:



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