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Record 22376

Reading Experience:

Evidence:
'A chapter we read this morning tendered my spirit and raised it in aspirations to the God of my help. Describing by what a minister ought to prove himself a minister of God these two verses particularly took hold of me - "By pureness, by knowledge, by long suffering, by kindness, by the Holy Ghost, by love unfeigned, by the word of truth, by the power of God, by the armour of righteousness on the right hand and on the left"'
Century: 1800-1849
Date: 15 Nov 1816
Country: England
Time: morning: 7:45am
Place: city: London, East Ham
specific address: Plashet House
location in dwelling
   
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:Elizabeth Fry
Age Adult (18-100+)
Gender Female
Date of Birth 21 May 1780
Socio-economic group: Professional / academic / merchant / farmer
Occupation: wife of merchant
Religion: Quaker
Country of origin: England
Country of experience: England
Listeners present if any:
(e.g. family, servants, friends, workmates)
probably her family
Additional comments: n/a

 

Text Being Read:

Author: [n/a]
Title: 2 Corinthians
Genre: Bible
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: owned

 

Source Information:

Record ID: 22376  
  Source - Manuscript
  Author: Elizabeth Fry
  Title: Journal
  Location: British Library
  Call no: Add Mss 47456
  Page/folio: ff. 291

Citation: Elizabeth Fry, Journal British Library, p. Add Mss 47456, p. ff. 291, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/reading/recorddetails2.php?id=22376, accessed: 19 October 2019

Additional comments:

Fry read to her family at the same time every morning

 

 

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