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Record 22380

Reading Experience:

Evidence:
'Upon reading the 2nd Chap. in Deuteronomy I felt this verse so much the acknowledgement of my heart, though all the works of my hands, may not yet have appeared to be fully blessed, yet in many, may I not say [underline] most [end underline], a peculiar blessing has I think rested on them. I transcribe here, from Deuteronomy 2: verse 7 "For the Lord thy God have blessed thee in all the works of thy hand. He knoweth thy walking through this great wilderness these forty years, these forty years the Lord thy God has been with thee. Thou hast lacked nothing.'
Century: 1800-1849
Date: 20 Dec 1823
Country: England
Time: n/a
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)
n/a
Additional comments: n/a

 

Text Being Read:

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

 

Source Information:

Record ID: 22380  
  Source - Manuscript
  Author: Elizabeth Fry
  Title: Journal
  Location: British Library
  Call no: Add Mss 47456
  Page/folio: ff. 350

Citation: Elizabeth Fry, Journal British Library, p. Add Mss 47456, p. ff. 350, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/reading/recorddetails2.php?id=22380, accessed: 18 September 2019

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