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Record 22409

Reading Experience:

Evidence:
'These words in Eccles. struck me much. Ch. II v 21 & 22: "Marvel not at the works of sinners, but trust in the Lord and abide in thy labour, for it is one easy thing in the sight of the Lord, to make a poor man rich"'
Century: 1800-1849
Date: 28 Jan 1826
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 (Ecclesiastes)
Genre: Bible
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: owned

 

Source Information:

Record ID: 22409  
  Source - Manuscript
  Author: Elizabeth Fry
  Title: Journal
  Location: British Library
  Call no: Add Mss 47457
  Page/folio: ff. 25

Citation: Elizabeth Fry, Journal British Library, p. Add Mss 47457, p. ff. 25, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/reading/recorddetails2.php?id=22409, accessed: 18 September 2019

Additional comments:

 

 

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