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Record 25808

Reading Experience:

'Curious essay of Newman's I read some pages of - about the ecclesiastical miracles; full of intellect but doubtful in tendency. I fear insidious, yet I like it.'
Century: 1800-1849
Date: 25 Jan 1843
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:John Ruskin
Age Adult (18-100+)
Gender Male
Date of Birth 8 Feb 1819
Socio-economic group: Professional / academic / merchant / farmer
Occupation: art critic and social critic
Religion: Church of England (evangelical)
Country of origin: England
Country of experience: England
Listeners present if any:
(e.g. family, servants, friends, workmates)
Additional comments: n/a


Text Being Read:

Author: John Henry Newman
Title: Essay on the miracles recorded in Ecclesiastical History
Genre: Other religious, Essays / Criticism
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: printed as introduction to Newman's translation of Fleury's "Ecclesiastical History", 1842
Provenance: unknown


Source Information:

Record ID: 25808  
Source - Print  
  Author: John Ruskin
  Editor: Joan Evans
  Title: The diaries of John Ruskin
  Place of Publication: Oxford
  Date of Publication: 1956
  Vol: 1
  Page: 240
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: John Ruskin, Joan Evans (ed.), The diaries of John Ruskin (Oxford, 1956), 1, p. 240,, accessed: 20 November 2019

Additional comments:



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