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Record 25823

Reading Experience:

Evidence:
'Note Baxter's opinion in describing George Lawson: "the ablest man of them all, or of almost any I know in England, especially by the advantage of his age and very hard studies and methodological head, but above all by his great skill in politicks, wherein he is most exact, and which contributeth not a little to the understanding of Divinity."'
Century: 1800-1849
Date: 14 May 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)
n/a
Additional comments: n/a

 

Text Being Read:

Author: W. Orme
Title: Life and Times of Richard Baxter
Genre: History, Biography
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: unknown

 

Source Information:

Record ID: 25823  
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: 246
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: John Ruskin, Joan Evans (ed.), The diaries of John Ruskin (Oxford, 1956), 1, p. 246, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/reading/recorddetails2.php?id=25823, accessed: 16 July 2019

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