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Record 25875

Reading Experience:

Evidence:
'I was struck today by the "minding himself to go afoot" in Acts xx. 13. It is interesting to see the Apostle, after labouring and preaching all night, seek this retirement in the day, and walk alone across the country at least 25 miles to Assos. Query: what kind of scenery on this journey?'
Century: 1800-1849
Date: 16 Jul 1848
Country: England
Time: n/a
Place: city: Salisbury
   
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: [n/a]
Title: Bible (Acts)
Genre: Bible
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: unknown

 

Source Information:

Record ID: 25875  
Source - Print  
  Author: John Ruskin
  Editor: Joan Evans
  Title: The diaries of John Ruskin
  Place of Publication: Oxford
  Date of Publication: 1956
  Vol: 2
  Page: 367
  Additional comments: continuous pagination through vols

Citation: John Ruskin, Joan Evans (ed.), The diaries of John Ruskin (Oxford, 1956), 2, p. 367, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/reading/recorddetails2.php?id=25875, accessed: 21 September 2019

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