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Record 25893

Reading Experience:

Evidence:
'The more I read the psalms, the more it seems to me that Heathen, in such passages as Ps. XLVI. 6, 10, XLIII. 14, II. 1, etc, while in David's mouth indeed meant the Gentiles, was intended to signify for us, the world in general'
Century: 1850-1899
Date: 4 Nov 1851
Country: Italy
Time: n/a
Place: city: Venice
   
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: Italy
Listeners present if any:
(e.g. family, servants, friends, workmates)
n/a
Additional comments: n/a

 

Text Being Read:

Author: [n/a]
Title: Bible (Psalms)
Genre: Bible
Form of Text: Print: Unknown
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: unknown

 

Source Information:

Record ID: 25893  
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: 475
  Additional comments: continuous pagination through vols

Citation: John Ruskin, Joan Evans (ed.), The diaries of John Ruskin (Oxford, 1956), 2, p. 475, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/reading/recorddetails2.php?id=25893, accessed: 20 July 2019

Additional comments:

 

 

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