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Record 26070

Reading Experience:

Evidence:
'Re-read 1st of Michah carefully. The first nine verses are intelligible. Samaria, the capital, taken as representing sin of all Israel. Jerusalem, the capital, or high places of Judah, v. 5. Therefore, in v. 6 introduces the condemnation of Samaria, and in v. 8 that of Jerusalem. The fourth verse is deeply interesting, of natural destruction: the volcanic melting and river-sculpture: the violence of both, for transgression of men'
Century: 1850-1899
Date: 27 May 1874
Country: Italy
Time: n/a
Place: city: Rome
   
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
Genre: Bible
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: unknown

 

Source Information:

Record ID: 26070  
Source - Print  
  Author: John Ruskin
  Editor: Joan Evans
  Title: The diaries of John Ruskin
  Place of Publication: Oxford
  Date of Publication: 1956
  Vol: 3
  Page: 790
  Additional comments: pagination continuous throughout vols

Citation: John Ruskin, Joan Evans (ed.), The diaries of John Ruskin (Oxford, 1956), 3, p. 790, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/reading/recorddetails2.php?id=26070, accessed: 16 July 2019

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