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Record 6570

Reading Experience:

Evidence:
'I rose with a heavy heart on the Sunday morning, and read mechanically a chapter in the little Bible in which my mother had blotted my name upon the title page: but my thoughts were far away, and I knew not what I had read.'
Century: 1800-1849
Date: Between 1 Jan 1825 and 31 Dec 1825
Country: England
Time: morning: Sunday morning
Place: city: London
   
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:Charles Manby Smith
Age Adult (18-100+)
Gender Male
Date of Birth 1804
Socio-economic group: Labourer (non-agricultural)
Occupation: Printer's apprentice
Religion: n/a
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
Genre: Bible
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: owned

 

Source Information:

Record ID: 6570  
Source - Print  
  Author: Charles Manby Smith
  Editor: n/a
  Title: The working man's way in the world
  Place of Publication: London
  Date of Publication: 1857
  Vol: n/a
  Page: 23
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: Charles Manby Smith, The working man's way in the world (London, 1857), p. 23, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/reading/recorddetails2.php?id=6570, accessed: 21 September 2019

Additional comments:

Around 1825.

 

 

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