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Record 7381

Reading Experience:

Evidence:
?I Remembered when I was about 8 or 9 years of age my mother had been Correcting me for something I had done wrong and I thought I would be revenged on her I had been reading in St mathews gospel where the jews said he Casteth out devils and Belzebub the prince of devils I thought this was the sin against the holy ghost and thinking to be a made for my mother I said to myself God is the devil for I Remember I thought I would not go to heaven to spite her'.
Century: 1700-1799
Date: Between 1 Jan 1791 and 31 Dec 1792
Country: England
Time: n/a
Place: location in dwelling: home
   
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:Joseph Mayett
Age Child (0-17)
Gender Male
Date of Birth 12 Mar 1783
Socio-economic group: Labourer (non-agricultural)
Occupation: n/a
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: 7381  
Source - Print  
  Author: Joseph Mayett
  Editor: Ann Kussmaul
  Title: The autobiography of Joseph Mayett of Quainton
  Place of Publication: Buckinghamshire
  Date of Publication: 1986
  Vol: n/a
  Page: 40
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: Joseph Mayett, Ann Kussmaul (ed.), The autobiography of Joseph Mayett of Quainton (Buckinghamshire, 1986), p. 40, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/reading/recorddetails2.php?id=7381, accessed: 20 September 2019

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