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Record 7694

Reading Experience:

Evidence:
?As to reading, I had neither time not strength for more than a very little, yet I did something; as I looked through a translation of the works of that eminent divine, James Arminius, with which I was well satisfied, but especially so with the prefixed memoir of his life. I had also, for a few days, the loan of Mr. Montgomery?s ?Lectures on poetry?, a book which I should have been glad to read thoroughly.?
Century: 1800-1849
Date: Between 1 Jan 1829 and 31 Dec 1829
Country: England
Time: n/a
Place: location in dwelling: probably at 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:Thomas Carter
Age Adult (18-100+)
Gender Male
Date of Birth 5 Jul 1792
Socio-economic group: Clerk / tradesman / artisan / smallholder
Occupation: Tailor
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: James Arminius
Title: [works on theology and account of his life]
Genre: Other religious, Biography
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: unknown

 

Source Information:

Record ID: 7694  
Source - Print  
  Author: Thomas Carter
  Editor: n/a
  Title: Memoirs of a working man
  Place of Publication: London
  Date of Publication: 1845
  Vol: n/a
  Page: 222
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: Thomas Carter, Memoirs of a working man (London, 1845), p. 222, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/reading/recorddetails2.php?id=7694, accessed: 23 April 2019

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