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the experience of reading in Britain, from 1450 to 1945...

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Joan Drake


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 : Bible

She 'alledged many Scriptures, which she had never read, but only tumbling and tossing over the Bible ... Shee had a custome in tumbling over of the Bible, to put her finger suddenly upon some one verse as it hit; saying, now whatsoever my finger is upon, is just my case, whatsoever it bee.'

Century: 1500-1599 / 1600-1699     Reader/Listener/Group: Joan Drake      Print: Book


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