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Record Number: 12372


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

'I did not hear much of the sermon today, it was on Apathy for whilst it was being read the children made such a noise and Made. de B. whilst embroidering her waistcoat never stopped talking to the Abbe and giving him good advice all the time that I was distracted and could not pay the least attention to the sermon'.

Century:

1700-1799

Date:

15 Mar 1792

Country:

Austria

Time

afternoon

Place:

city: Wardeck [Wartegg]

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:

Listener:

Elizabeth (Betsey) Wynne

Age:

Child (0-17)

Gender:

Female

Date of Birth:

1779

Socio-Economic Group:

Gentry

Occupation:

n/a

Religion:

Catholic

Country of Origin:

England

Country of Experience:

Austria

Listeners present if any:
e.g family, servants, friends

other members of the household, including children and 'Made. de B.'; also an Abbe.


Additional Comments:

n/a



Text Being Read:

Author:

[unknown]

Title:

[sermon]

Genre:

Sermon

Form of Text:

Print: Unknown

Publication Details

n/a

Provenance

unknown


Source Information:

Record ID:

12372

Source:

Print

Author:

n/a

Editor:

Anne Fremantle

Title:

The Wynne Diaries

Place of Publication:

London

Date of Publication:

1935

Vol:

I

Page:

119

Additional Comments:

n/a

Citation:

Anne Fremantle (ed.), The Wynne Diaries (London, 1935), I, p. 119, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/RED/record_details.php?id=12372, accessed: 02 July 2022


Additional Comments:

None

   
   
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