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Record Number: 13936


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

Letter to Miss Ourry July 13, 1779 'The sublime and solid consolations which true religion and right reason afford, are all your own and, tho? well assured that there is indeed ?No pang like that of bosom torn/ From bosom, bleeding o?er the sacred dead? yet I trust those truths ?.'

Century:

1700-1799

Date:

Between 1755 and 13 Jul 1779

Country:

unknown

Time

n/a

Place:

n/a

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:

Anne Grant [nee MacVicar]

Age:

Adult (18-100+)

Gender:

Female

Date of Birth:

1755

Socio-Economic Group:

Clergy (includes all denominations)

Occupation:

Wife/widow of Church of Scotland minister then author

Religion:

Church of Scotland

Country of Origin:

Scotland

Country of Experience:

unknown

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

n/a


Additional Comments:

Grant attributes this quote to Edward Young in another letter



Text Being Read:

Author:

[Edward?] [Young?]

Title:

[?Night Thoughts]

Genre:

Poetry

Form of Text:

Print: Book

Publication Details

n/a

Provenance

unknown


Source Information:

Record ID:

13936

Source:

Print

Author:

Anne Grant

Editor:

n/a

Title:

Letters from the mountains; being the real correspondence of a lady, between the year 1773 and 1807

Place of Publication:

London

Date of Publication:

1807

Vol:

2

Page:

67-8

Additional Comments:

n/a

Citation:

Anne Grant, Letters from the mountains; being the real correspondence of a lady, between the year 1773 and 1807 (London, 1807), 2, p. 67-8, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/RED/record_details.php?id=13936, accessed: 21 February 2024


Additional Comments:

Date range given as birth to date of letter.

   
   
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