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Record Number: 19642


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

'I am reading & have nearly read, a Work upon Enthusiasm, [the] 3d Edition, the author unknown to me, but a thinking Man of good Sense & a stedd[y] Believer in what he does believe, which is not all that imaginative people [suppose.] He thinks the spread of Christianity over the World is rapidly going on with ev[ry] Prospect of Success, & that Every Believer should be a persuader & maker of Converts as far as his Abilities & powers &c extend-'

Century:

1800-1849

Date:

Until: 9 Sep 1830

Country:

England

Time

n/a

Place:

city: Hastings

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:

George Crabbe

Age:

Adult (18-100+)

Gender:

Male

Date of Birth:

24 Dec 1754

Socio-Economic Group:

Clergy (includes all denominations)

Occupation:

clergyman and poet

Religion:

Christian

Country of Origin:

England

Country of Experience:

England

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

n/a


Additional Comments:

n/a



Text Being Read:

Author:

[unknown]

Title:

[unknown work on religious enthusiasm]

Genre:

Other religious

Form of Text:

Print: Book

Publication Details

n/a

Provenance

unknown


Source Information:

Record ID:

19642

Source:

Print

Author:

George Crabbe

Editor:

Thomas Faulkner

Title:

Selected Letters and Journals of George Crabbe

Place of Publication:

Oxford

Date of Publication:

1985

Vol:

n/a

Page:

371

Additional Comments:

n/a

Citation:

George Crabbe, Thomas Faulkner (ed.), Selected Letters and Journals of George Crabbe (Oxford, 1985), p. 371, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/RED/record_details.php?id=19642, accessed: 30 June 2022


Additional Comments:

Assistant editor, Rhonda Blair. Letter from George Crabbe to George Crabbe, Jun.

   
   
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