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Record Number: 24109


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

'[letter from Mrs Ward to Gladstone] Thank you very much for the volume of "Gleanings" with its gracious inscription. I have read the article you point out to me with the greatest interest, and shall do the same with the others. Does not the difference between us on the question of sin come very much to this - that to you the great fact of the world and in this history of man, is [italics] sin [end italics] - to me, [italics] progress [end italics]? I remember Amiel somewhere speaks of the distinction as marking off two classes of thought, two orders of temperament.'

Century:

1850-1899

Date:

Between 8 Apr 1888 and 15 Apr 1888

Country:

England

Time

n/a

Place:

city: Oxford

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:

Mary Augusta Ward

Age:

Adult (18-100+)

Gender:

Female

Date of Birth:

11 Jun 1851

Socio-Economic Group:

Professional / academic / merchant / farmer

Occupation:

writer

Religion:

n/a

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:

William Gladstone

Title:

Gleanings Of Past Years

Genre:

Essays / Criticism, Autobiog / Diary

Form of Text:

Print: Book

Publication Details

n/a

Provenance

owned
gift from Gladstone


Source Information:

Record ID:

24109

Source:

Print

Author:

Janet Penrose Trevelyan

Editor:

n/a

Title:

The Life of Mrs Humphry Ward

Place of Publication:

London

Date of Publication:

1923

Vol:

n/a

Page:

60-1

Additional Comments:

n/a

Citation:

Janet Penrose Trevelyan, The Life of Mrs Humphry Ward (London, 1923), p. 60-1, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/RED/record_details.php?id=24109, accessed: 29 February 2024


Additional Comments:

The essay specified was 'The Courses of Religious Thought'.

   
   
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