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Record Number: 25632


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

'Eve stayed in to do her Bible Questions. As she was looking through the chapter on the deception of Isaac by Jacob and the stealing of Esau's birthright - she suddenly looked up and said in a pleasantly surprised voice: - "Why, the Bible's just as good as a story book"'

Century:

1900-1945

Date:

21 Feb 1932

Country:

Scotland

Time

n/a

Place:

city: Perth
specific address: 27 Wilson Street
location in dwelling

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:

Evelyn Soutar

Age:

Child (0-17)

Gender:

Female

Date of Birth:

n/a

Socio-Economic Group:

Professional / academic / merchant / farmer

Occupation:

n/a

Religion:

n/a

Country of Origin:

Australia

Country of Experience:

Scotland

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

n/a


Additional Comments:

n/a



Text Being Read:

Author:

[n/a]

Title:

Bible

Genre:

Bible

Form of Text:

Print: Book

Publication Details

n/a

Provenance

owned


Source Information:

Record ID:

25632

Source:

Print

Author:

William Soutar

Editor:

Alexander Scott

Title:

Diaries of a dying man

Place of Publication:

Edinburgh

Date of Publication:

1954

Vol:

n/a

Page:

30

Additional Comments:

n/a

Citation:

William Soutar, Alexander Scott (ed.), Diaries of a dying man (Edinburgh, 1954), p. 30, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/RED/record_details.php?id=25632, accessed: 26 November 2022


Additional Comments:

William Soutar's parents adopted Evelyn, his orphaned cousin from Australia

   
   
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