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Record Number: 25875


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

'I was struck today by the "minding himself to go afoot" in Acts xx. 13. It is interesting to see the Apostle, after labouring and preaching all night, seek this retirement in the day, and walk alone across the country at least 25 miles to Assos. Query: what kind of scenery on this journey?'

Century:

1800-1849

Date:

16 Jul 1848

Country:

England

Time

n/a

Place:

city: Salisbury

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:

John Ruskin

Age:

Adult (18-100+)

Gender:

Male

Date of Birth:

8 Feb 1819

Socio-Economic Group:

Professional / academic / merchant / farmer

Occupation:

art critic and social critic

Religion:

Church of England (evangelical)

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:

[n/a]

Title:

Bible (Acts)

Genre:

Bible

Form of Text:

Print: Book

Publication Details

n/a

Provenance

unknown


Source Information:

Record ID:

25875

Source:

Print

Author:

John Ruskin

Editor:

Joan Evans

Title:

The diaries of John Ruskin

Place of Publication:

Oxford

Date of Publication:

1956

Vol:

2

Page:

367

Additional Comments:

continuous pagination through vols

Citation:

John Ruskin, Joan Evans (ed.), The diaries of John Ruskin (Oxford, 1956), 2, p. 367, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/RED/record_details.php?id=25875, accessed: 28 November 2022


Additional Comments:

None

   
   
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