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Record Number: 25893


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

'The more I read the psalms, the more it seems to me that Heathen, in such passages as Ps. XLVI. 6, 10, XLIII. 14, II. 1, etc, while in David's mouth indeed meant the Gentiles, was intended to signify for us, the world in general'

Century:

1850-1899

Date:

4 Nov 1851

Country:

Italy

Time

n/a

Place:

city: Venice

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:

Italy

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

n/a


Additional Comments:

n/a



Text Being Read:

Author:

[n/a]

Title:

Bible (Psalms)

Genre:

Bible

Form of Text:

Print: Unknown

Publication Details

n/a

Provenance

unknown


Source Information:

Record ID:

25893

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:

475

Additional Comments:

continuous pagination through vols

Citation:

John Ruskin, Joan Evans (ed.), The diaries of John Ruskin (Oxford, 1956), 2, p. 475, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/RED/record_details.php?id=25893, accessed: 03 December 2022


Additional Comments:

None

   
   
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