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Record Number: 26070


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

'Re-read 1st of Michah carefully. The first nine verses are intelligible. Samaria, the capital, taken as representing sin of all Israel. Jerusalem, the capital, or high places of Judah, v. 5. Therefore, in v. 6 introduces the condemnation of Samaria, and in v. 8 that of Jerusalem. The fourth verse is deeply interesting, of natural destruction: the volcanic melting and river-sculpture: the violence of both, for transgression of men'

Century:

1850-1899

Date:

27 May 1874

Country:

Italy

Time

n/a

Place:

city: Rome

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

Genre:

Bible

Form of Text:

Print: Book

Publication Details

n/a

Provenance

unknown


Source Information:

Record ID:

26070

Source:

Print

Author:

John Ruskin

Editor:

Joan Evans

Title:

The diaries of John Ruskin

Place of Publication:

Oxford

Date of Publication:

1956

Vol:

3

Page:

790

Additional Comments:

pagination continuous throughout vols

Citation:

John Ruskin, Joan Evans (ed.), The diaries of John Ruskin (Oxford, 1956), 3, p. 790, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/RED/record_details.php?id=26070, accessed: 06 December 2022


Additional Comments:

None

   
   
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