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Record Number: 574


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

I have begun the perusal, and I very much hope, and cannot doubt, that your living portraitures of Scripture characters will impress upon many minds an important portion of those evidences of the sacred volume which are so much higher than the "higher criticism", and which have a range of flight beyond its reach.

Century:

1850-1899

Date:

Until: Dec 1891

Country:

France

Time

n/a

Place:

n/a

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:

William Ewart Gladstone

Age:

Adult (18-100+)

Gender:

Male

Date of Birth:

29 Dec 1809

Socio-Economic Group:

Professional / academic / merchant / farmer

Occupation:

Politician

Religion:

n/a

Country of Origin:

England

Country of Experience:

France

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

n/a


Additional Comments:

n/a



Text Being Read:

Author:

Margaret Oliphant

Title:

Jerusalem: Its History and Hope

Genre:

Other religious, History, Geography / Travel, Philosophy

Form of Text:

Print: Book, Unknown

Publication Details

n/a

Provenance

unknown


Source Information:

Record ID:

574

Source:

Print

Author:

Margaret Oliphant

Editor:

Annie (Mrs Harry) Coghill

Title:

The Autobiography and Letters of Mrs M.O.W. Oliphant

Place of Publication:

n/a

Date of Publication:

1974

Vol:

n/a

Page:

389

Additional Comments:

Letter from W.E. Gladstone to Margaret Oliphant, 28 December [1891]

Citation:

Margaret Oliphant, Annie (Mrs Harry) Coghill (ed.), The Autobiography and Letters of Mrs M.O.W. Oliphant (1974), p. 389, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/RED/record_details.php?id=574, accessed: 26 November 2022


Additional Comments:

None

   
   
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