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Record Number: 7381


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

?I Remembered when I was about 8 or 9 years of age my mother had been Correcting me for something I had done wrong and I thought I would be revenged on her I had been reading in St mathews gospel where the jews said he Casteth out devils and Belzebub the prince of devils I thought this was the sin against the holy ghost and thinking to be a made for my mother I said to myself God is the devil for I Remember I thought I would not go to heaven to spite her'.

Century:

1700-1799

Date:

Between 1 Jan 1791 and 31 Dec 1792

Country:

England

Time

n/a

Place:

location in dwelling: home

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:

Joseph Mayett

Age:

Child (0-17)

Gender:

Male

Date of Birth:

12 Mar 1783

Socio-Economic Group:

Labourer (non-agricultural)

Occupation:

n/a

Religion:

n/a

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

Genre:

Bible

Form of Text:

Print: Book

Publication Details

n/a

Provenance

owned


Source Information:

Record ID:

7381

Source:

Print

Author:

Joseph Mayett

Editor:

Ann Kussmaul

Title:

The autobiography of Joseph Mayett of Quainton

Place of Publication:

Buckinghamshire

Date of Publication:

1986

Vol:

n/a

Page:

40

Additional Comments:

n/a

Citation:

Joseph Mayett, Ann Kussmaul (ed.), The autobiography of Joseph Mayett of Quainton (Buckinghamshire, 1986), p. 40, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/RED/record_details.php?id=7381, accessed: 05 December 2022


Additional Comments:

None

   
   
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