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Record Number: 7470


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

'I, moreover, found my Sunday pursuits and amusements to be powerfully instrumental in cheering and elevating my "inner man"... That I might make the day as long as possible, I rose early: if the mornings were at all fine, I walked in the adjacent fields where I found ample amusement in either reading the book of nature or some humbler volume, without which I took care never [last word underlined] to go out on these excursions.'

Century:

1800-1849

Date:

Between 1 Jan 1808 and 31 Dec 1808

Country:

England

Time

morning: Sunday mornings

Place:

other location: Fields near 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:

Thomas Carter

Age:

Child (0-17)

Gender:

Male

Date of Birth:

5 Jul 1792

Socio-Economic Group:

Labourer (non-agricultural)

Occupation:

Apprentice tailor

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:

[unknown]

Title:

[unknown]

Genre:

Unknown

Form of Text:

Print: Book

Publication Details

n/a

Provenance

unknown


Source Information:

Record ID:

7470

Source:

Print

Author:

Thomas Carter

Editor:

n/a

Title:

Memoirs of a Working Man

Place of Publication:

London

Date of Publication:

1845

Vol:

n/a

Page:

106

Additional Comments:

n/a

Citation:

Thomas Carter, Memoirs of a Working Man (London, 1845), p. 106, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/RED/record_details.php?id=7470, accessed: 05 July 2022


Additional Comments:

None

   
   
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