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Record Number: 828


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

Read, as I do every day, seven chapters of Scripture. My heart & mind are not affected by this exercise as they should be ? witness what I have written today. I would erase every line of it, could I annihilate the feelings, together with the descriptions of them; but, since I cannot, let the description pass!

Century:

1800-1849

Date:

16 Jun 1831

Country:

England

Time

n/a

Place:

city: Ledbury
specific address: Hope End

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:

Elizabeth Barrett

Age:

Adult (18-100+)

Gender:

Female

Date of Birth:

6 Mar 1806

Socio-Economic Group:

Gentry

Occupation:

Poet

Religion:

Evangelical Anglican

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:

Title:

Bible

Genre:

Bible

Form of Text:

Print: Book

Publication Details

n/a

Provenance

owned


Source Information:

Record ID:

828

Source:

Print

Author:

Elizabeth Barrett

Editor:

Elizabeth Berridge

Title:

The Barretts at Hope End: The Early Diary of Elizabeth Barrett Browning

Place of Publication:

London

Date of Publication:

1974

Vol:

n/a

Page:

75-6

Additional Comments:

Diary entry for 16 June 1831

Citation:

Elizabeth Barrett, Elizabeth Berridge (ed.), The Barretts at Hope End: The Early Diary of Elizabeth Barrett Browning (London, 1974), p. 75-6, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/RED/record_details.php?id=828, accessed: 02 December 2022


Additional Comments:

None

   
   
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