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Record Number: 901


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

I read Mr. Beverley?s pamphlets which Mr. Boyd had lent to me; the letter to the Archbishop of York, & the Tombs of the prophets. ? They are clever & forcible; coarse enough, & in some places too highly colored. For instance, I do not believe that the body of the established clergy are as much opposed to the reading of the scriptures, as the papistical clergy are; and I do know instances of members of that body, refusing the sacrament to persons of immoral character?

Century:

1800-1849

Date:

21 Sep 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:

Beverley

Title:

Tombs of the Prophets

Genre:

Other religious

Form of Text:

Print: Pamphlet

Publication Details

n/a

Provenance

borrowed (private library)


Source Information:

Record ID:

901

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:

179

Additional Comments:

Diary entry for 21 September 1831

Citation:

Elizabeth Barrett, Elizabeth Berridge (ed.), The Barretts at Hope End: The Early Diary of Elizabeth Barrett Browning (London, 1974), p. 179, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/RED/record_details.php?id=901, accessed: 01 December 2022


Additional Comments:

None

   
   
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