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Listing for Author: Thomas a Kempis


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Century of ExperienceEvidenceName of Reader / Listener / Reading GroupAuthor of TextTitle of TextForm of Text
1850-1899Rose Macaulay had a 'craze' 'for the ascetic Thomas a Kempis's meditations and rule of conduct, On The Imitation of Ch...Rose Macaulay Thomas a KempisOn The Imitation of ChristPrint: Book
1700-1799'Gifford had read only some ballads, the black-letter romance Parismus and Parismenus, some odd loose magazines of his...William Gifford Thomas a KempisThe Imitation of ChristPrint: Book
1850-1899'I am reading Thomas a Kempis.'George Eliot (pseud) Thomas a KempisImitation of Christ, The (?)Print: Book
1700-1799'I spent the evening reading with Mama "the Imitation of Jesus Christ" until supper' Elizabeth (Betsey) Wynne Thomas a KempisThe Imitation of Jesus ChristPrint: Unknown
1700-1799'[from the Johnsoniana imparted by Bennet Langton to Boswell in 1780] In the latter part of his life, in order to sati...Samuel Johnson Thomas a KempisImitation of ChristPrint: Book
1700-1799'Johnson was very quiescent to-day [17th May 1784] . Perhaps too I was indolent. I find nothing more of him in my note...James Boswell Thomas a KempisImitation of ChristPrint: Book
1850-1899'Wilde loved to curl up with a book in bed. In one letter he mischievously described himself as "lying in bed... with ...Oscar Wilde Thomas a KempisThe Imitation of ChristPrint: Book
1700-1799'When a boy [William Gifford] had read the Bible left to him by his mother, together with her "Imitatio Christi," and ...William Gifford Thomas a KempisImitatio ChristiPrint: Book


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