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Record 12370

Reading Experience:

Evidence:
'Mamma suffers much and was obliged to go to bed after dinner so Mr de Regis read the sermon which was on the small number of elect and one of the finest that we have read. It seems there is much difficulty in saving oneself the way to heaven is narrow they say and that to damnation is wide. What I learnt from this sermon was that one must not be content with what one says, "I do, as others do", for it is just then that we say "I damn myself". Happily in Wartegg we have not many occasions to sin...'
Century: 1700-1799
Date: 12 Mar 1792
Country: Austria
Time: afternoon
Place: city: Wardeck [Wartegg]
   
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:[Mr] de Regis
Age Adult (18-100+)
Gender Male
Date of Birth n/a
Socio-economic group: Unknown/NA
Occupation: n/a
Religion: n/a
Country of origin: n/a
Country of experience: Austria
Listeners present if any:
(e.g. family, servants, friends, workmates)
Eugenia Wynne and other members of the household
Additional comments: n/a

 

Text Being Read:

Author: [unknown]
Title: [sermon]
Genre: Sermon
Form of Text: Print: Unknown
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: unknown

 

Source Information:

Record ID: 12370  
Source - Print  
  Author: n/a
  Editor: Anne Fremantle
  Title: The Wynne Diaries
  Place of Publication: London
  Date of Publication: 1935
  Vol: I
  Page: 118
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: Anne Fremantle (ed.), The Wynne Diaries (London, 1935), I, p. 118, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/reading/recorddetails2.php?id=12370, accessed: 24 February 2024

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