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Record 12372

Reading Experience:

Evidence:
'I did not hear much of the sermon today, it was on Apathy for whilst it was being read the children made such a noise and Made. de B. whilst embroidering her waistcoat never stopped talking to the Abbe and giving him good advice all the time that I was distracted and could not pay the least attention to the sermon'.
Century: 1700-1799
Date: 15 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:

Listener:Elizabeth (Betsey) Wynne
Age Child (0-17)
Gender Female
Date of Birth 1779
Socio-economic group: Gentry
Occupation: n/a
Religion: Catholic
Country of origin: England
Country of experience: Austria
Listeners present if any:
(e.g. family, servants, friends, workmates)
other members of the household, including children and 'Made. de B.'; also an Abbe.
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: 12372  
Source - Print  
  Author: n/a
  Editor: Anne Fremantle
  Title: The Wynne Diaries
  Place of Publication: London
  Date of Publication: 1935
  Vol: I
  Page: 119
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: Anne Fremantle (ed.), The Wynne Diaries (London, 1935), I, p. 119, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/reading/recorddetails2.php?id=12372, accessed: 04 March 2024

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