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Record 13936

Reading Experience:

Evidence:
Letter to Miss Ourry July 13, 1779 'The sublime and solid consolations which true religion and right reason afford, are all your own and, tho? well assured that there is indeed ?No pang like that of bosom torn/ From bosom, bleeding o?er the sacred dead? yet I trust those truths ?.'
Century: 1700-1799
Date: Between 1755 and 13 Jul 1779
Country: unknown
Time: n/a
Place: n/a
   
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:Anne Grant [nee MacVicar]
Age Adult (18-100+)
Gender Female
Date of Birth 1755
Socio-economic group: Clergy (includes all denominations)
Occupation: Wife/widow of Church of Scotland minister then author
Religion: Church of Scotland
Country of origin: Scotland
Country of experience: unknown
Listeners present if any:
(e.g. family, servants, friends, workmates)
n/a
Additional comments: Grant attributes this quote to Edward Young in another letter

 

Text Being Read:

Author: [Edward?] [Young?]
Title: [?Night Thoughts]
Genre: Poetry
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: unknown

 

Source Information:

Record ID: 13936  
Source - Print  
  Author: Anne Grant
  Editor: n/a
  Title: Letters from the mountains; being the real correspondence of a lady, between the year 1773 and 1807
  Place of Publication: London
  Date of Publication: 1807
  Vol: 2
  Page: 67-8
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: Anne Grant, Letters from the mountains; being the real correspondence of a lady, between the year 1773 and 1807 (London, 1807), 2, p. 67-8, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/reading/recorddetails2.php?id=13936, accessed: 08 February 2023

Additional comments:

Date range given as birth to date of letter.

 

 

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