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Record 14769

Reading Experience:

Evidence:
'and Creed did also repeat to me some of the substance of letters of old Burleigh in Queen Elizabeth's time which he hath of late read in the printed "Cabbala", which is very fine style at this day and fit to be imitated.'
Century: 1600-1699
Date: Until: 1 Jul 1667
Country: England
Time: n/a
Place: city: London
   
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:John Creed
Age Adult (18-100+)
Gender Male
Date of Birth n/a
Socio-economic group: Professional / academic / merchant / farmer
Occupation: household and naval servant of Lord Sandwich
Religion: Church of England
Country of origin: England
Country of experience: England
Listeners present if any:
(e.g. family, servants, friends, workmates)
n/a
Additional comments: n/a

 

Text Being Read:

Author: [unknown]
Title: Cabala, sive Scrinia Sacra
Genre: letters
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: 1663 edition (letters not printed in earlier edition of 1654)
Provenance: unknown

 

Source Information:

Record ID: 14769  
Source - Print  
  Author: Samuel Pepys
  Editor: Robert Latham
  Title: The diary of Samuel Pepys
  Place of Publication: London
  Date of Publication: 1974
  Vol: 8
  Page: 313
  Additional comments: Co-editor William Matthews

Citation: Samuel Pepys, Robert Latham (ed.), The diary of Samuel Pepys (London, 1974), 8, p. 313, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/reading/recorddetails2.php?id=14769, accessed: 24 February 2024

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