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Record 19642

Reading Experience:

'I am reading & have nearly read, a Work upon Enthusiasm, [the] 3d Edition, the author unknown to me, but a thinking Man of good Sense & a stedd[y] Believer in what he does believe, which is not all that imaginative people [suppose.] He thinks the spread of Christianity over the World is rapidly going on with ev[ry] Prospect of Success, & that Every Believer should be a persuader & maker of Converts as far as his Abilities & powers &c extend-'
Century: 1800-1849
Date: Until: 9 Sep 1830
Country: England
Time: n/a
Place: city: Hastings
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:George Crabbe
Age Adult (18-100+)
Gender Male
Date of Birth 24 Dec 1754
Socio-economic group: Clergy (includes all denominations)
Occupation: clergyman and poet
Religion: Christian
Country of origin: England
Country of experience: England
Listeners present if any:
(e.g. family, servants, friends, workmates)
Additional comments: n/a


Text Being Read:

Author: [unknown]
Title: [unknown work on religious enthusiasm]
Genre: Other religious
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: unknown


Source Information:

Record ID: 19642  
Source - Print  
  Author: George Crabbe
  Editor: Thomas Faulkner
  Title: Selected Letters and Journals of George Crabbe
  Place of Publication: Oxford
  Date of Publication: 1985
  Vol: n/a
  Page: 371
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: George Crabbe, Thomas Faulkner (ed.), Selected Letters and Journals of George Crabbe (Oxford, 1985), p. 371,, accessed: 28 February 2024

Additional comments:

Assistant editor, Rhonda Blair. Letter from George Crabbe to George Crabbe, Jun.



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