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Record 20082

Reading Experience:

'Mr [italics] Woolaston's [end italics] Religion of Nature Delineated, shews us powerfully, how much a Lye offends the Creator; as I am tax'd with numerous Quotations, which are tedious (as soom of my Readers tell me) I shall not borrow one from him, but refer the Learned to his inimitable Work; though I am persuaded, no Person who has not a clear Head, can taste his Beauties'.
Century: 1700-1799
Date: Until: 29 Jul 1750
Country: n/a
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:Laetitia Pilkington
Age Adult (18-100+)
Gender Female
Date of Birth 1708
Socio-economic group: Clergy (includes all denominations)
Occupation: clergyman's wife, divorced; poet
Religion: Anglican
Country of origin: Ireland
Country of experience: n/a
Listeners present if any:
(e.g. family, servants, friends, workmates)
Additional comments: n/a


Text Being Read:

Author: William Woolaston
Title: Religion of Nature Delineated, The
Genre: Other religious, Philosophy
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: unknown


Source Information:

Record ID: 20082  
Source - Print  
  Author: Laetitia Pilkington
  Editor: A.C. Elias
  Title: Memoirs of Laetitia Pilkington
  Place of Publication: Athens GA
  Date of Publication: 1997
  Vol: I
  Page: 319
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: Laetitia Pilkington, A.C. Elias (ed.), Memoirs of Laetitia Pilkington (Athens GA, 1997), I, p. 319,, accessed: 02 October 2023

Additional comments:

date of birth 1708 or 1709



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