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Record 2393

Reading Experience:

Evidence:
For he was chosen, and sate as one of the Assessors and very often filled the Chair in the Moderators, absence, and such was his constant care, and conscientiousness in the expence of time, and improving it to the best advantage, that in case of intermission in the Assembly affairs, he used to apply himself to his private studies: For which end it was his constant practice to carry his Bible, and some other Books in his pocket, which upon every advantage? he drew forth, and read in them, as was observed by many.
Century: 1600-1699
Date: Between 1 Jan 1653 and 31 Dec 1653
Country: England
Time: daytime: during intermission in business of the Assembly
Place: city: London
other location: at meetings of the Assembly of Divines
   
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:William Gouge
Age Adult (18-100+)
Gender Male
Date of Birth 1 Nov 1575
Socio-economic group: Clergy (includes all denominations)
Occupation: Minister
Religion: Protestant
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:
Title: [various]
Genre: Sermon, Other religious, books for his study
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: owned

 

Source Information:

Record ID: 2393  
Source - Print  
  Author: Samuel Clarke
  Editor: n/a
  Title: A collection of the lives of ten eminent divines famous in their generations for learning, prudence, piety, and painfulness in the work of the ministry
  Place of Publication: n/a
  Date of Publication: 1662
  Vol: n/a
  Page: [112]
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: Samuel Clarke, A collection of the lives of ten eminent divines famous in their generations for learning, prudence, piety, and painfulness in the work of the ministry (1662), p. [112], http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/reading/recorddetails2.php?id=2393, accessed: 25 September 2022

Additional comments:

 

 

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