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Record 2395

Reading Experience:

Evidence:
In his Childe-hood he was so addicted to those means which his Parents applied him unto, for the implanting in him the seeds of good Literature, that he rather needed a bridle, than a spur: For his love of learning (equal to that admirable capacity, wherewith the Father of Lights had furnished him) was so active in the acquiring of it, that his Father was fain often gently to chide him from his book.
Century: 1500-1599
Date: Between 4 Sep 1574 and 31 Dec 1590
Country: England
Time: n/a
Place: city: London
specific address: Lumberd Street
location in dwelling: at home
   
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:Thomas Gataker
Age Child (0-17)
Gender Male
Date of Birth 4 Sep 1574
Socio-economic group: Clergy (includes all denominations)
Occupation: son of 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: n/a
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: owned

 

Source Information:

Record ID: 2395  
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: [128]
  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. [128], http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/reading/recorddetails2.php?id=2395, accessed: 27 September 2022

Additional comments:

 

 

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