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Record 2411

Reading Experience:

Evidence:
About the same time also he read over St. Augustines Meditations, which so affected him, that he wept often in the reading of them.
Century: 1500-1599
Date: Between 4 Jan 1590 and 4 Jan 1591
Country: Ireland
Time: n/a
Place: city: Dublin
other location: at grammar school
   
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:James Usher
Age Child (0-17)
Gender Male
Date of Birth 4 Jan 1580
Socio-economic group: Professional / academic / merchant / farmer
Occupation: son of lawyer
Religion: Protestant
Country of origin: Ireland
Country of experience: Ireland
Listeners present if any:
(e.g. family, servants, friends, workmates)
n/a
Additional comments: n/a

 

Text Being Read:

Author: St Augustine
Title: St. Augustines Meditations
Genre: Other religious
Form of Text: Unknown
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: unknown

 

Source Information:

Record ID: 2411  
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: [191]
  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. [191], http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/reading/recorddetails2.php?id=2411, accessed: 24 September 2022

Additional comments:

 

 

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