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Record 25133

Reading Experience:

Evidence:
'I heard about the great Abbot Sampson, of the twelfth century, whom I was to meet again at the age of fourteen, when I read "Past and Present" while waiting in Westminster Abbey to hear Canon Farrar preach.'
Century: 1850-1899
Date: Between 1 Jan 1881 and 31 Dec 1881
Country: England
Time: n/a
Place: city: London
specific address: Westminster Abbey
   
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:Zoe Procter
Age Child (0-17)
Gender Female
Date of Birth 10 Sep 1867
Socio-economic group: Professional / academic / merchant / farmer
Occupation: daughter of Lieutenant
Religion: n/a
Country of origin: India
Country of experience: England
Listeners present if any:
(e.g. family, servants, friends, workmates)
n/a
Additional comments: n/a

 

Text Being Read:

Author: Thomas Carlyle
Title: Past and Present
Genre: History
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: unknown

 

Source Information:

Record ID: 25133  
Source - Print  
  Author: Zoe Procter
  Editor: George Baker
  Title: Life and Yesterday
  Place of Publication: London
  Date of Publication: 1960
  Vol: n/a
  Page: 28
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: Zoe Procter, George Baker (ed.), Life and Yesterday (London, 1960), p. 28, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/reading/recorddetails2.php?id=25133, accessed: 31 January 2023

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