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Record 3227

Reading Experience:

Evidence:
Finding an old copy of Barrow's Euclid in my father's bookcase, I resolved to come at some knowledge of mathematics and by my usual persevering application for the Divine blessing, and untiring study, I got through the first three or four books, and derived advantage from the engagement.
Century: 1800-1849
Date: From: 1813
Country: Ireland
Time: n/a
Place: location in dwelling: 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:Anne Lutton
Age Adult (18-100+)
Gender Female
Date of Birth 16 Dec 1791
Socio-economic group: Professional / academic / merchant / farmer
Occupation: n/a
Religion: Church of England
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: Isaac Barrow
Title: Euclid's Elements. The Whole Fifteen Books Compend
Genre: Classics, Essays / Criticism, Textbook / self-education, Science, Mathematics
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: borrowed (private library)

 

Source Information:

Record ID: 3227  
Source - Print  
  Author: Anne Lutton
  Editor: J.H. Wescott
  Title: Memorials of a Consecrated Life
  Place of Publication: London
  Date of Publication: 1882
  Vol: n/a
  Page: 35
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: Anne Lutton, J.H. Wescott (ed.), Memorials of a Consecrated Life (London, 1882), p. 35, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/reading/recorddetails2.php?id=3227, accessed: 21 January 2022

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