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Record 3739

Reading Experience:

Evidence:
'If you wish me to take up Mr Caird's Sermons I will be glad to do it. I think myself that there is a little want of human experience in them, - the troubles of this life - which one thinks the more of by a natural selfishness when one seems to have a double portion of them.'
Century: 1850-1899
Date: 1858
Country: Scotland
Time: n/a
Place: city: Edinburgh
   
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:Margaret Oliphant
Age Adult (18-100+)
Gender Female
Date of Birth 4 Apr 1828
Socio-economic group: Professional / academic / merchant / farmer
Occupation: Novelist and Critic
Religion: Free Church
Country of origin: Scotland
Country of experience: Scotland
Listeners present if any:
(e.g. family, servants, friends, workmates)
n/a
Additional comments: n/a

 

Text Being Read:

Author: Edward Caird
Title: Sermons
Genre: Sermon
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: unknown

 

Source Information:

Record ID: 3739  
Source - Print  
  Author: Margaret Oliphant
  Editor: Annie Coghill
  Title: Autobiography & Letters of Mrs M.O.W. Oliphant
  Place of Publication: Leicester
  Date of Publication: 1974
  Vol: n/a
  Page: 164-65
  Additional comments: Letter from Mrs Oliphant to John Blackwood, n.d. 1858

Citation: Margaret Oliphant, Annie Coghill (ed.), Autobiography & Letters of Mrs M.O.W. Oliphant (Leicester, 1974), p. 164-65, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/reading/recorddetails2.php?id=3739, accessed: 04 July 2022

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