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Record 4205

Reading Experience:

7/1/1827 ? ?Read about eighty pages of a book lent to me by Dr Ash, called ?The grounds of a Holy life?. Believe the author to be a friend in principle, if not in profession. Read Paul?s fine address to Agrippa to the servants; hope they understood it; it explains the nature of grace, and clearly.?
Century: 1800-1849
Date: unknown
Country: England
Time: n/a
Place: city: Norwich
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:Amelia Opie
Age Adult (18-100+)
Gender Female
Date of Birth 12 Nov 1769
Socio-economic group: Professional / academic / merchant / farmer
Father was a physician
Occupation: Writer
Religion: Presbiterian/ Quaker 1825 onwards
Country of origin: England
Country of experience: England
Listeners present if any:
(e.g. family, servants, friends, workmates)
Additional comments: n/a


Text Being Read:

Author: Hugh Twyford
Title: The Grounds of Holy Life
Genre: Other religious
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: 1828
Provenance: borrowed (private library)
Lent by Dr Ash


Source Information:

Record ID: 4205  
Source - Print  
  Author: Cecilia Lily Brightell
  Editor: n/a
  Title: Memorials of the Life of Amelia Opie
  Place of Publication: Norwich
  Date of Publication: 1854
  Vol: n/a
  Page: 202
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: Cecilia Lily Brightell, Memorials of the Life of Amelia Opie (Norwich, 1854), p. 202,, accessed: 02 July 2022

Additional comments:



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