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Record 5105

Reading Experience:

Evidence:
'I know that Historians are very subject to give us their own views, instead of Facts. Hume is very partial to Royalty, and at every opportunity is ready to sneer at Religion, for which I do not admire him.'
Century: 1800-1849
Date: 2 Oct
Country: England
Time: n/a
Place: location in dwelling: at 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:Robert Sharp
Age Adult (18-100+)
Gender Male
Date of Birth 22 Sep 1773
Socio-economic group: Clerk / tradesman / artisan / smallholder
Occupation: schoolteacher/parish official
Religion: Church of England
Country of origin: England
Country of experience: England
Listeners present if any:
(e.g. family, servants, friends, workmates)
n/a
Additional comments: n/a

 

Text Being Read:

Author: David Hume
Title: The History of England from the Invasion
Genre: History
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: unknown

 

Source Information:

Record ID: 5105  
Source - Print  
  Author: Robert Sharp
  Editor: J. E. Crowther
  Title: The Diary of Robert Sharp of South Cave
  Place of Publication: Oxford
  Date of Publication: 1997
  Vol: n/a
  Page: 72
  Additional comments: co-editor P.A. Crowther

Citation: Robert Sharp, J. E. Crowther (ed.), The Diary of Robert Sharp of South Cave (Oxford, 1997), p. 72, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/reading/recorddetails2.php?id=5105, accessed: 22 April 2024

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