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Record 574

Reading Experience:

I have begun the perusal, and I very much hope, and cannot doubt, that your living portraitures of Scripture characters will impress upon many minds an important portion of those evidences of the sacred volume which are so much higher than the "higher criticism", and which have a range of flight beyond its reach.
Century: 1850-1899
Date: Until: Dec 1891
Country: France
Time: n/a
Place: n/a
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:William Ewart Gladstone
Age Adult (18-100+)
Gender Male
Date of Birth 29 Dec 1809
Socio-economic group: Professional / academic / merchant / farmer
Occupation: Politician
Religion: n/a
Country of origin: England
Country of experience: France
Listeners present if any:
(e.g. family, servants, friends, workmates)
Additional comments: n/a


Text Being Read:

Author: Margaret Oliphant
Title: Jerusalem: Its History and Hope
Genre: Other religious, History, Geography / Travel, Philosophy
Form of Text: Print: Book, Unknown
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: unknown


Source Information:

Record ID: 574  
Source - Print  
  Author: Margaret Oliphant
  Editor: Annie (Mrs Harry) Coghill
  Title: The Autobiography and Letters of Mrs M.O.W. Oliphant
  Place of Publication: n/a
  Date of Publication: 1974
  Vol: n/a
  Page: 389
  Additional comments: Letter from W.E. Gladstone to Margaret Oliphant, 28 December [1891]

Citation: Margaret Oliphant, Annie (Mrs Harry) Coghill (ed.), The Autobiography and Letters of Mrs M.O.W. Oliphant (1974), p. 389,, accessed: 27 February 2024

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