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Record 6503

Reading Experience:

'In the even and the day read 6 of Bishop Sherlock's sermons, which I think extremely good, there being sound reasoning in them and seem wrote with an ardent spirit of piety, being mostly levelled against the deists.'
Century: 1700-1799
Date: 27 Jul 1760
Country: England
Time: evening: 'even and day'
Place: city: East Hoathly
county: Sussex
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:Thomas Turner
Age Adult (18-100+)
Gender Male
Date of Birth 9 Jun 1729
Socio-economic group: Clerk / tradesman / artisan / smallholder
Occupation: shopkeeper
Religion: Church of England
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: Thomas Sherlock
Title: Sermons on various subjects, moral and theological, now first published
Genre: Sermon
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: 1747
Provenance: owned


Source Information:

Record ID: 6503  
Source - Print  
  Author: Thomas Turner
  Editor: David Vaisey
  Title: The Dairy of Thomas Turner
  Place of Publication: Oxford
  Date of Publication: 1984
  Vol: n/a
  Page: 209
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: Thomas Turner, David Vaisey (ed.), The Dairy of Thomas Turner (Oxford, 1984), p. 209,, accessed: 19 June 2024

Additional comments:



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