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Record 6517

Reading Experience:

'Have you seen two volumes called "Deism Revealed"? 'Tis a well written piece, and much approved here. I think it is not harsh against the religion of France; but scourges our infidels, sceptics, deists, &c. as well by name as by works.'
Century: 1700-1799
Date: Between 1 Jan 1749 and 31 Dec 1749
Country: England
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:Samuel Richardson
Age Adult (18-100+)
Gender Male
Date of Birth 19 Aug 1689
Socio-economic group: Professional / academic / merchant / farmer
Occupation: printer and author
Religion: unknown
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: Philip Skelton
Title: Ophiomaches: or, Deism Revealed
Genre: Other religious, Philosophy
Form of Text: Manuscript: Unknown, MS of work Richardson printed
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: owned


Source Information:

Record ID: 6517  
Source - Print  
  Author: Samuel Richardson
  Editor: John Carroll
  Title: Selected Letters of Samuel Richardson
  Place of Publication: Oxford
  Date of Publication: 1964
  Vol: n/a
  Page: 175
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: Samuel Richardson, John Carroll (ed.), Selected Letters of Samuel Richardson (Oxford, 1964), p. 175,, accessed: 13 April 2024

Additional comments:

letter to J.B. de Freval, Jan 1751



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