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Record 6623

Reading Experience:

Evidence:
'With the Old Testament, I got on very well; but I was amazed at the difficulty with the New. I knew it to be of so much more value and importance than the Old, that I could not account for the small number of cut and dry commands.'
Century: 1800-1849
Date: Between 12 Jun 1810 and 11 Jun 1811
Country: England
Time: n/a
Place: city: Norwich
county: Norfolk
   
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:Harriet Martineau
Age Child (0-17)
Gender Female
Date of Birth 12 Jun 1802
Socio-economic group: Labourer (non-agricultural)
child of manufacturer
Occupation: child
Religion: Unitarian Christian
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:
Title: Old and New Testament
Genre: Bible
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: unknown

 

Source Information:

Record ID: 6623  
Source - Print  
  Author: Harriet Martineau
  Editor: n/a
  Title: Harriet Martineau's Autobiography
  Place of Publication: London
  Date of Publication: 1877
  Vol: 1
  Page: 35
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: Harriet Martineau, Harriet Martineau's Autobiography (London, 1877), 1, p. 35, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/reading/recorddetails2.php?id=6623, accessed: 02 February 2023

Additional comments:

 

 

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