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Record 8717

Reading Experience:

Evidence:
Mary Berry, 'Notes of Early Life': 'My dear grandmother [...] made me read the Psalms and chapters to her every morning; but, as neither explanation nor comment was made upon them, nor their history followed up in any way, I hated the duty and escaped it when I could.'
Century: 1700-1799
Date: Between 16 Mar 1763 and 31 Dec 1775
Country: unknown
Time: morning
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:Mary Berry
Age Child (0-17)
Gender Female
Date of Birth 16 Mar 1763
Socio-economic group: Professional / academic / merchant / farmer
Occupation: none
Religion: Anglican
Country of origin: England
Country of experience: unknown
Listeners present if any:
(e.g. family, servants, friends, workmates)
Reader's grandmother
Additional comments: n/a

 

Text Being Read:

Author:
Title: Psalms and chapters
Genre: Bible
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: unknown

 

Source Information:

Record ID: 8717  
Source - Print  
  Author: n/a
  Editor: Lady Theresa Lewis
  Title: Extracts of the Journal and Correspondence of Miss Berry From the Year 1783 to 1852
  Place of Publication: London
  Date of Publication: 1865
  Vol: 1
  Page: 7
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: Lady Theresa Lewis (ed.), Extracts of the Journal and Correspondence of Miss Berry From the Year 1783 to 1852 (London, 1865), 1, p. 7, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/reading/recorddetails2.php?id=8717, accessed: 02 March 2024

Additional comments:

 

 

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