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Record Number: 5471


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

H. J. Jackson notes annotations by Macaulay made in 1836 in his copy of Joseph Milner, History of the Church of Christ; these include: "'You bolt every lie that the Fathers tell as glibly as your Creed'," and "'Here I give in. I have done my best -- But the monotonous absurdity dishonesty & malevolence of this man are beyond me. Nov 13'.'"

Century:

1800-1849

Date:

1836

Country:

n/a

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:

Thomas Babington Macaulay

Age:

Adult (18-100+)

Gender:

Male

Date of Birth:

1800

Socio-Economic Group:

Professional / academic / merchant / farmer

Occupation:

Writer/Politician

Religion:

n/a

Country of Origin:

England

Country of Experience:

n/a

Listeners present if any:
e.g family, servants, friends

n/a


Additional Comments:

n/a



Text Being Read:

Author:

Joseph Milner

Title:

History of the Church of Christ

Genre:

Other religious, History

Form of Text:

Print: Book

Publication Details

n/a

Provenance

owned


Source Information:

Record ID:

5471

Source:

Print

Author:

H. J. Jackson

Editor:

n/a

Title:

Marginalia: Readers Writing in Books

Place of Publication:

New Haven

Date of Publication:

2001

Vol:

n/a

Page:

84

Additional Comments:

n/a

Citation:

H. J. Jackson, Marginalia: Readers Writing in Books, (New Haven, 2001), p. 84, http://www.open.ac.uk/Arts/reading/UK/record_details.php?id=5471, accessed: 25 June 2024


Additional Comments:

None

   
   
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