Ancient History

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Ancient History

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"Methodist millworker Thomas Wood attended a school where there was only one book, the Bible, which was never read beyond the first chapter of St John. Therefore he later ""read everythig I could lay hands on"", which was precious little... He worked his way through most of the library at an independent Sunday school, and joined a mechanics" institute for 1 1/2d a week. His reading, though ""very heterogenous"" and undirected, could be quite intensive, as when he devoted almost a year to the six volumes of Rollin"s Ancient History. That ""left an impression on my mind which 40 years of wear and tear has not effaced""."

Source

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Notes
See Thomas Wood ""Methodism in Bingley Over 130 Years Ago"", Keighley News (10 March 1956, 24 March 1956)

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Accessed on 2019/09/19 02:34:04

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Related people
Wood, Thomas
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The Intellectual Life of the British Working Classes
Related place
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Ancient History

Reading experience
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Evidence

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Source

The Intellectual Life of the British Working Classes

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EuRED : testimony
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Notes
See Thomas Wood ""Methodism in Bingley Over 130 Years Ago"", Keighley News (10 March 1956, 24 March 1956)

How to cite this record

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http://eured.univ-lemans.fr/dbworkshop/index.php/Detail/objects/100185
Accessed on 2019/09/19 02:34:04

Related place
England
Related people
Wood, Thomas
Related text or manuscript
The Intellectual Life of the British Working Classes
Related place
England
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