[theological magazines]

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[theological magazines]

Reading experience
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?For stories, anecdotes, for something lively and telling, I ransacked my father?s theological magazines, with but small success. Two books of his, however, I found greatly helpful. Todd?s ""Student?s Manual"" and an odd volume on Channing?s works. The ""Manual"" was a handy little book, full of useful links and suggestions on reading, writing and study. Still more hopeful and inspiring was Channing. That such an author should be in my father?s possession in those days was in itself remarkable? This volume of Channing, which so profited and delighted me, contained essays on Milton, Napoleon and F?nelon. These I read with attention; more than once I read them ? that on Milton many times over. The style took my fancy. Compared, indeed, with the great masters of English prose, the critic would no doubt detect failings not a few in Channing. But I was not a critic; and the clear, easy, simple words, the rhythmic phrases, pleased my ear, while the sentiments always pure, generous, lofty ? impressed me heart and understanding.?

Source

Thomas Burt, M. P., D. C. L., pitman & privy councillor : an autobiography

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Accessed on 2019/11/14 00:12:44

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[theological magazines]

Reading experience
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Evidence

?For stories, anecdotes, for something lively and telling, I ransacked my father?s theological magazines, with but small success. Two books of his, however, I found greatly helpful. Todd?s ""Student?s Manual"" and an odd volume on Channing?s works. The ""Manual"" was a handy little book, full of useful links and suggestions on reading, writing and study. Still more hopeful and inspiring was Channing. That such an author should be in my father?s possession in those days was in itself remarkable? This volume of Channing, which so profited and delighted me, contained essays on Milton, Napoleon and F?nelon. These I read with attention; more than once I read them ? that on Milton many times over. The style took my fancy. Compared, indeed, with the great masters of English prose, the critic would no doubt detect failings not a few in Channing. But I was not a critic; and the clear, easy, simple words, the rhythmic phrases, pleased my ear, while the sentiments always pure, generous, lofty ? impressed me heart and understanding.?

Source

Thomas Burt, M. P., D. C. L., pitman & privy councillor : an autobiography

Text being read

EuRED : text status
TST4
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TFO24
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TPR207

Reader(s) and listener(s)

Reader
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EuRED : lighting
EuRED : testimony
EuRED : reliability
Notes


How to cite this record

You can copy this item for personal use, share it, and post it on a blog or website. It cannot be used commercially without permission. Please ensure the following credit accompanies it:

Thomas Burt, M. P., D. C. L., pitman & privy councillor : an autobiography
http://eured.univ-lemans.fr/dbworkshop/index.php/Detail/objects/104882
Accessed on 2019/11/14 00:12:44

Related place
England
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