The Imitation of Christ

Reading experience

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The Imitation of Christ

Reading experience
Identifer:
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Evidence

"I am now off to bed after reading a chapter of S. Thomas ? Kempis. I think half-an-hour"s warping of the inner man daily is greatly conducive to holiness."

Source

The Complete Letters of Oscar Wilde

Text being read

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Reader(s) and listener(s)

Reader
Wilde, Oscar
Aged 22 [Experience in 1876, born in 1854]

Details of the reading experience

Date of Reading Experience
July 26 1876
Time of Reading Experience
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England
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Notes
We only have Wilde's word for it that he read a chapter of Thomas ? Kempis for half-an-hour each night before bed. Even so, I have (wisely or otherwise) taken him at his word.

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:

The Complete Letters of Oscar Wilde
http://eured.univ-lemans.fr/dbworkshop/index.php/Detail/objects/72883
Accessed on 2019/12/06 12:01:14

Related place
England
Related people
Wilde, Oscar
Related text or manuscript
The Complete Letters of Oscar Wilde
Related place
England
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The Imitation of Christ

Reading experience
Identifer:
ukred-17940

Evidence

"I am now off to bed after reading a chapter of S. Thomas ? Kempis. I think half-an-hour"s warping of the inner man daily is greatly conducive to holiness."

Source

The Complete Letters of Oscar Wilde

Text being read

EuRED : text status
TST4
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TFO02
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TPR215

Reader(s) and listener(s)

Reader
Wilde, Oscar
Aged 22 [Experience in 1876, born in 1854]

Details of the reading experience

Date of Reading Experience
July 26 1876
Time of Reading Experience
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England
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Notes
We only have Wilde's word for it that he read a chapter of Thomas ? Kempis for half-an-hour each night before bed. Even so, I have (wisely or otherwise) taken him at his word.

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:

The Complete Letters of Oscar Wilde
http://eured.univ-lemans.fr/dbworkshop/index.php/Detail/objects/72883
Accessed on 2019/12/06 12:01:14

Related place
England
Related people
Wilde, Oscar
Related text or manuscript
The Complete Letters of Oscar Wilde
Related place
England
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