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Elizabeth Barrett to Robert Browning, on childhood religious beliefs and practices, 15 January 1846: "As to the [classical] gods and goddesses, I believed in them all quite seriously, & reconciled them to Christianity [...] As soon as I began to doubt about my goddesses, I fell into a vague sort of general scepticism, .. & though I went on saying ""the Lord"s prayer"" at nights & mornings, & the ""Bless all my kind friends"" afterwards, by the childish custom .. yet I ended this liturgy with a supplication wihch I found in ""King"s memoirs"" & which took my fancy & met my general views exactly .. ""O God, if there be a God, save my soul, if I have a soul""."

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Prayer quoted recorded by King (on p.8 of text) as that of '""a common soldier just before the battle of Blenheim',"" as overheard by Sir William Wyndham; see p.320 n.8 in source.

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Prayer quoted recorded by King (on p.8 of text) as that of '""a common soldier just before the battle of Blenheim',"" as overheard by Sir William Wyndham; see p.320 n.8 in source.

How to cite this record

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Accessed on 2020/02/28 09:53:52

Related place
England
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Barrett, Elizabeth Barrett
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The Brownings' Correspondence
Related place
England
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