God the Invisible King

Reading experience

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God the Invisible King

Reading experience
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"Meeting held at 70 Northcourt Avenue: 17.1.39<br/> Charles E. Stansfield in the Chair. <br/> 1. Minutes of last read & approved. <br/> [...] <br/> 3. A letter from R. H. Robson was then read. It stated that the excellence of Book Club suppers has increased, is increasing, &amp; ought to be diminished. This caused a certain embarrassment. Several members who liked to think of themselves as frugal folk, reflected uneasily that the interval for light refreshment had often proved itself more palatable than some of the drier fare before and after.[...] <br/> [...] <br/> 6. Francis E Pollard then gave an appreciation of H. G. Wells in the form of a biographical sketch. He dealt too with the amazing variety and extent of Wells’s output, and the development of his character and beliefs. <br/> <br/> 7. Victor W. Alexander read an extract from “God the Invisible King.” <br/> <br/> 8. Further passages were read as follows:- <br/> Margaret J Dilks from “Mankind in the making”. <br/> H. R. Smith from “The Sea Lady”. <br/> Mary S. W. Pollard from “Joan & Peter”. <br/> Muriel Stevens from “The Valley of Spiders”. <br/> <br/> 9. Finally the Chairman referred again to the Supper question. R. H. Robson’s concern was one of those which demanded from us a statesmanlike Quaker compromise, perhaps an acceptance in principle and a rejection in practice would best meet the case. It was felt we should thank R. H. Robson for his letter, and watch him closely during heat.<br/> <br/> <br/>[signed] R. D. L. Moore<br/> Feb. 20 1939."

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Reader(s) and listener(s)

Reader
Alexander, Victor
Born in 1887

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Reading in preparation for the reading of the text at the meeting.<br/> Material by kind permission of the XII Book Club. For further information and permission to quote this source, contact the Reading Experience Database (http://www.open.ac.uk/Arts/reading/contacts.php).

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Related place
England
Related people
Alexander, Victor
Related place
England
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	Charles E. Stansfield in the Chair. &lt;br/&gt;
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Margaret J Dilks from “Mankind in the making”. &lt;br/&gt;
H. R. Smith from “The Sea Lady”. &lt;br/&gt;
Mary S. W. Pollard from “Joan &amp; Peter”. &lt;br/&gt;
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God the Invisible King

Reading experience
Identifer:
ukred-31808

Evidence

"Meeting held at 70 Northcourt Avenue: 17.1.39<br/> Charles E. Stansfield in the Chair. <br/> 1. Minutes of last read & approved. <br/> [...] <br/> 3. A letter from R. H. Robson was then read. It stated that the excellence of Book Club suppers has increased, is increasing, &amp; ought to be diminished. This caused a certain embarrassment. Several members who liked to think of themselves as frugal folk, reflected uneasily that the interval for light refreshment had often proved itself more palatable than some of the drier fare before and after.[...] <br/> [...] <br/> 6. Francis E Pollard then gave an appreciation of H. G. Wells in the form of a biographical sketch. He dealt too with the amazing variety and extent of Wells’s output, and the development of his character and beliefs. <br/> <br/> 7. Victor W. Alexander read an extract from “God the Invisible King.” <br/> <br/> 8. Further passages were read as follows:- <br/> Margaret J Dilks from “Mankind in the making”. <br/> H. R. Smith from “The Sea Lady”. <br/> Mary S. W. Pollard from “Joan & Peter”. <br/> Muriel Stevens from “The Valley of Spiders”. <br/> <br/> 9. Finally the Chairman referred again to the Supper question. R. H. Robson’s concern was one of those which demanded from us a statesmanlike Quaker compromise, perhaps an acceptance in principle and a rejection in practice would best meet the case. It was felt we should thank R. H. Robson for his letter, and watch him closely during heat.<br/> <br/> <br/>[signed] R. D. L. Moore<br/> Feb. 20 1939."

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TST4
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TFO02
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TPR215

Reader(s) and listener(s)

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Alexander, Victor
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EuRED : lighting
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Reading in preparation for the reading of the text at the meeting.<br/> Material by kind permission of the XII Book Club. For further information and permission to quote this source, contact the Reading Experience Database (http://www.open.ac.uk/Arts/reading/contacts.php).

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Accessed on 2020/09/18 10:56:30

Related place
England
Related people
Alexander, Victor
Related place
England
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	Charles E. Stansfield in the Chair. &lt;br/&gt;
1. Minutes of last read &amp; approved. &lt;br/&gt;
[...] &lt;br/&gt;
3. A letter from R. H. Robson was then read. It stated that the excellence of Book 
Club suppers has increased, is increasing, &amp;amp; ought to be diminished. This caused a 
certain embarrassment. Several members who liked to think of themselves as 
frugal folk, reflected uneasily that the interval for light refreshment had often 
proved itself more palatable than some of the drier fare before and after.[...] 
&lt;br/&gt;
[...] &lt;br/&gt;
6. Francis E Pollard then gave an appreciation of H. G. Wells in the form of a 
biographical sketch. He dealt too with the amazing variety and extent of Wells’s 
output, and the development of his character and beliefs. &lt;br/&gt;
&lt;br/&gt;
7. Victor W. Alexander read an extract from “God the Invisible King.” &lt;br/&gt;
&lt;br/&gt;
8. Further passages were read as follows:- &lt;br/&gt;
Margaret J Dilks from “Mankind in the making”. &lt;br/&gt;
H. R. Smith from “The Sea Lady”. &lt;br/&gt;
Mary S. W. Pollard from “Joan &amp; Peter”. &lt;br/&gt;
Muriel Stevens from “The Valley of Spiders”. &lt;br/&gt;
&lt;br/&gt;
9. Finally the Chairman referred again to the Supper question. R. H. Robson’s 
concern was one of those which demanded from us a statesmanlike Quaker 
compromise, perhaps an acceptance in principle and a rejection in practice would 
best meet the case. It was felt we should thank R. H. Robson for his letter, and 
watch him closely during heat.&lt;br/&gt;
&lt;br/&gt;
&lt;br/&gt;[signed] R. D. L. Moore&lt;br/&gt;
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