Wast, Elisabeth. Memoirs; or, Spiritual Exercises. 1724.
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|Cultural formation||Elisabeth Wast|
|Cultural formation||Agnes Beaumont||
AB was received into the Gamlingay congregation of John Bunyan 's Independent Church centred at Bedford.
Beaumont, Agnes. “Introduction”. The Narrative of the Persecutions of Agnes Beaumont, edited by Vera J. Camden, Colleagues Press, 1992, pp. 1 - 33.
|Cultural formation||Agnes Beaumont|
She later felt she was lucky to be a postwar student; before then, she would have been as out of place at Newnham as Amy Levy . Christianity was everywhere
in the syllabus and...
Feinstein, Elaine. It Goes with the Territory. Alma, 2013.
Lucy spent most of her childhood with her siblings, cared for by a nurse, under-nurse and governess in the third-floor nursery.
Their Sunday play consisted of reading the New Testament, Bunyan (Pilgrim's...
Boston, Lucy, Jill Paton Walsh, and Peter Boston. Memories. Colt Books with Diana Boston Hemingford Gray, 1992.
|Education||Sarah Josepha Hale|
|Education||Henry Handel Richardson||
The child Ethel Richardson was a great reader. She identified with male fictional characters, and cherished three books which her father gave her almost on his death-bed: The Pilgrim's Progress by Bunyan , Robinson Crusoe...
From the beginning of her time at school, Flora was constantly borrowing books to read on her own, branching out from the Bible and Bunyan 's Pilgrim's Progress to whatever she could lay her hands on.
Lindsay, Gillian. Flora Thompson: The Story of the Lark Rise Writer. Hale, 1996.