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The Great Baby

4/8/1855

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Author Charles Dickens
Genres Prose: Essay i
Prose: Leading Article i
Subjects Food; Cooking; Gastronomy; Alcohol; Bars (Drinking Establishments); Restaurants; Dinners and Dining
Great Britain—Politics and Government
Religion; Religion and Culture
Religion—Christianity—General
Temperance; Alcoholism
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The immediate provocation for this article was the evidence given during July by magistrates, the police and some temperance campaigners like Cruikshank to a Parliamentary Select Committee set up to review the working of the 1854 Sunday Beer Act, known as the Wilson Patten Act.

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Author William Howitt
Genre Prose: Travel-writing i
Subjects Latin America—Description and Travel
Latin America—Social Conditions
Latin America—Social Life and Customs
Race; Racism; Ethnicity; Anthropology; Ethnography
Travel; Tourism; Hotels; Resorts; Seaside Resorts—Fiction; Passports;
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On the Downs

4/8/1855

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Author James Payn
Genres Prose: Autobiography; Biography; Memoirs; Obituary; Anecdotes i
Prose: Travel-writing i
Subject Great Britain—Description and Travel
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Author Edmund Ollier
Genre Poetry: Other i
Subjects Great Britain—Social Conditions—Nineteenth Century
Poverty; Poor Laws—Great Britain; Workhouses—Great Britain
Social classes; Class distinctions; Aristocracy (Social Class); Aristocracy (Social Class)—Fiction; Middle Class; Working Class; Servants;
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Author Henry Morley
Genres Prose: Autobiography; Biography; Memoirs; Obituary; Anecdotes i
Prose: Digest; Review i
Subjects France—History
Transportation; Horse-Drawn Vehicles; Cab and Omnibus Service; Ballooning
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Etienne-Gaspard Robertson, Mémoires récréatifs, scientifiques et anecdotiques du physicien-aéronaute E. G. Robertson: connu par ses expériences de fantasmagorie, et par ses ascensions aérostatiques dans les principales villes de l'Europe (1831-1833).

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Author Hannah Lawrance
Genre Prose: Digest; Review i
Subjects Beauty, Personal; Grooming; Appearance (Philosophy); Physiognomy
Gender Identity; Women; Men; Femininity; Masculinity
Great Britain—History
Literature; Writing; Authorship; Reading; Books; Poetry; Storytelling; Letter Writing
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Based on Hannah Woolley's The Gentlewoman's Companion or A Guide to the Female Sex (1675) and The Queen-Like Closet or Rich Cabinet (1672).

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Author Edmund Saul Dixon
Genre Prose: Digest; Review i
Subjects Crime; Criminals; Punishment; Capital Punishment; Prisons; Penal Transportation; Penal Colonies
Family Life; Families; Domestic Relations; Sibling Relations; Kinship; Home;
France—Social Life and Customs
Law; Lawyers; Justice; Courts; Trials
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