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Author Charles Dickens
Genres Prose: Essay i
Prose: Leading Article i
Subjects Bureaucracy; Civil Service
Great Britain—Politics and Government
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For the satirical device used in this article Dickens returns to the first idea he had had for the title of Little Dorrit, 'Nobody's Fault', and an idea for a leading character that he had, a man who 'should bring about all the mischief in [the story], lay it all on Providence, and say at every fresh calamity, "Well, it's a mercy, however, nobody was to blame, you know!"' (Forster, Book 8, Ch. 1).

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Authors Henry Morley
Otto Julins Bernhard Von Corbin Wiersbitzki
Genre Prose: Autobiography; Biography; Memoirs; Obituary; Anecdotes i
Subjects Crime; Criminals; Punishment; Capital Punishment; Prisons; Penal Transportation; Penal Colonies
Germany—Politics and Government; Austria—Politics and Government
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See also 'The Last Days of a German Revolution' (HW, XIV, No. 333), 'Condemned to Death' (HW, XIV, No. 335), and 'Six Years in a Cell' (HW, XIV, No. 338).

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Timber-Bending

30/8/1856

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Author Edmund Ollier
Genre Prose: Essay i
Subjects Architecture; Building; Housing; Property; Landlord and Tenant;
Manufacturing processes; Manufacturing; Factories; Factory Management; Industrial Waste
Ships; Boats; Shipwrecks; Salvage; Merchant Marine; Sailors; Sailing; Submarines (Ships)
United States—Commerce
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The Angel of Love

30/8/1856

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Author Catherine Frances Birch Macready
Genre Poetry: Narrative i
Subjects Marriage; Courtship; Love; Sex
Religion; Religion and Culture
Religion—Christianity—General
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Mother Shipton

30/8/1856

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Author Dudley Costello
Genre Prose: Digest; Review i
Subjects Literature; Writing; Authorship; Reading; Books; Poetry; Storytelling; Letter Writing
Supernatural; Superstition; Spiritualism; Clairvoyance; Mesmerism; Ghosts; Fairies; Witches; Magic; Occultism
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Based largely on Mother Shiptons Prosphesies (1663).

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Schobry the Bandit

30/8/1856

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Authors Fonblanque
Henry Morley
Genre Prose: Short Fiction i
Subjects Crime; Criminals; Punishment; Capital Punishment; Prisons; Penal Transportation; Penal Colonies
Europe, Eastern—Description and Travel; Europe, Central—Description and Travel
Myth; Legends; Epic Literature; Fables; Allegory; Folklore
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Author Edmund Saul Dixon
Genre Prose: Snippet i
Subjects Literature; Writing; Authorship; Reading; Books; Poetry; Storytelling; Letter Writing
Newspapers; Periodicals; Journalism
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