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Our School

11/10/1851

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Author Charles Dickens
Genres Prose: Autobiography; Biography; Memoirs; Obituary; Anecdotes i
Prose: Leading Article i
Subjects Education—Great Britain; Universities and Colleges; Schools
Railroads
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For two years (1824–6) Dickens attended William Jones's graciously named school, Wellington House Classical and Commercial Academy, in the Hampstead Road. The school was a separate building from the main house and was 'sliced off' when a deep railway cutting needed to be made for the London and North Western Railway, running north from Euston Square. Dickens had already drawn on his memories of Jones, his ignorance, his truckling to wealth, and his sadistic pleasure in caning little boys, in his portrait of Mr Creakle and Salem House in David Copperfield (Mr Mell in the same novel must have been drawn from the gentle, exploted usher with his forlorn musical instrument); and condemned Jones more directly six years after writing 'Our School' in a speech on behalf of the Warehousemen and Clerks' School.

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Author Anne Marsh-Caldwell
Genre Prose: Serial Fiction i
Subjects Ethics; Morals; Moral Development; Moral Education; Philosophy; Values
Family Life; Families; Domestic Relations; Sibling Relations; Kinship; Home;
Health; Diseases; Personal Injuries; Hygiene; Cleanliness—Fiction
Money; Finance; Banking; Investments; Taxation; Insurance; Debt; Inheritance and Succession
Sports; Games; Leisure; Pleasure; Hunting; Horse Racing; Gambling; Duelling
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Author Henry Morley
Genre Prose: Essay i
Subjects Great Britain—Commerce
Great Britain—Politics and Government
Great Britain—Social Conditions—Nineteenth Century
Law; Lawyers; Justice; Courts; Trials
Work; Work and Family; Occupations; Professions; Wages
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The Law of Mercy

11/10/1851

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Author Mr. [?] Harper
Genre Poetry: Lyric i
Subjects Religion; Religion and Culture
Religion—Christianity—General
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Author George Augustus Sala
Genres Cross-genre i
Prose: Essay i
Prose: Report i
Prose: Sketch i
Subjects Great Exhibition of the Works of Industry of all Nations (1851)
Race; Racism; Ethnicity; Anthropology; Ethnography
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Author William Blanchard Jerrold
Genre Prose: Essay i
Subjects Beauty, Personal; Grooming; Appearance (Philosophy); Physiognomy
Ethics; Morals; Moral Development; Moral Education; Philosophy; Values
Fashion; Fashion History; Clothing and Dress; Millinery; Textile Crafts; Textile Design; Cotton; Cotton Manufacture
Health; Diseases; Personal Injuries; Hygiene; Cleanliness—Fiction
Life Sciences (Physiology / Biology / Immunology / Medicine / Pharmacology / Anatomy / Ecology)
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Author Thomasina Ross
Genre Prose: Digest; Review i
Subjects Russia—Description and Travel
Russia—History
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Eduard Jerrmann, Unpolitische Bilder aus St. Petersburg (1851).

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Malvern Water

11/10/1851

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Author Harriet Martineau
Genre Prose: Travel-writing i
Subjects Great Britain—Description and Travel
Health; Diseases; Personal Injuries; Hygiene; Cleanliness—Fiction
Nature; Nature (Aesthetics); Nature in Literature; Landscapes
Sports; Games; Leisure; Pleasure; Hunting; Horse Racing; Gambling; Duelling
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Author Sidney Laman Blanchard
Genre Prose: Essay i
Subjects Associations; Institutions; Clubs; Labor Unions
France—Commerce
Music; Musical Instruments; Songs; Singing; Opera
Popular Culture; Amusements
Sports; Games; Leisure; Pleasure; Hunting; Horse Racing; Gambling; Duelling
Theatre; Performing Arts; Performing; Dance; Playwriting; Circus
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11/10/1851

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Genre Advertisement(s) i
Subject Literature; Writing; Authorship; Reading; Books; Poetry; Storytelling; Letter Writing
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