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Author [?] Day
Genres Prose: History i
Prose: Snippet i
Subjects Great Britain—History
Monarchy
Religion; Religion and Culture
Religion—Christianity—Catholic Church
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Author [?] Smales
Genre Poetry: Occasional (Christmas, &c.) i
Subjects Ethics; Morals; Moral Development; Moral Education; Philosophy; Values
Great Britain—Description and Travel
Health; Diseases; Personal Injuries; Hygiene; Cleanliness—Fiction
Poverty; Poor Laws—Great Britain; Workhouses—Great Britain
Progress; Memory; Commemoration; Nostaliga; Time—Social Aspects; Time—Psychological Aspects; Time perception;
Public Health; Sanitation; Water
Religion; Religion and Culture
War; Battles; Peace; Military History; Weapons; Soldiers
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Author Elizabeth Cleghorn Gaskell
Genre Prose: Serial Fiction i
Subjects Family Life; Families; Domestic Relations; Sibling Relations; Kinship; Home;
Great Britain—Social Conditions—Nineteenth Century
Health; Diseases; Personal Injuries; Hygiene; Cleanliness—Fiction
Manufacturing processes; Manufacturing; Factories; Factory Management; Industrial Waste
Poverty; Poor Laws—Great Britain; Workhouses—Great Britain
Urbanization; Urban Life and Landscapes
Work; Work and Family; Occupations; Professions; Wages
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Author Elizabeth Holland
Genre Prose: Travel-writing i
Subjects Country Life; Rural Conditions; Rural Conditions in Literature; Rural Development
Great Britain—Description and Travel
Travel; Tourism; Hotels; Resorts; Seaside Resorts—Fiction; Passports;
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Mr. Whittlestick

4/11/1854

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Author Henry Morley
Genres Prose: Digest; Review i
Prose: Travel-writing i
Subjects Character; Character Sketches; Caricature
Emigration; Immigration; Expatriation
National Characteristics; Nationalism
Precious Metals; Precious Stones; Gold; Gold Mines and Mining; Mines and Mineral Resources; Minerals; Metals; Quarries and Quarrying
United States—Description and Travel
United States—Social Life and Customs
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H. C. Williston, California Characters and Sketches, n.d.

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Author Charles Dickens
Genres Prose: Essay i
Prose: Leading Article i
Subjects Railroads
Urbanization; Urban Life and Landscapes
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This article to some extent recapitulates Dickens's description in Ch. 6 of Dombey and Son (published in 1846) of the devestating effect on the north-west London suburb of Camden Town of the building of the London to Birmingham railway.

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A Home Question

11/11/1854

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Author Henry Morley
Genre Prose: Essay i
Subjects London (England)—Description and Travel
Public Health; Sanitation; Water
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Mildred's Lovers

11/11/1854

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Author Eliza Lynn Linton
Genre Prose: Short Fiction i
Subject Marriage; Courtship; Love; Sex
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A Vision

11/11/1854

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Author Adelaide Anne Procter
Genre Poetry: Narrative i
Subjects Death; Grief; Mourning; Mourning Customs in Literature; Funeral Rites and Ceremonies; Life Cycle, Human; Old Age; Mortality
Dreams; Visions; Sleep
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Author Elizabeth Cleghorn Gaskell
Genre Prose: Serial Fiction i
Subjects Associations; Institutions; Clubs; Labor Unions
Charity; Philanthropists; Philanthropists—Fiction; Benevolence
Great Britain—Social Conditions—Nineteenth Century
Great Britain—Social Life and Customs
Industries; Industrial Revolution—Great Britain; Industrialization; Industrial Safety; Industrial Laws and Legislation; Industrial Welfare; Industrial Relations;
Urbanization; Urban Life and Landscapes
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Jean Raisin

11/11/1854

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Author Edmund Saul Dixon
Genres Prose: Essay i
Prose: Travel-writing i
Subjects Agriculture; Fishing; Forestry; Gardening; Horticulture
Character; Character Sketches; Caricature
Food; Cooking; Gastronomy; Alcohol; Bars (Drinking Establishments); Restaurants; Dinners and Dining
Attachments: 0 · Links: 0 · Hits: 331

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Advertisements

11/11/1854

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Genre Advertisement(s) i
Subject Literature; Writing; Authorship; Reading; Books; Poetry; Storytelling; Letter Writing
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Advertisement for North and South
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Author Charles Dickens
Genres Cross-genre i
Prose: Autobiography; Biography; Memoirs; Obituary; Anecdotes i
Prose: Leading Article i
Prose: Short Fiction i
Subjects Great Britain—Politics and Government
Great Britain—Social Life and Customs
London (England)—Description and Travel
Social classes; Class distinctions; Aristocracy (Social Class); Aristocracy (Social Class)—Fiction; Middle Class; Working Class; Servants;
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Wild Legends

18/11/1854

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Author Henry Morley
Genres Prose: Digest; Review i
Prose: Travel-writing i
Subjects Germany—Description and Travel; Austria—Description and Travel
Germany—Social Life and Customs; Austria—Social Life and Customs
Myth; Legends; Epic Literature; Fables; Allegory; Folklore
Religion; Religion and Culture
Religion—Christianity—Catholic Church
Supernatural; Superstition; Spiritualism; Clairvoyance; Mesmerism; Ghosts; Fairies; Witches; Magic; Occultism
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Ernst Adolf Willkomm,

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Author Henry Morley
Genre Prose: Report i
Subjects Architecture; Building; Housing; Property; Landlord and Tenant;
Engineering;
Great Britain—Politics and Government
Health; Diseases; Personal Injuries; Hygiene; Cleanliness—Fiction
Life Sciences (Physiology / Biology / Immunology / Medicine / Pharmacology / Anatomy / Ecology)
London (England)—Description and Travel
Public Health; Sanitation; Water
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Give

18/11/1854

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Author Adelaide Anne Procter
Genre Poetry: Lyric i
Subjects Charity; Philanthropists; Philanthropists—Fiction; Benevolence
Ethics; Morals; Moral Development; Moral Education; Philosophy; Values
Nature; Nature (Aesthetics); Nature in Literature; Landscapes
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Author Elizabeth Cleghorn Gaskell
Genre Prose: Serial Fiction i
Subjects Family Life; Families; Domestic Relations; Sibling Relations; Kinship; Home;
Gender Identity; Women; Men; Femininity; Masculinity
Great Britain—Social Conditions—Nineteenth Century
Manufacturing processes; Manufacturing; Factories; Factory Management; Industrial Waste
Revolutions; Revolutions—History; Riots; Riots—Fiction; Political Violence
Social classes; Class distinctions; Aristocracy (Social Class); Aristocracy (Social Class)—Fiction; Middle Class; Working Class; Servants;
Urbanization; Urban Life and Landscapes
Work; Work and Family; Occupations; Professions; Wages
Attachments: 0 · Links: 0 · Hits: 281

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Bullfrog

18/11/1854

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Author George Augustus Sala
Genre Prose: Sketch i
Subjects Great Britain—Social Life and Customs
Literature; Writing; Authorship; Reading; Books; Poetry; Storytelling; Letter Writing
National Characteristics; Nationalism
Popular Culture; Amusements
Religion; Religion and Culture
Religion—Christianity—Church of England
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Author John Capper
Genres Prose: Digest; Review i
Prose: Snippet i
Subjects Commercial Products (Commodities); Material Culture; Shopping; Advertising
Great Britain—Commerce
Russia—Description and Travel
Statistics; Census; Population
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Author Charles Dickens
Genres Prose: Essay i
Prose: Leading Article i
Subjects Character; Character Sketches; Caricature
Gender Identity; Women; Men; Femininity; Masculinity
Great Britain—Politics and Government
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Dickens here lampoons the Prime Minister, the seventy-year-old Earl of Aberdeen, a Peelite Tory who had also at times supported the Whigs (hence the reference at the end of paragraph 4 to his earlier 'contortion').

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