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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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Our Commission

11/8/1855

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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
Health; Diseases; Personal Injuries; Hygiene; Cleanliness—Fiction
National Characteristics; Nationalism
Public Health; Sanitation; Water
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Thomas Wakley had begun a campaign against the adulteration of food in The Lancet in 1850 and published in the journal a review of Food and its Adulteration; comprising the Reports of the Analytical Sanitary Commision for the years 1851 to 1854 inclusive shortly before the following article appeared.

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Author Agnes Loudon
Genre Prose: Short Fiction i
Subjects Children; Childhood; Pregnancy; Childbirth; Child Rearing; Adoption; Child Labor
France—Description and Travel
France—Social Conditions
Marriage; Courtship; Love; Sex
Music; Musical Instruments; Songs; Singing; Opera
Poverty; Poor Laws—Great Britain; Workhouses—Great Britain
Religion; Religion and Culture
Religion—Christianity—Catholic Church
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Wrecks at Sea

11/8/1855

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Author Henry Morley
Genre Prose: Report i
Subjects Accidents; Accident Victims—Fiction; Fires; Search and Rescue Operations; Natural Disasters; Disasters; Disaster Relief
Great Britain—Politics and Government
Ships; Boats; Shipwrecks; Salvage; Merchant Marine; Sailors; Sailing; Submarines (Ships)
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Judge Not

11/8/1855

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Author Adelaide Anne Procter
Genre Poetry: Lyric i
Subjects Ethics; Morals; Moral Development; Moral Education; Philosophy; Values
Religion; Religion and Culture
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School-Girls

11/8/1855

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Author James Payn
Genre Prose: Essay i
Subjects Children; Childhood; Pregnancy; Childbirth; Child Rearing; Adoption; Child Labor
Education—Great Britain; Universities and Colleges; Schools
Gender Identity; Women; Men; Femininity; Masculinity
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Brides for Sale

11/8/1855

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Author Frederick Bayle St. John
Genre Prose: Travel-writing i
Subjects Egypt—Description and Travel
Egypt—Politics and Government
Egypt—Social Life and Customs
Gender Identity; Women; Men; Femininity; Masculinity
Marriage; Courtship; Love; Sex
Slavery; Slaves; Slaves—Fiction; Slave-Trade
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Dreamers

11/8/1855

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Author John Westland Marston
Genres Cross-genre i
Prose: Essay i
Prose: Short Fiction i
Subjects Dreams; Visions; Sleep
Food; Cooking; Gastronomy; Alcohol; Bars (Drinking Establishments); Restaurants; Dinners and Dining
Germany—Description and Travel; Austria—Description and Travel
Law; Lawyers; Justice; Courts; Trials
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Parish Broils

18/8/1855

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Author Reverend James White
Genres Prose: Leading Article i
Prose: Short Fiction i
Subjects Country Life; Rural Conditions; Rural Conditions in Literature; Rural Development
Ethics; Morals; Moral Development; Moral Education; Philosophy; Values
Religion; Religion and Culture
Religion—Christianity—General
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Wet Garden Walks

18/8/1855

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Author Edmund Saul Dixon
Genres Prose: Autobiography; Biography; Memoirs; Obituary; Anecdotes i
Prose: Essay i
Prose: Travel-writing i
Subjects Agriculture; Fishing; Forestry; Gardening; Horticulture
Europe—Description and Travel
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Author Malcolm Ronald Laing Meason
Genres Cross-genre i
Prose: Autobiography; Biography; Memoirs; Obituary; Anecdotes i
Prose: Report i
Subjects Animals; Domestic Animals; Pets; Working Animals; Birds; Insects
Great Britain—Armed Forces; Militias
Great Britain—Colonies—General
India—Description and Travel
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Coralie

18/8/1855

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Author Henriette Camilla Jenkin
Genre Prose: Short Fiction i
Subjects Education—Europe; Universities and Colleges; Schools
Family Life; Families; Domestic Relations; Sibling Relations; Kinship; Home;
Health; Diseases; Personal Injuries; Hygiene; Cleanliness—Fiction
Marriage; Courtship; Love; Sex
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Comfort

18/8/1855

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Author Adelaide Anne Procter
Genre Poetry: Lyric i
Subjects Religion; Religion and Culture
Religion—Christianity—General
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The Papyrus

18/8/1855

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Author John Oxenford
Genre Prose: Essay i
Subjects Civilization—Ancient
Civilization—Classical
Manufacturing processes; Manufacturing; Factories; Factory Management; Industrial Waste
World—History
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