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Author James Payn
Genre Prose: Travel-writing i
Subjects Great Britain—Description and Travel
Ships; Boats; Shipwrecks; Salvage; Merchant Marine; Sailors; Sailing; Submarines (Ships)
Travel; Tourism; Hotels; Resorts; Seaside Resorts—Fiction; Passports;
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Author Elizabeth Cleghorn Gaskell
Genre Prose: Serial Fiction i
Subjects Country Life; Rural Conditions; Rural Conditions in Literature; Rural Development
Family Life; Families; Domestic Relations; Sibling Relations; Kinship; Home;
Health; Diseases; Personal Injuries; Hygiene; Cleanliness—Fiction
Medical care; Nursing; Hospitals; Hospital Care; Surgery; Medicine; Physicians
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Author Eustace Clare Grenville Murray
Genre Prose: Travel-writing i
Subjects Europe, Eastern—Description and Travel; Europe, Central—Description and Travel
Europe—Description and Travel
Europe—Politics and Government
Europe—Social Life and Customs
Germany—Description and Travel; Austria—Description and Travel
Germany—Politics and Government; Austria—Politics and Government
Germany—Social Life and Customs; Austria—Social Life and Customs
National Characteristics; Nationalism
Travel; Tourism; Hotels; Resorts; Seaside Resorts—Fiction; Passports;
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Truffles

20/10/1855

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Author Edmund Saul Dixon
Genres Cross-genre i
Prose: Essay i
Prose: Short Fiction i
Subjects Food; Cooking; Gastronomy; Alcohol; Bars (Drinking Establishments); Restaurants; Dinners and Dining
France—Description and Travel
France—Social Life and Customs
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Author Samuel Sidney
Genres Prose: Leading Article i
Prose: Short Fiction i
Subjects Agriculture; Fishing; Forestry; Gardening; Horticulture
Architecture; Building; Housing; Property; Landlord and Tenant;
Family Life; Families; Domestic Relations; Sibling Relations; Kinship; Home;
Money; Finance; Banking; Investments; Taxation; Insurance; Debt; Inheritance and Succession
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Nostradamus

27/10/1855

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Author Reverend James White
Genres Prose: Autobiography; Biography; Memoirs; Obituary; Anecdotes i
Prose: Digest; Review i
Prose: History i
Subjects Astrology
France—History
Supernatural; Superstition; Spiritualism; Clairvoyance; Mesmerism; Ghosts; Fairies; Witches; Magic; Occultism
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Based partly on Eugène Bareste, Nostradamus (1840).

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Tardy Justice

27/10/1855

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Author Geraldine Endsor Jewsbury
Genre Prose: History i
Subjects Crime; Criminals; Punishment; Capital Punishment; Prisons; Penal Transportation; Penal Colonies
France—History
Law; Lawyers; Justice; Courts; Trials
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A Ladies' Warehouse

27/10/1855

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Author Samuel Sidney
Genre Prose: Report i
Subjects Fashion; Fashion History; Clothing and Dress; Millinery; Textile Crafts; Textile Design; Cotton; Cotton Manufacture
Gender Identity; Women; Men; Femininity; Masculinity
Industries; Industrial Revolution—Great Britain; Industrialization; Industrial Safety; Industrial Laws and Legislation; Industrial Welfare; Industrial Relations;
Machinery; Machinery in the Workplace; Machinery Industry; Machinery Industry—Automation
Manufacturing processes; Manufacturing; Factories; Factory Management; Industrial Waste
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A City Weed

27/10/1855

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Author William Duthie
Genre Poetry: Lyric i
Subjects Ethics; Morals; Moral Development; Moral Education; Philosophy; Values
Nature; Nature (Aesthetics); Nature in Literature; Landscapes
Urbanization; Urban Life and Landscapes
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The Post-Mistress

27/10/1855

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Author Harriet Parr
Genre Prose: Autobiography; Biography; Memoirs; Obituary; Anecdotes i
Subjects Communication; Telegraph; Postal Service
Country Life; Rural Conditions; Rural Conditions in Literature; Rural Development
Friendship
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Author Eustace Clare Grenville Murray
Genre Prose: Travel-writing i
Subjects Europe—Description and Travel
Europe—Social Life and Customs
Railroads
Travel; Tourism; Hotels; Resorts; Seaside Resorts—Fiction; Passports;
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Author Charles Dickens
Genres Prose: Essay i
Prose: Leading Article i
Subjects Crimean War, 1853-1856
Great Britain—Armed Forces; Militias
Great Britain—Politics and Government
Great Britain—Social Life and Customs
Law; Lawyers; Justice; Courts; Trials
Money; Finance; Banking; Investments; Taxation; Insurance; Debt; Inheritance and Succession
Social classes; Class distinctions; Aristocracy (Social Class); Aristocracy (Social Class)—Fiction; Middle Class; Working Class; Servants;
Work; Work and Family; Occupations; Professions; Wages
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The 'famous golden calf' Dickens refers to in paragraph 2 was George Hudson, the so-called 'Railway King', who had been much courted by the upper classes anxious to obtain shares during the 'railway mania' of 1844-1847 (see Punch cartoon, 'King Hudson's Levee', 29 November 1845) and became MP for Sunderland in 1845.

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Author Eliza Lynn Linton
Genre Prose: Serial Fiction i
Subjects Family Life; Families; Domestic Relations; Sibling Relations; Kinship; Home;
Gender Identity; Women; Men; Femininity; Masculinity
Health; Diseases; Personal Injuries; Hygiene; Cleanliness—Fiction
Marriage; Courtship; Love; Sex
Medical care; Nursing; Hospitals; Hospital Care; Surgery; Medicine; Physicians
Money; Finance; Banking; Investments; Taxation; Insurance; Debt; Inheritance and Succession
Sports; Games; Leisure; Pleasure; Hunting; Horse Racing; Gambling; Duelling
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Coats and Trousers

3/11/1855

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Author Samuel Sidney
Genre Prose: Report i
Subjects Commercial Products (Commodities); Material Culture; Shopping; Advertising
Europe—Commerce
Fashion; Fashion History; Clothing and Dress; Millinery; Textile Crafts; Textile Design; Cotton; Cotton Manufacture
Great Britain—Commerce
Manufacturing processes; Manufacturing; Factories; Factory Management; Industrial Waste
Race; Racism; Ethnicity; Anthropology; Ethnography
United States—Commerce
World—Commerce
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Author Malcolm Ronald Laing Meason
Genre Prose: Autobiography; Biography; Memoirs; Obituary; Anecdotes i
Subjects Crimean War, 1853-1856
Great Britain—Armed Forces; Militias
Money; Finance; Banking; Investments; Taxation; Insurance; Debt; Inheritance and Succession
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The Porcupine Club

3/11/1855

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Author Edmund Saul Dixon
Genres Prose: Digest; Review i
Prose: Travel-writing i
Subjects Africa, North—Description and Travel
Africa, North—Social Life and Customs
Animals; Domestic Animals; Pets; Working Animals; Birds; Insects
Associations; Institutions; Clubs; Labor Unions
Race; Racism; Ethnicity; Anthropology; Ethnography
Sports; Games; Leisure; Pleasure; Hunting; Horse Racing; Gambling; Duelling
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Jules Gérard, La Chasse au Lion, first pub. 1854.

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Author William Moy Thomas
Genres Cross-genre i
Prose: Essay i
Prose: Short Fiction i
Subjects Country Life; Rural Conditions; Rural Conditions in Literature; Rural Development
Great Britain—Description and Travel
Great Britain—Politics and Government
Progress; Memory; Commemoration; Nostaliga; Time—Social Aspects; Time—Psychological Aspects; Time perception;
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Hobbies

10/11/1855

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Author Henry Morley
Genres Prose: Essay i
Prose: Leading Article i
Subjects Great Britain—Social Life and Customs
Hobbies & Crafts
Sports; Games; Leisure; Pleasure; Hunting; Horse Racing; Gambling; Duelling
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Author Eliza Lynn Linton
Genre Prose: Serial Fiction i
Subjects Family Life; Families; Domestic Relations; Sibling Relations; Kinship; Home;
Gender Identity; Women; Men; Femininity; Masculinity
Law; Lawyers; Justice; Courts; Trials
Marriage; Courtship; Love; Sex
Money; Finance; Banking; Investments; Taxation; Insurance; Debt; Inheritance and Succession
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The Santals

10/11/1855

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Author Sidney Laman Blanchard
Genres Cross-genre i
Prose: Essay i
Prose: Report i
Subjects Great Britain—Colonies—General
India—Description and Travel
India—Politics and Government
India—Social Life and Customs
Race; Racism; Ethnicity; Anthropology; Ethnography
Revolutions; Revolutions—History; Riots; Riots—Fiction; Political Violence
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