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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), 'Beating Against the Bars' (HW, XIV, No. 336), and 'Six Years in a Cell' (HW, XIV, No. 338).

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Advertisements

23/8/1856

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Genre Advertisement(s) i
Subject Newspapers; Periodicals; Journalism
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Advertisement for the Thirteenth Volume of Household Words
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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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My Black Mirror

6/9/1856

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Author Wilkie Collins
Genres Prose: Leading Article i
Prose: Travel-writing i
Subjects Dreams; Visions; Sleep
Europe—Description and Travel
Switzerland—Description and Travel
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Author Henry Morley
Genre Prose: Digest; Review i
Subjects Africa—Description and Travel
Africa—Social Life and Customs
Explorers and Exploration; Wilderness Survival; Survival; Adventure and Adventurers
Race; Racism; Ethnicity; Anthropology; Ethnography
Religion; Religion and Culture
Religion—Islam
Travel; Tourism; Hotels; Resorts; Seaside Resorts—Fiction; Passports;
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Richard F. Burton, First Footsteps in East Africa, 1856.

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Author John Oswald Head
Genre Prose: Snippet i
Subjects Accidents; Accident Victims—Fiction; Fires; Search and Rescue Operations; Natural Disasters; Disasters; Disaster Relief
Railroads
Work; Work and Family; Occupations; Professions; Wages
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My Journal

6/9/1856

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Author Adelaide Anne Procter
Genre Poetry: Lyric i
Subjects Death; Grief; Mourning; Mourning Customs in Literature; Funeral Rites and Ceremonies; Life Cycle, Human; Old Age; Mortality
Progress; Memory; Commemoration; Nostaliga; Time—Social Aspects; Time—Psychological Aspects; Time perception;
Religion; Religion and Culture
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Taxes

6/9/1856

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Author Edmund Saul Dixon
Genre Prose: Report i
Subjects Economics
France—Politics and Government
Great Britain—Politics and Government
Medical care; Nursing; Hospitals; Hospital Care; Surgery; Medicine; Physicians
Money; Finance; Banking; Investments; Taxation; Insurance; Debt; Inheritance and Succession
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Author Reverend James White
Genre Prose: Short Fiction i
Subjects France—History
Gender Identity; Women; Men; Femininity; Masculinity
Marriage; Courtship; Love; Sex
Monarchy
Religion; Religion and Culture
Religion—Christianity—Catholic Church
Social classes; Class distinctions; Aristocracy (Social Class); Aristocracy (Social Class)—Fiction; Middle Class; Working Class; Servants;
Attachments: 0 · Links: 0 · Hits: 644

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Author John Abraham Heraud
Genre Prose: Essay i
Subjects Europe—Description and Travel
Europe—History
National Characteristics; Nationalism
World—History
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Author Wilkie Collins
Genres Prose: Essay i
Prose: Leading Article i
Subjects Art; Design; Painting; Sculpture; Photography; Interior Decoration;
Newspapers; Periodicals; Journalism
Attachments: 0 · Links: 0 · Hits: 603

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Author Henry Morley
Genre Prose: Short Fiction i
Subjects Fraud; Forgery; Deception; Betrayal—Fiction
Literature; Writing; Authorship; Reading; Books; Poetry; Storytelling; Letter Writing
Marriage; Courtship; Love; Sex
Attachments: 0 · Links: 0 · Hits: 633

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Fly Leaves

13/9/1856

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Author Chauncy Hare Townshend
Genre Prose: Autobiography; Biography; Memoirs; Obituary; Anecdotes i
Subjects Animals; Domestic Animals; Pets; Working Animals; Birds; Insects
Family Life; Families; Domestic Relations; Sibling Relations; Kinship; Home;
Attachments: 0 · Links: 0 · Hits: 778

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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
Attachments: 0 · Links: 0 · Hits: 644

See also 'The Last Days of a German Revolution' (HW, XIV, No. 333), 'Condemned to Death' (HW, XIV, No. 335), and 'Beating against the Bars' (HW, XIV, No. 336).

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