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Author Charles Dickens
Genres Prose: Essay i
Prose: Leading Article i
Prose: Political Commentary i
Subjects Great Britain—Politics and Government
Law; Lawyers; Justice; Courts; Trials
Police; Detectives; Mystery and Detective Stories; Mystery; Mystery Fiction; Forensic Sciences
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In this piece Dickens recalls two recent celebrated London murders, in both cases somewhat misrepresenting the facts to help him make his point.

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Author George Augustus Sala
Genre Prose: Travel-writing i
Subjects Russia—Description and Travel
Russia—Social Life and Customs
Travel; Tourism; Hotels; Resorts; Seaside Resorts—Fiction; Passports;
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Crédit Mobilier

3/1/1857

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Author Edmund Saul Dixon
Genre Prose: Essay i
Subjects Associations; Institutions; Clubs; Labor Unions
France—Commerce
Money; Finance; Banking; Investments; Taxation; Insurance; Debt; Inheritance and Succession
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Author Wilkie Collins
Genre Prose: Serial Fiction i
Subjects Death; Grief; Mourning; Mourning Customs in Literature; Funeral Rites and Ceremonies; Life Cycle, Human; Old Age; Mortality
Fraud; Forgery; Deception; Betrayal—Fiction
Health; Diseases; Personal Injuries; Hygiene; Cleanliness—Fiction
Police; Detectives; Mystery and Detective Stories; Mystery; Mystery Fiction; Forensic Sciences
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Author Robert Brudenell Carter
Genre Prose: Travel-writing i
Subjects Crimean War, 1853-1856
Turkey—Description and Travel
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Author Henry Morley
Genre Prose: Essay i
Subjects Life Sciences (Physiology / Biology / Immunology / Medicine / Pharmacology / Anatomy / Ecology)
Myth; Legends; Epic Literature; Fables; Allegory; Folklore
People with Disabilities; Human Body—Social Aspects; Human Bodies in Literature
World—History
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Advertisements

3/1/1857

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Genre Advertisement(s) i
Subjects Literature; Writing; Authorship; Reading; Books; Poetry; Storytelling; Letter Writing
Newspapers; Periodicals; Journalism
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1) Advertisement for the Household Almanac.
2) Advertisement for the Extra Christmas Number of Household Words.
3) Advertisement for the Fourteenth Volume Household Words.

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Author W[illiam] H[enry] Wills
Genres Prose: Leading Article i
Prose: Report i
Subjects Engineering;
London (England)—Description and Travel
Manufacturing processes; Manufacturing; Factories; Factory Management; Industrial Waste
Railroads
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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Slavery at Surinam

10/1/1857

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Author Charles Hains Gunn
Genre Prose: Digest; Review i
Subjects Religion; Religion and Culture
Religion—Christianity—Protestantism; Dissenters, Religious
Slavery; Slaves; Slaves—Fiction; Slave-Trade
Violence; Torture; Violence in Literature; Violence—Moral and Ethical Aspects; Violence—Psychological Aspects
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W. R. van Hoëvell, Slaven en Vrijen, 1855 edn. 

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Weeds

10/1/1857

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Author Henry Morley
Genre Prose: Report i
Subjects Agriculture; Fishing; Forestry; Gardening; Horticulture
Ireland—Description and Travel
Ireland—Politics and Government
Statistics; Census; Population
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Author George Augustus Sala
Genre Prose: Editorial i
Subject Other
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Author Friend of Eliza Lynn Linton
Genre Poetry: Narrative i
Subjects France—Commerce
France—Description and Travel
France—History
Gender Identity; Women; Men; Femininity; Masculinity
War; Battles; Peace; Military History; Weapons; Soldiers
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Author Wilkie Collins
Genre Prose: Serial Fiction i
Subjects Family Life; Families; Domestic Relations; Sibling Relations; Kinship; Home;
Gender Identity; Women; Men; Femininity; Masculinity
Literature; Writing; Authorship; Reading; Books; Poetry; Storytelling; Letter Writing
Police; Detectives; Mystery and Detective Stories; Mystery; Mystery Fiction; Forensic Sciences
Social classes; Class distinctions; Aristocracy (Social Class); Aristocracy (Social Class)—Fiction; Middle Class; Working Class; Servants;
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Author William Jerdan
Genres Cross-genre i
Prose: Digest; Review i
Prose: Essay i
Subjects Crimean War, 1853-1856
Education—Great Britain; Universities and Colleges; Schools
Language and Languages
War; Battles; Peace; Military History; Weapons; Soldiers
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Odd Fish

10/1/1857

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Author Dudley Costello
Genre Prose: Essay i
Subjects Agriculture; Fishing; Forestry; Gardening; Horticulture
Animals; Domestic Animals; Pets; Working Animals; Birds; Insects
Civilization—Classical
Curiosities and Wonders
Literature; Writing; Authorship; Reading; Books; Poetry; Storytelling; Letter Writing
Natural Sciences (Astronomy / Botany / Geology / Natural History / Oceanography / Paleontology / Zoology)
Ships; Boats; Shipwrecks; Salvage; Merchant Marine; Sailors; Sailing; Submarines (Ships)
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Author Henry Morley
Genres Prose: Essay i
Prose: Leading Article i
Subjects Literature; Writing; Authorship; Reading; Books; Poetry; Storytelling; Letter Writing
Theatre; Performing Arts; Performing; Dance; Playwriting; Circus
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Author George Augustus Sala
Genre Prose: Travel-writing i
Subjects Russia—Description and Travel
Russia—Social Life and Customs
Travel; Tourism; Hotels; Resorts; Seaside Resorts—Fiction; Passports;
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Calumet Island

17/1/1857

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Author Edmund Yates
Genre Prose: Short Fiction i
Subjects Crime; Criminals; Punishment; Capital Punishment; Prisons; Penal Transportation; Penal Colonies
Escapes; Fugitives from Justice—Fiction
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Hammering It In

17/1/1857

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Author Henry Morley
Genres Cross-genre i
Prose: Essay i
Prose: Short Fiction i
Subject Natural Sciences (Astronomy / Botany / Geology / Natural History / Oceanography / Paleontology / Zoology)
Attachments: 0 · Links: 0 · Hits: 280

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A Daisy on a Grave

17/1/1857

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Author Frances Freeling (Hood) Broderip
Genre Poetry: Narrative i
Subjects Children; Childhood; Pregnancy; Childbirth; Child Rearing; Adoption; Child Labor
Death; Grief; Mourning; Mourning Customs in Literature; Funeral Rites and Ceremonies; Life Cycle, Human; Old Age; Mortality
Nature; Nature (Aesthetics); Nature in Literature; Landscapes
Religion; Religion and Culture
Religion—Christianity—General
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