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Author Henry Morley
Genre Prose: Short Fiction i
Subjects Agriculture; Fishing; Forestry; Gardening; Horticulture
Dreams; Visions; Sleep
Economics
Emigration; Immigration; Expatriation
Great Britain—Politics and Government
Ireland—Description and Travel
Ireland—Politics and Government
Ireland—Social Conditions
National Characteristics; Nationalism
Newspapers; Periodicals; Journalism
Supernatural; Superstition; Spiritualism; Clairvoyance; Mesmerism; Ghosts; Fairies; Witches; Magic; Occultism
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Author Mrs Auguste Prince Smith
Genres Cross-genre i
Prose: Digest; Review i
Prose: Essay i
Subjects Gender Identity; Women; Men; Femininity; Masculinity
Germany—Description and Travel; Austria—Description and Travel
Language and Languages
Literature; Writing; Authorship; Reading; Books; Poetry; Storytelling; Letter Writing
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Elisabeth von Arnim's Goethes Briefwechsel mit einem Kinde.

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Author Alfred Whaley Cole
Genre Prose: Travel-writing i
Subjects Africa—Description and Travel
Agriculture; Fishing; Forestry; Gardening; Horticulture
Sports; Games; Leisure; Pleasure; Hunting; Horse Racing; Gambling; Duelling
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Author Alaric Alexander Watts
Genre Poetry: Narrative i
Subjects Dreams; Visions; Sleep
Literature; Writing; Authorship; Reading; Books; Poetry; Storytelling; Letter Writing
Myth; Legends; Epic Literature; Fables; Allegory; Folklore
Nature; Nature (Aesthetics); Nature in Literature; Landscapes
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Gunpowder and Chalk

12/10/1850

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Author Richard H. Horne
Genre Prose: Short Fiction i
Subjects Architecture; Building; Housing; Property; Landlord and Tenant;
Engineering;
Great Britain—Commerce
Great Britain—Social Life and Customs
Railroads
Travel; Tourism; Hotels; Resorts; Seaside Resorts—Fiction; Passports;
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Genre Poetry: Lyric i
Subjects Ethics; Morals; Moral Development; Moral Education; Philosophy; Values
Progress; Memory; Commemoration; Nostaliga; Time—Social Aspects; Time—Psychological Aspects; Time perception;
Religion; Religion and Culture
Religion—Christianity—General
Work; Work and Family; Occupations; Professions; Wages
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Spiders' Silk

12/10/1850

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Author William Blanchard Jerrold
Genre Prose: Essay i
Subjects Biography
Commercial Products (Commodities); Material Culture; Shopping; Advertising
Fashion; Fashion History; Clothing and Dress; Millinery; Textile Crafts; Textile Design; Cotton; Cotton Manufacture
Manufacturing processes; Manufacturing; Factories; Factory Management; Industrial Waste
Natural Sciences (Astronomy / Botany / Geology / Natural History / Oceanography / Paleontology / Zoology)
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Author Samuel Sidney
Genre Prose: Serial Fiction i
Subjects Agriculture; Fishing; Forestry; Gardening; Horticulture
Australia—Description and Travel; New Zealand—Description and Travel
Emigration; Immigration; Expatriation
Family Life; Families; Domestic Relations; Sibling Relations; Kinship; Home;
Nature; Nature (Aesthetics); Nature in Literature; Landscapes
Work; Work and Family; Occupations; Professions; Wages
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Author Eustace Clare Grenville Murray
Genre Prose: Digest; Review i
Subjects Animals; Domestic Animals; Pets; Working Animals; Birds; Insects
Germany—Description and Travel; Austria—Description and Travel
International relations; International trade; Diplomacy;
Monarchy
National Characteristics; Nationalism
Russia—Description and Travel
Theatre; Performing Arts; Performing; Dance; Playwriting; Circus
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12/10/1850

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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) The First Volume of Household Words.

2) The Household Narrative of Current Events.

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Author Charles Dickens
Genres Cross-genre i
Prose: Digest; Review i
Prose: Leading Article i
Prose: Short Fiction i
Subjects Great Britain—Politics and Government
Great Britain—Social Conditions—Nineteenth Century
Inventors; Inventions
Law; Lawyers; Justice; Courts; Trials
Science; Science—History; Technology; Technological innovations; Discoveries in Science
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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For the detailed background to this anticipation of the great Circumlocution Office satire in Little Dorrit, see N. Davenport, The United Kingdom Patent System: A Brief History with Bibliography (1979). On pp. 15–17 Davenport, who quotes Dickens, sets out the stages of obtaining a patent in 1850, together with the fees payable at each stage, and notes that 'it normally took six to eight weeks to obtain an English patent by this procedure' at a total cost of £94 17s 0d (= £94.85). This gave protection in England and Wales only; full patenting cost £310 and 'If, as likely, the inventor employed an agent to help him through the maze of procedures, the cost was considerably more.' The Patent Law Amendment Act of 1852 ameliorated the situation by establishing the Patent Office as a single office where all the procedures could be carried out under the control of the Commissioners of Patents. It also considerably reduced the costs (one patent now gave protection for the whole of the UK), though this was offset by the introduction of a new fee payable to keep the patent in force.

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Author Richard H. Horne
Genre Prose: Serial Fiction i
Subjects Australia—Description and Travel; New Zealand—Description and Travel
Ethics; Morals; Moral Development; Moral Education; Philosophy; Values
Music; Musical Instruments; Songs; Singing; Opera
Religion; Religion and Culture
War; Battles; Peace; Military History; Weapons; Soldiers
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Author Henry Morley
Genres Cross-genre i
Drama i
Prose: Essay i
Subjects Associations; Institutions; Clubs; Labor Unions
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;
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Author Mrs. [?] Bradburn
Genre Poetry: Narrative i
Subjects Architecture; Building; Housing; Property; Landlord and Tenant;
Crime; Criminals; Punishment; Capital Punishment; Prisons; Penal Transportation; Penal Colonies
Ethics; Morals; Moral Development; Moral Education; Philosophy; Values
Family Life; Families; Domestic Relations; Sibling Relations; Kinship; Home;
Religion; Religion and Culture
Religion—Christianity—General
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Author Samuel Sidney
Genre Prose: Serial Fiction i
Subjects Agriculture; Fishing; Forestry; Gardening; Horticulture
Australia—Description and Travel; New Zealand—Description and Travel
Emigration; Immigration; Expatriation
Family Life; Families; Domestic Relations; Sibling Relations; Kinship; Home;
Poverty; Poor Laws—Great Britain; Workhouses—Great Britain
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Author Frederick Knight Hunt
Genres Cross-genre i
Prose: Essay i
Prose: Short Fiction i
Subjects Fraud; Forgery; Deception; Betrayal—Fiction
Germany—Description and Travel; Austria—Description and Travel
Money; Finance; Banking; Investments; Taxation; Insurance; Debt; Inheritance and Succession
Sports; Games; Leisure; Pleasure; Hunting; Horse Racing; Gambling; Duelling
Travel; Tourism; Hotels; Resorts; Seaside Resorts—Fiction; Passports;
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Author P. Dowdall
Genre Prose: Snippet i
Subjects Ireland—Social Conditions
Law; Lawyers; Justice; Courts; Trials
Poverty; Poor Laws—Great Britain; Workhouses—Great Britain
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Author Alfred Whaley Cole
Genre Prose: Snippet i
Subjects Agriculture; Fishing; Forestry; Gardening; Horticulture
Money; Finance; Banking; Investments; Taxation; Insurance; Debt; Inheritance and Succession
Natural Sciences (Astronomy / Botany / Geology / Natural History / Oceanography / Paleontology / Zoology)
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Author W[illiam] H[enry] Wills
Genre Prose: Essay i
Subjects Great Britain—Social Life and Customs
Music; Musical Instruments; Songs; Singing; Opera
Urbanization; Urban Life and Landscapes
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19/10/1850

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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) The First Volume of Household Words.

2) The Household Narrative of Current Events.

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