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Author Eliza Griffiths
Genre Poetry: Narrative i
Subjects Family Life; Families; Domestic Relations; Sibling Relations; Kinship; Home;
France—History
War; Battles; Peace; Military History; Weapons; Soldiers
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"Moving"

2/10/1852

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Authors William Blanchard Jerrold
W[illiam] H[enry] Wills
Genre Prose: Essay i
Subjects Architecture; Building; Housing; Property; Landlord and Tenant;
Urbanization; Urban Life and Landscapes
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Author Henry Morley
Genre Prose: Essay i
Subjects France—Description and Travel
France—Social Life and Customs
Money; Finance; Banking; Investments; Taxation; Insurance; Debt; Inheritance and Succession
Theatre; Performing Arts; Performing; Dance; Playwriting; Circus
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Author Unknown
Genre Prose: Editorial i
Subject Newspapers; Periodicals; Journalism
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Correction of statement made in "Underwriting", Household Words, Volume V, No. 128 (September 4 1852).

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Authors Hugh Hislop Elliot
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Genre Prose: Snippet i
Subjects Animals; Domestic Animals; Pets; Working Animals; Birds; Insects
India—Description and Travel
Sports; Games; Leisure; Pleasure; Hunting; Horse Racing; Gambling; Duelling
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Belgian Briskness

2/10/1852

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Author William Howard Russell
Genre Prose: Travel-writing i
Subjects Communication; Telegraph; Postal Service
Europe—Description and Travel
Railroads
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Our Bore

9/10/1852

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Author Charles Dickens
Genres Prose: Leading Article i
Prose: Sketch i
Subjects Character; Character Sketches; Caricature
Europe—Description and Travel
Health; Diseases; Personal Injuries; Hygiene; Cleanliness—Fiction
National Characteristics; Nationalism
Psychology; Psychiatry; Mental Health; Mind-Body Relations (Metaphysics)
Travel; Tourism; Hotels; Resorts; Seaside Resorts—Fiction; Passports;
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The writing of 'sketches of character', descriptions of social, moral or occupational types, was a flourishing genre in the first half of the nineteenth century, both in France and in Britain. Notable practitioners were Charles Lamb and Leigh Hunt, and Dickens himself had supplied several specimens in his Sketches by Boz (see also his 1837 Bentley's piece, 'Some Particulars Concerning a Lion' in Vol. 1 of [the Dent Uniform Edition of Dickens' Journalism], pp. 508–12). A classic collection of such pieces was the artist Kenny Meadows's Heads of the People (1840), in which his 'portraits' accompanied essays by Douglas Jerrold, Leigh Hunt and others with such titles as 'The Diner-Out', 'The Spoilt Child', 'The Teetotaller', and so on.

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Wholesale Diving

9/10/1852

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Author Edmund Saul Dixon
Genre Prose: Travel-writing i
Subjects Agriculture; Fishing; Forestry; Gardening; Horticulture
France—Description and Travel
Inventors; Inventions
Science; Science—History; Technology; Technological innovations; Discoveries in Science
Ships; Boats; Shipwrecks; Salvage; Merchant Marine; Sailors; Sailing; Submarines (Ships)
Work; Work and Family; Occupations; Professions; Wages
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Sunday Morning

9/10/1852

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Author George Augustus Sala
Genres Cross-genre i
Prose: Autobiography; Biography; Memoirs; Obituary; Anecdotes i
Prose: Essay i
Subjects Children; Childhood; Pregnancy; Childbirth; Child Rearing; Adoption; Child Labor
Civilization—Classical
Education—Great Britain; Universities and Colleges; Schools
Great Britain—Social Life and Customs
London (England)—Description and Travel
Religion; Religion and Culture
Religion—Christianity—General
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Speed the Plough

9/10/1852

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Author Edmund Ollier
Genre Poetry: Narrative i
Subjects Agriculture; Fishing; Forestry; Gardening; Horticulture
Supernatural; Superstition; Spiritualism; Clairvoyance; Mesmerism; Ghosts; Fairies; Witches; Magic; Occultism
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Blind Sight-Seeing

9/10/1852

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Author Louisa Stuart Costello
Genre Prose: Travel-writing i
Subjects Architecture; Building; Housing; Property; Landlord and Tenant;
France—Description and Travel
France—History
Monarchy
National Characteristics; Nationalism
People with Disabilities; Human Body—Social Aspects; Human Bodies in Literature
Travel; Tourism; Hotels; Resorts; Seaside Resorts—Fiction; Passports;
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Author Henry Morley
Genres Prose: Digest; Review i
Prose: Travel-writing i
Subjects Animals; Domestic Animals; Pets; Working Animals; Birds; Insects
Food; Cooking; Gastronomy; Alcohol; Bars (Drinking Establishments); Restaurants; Dinners and Dining
Race; Racism; Ethnicity; Anthropology; Ethnography
Sports; Games; Leisure; Pleasure; Hunting; Horse Racing; Gambling; Duelling
Travel; Tourism; Hotels; Resorts; Seaside Resorts—Fiction; Passports;
United States—Description and Travel
United States—Social Life and Customs
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from Edward R. Sullivan, Rambles and Scrambles in North and South America, 1852.

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Author Charles Dickens
Genre Prose: History i
Subjects Great Britain—History
Monarchy
War; Battles; Peace; Military History; Weapons; Soldiers
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Compiled in large part from Thomas Keightley, The History of England, and from George L. Craik and Charles MacFarlane, The Pictorial History of England.

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Advertisements

9/10/1852

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Genre Advertisement(s) i
Subject Other
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Advertisement for the Second Volume of A Child's History of England
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Penny Wisdom

16/10/1852

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Author George Dodd
Genres Prose: Essay i
Prose: Leading Article i
Subjects Manufacturing processes; Manufacturing; Factories; Factory Management; Industrial Waste
Physical Sciences (Chemistry / Earth Sciences / Geography / Mathematics / Metallurgy / Physics)
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Author George Augustus Sala
Genre Prose: Sketch i
Subjects Great Britain—Social Life and Customs
London (England)—Description and Travel
Popular Culture; Amusements
Race; Racism; Ethnicity; Anthropology; Ethnography
Sports; Games; Leisure; Pleasure; Hunting; Horse Racing; Gambling; Duelling
Urbanization; Urban Life and Landscapes
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Graves and Epitaphs

16/10/1852

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Author James Hannay
Genre Prose: Essay i
Subjects Health; Diseases; Personal Injuries; Hygiene; Cleanliness—Fiction
Historiography; Archaeology; Genealogy; Archives
Religion; Religion and Culture
Religion—Christianity—General
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Hops

16/10/1852

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Author William Moy Thomas
Genre Prose: Report i
Subjects Agriculture; Fishing; Forestry; Gardening; Horticulture
Food; Cooking; Gastronomy; Alcohol; Bars (Drinking Establishments); Restaurants; Dinners and Dining
Work; Work and Family; Occupations; Professions; Wages
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Author Anne d'Archambault Grenville Murray
Genre Prose: Travel-writing i
Subjects Great Britain—Description and Travel
Sports; Games; Leisure; Pleasure; Hunting; Horse Racing; Gambling; Duelling
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An Opium Factory

16/10/1852

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Author H. H. Maxwell
Genres Prose: Report i
Prose: Travel-writing i
Subjects Agriculture; Fishing; Forestry; Gardening; Horticulture
Great Britain—Colonies—Commerce
India—Description and Travel
Life Sciences (Physiology / Biology / Immunology / Medicine / Pharmacology / Anatomy / Ecology)
Manufacturing processes; Manufacturing; Factories; Factory Management; Industrial Waste
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