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Quite Alone [i]

13/2/1864

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Author George Augustus Sala
Genres Prose: Leading Article i
Prose: Serial Fiction i
Subjects Great Britain—Social Life and Customs
London (England)—Description and Travel
Social classes; Class distinctions; Aristocracy (Social Class); Aristocracy (Social Class)—Fiction; Middle Class; Working Class; Servants;
Urbanization; Urban Life and Landscapes
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Author Wilkie Collins
Genres Cross-genre i
Prose: Essay i
Prose: Short Fiction i
Subjects Architecture; Building; Housing; Property; Landlord and Tenant;
Psychology; Psychiatry; Mental Health; Mind-Body Relations (Metaphysics)
Transportation; Horse-Drawn Vehicles; Cab and Omnibus Service; Ballooning
Urbanization; Urban Life and Landscapes
Attachments: 0 · Links: 0 · Hits: 337

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Author (George) Walter Thornbury
Genre Poetry: Narrative i
Subjects Europe—History
Myth; Legends; Epic Literature; Fables; Allegory; Folklore
Religion; Religion and Culture
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Attribution: Reprinted in Walter Thornbury, Historical and Legendary Ballads and Songs (London: Chatto and Windus, 1876).

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Genre Prose: Essay i
Subjects Literature; Writing; Authorship; Reading; Books; Poetry; Storytelling; Letter Writing
Theatre; Performing Arts; Performing; Dance; Playwriting; Circus
Attachments: 0 · Links: 0 · Hits: 271

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Chinese Kites

13/2/1864

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Genre Prose: Digest; Review i
Subjects China—Social Life and Customs
Sports; Games; Leisure; Pleasure; Hunting; Horse Racing; Gambling; Duelling
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Based partially on a work by Sir John Davis on China. Davis published several works on China including: The Chinese: A General Description of China and Its Inhabitants (1826); Sketches of China; Partly During an Inland Journey of Four Months, between Peking, Nanking, and Canton; with Notices and Observations Relative to the Present War (1841); China During the War and Since the Peace (1852).

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Genre Prose: Digest; Review i
Subjects Literature; Writing; Authorship; Reading; Books; Poetry; Storytelling; Letter Writing
War; Battles; Peace; Military History; Weapons; Soldiers
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Review of Sir James Emerson Tennent, The Story of the Guns (London: Longman, Green, Longman, Roberts, & Green, 1864).

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Advertisements

13/2/1864

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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 a New Work by Charles Dickens in Twenty Monthly Parts.
2) Advertisement for the Tenth Volume of All the Year Round.

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Quite Alone [ii]

20/2/1864

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Author George Augustus Sala
Genres Prose: Leading Article i
Prose: Serial Fiction i
Subjects Children; Childhood; Pregnancy; Childbirth; Child Rearing; Adoption; Child Labor
Education—Great Britain; Universities and Colleges; Schools
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Indian Railways

20/2/1864

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Genres Prose: Essay i
Prose: Travel-writing i
Subjects Great Britain—Colonies—Description and Travel
India—Description and Travel
Railroads
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Genre Prose: Short Fiction i
Subjects Psychology; Psychiatry; Mental Health; Mind-Body Relations (Metaphysics)
Supernatural; Superstition; Spiritualism; Clairvoyance; Mesmerism; Ghosts; Fairies; Witches; Magic; Occultism
Attachments: 0 · Links: 0 · Hits: 351

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Author Andrew Halliday
Genre Prose: Report i
Subjects Christmas; New Year; Holidays and Seasonal Celebrations
Commercial Products (Commodities); Material Culture; Shopping; Advertising
Manufacturing processes; Manufacturing; Factories; Factory Management; Industrial Waste
Marriage; Courtship; Love; Sex
Attachments: 0 · Links: 0 · Hits: 353

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What Was It?

20/2/1864

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Genre Poetry: Lyric i
Subject Marriage; Courtship; Love; Sex
Attachments: 0 · Links: 0 · Hits: 287

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Old Clothes

20/2/1864

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Genre Prose: Essay i
Subjects Commercial Products (Commodities); Material Culture; Shopping; Advertising
Fashion; Fashion History; Clothing and Dress; Millinery; Textile Crafts; Textile Design; Cotton; Cotton Manufacture
Attachments: 0 · Links: 0 · Hits: 259

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Under the Rose

20/2/1864

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Genre Prose: Short Fiction i
Subjects Friendship
Gender Identity; Women; Men; Femininity; Masculinity
Marriage; Courtship; Love; Sex
Attachments: 0 · Links: 0 · Hits: 273

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Advertisements

20/2/1864

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Genre Advertisement(s) i
Subjects Literature; Writing; Authorship; Reading; Books; Poetry; Storytelling; Letter Writing
Newspapers; Periodicals; Journalism
Attachments: 0 · Links: 0 · Hits: 265

1) Advertisement for a New Work by Charles Dickens.
2) Advertisement for the Tenth Volume of All the Year Round.

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Quite Alone [iii]

27/2/1864

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Author George Augustus Sala
Genres Prose: Leading Article i
Prose: Serial Fiction i
Subjects Character; Character Sketches; Caricature
Children; Childhood; Pregnancy; Childbirth; Child Rearing; Adoption; Child Labor
Education—Great Britain; Universities and Colleges; Schools
Fashion; Fashion History; Clothing and Dress; Millinery; Textile Crafts; Textile Design; Cotton; Cotton Manufacture
Social classes; Class distinctions; Aristocracy (Social Class); Aristocracy (Social Class)—Fiction; Middle Class; Working Class; Servants;
Attachments: 0 · Links: 0 · Hits: 303

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Genre Prose: Travel-writing i
Subjects Agriculture; Fishing; Forestry; Gardening; Horticulture
Great Britain—Colonies—Commerce
Great Britain—Colonies—Description and Travel
India—Commerce
India—Description and Travel
Slavery; Slaves; Slaves—Fiction; Slave-Trade
Travel; Tourism; Hotels; Resorts; Seaside Resorts—Fiction; Passports;
Attachments: 0 · Links: 0 · Hits: 334

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Genre Prose: Short Fiction i
Subjects Country Life; Rural Conditions; Rural Conditions in Literature; Rural Development
Medical care; Nursing; Hospitals; Hospital Care; Surgery; Medicine; Physicians
Supernatural; Superstition; Spiritualism; Clairvoyance; Mesmerism; Ghosts; Fairies; Witches; Magic; Occultism
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Part of the 'Grumbleton' series.

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Point Blank

27/2/1864

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Author William James Linton
Genre Poetry: Lyric i
Subject Ethics; Morals; Moral Development; Moral Education; Philosophy; Values
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Attribution: Reprinted in William James Linton, Claribel, and Other Poems (London: Simpkin, Marshall and Co., 1865) as 'Narrowness'.

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Home Dinners

27/2/1864

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Genre Prose: Essay i
Subjects Food; Cooking; Gastronomy; Alcohol; Bars (Drinking Establishments); Restaurants; Dinners and Dining
Great Britain—Social Life and Customs
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