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Oliver Twist
Charles Dickens- CRIME AND PUNISHMENT "inquizitive and eager eyes peered", PROSTITUTION "the creature was a disgrace to her sex"
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The Ballad of Reading Gaol
Oscar Wilde- CRIME AND PUNISHMENT "who watched him lest himself should rob their scaffold of its prey"
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John Ruskin 1865
WOMEN- "her intellect is not for invention or creation, but for sweet ordering"
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The Angel In The House
Coventry Patmore- WOMEN "stoop to mate", "his merits in her presence grow"
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Dover Beach
Matthew Arnold- FAITH "the sea of faith was once, too, at the full"
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Father and Son
Edmund Gosse- FAITH "God hid the fossils in the rocks"
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Tommy
Rudyard Kipling- WAR AND EMPIRE "O' it's Tommy this, an' Tommy that, an' Tommy, go away"
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Drummer Hodge
Thomas Hardy- WAR AND EMPIRE "throw in Drummer Hodge, to rest uncoffined- just as found"
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Confession of Faith
Cecil Rhodes- WAR AND EMPIRE "we are the finest race in the world"
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Vitai Lampada
Henry Newbolt- GAMES "captain's hand on his shoulder smote 'Play up! Play up! And play the game!'", WAR AND EMPIRE "the gatling's jammed and the colonel's dead"
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Inconvenient People
Sarah Wise (2013)- MENTAL HEALTH ""Perceval will have been attempting to asphyxiate himself"
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Porphyria's Lover
Robert Browning- MENTAL HEALTH "yellow string I wound three times her little throat around"
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Account of Margaret
Henry Mayhew- CHILDREN "she wore a mask and was talking behind it", working conditions "brother's five year, so he's just beginning to help me"
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Hard Times
Charles Dickens- CHILDREN "if he were cut, he would bleed white", schooling "facts alone are wanted in life"
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Cry of the Children
Elizabeth Barrett Browning- CHILDREN "if you listen by that grave... little Alice never cries", working conditions "we are weary", all day, we drive the wheels of iron"
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Our Old Home (Liverpool)
Nathaniel Hawthorne- LIVING CONDITIONS "whole families and neighbourhoods together", "personal purification in the nearest puddle"
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The Ruined Maid
Thomas Hardy- PROSTITUTION "gay bracelets and bright feathers three... that's how we dress when we're ruined"
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Oscar Wilde- CRIME AND PUNISHMENT "who watched him lest himself should rob their scaffold of its prey"

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