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The tragedies of Sophocles

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Reverend Thomas Francklin was a Church-educated man, training to be a minister in England. While he was a great playwright, he was disliked by his…

Specimens of the early English poets: to which is prefixed an Historical sketch of the rise and progress of the English poetry and language / [edited] by George Ellis


Published in 1803, George Ellis’ edited collection of poems reflects his cultural identity in that he grouped the poems by English monarchic reign.…

London Labour and the London Poor : A cyclopaedia of the condition and earnings of those that will work, those that cannot work, and those that will not work


Henry Mayhew created this piece of Victorian journalism in which he detailed the conditions of the people working in London. The project began as a…