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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

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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

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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…