1895 November Footnotes

[1] Rudder Grange by Frank R. Stockton (1834 – 1902). This book presents a number of short, comedic sketches of a country life in middle America in the late 1800s.

[2] Trilby, novel by George du Maurier, published in 1894.

[3] The Sad Fortunes of the Reverend Amos Barton by George Eliot.

[4] Eros and Psyche: A Narrative Poem in Twelve Measures (1885; 1894), by Poet Laureate, Robert Bridges. A story from the Latin of Apuleius.

[5] A Victorian geographical card game entitled The Counties of England.

[6] Go-ban – the Chinese game of Go (me: apparently how it was known in our family). Go is an abstract strategy board game for two players, in which the aim is to surround more territory than the opponent. The game was invented in China more than 2,500 years ago and is believed to be the oldest board game continuously played to the present day.

[7] In Silk Attire By – A novel by William Black.


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