1898 May Footnotes

[1] James Henry Leigh Hunt (1784 –1859), best known as Leigh Hunt, was an English critic, essayist and poet. Hunt co-founded The Examiner, a leading intellectual journal expounding radical principles.

[2] Across The Plains – by Robert Louis Stevenson. Published 1892.

[3] Denis Duval is the story of the title character, a young Englishman who searches the country for a place he belongs. Denis Duval was Thackeray’s last work and was unfinished by his death in December 1863.

[4] History of the United Netherlands : from the death of William the Silent to the synod of Dort ; with a full view of the English-Dutch struggle against Spain, and of the origin and destruction of the Spanish Armada by John Lothrop Motley 1860

[5] Cranford is one of the better-known novels of the 19th-century English writer Elizabeth Gaskell. It was first published, irregularly, in eight instalments, between December 1851 and May 1853, in the magazine Household Words, which was edited by Charles Dickens.

[6] Parables from nature -1885 Horatio Ewing.

[7] The Yellow-plush Papers, Major Gahagan, and The Fatal Boots – 1885 – by William Makepeace Thackeray.

[8] The “Dead March” in Saul by Handel has been played at state funerals in the United Kingdom, including that of Winston Churchill.

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