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Clarissa Harlowe, or the History of a Young Lady - Volume 2

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Samuel Richardson


Clarissa, or, the History of a Young Lady is an epistolary novel by Samuel Richardson, published in 1748. It tells the tragic story of a her…

The Compleat Angler

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Izaak Walton


The Compleat Angler is a celebration of the art and spirit of fishing in prose and verse. Walton did not profess to be an expert with the fl…

Culture and Anarchy

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Matthew Arnold


Culture and Anarchy is a series of periodical essays by Matthew Arnold, first published in Cornhill Magazine 1867-68 and collected as a book…

The Diary of Samuel Pepys 1660

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Samuel Pepys


Samuel Pepys was the first Secretary to the Admiralty during the reign of Charles II, instrumental in developing the Royal Navy and witness …

Religio Medici and Hydriotaphia

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Thomas Browne


Religio Medici (The Religion of a Doctor) sets out Sir Thomas Browne's spiritual testament as well as being an early psychological self-port…

Clarissa Harlowe, or the History of a Young Lady - Volume 4

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Samuel Richardson


Volume 4 continues the story in epistolary form of the despoliation of Clarissa, as all the forces of society and the personal nefariousness…

Centuries of Meditations

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Thomas Traherne


Thomas Traherne's best known work is a collection of paragraphs, divided into what he called "Centuries", meditating in a particul…

The Diary of Samuel Pepys 1661

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Samuel Pepys


Samuel Pepys was the first Secretary to the Admiralty during the reign of Charles II, instrumental in developing the Royal Navy and witness …

Clarissa Harlowe, or the History of a Young Lady - Volume 5

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Samuel Richardson


Volume 5 continues the story in epistolary form of the despoliation of Clarissa, as all the forces of society and the personal nefariousness…

The Wild Swans at Coole

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William Butler Yeats


The Wild Swans at Coole is a collection of poems by William Butler Yeats, first published in 1917. It is also the name of a poem in that col…

Clarissa Harlowe, or the History of a Young Lady - Volume 7

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Samuel Richardson


In Volume 7, the degradation and humiliation of Clarissa continue, from all the forces of society and the personal nefariousness of the devi…

The Diary of Samuel Pepys 1662

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Samuel Pepys


Samuel Pepys was the first Secretary to the Admiralty during the reign of Charles II, instrumental in developing the Royal Navy and witness …

Clarissa Harlowe, or the History of a Young Lady - Volume 9

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Samuel Richardson


In Volume 9 Clarissa hastens to her fate and the various culprits reap the consequences of their crimes of indifference, cruelty and neglect…

The Countess of Pembroke's Arcadia

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Sir Philip Sidney


Arcadia is a prose work by Sir Philip Sidney, a classic of the Renaissance pastoral and a work of high romance, a fleeting vision of a lost …

Clarissa Harlowe, or the History of a Young Lady - Volume 8

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Samuel Richardson


In Volume 8 Clarissa continues to decline towards her pitiful end, while Lovelace remains defiant, even as his nemesis Colonel Morden finall…

Rural Rides

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William Cobbett


William Cobbett: 1763-1835 English farmer, journalist and politician. His book Rural Rides collects together the articles published in his P…

Brief Lives Volume I

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John Aubrey


A collection of sparkling gossipy biographical pieces of Aubrey's contemporaries, including Bacon, Jonson and Shakespeare, Brief Lives' glim…

Colonel Chabert

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Honoré de Balzac


Colonel Chabert is a soldier, who goes missing during the Napoleonic wars, and then returns from the dead, most inconveniently for his wife,…

Biographia Literaria

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Samuel Taylor Coleridge


Nominally an autobiography, Biographia Literaria ranges widely across the realms of philosophy, poetry and memoir, in Coleridge's trademark …

Brief Lives Volume II

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John Aubrey


Volume 2 of Aubrey's sparkling gossipy biographical pieces on his contemporaries, including Bacon, Jonson and Shakespeare, Brief Lives' glim…

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