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A. G. Rochelle

A. G. Rochelle  

A fair-haired girl whose parents are dead, in the Gondal saga. When she is imprisoned, she is looked after by her former playfellow Julian M. who grows to love and ...
A——

A——  

Is a ‘fashionable watering place’ in Agnes Grey. See scarborough.
Abraham Stansfield Sunderland

Abraham Stansfield Sunderland  

(1800–55),the Keighley organist who taught the young Brontës music on their small cabinet piano, from about late 1833 when it was acquired, at least until the end of 1834 ...
abridgements of Dickens's works

abridgements of Dickens's works  

Were made by the author himself when preparing his public readings. Since then most have been made either to introduce the novels to persons unfamiliar with them, or to make ...
accomplishments

accomplishments  

Including ‘fancy’ needlework, were important for the social and professional mobility of middle‐class women in the 19th century. Defined by the OED as ‘an ornamental attainment that completely equips ...
Acrofcroomb

Acrofcroomb  

A city and province of Ashantee, which features only in the early stages of the Glass Town and Angrian saga. It is home to a tribe of cannibals ruled by ...
adaptations of Dickens's works

adaptations of Dickens's works  

(non-dramatic) introduce new situations, jokes, songs, etc. into the framework of one of Dickens's stories, without changing the main outline of the story or inventing new characters or plot ...
Adelaide

Adelaide  

One of the Brontës' two tame geese (see pets owned by the brontës), named after Queen Victoria's aunt, the widowed Queen Adelaide.
Adèle Varens

Adèle Varens  

In Jane Eyre; Jane's pupil, a slight, pale, hazel-eyed child. She is the daughter of Rochester's former mistress, Céline Varens, who had taught her to dance, recite, and sing inappropriate ...
Adrianopolis

Adrianopolis  

Capital city of the Kingdom of Angria in the Glass Town and Angrian saga, named after its founder and ruler Arthur Augustus Adrian Wellesley, Marquis of Douro, Duke of Zamorna ...

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