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A——

A——   Reference library

The Oxford Companion to the Brontës

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2011

is a ‘fashionable watering place’ in *Agnes Grey. See scarborough.

‘Aaron Trow’

‘Aaron Trow’   Reference library

Oxford Reader's Companion to Trollope

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2011
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was first serialized in Public Opinion, 14 and 21 December 1861 (reprinted in TAC2). A savagely realistic convict

Abbot, Martha

Abbot, Martha   Reference library

The Oxford Companion to the Brontës

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in Jane Eyre; the spiteful, sycophantic lady's maid to Jane Eyre's Aunt Sarah *Reed. She respects her

À Beckett, Gilbert Abbott

À Beckett, Gilbert Abbott (1811–56)   Reference library

Paul Schlicke

Oxford Reader's Companion to Dickens

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2011
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His ‘burlesque ballad opera’ The Revolt of the Workhouse (1834) influenced Oliver Twist (to William Mitchell, 16

Abercorn, Lord

Abercorn, Lord   Reference library

The Oxford Companion to the Brontës

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An extravagant young nobleman in the *Glass Town and Angrian saga, who is compelled to sell his estate,

‘About Hunting’

‘About Hunting’   Reference library

Oxford Reader's Companion to Trollope

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Foxhunting is a most thoroughly English pastime, open to lords, tenants, and tradesmen alike and conducive to goodwill among them.

abridgements of Dickens's works

abridgements of Dickens's works   Reference library

Alan S. Watts

Oxford Reader's Companion to Dickens

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2011
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were made by the author himself when preparing his public readings. Since then most have been made either to

accomplishments

accomplishments   Reference library

The Oxford Companion to the Brontës

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2011
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including ‘fancy’ needlework, were important for the social and professional mobility of middle‐class women in the 19th century. Defined by

‘Accusations against Lord Brougham, The’

‘Accusations against Lord Brougham, The’   Reference library

Oxford Reader's Companion to Trollope

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Lord Brougham, now elderly, known for public service over 50 years, stands accused of selling patronage. His faults do

achievement-and-decline thesis

achievement-and-decline thesis   Reference library

Oxford Reader’s Companion To Conrad

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This thesis is commonly associated with Thomas C. Moser’s influential study Joseph Conrad: Achievement and Decline (1957),

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