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In ecclesiastical usage, the recognition by the State of a particular Church as that of the State. In OT Judaism and in much of the ancient world, religious observance was part of the ...

Blackwood’s Magazine

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... may have tried to capture in his portrait of the ‘privileged man’ in chapter 36 of Lord Jim and which Ivo Vidan summarizes as follows: ‘ Blackwood’s Magazine was conservative and imperialist, an old British magazine with a long reputation and a steady readership in the Establishment: the army, the administration, the landed gentry, the upper middle class, the clergy, and the teaching profession, people who liked seriously intoned reading on royalty and the aristocracy, on the problems of the army and the navy … and about other countries in the world. …...

Kate

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Oxford Reader's Companion to Trollope

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..., servant girl at the Dunmore Inn who assists Mrs Kelly in running the establishment. KOK MRS Monika Rydygier...

Croker's Hall

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...Hall , country seat of Mr Whittlestaff in Hampshire. A mile (0.5 km) from Alresford, the hall is a comfortable but modest establishment. OML RC Randall...

Mulready, Mrs

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...Mrs , ‘Strong, red-faced, indomitable-looking’ widow who keeps a shebeen, an unlicensed drinking establishment, in a two-room hovel in Mohill frequented by ‘the wicked, the desperate, and the drunken’ (IX), including a band of local Ribbonmen . MB MRS Monika Rydygier...

Kanturk Hotel

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Oxford Reader's Companion to Trollope

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...Hotel , low-class drinking establishment in the Irish city of Cork, owned by Mr O'Dwyer and tended by his daughter Fanny, which provides temporary headquarters for the Mollets while they blackmail Sir Thomas Fitzgerald . CR MRS Monika Rydygier...

Roper, Amelia

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...Amelia , daughter of Mrs Roper of Burton Crescent. A clever, dark-haired, mischievous, and practical 30-year-old former ‘first young lady at a millinery establishment in Manchester’ (IV), she sets out to trap Johnny Eames into marriage, but finally settles for his friend Joseph Cradell . SHA , LCB NCS Nelson C....

Cradell, Joseph

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...Joseph , intimate friend and coworker of Johnny Eames , with whom he lives at Mrs Roper 's boarding house. He flirts outrageously with Mrs Lupex , incurring the wrath of her husband, but eventually marries Amelia Roper and takes over her mother's establishment. In The Last Chronicle of Barset he has six children and money troubles. SHA NCS Nelson C....

Worts, Mr

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...Mr , foreman at the Bungall & Tappitt Brewery in Baslehurst. Worts is ‘a heavy, respectable, useful man, educated on the establishment by Bungall and bequeathed by Bungall to Tappitt’ (XXIV). Against the wishes of his boss Tappitt, the honest labourer says he will vote for the local squire, Mr Butler Cornbury . RR MT Mark W....

Roanoke, Lucinda

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..., stately, beautiful, and forbidding niece of Jane Carbuncle , who enters into a disastrous engagement with Sir Griffin Tewett . Much against her will, Lucinda is dragged into the marriage market by the scheming Mrs Carbuncle , who is anxious that her niece find a proper establishment before exhausting her limited funds. After lapsing into near-madness at the prospect of marrying the sadistic Sir Griffin , Lucinda refuses to go to the church on the day set for the wedding. ED JMR Julia Miele...

Whiston, Robert

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...Robert ( 1808–95 ) . Headmaster of Rochester Cathedral Grammar School ( 1844–77 ), he disclosed that the increased income was not being used either to increase free schooling or for scholarships, as required by the terms of the ancient endowment; the cathedral establishment was the obvious beneficiary. The Times in 1851–2 gave publicity to the scandal. This was one of several such abuses ventilated during Trollope 's gestation of The Warden ( 1855 ). RCT R. C....

Chambers's Edinburgh Journal

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...numbers contained material reprinted from other sources, and the contributors were not of the first rank. Later numbers contained original material. After 1854 , it continued as Chambers's Journal of Popular Literature, Science and Art . Its success in Edinburgh led to the establishment of a similar popular weekly, Chambers's London Journal JWM Judith Wittosch...

Grant, Revd Joseph Brett

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The Oxford Companion to the Brontës

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...appointed headmaster of Haworth Free Grammar School 1844 , when he became Revd Patrick Brontë 's curate. Ordained priest in 1845 , he became curate-in-charge, and (by March 1846 ) perpetual curate of the new district of Oxenhope , where he worked energetically for the establishment of a National School and church. He married Sarah Ann Turner at Woodford, Essex, in January 1846 . Grant assisted Revd A. B. Nicholls at Branwell's funeral service. Nicholls stayed with the Grants before his marriage to Charlotte, and they were asked to the wedding...

‘Shakespeare Foundation Schools’

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...Foundation Schools’ (article) . This article in the London Telegraph describes a public meeting at the New Adelphi Theatre on 11 May 1864 presided over by Dickens , regarding the establishment of a public school for children of actors, on the property of the Shakespeare Foundation. Anthony Trollope proposed the following resolution: ‘That the schools shall be called the “ Shakespeare Foundation Schools”, and shall be devoted to the sound and liberal education of pupils of both sexes, and not be restricted to any profession or class; that...

‘Monthly Intelligencer’

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Victor Neufeldt

The Oxford Companion to the Brontës

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...the newspapers of his day; a leading article on ‘Rougue [sic] in Public and Rougue in Private’; and a poem ‘Song applicable to the present crisis’ by Young Soult the Rhymer. Both sessions of the Commons are dominated by Rogue demanding the abolition of the monarchy and the establishment of a republic. Victor Neufeldt Alexander & Sellars , p. 303 (illustrations). Miscellaneous Writings , 1. 183–201. Neufeldt BB Works , 1....

Scoresby, Revd William

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...voyager and scientific writer. Ordained 1825 , he ministered in Bessingby, near Bridlington , in Liverpool, and Exeter, before becoming vicar of Bradford 1839–47 . He angered Dissenters by insistence on church rates, and antagonized some colleagues. But he urged the establishment of more Anglican Sunday and day schools, including Haworth National School . On 9 January 1844 , he asked Revd Patrick Brontë , for the sake of the poor children of Haworth who were under his spiritual care, to call a church trustees' meeting to arrange for the appointment...

Royal Academy of Arts

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...Academy of Arts . The Royal Academy was the summit of the artistic establishment and never more influential than in the mid-Victorian period. Its self-elected members, mostly painters, were the arbiters of popular taste. Attending its summer exhibition, especially the exclusive Private View, which Trollope did regularly, was an essential ritual of the season. W. P. Frith 's painting The Private View of the Royal Academy, 1881 superbly captures its ambience, depicting a group of eminent Victorians including Browning , Gladstone , and Huxley , with ...

Last, Isaac

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Oxford Reader's Companion to Hardy

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...Isaac ( 1814–66 ), Dorchester schoolmaster . He was teaching at the British School in Greyhound Yard, Dorchester, when Hardy, then aged 10, was moved to this Nonconformist establishment in September 1850 after attending the National School nearer home. Last had a considerable local reputation as ‘an exceptionally able man, and a good teacher of Latin’ ( LW 22), and the move was instigated by Jemima Hardy 's ambitions for her son. Later Hardy began to study Latin with Last as an ‘extra’, and in 1853 , when Last started an ‘academy’ or private school,...

radicalism

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...statist than others, the Manchester School of Peace and Free Trade zealots led by Richard Cobden and John Bright —epitomized by Mr Turnbull in Phineas Finn (XVIII)—and, from the 1860s, the academic radicals,‘insiders’ such as Thomas *Hughes who wished to open the establishment to outsiders. Distinct from these, and viewing them with mixed suspicion and respect, were working-class radicals like the bootmaker Ontario Moggs in Ralph the Heir , who aimed at manhood suffrage and more—a prospect which made most middle-class radicals uneasy. CK ...

Leaf from an Unopened Volume, A

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The Oxford Companion to the Brontës

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...hate, with illegitimate or disowned children, dwarfs, and Negroes playing leading parts’ ( The Brontës' Web of Childhood ( 1941 ), 83). This is the first manuscript to describe the new kingdom of Angria , which may suggest either that Charlotte had more to do with the establishment of Angria than previously thought or that the ‘Unfortunate Author’ is an alter ego of Branwell relating his plans (with Charlotte's obvious embellishments) for the future of the saga (Alexander EEW , 2(1). 324 n. 6; Alexander EW , p. 122). Whatever the case, the story...

Peninsular War

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...'s intense interest in military affairs. In particular they read about the exploits of the British forces under the Duke of Wellington (still ‘Arthur Wellesley’ at the time), who had been sent to support the Spanish in repelling the French invasion and overthrowing the establishment of Napoleon's brother, Joseph Buonaparte , on the Spanish throne. The victories of Sir John Moore at Corunna ( 1809 ) and of Wellington at Vimiero ( 1808 ), Oporto, Talavera ( 1809 ), Salamanca ( 1812 ), and Vittoria ( 1813 ) were widely celebrated in Britain in poems,...

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