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Luttrell caressed I’ve previously commented on some of the difficulties with the voluminous digital archives available on the web. Google Books and... read more »
From the Amateur STATE PRISON MELODIES. The Treadmill Song The stars are rolling in the sky, The earth rolls on below, And we can feel the rattling wheel... read more »
Victor Hugo's tragic wretch Fantine is perhaps one of the most recognisable representations of the evils of nineteenth century poverty. Fantine, and the... read more »