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A Literary Milestone

“So much has been said and sung of beautiful young girls, why doesn’t somebody wake up to the beauty of old women?”

~Harriet Beecher Stowe, whose “Uncle Tom’s Cabin” was first published 165 years ago today. 396 more words

Study Break

Kelty — Visiting My Relations (1852) [2nd ed.]

Visiting My Relations and Its Results: A Series of Small Episodes in the Life of a Recluse. 2nd ed. London: William Pickering, 1852.

Digital copies: Google. — HathiTrust.

William Pickering

Edgar — Tusculana (1852)

Edgar, Andrew. Tusculana; or, Notes and Reflections Written during Vacation. London: William Pickering, 1852.

A collection of miscellaneous writings, mainly on political and legal questions. 15 more words


The Dream of Freedom by Owen Hargraves Suffolk (Henry Manly)

‘Twas night, and the moonbeams palely fell
On the gloomy walls of a cheerless cell,
Where a captive sought a brief repose
From the bitter pangs of his waking woes, 844 more words


Fourdrinier — Our New Parish (1852)

Fourdrinier, Harriet Elizabeth. Our New Parish: Its Privileges and Progress. London: William Pickering, 1852.

Review: Tait’s Edinburgh Magazine, June 1852, pp. 383–84 [Google].

Digital copy: Google.

William Pickering

Framed Manhattan Map, Circa 1852

Framed Manhattan Map, Circa 1852

This map is big and beautiful. It shows the City and County of New York, with great details, including street names. 28 more words

Long Service

Recently tributes have been paid to one of the School’s long-serving housemistresses who had died aged 90. But she was by no means the first member of staff to have a long working association with the School. 1,082 more words