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Political and occasional essays.

Author: Leigh Hunt; Lawrence Huston Houtchens; Carolyn Washburn Houtchens
Publisher: New York, Columbia University Press, 1962.
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Hunt, Leigh, 1784-1859.
Political and occasional essays.
New York, Columbia University Press, 1962
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Leigh Hunt; Lawrence Huston Houtchens; Carolyn Washburn Houtchens
OCLC Number: 392910
Description: x, 468 pages illustrations, portrait 24 cm
Contents: Introduction: Leigh Hunt as political essayist / by Carl R. Woodring --
Essays by Hunt: On the separation of Russia from the British interest --
A letter of strong advice to his royal highness, the Prince of Wales, on his character and connections --
Deliverance of Europe --
France and England --
Dinner in honour of "the immortal Pitt" --
Proposed monument to Locke --
Continental princes --
On certain terms magnanimously applied to the French ruler --
Chancellorship of the University of Cambridge --
Bonaparte, his present aspect and character --
The late Mr. Horne Tooke --
The manufacturers --
To the Right Honourable Lord Ellenborough ... --
French fashions --
Christmas and other old national merry-makings considered --
Distressed seamen, and distress of the poor in general --
On the intellectual inferiority of Parliament to the demands of the age --
Cause of the inferiority of Parliament to the demands of the present age --
Death and character of the queen --
Crowding of convicts in prison-ships --
Mr. Cobbett, and what is wanted in Parliament --
The late Queen of England, her funeral, etc. --
On the keeping of Twelfth-Night --
Christmas Day --
The Wishing Cap. No. III: undue inequalities in society ... --
The Wishing Cap. No. VII: answer to a singular argument of the Tories --
The Townsman Nos. II, III, IV: a ramble in Mary-Le-Bone --
The Townsman No. V: Newman Street, Mr. Irving, Mr. Stothard, recollections of Mr. West and his house --
The Townsman No. XI (et seq.): a walk to Chelsea --
The Townsman: street-lights, gas, and illuminations --
Explanation and retrospection: The examiner twenty years ago --
Twelfth Night --
Christmas Day divided between two worlds ... --
The Occasional Nos. XIII, XIV: young old statesmen --
Appendix: The occasional Leigh Hunt / by Edmund Ollier.
Responsibility: Edited by Lawrence Huston Houtchens and Carolyn Washburn Houtchens. With an introd. by Carl R. Woodring.


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