Pre-Novel Writings

  • F. B. Pinion


(Appearing in February 1847, this is the fourth of a series of original articles ‘from the Notebook of an Eccentric’ which Mary Ann Evans, after contributing anonymous reviews, wrote for The Herald and Observer, a Coventry weekly newspaper acquired by Charles Bray in June 1846 for the promotion of ideas on reform.)


Moral Emotion Moral Sentiment Human Sympathy Natural Affection Real Drama 
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  1. 13.
    Scott, The Antiquary (1816) xxvi (Elspeth Mucklebackit; ‘Luckie’ was a familiar name for an elderly woman, especially a grandmother) and Chronicles of Canongate, First Series (1827); Wordsworth, ‘The Reverie of Poor Susan’;Google Scholar
  2. Charles Kingsley, Alton Locke (1850) xi; ‘The Little Chimney-Sweep’ by Joseph Hornung, a Swiss painter (1792–1870).Google Scholar

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