Political and occasional essays / Edited by Lawrence Huston Houtchens and Carolyn Washburn Houtchens. With an introd. by Carl R. Woodring

Author(s): Hunt, Leigh, 1784-1859
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Subjects: History, Modern
Christmas--Great Britain--History--19th century
Great Britain--Royal family
Great Britain--Foreign relations--Russia
Great Britain--History--Victoria, 1837-1901
University of Cambridge--History--19th century
Great Britain. Parliament--History--19th century
Napoleon I, Emperor of the French, 1769-1821
Formats: Print
Material Type: Books
Language: English
Audience: Unspecified
Published: New York, Columbia University Press, 1962
LC Classification: D
Physical Description: x, 468 p. illus., port. 24 cm
Additional Authors: Houtchens, Lawrence Huston, 1898-
Houtchens, Carolyn Washburn
Notes: LCCN: 62007206
Bibliographical references included in "Notes" (p. [413]-445)
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 -- t 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
OCLC Number: 392910