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A biography of Dinah Craik, including Craik's views on the progress of women and on novel writing.

A history of the Elizabethan country house, Kirby Hall, owned by the Lord Chancellor to Queen Elizabeth I. It describes the typical grandeur of the house during Queen's Elizabeth's visits and laments the then-decayed state of the house.

A free verse poem that discusses women's moral strength and religious convictions throughout history. The women discussed are significant in history, in arts, and in politics in "Pagan, Christian, Feudal, and Modern times". Notable figures that she…

Discusses the popularity of Japanese aesthetics and goods in England, the economics of their mass-production, and brief descriptions of the most popular objects.

Comments on the recent publications, Gossips with Girls and Maidens by Blanche St. John Bellairs; Constance Naden's "A Modem Apostle, and other Poems"; Phyllis Browne's "Life of Mrs. Somerville" and "Life of Miss Mary Carpenter"; and May Laffan's…

Overviews the founding and purpose of the Ministering Children's League, intended to train children of the rich to teach children of the poor.

The narrator recounts travelling through Royat, in central France, as well as the relationship developed with the tour guides.

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A poem recollecting the speaker's time in Villa La Californie, in Cannes, France.


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