THE GREAT VICTORIANS

Edited by H. J. MASSINGHAM and HUGH MASSINGHAM

The editors have endeavored to enlist the most representative company of the moderns so that the mind of our own age might gaze back upon the towering figures of the age it has left behind.

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DOUBLEDAY, DORAN & COMPANY, INC. GARDEN CITY, NEW YORK

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Table of contents

  • Title Page iii
  • Contents vii
  • Introduction ix
  • MATTHEW ARNOLD - 1822-1888 1
  • GENERAL BOOTH 1829-1912 17
  • FRANCIS HERBERT BRADLEY - 1846-1924 33
  • CHARLOTTE BRONTË - 1816-1855 47
  • EMILY BRONTË - 1818-1848 59
  • ROBERT BROWNING 1812-1889 75
  • EDWARD BURNE-JONES - 1833-1898 87
  • SAMUEL BUTLER - 1835-1902 97
  • THOMAS CARLYLE - 1795-1881 109
  • RICHARD COBDEN 1804-1865 121
  • CHARLES ROBERT DARWIN 1809-1882 135
  • CHARLES DICKENS 1812-1870 147
  • BENJAMIN DISRAELI 1804-1881 157
  • GEORGE ELIOT 1819-1880 167
  • EDWARD FITZGERALD 1809-1883 177
  • WILLIAM EWART GLADSTONE - 1809-1898 189
  • WILLIAM GILBERT GRACE - 1848-1915 201
  • THOMAS HARDY1 - 1840-1928 209
  • THOMAS HENRY HUXLEY - 1825-1875 227
  • LORD MACAULAY - 1800-1859 239
  • JAMES CLERK MAXWELL - 1831-1879 251
  • GEORGE MEREDITH - 1828-1909 261
  • JOHN STUART MILL - 1806-1873 277
  • WILLIAM MORRIS - 1834-1898 291
  • JOHN HENRY NEWMAN - 1801-1890 309
  • FLORENCE NIGHTINGALE - 1820-1910 319
  • LORD PALMERSTON - 1784-1865 331
  • WALTER PATER - 1839-1894 343
  • COVENTRY PATMORE - 1823-1896 355
  • ROBERT PEEL - 1788-1850 371
  • CECIL RHODES - 1853-1902 385
  • GABRIEL CHARLES DANTE ROSSETTI - 1828-1882 397
  • JOHN RUSKIN - 1819-1900 407
  • LORD SALISBURY - 1880-1903 423
  • ROBERT LOUIS STEVENSON - 1850-1894 437
  • ALGERNON CHARLES SWINBURNE - 1837-1909 445
  • LORD TENNYSON - 1809-1892 457
  • WILLIAM MAKEPEACE THACKERAY 1811-1868 471
  • ANTHONY TROLLOPE - 1815-1882 483
  • EDWARD BURNETT TYLOR - 1832-1917 495
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