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By Martin Garrett

This e-book covers the lifestyles and paintings of quite a lot of writers from Coleridge to Wollstonecraft, Hemans, Beckford and their contemporaries. additionally encompassing a wealth of fabric on contexts from the treason trials of 1794 to the arrival of gas-light to the London degree in 1817, it offers a landscape of 1 of the richest sessions in British tradition.

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December 3 Cowley’s A Day in Turkey, or the Russian Slavee is at Covent Garden. 4 Foundation of the Sunday newspaper The Observer. 5 Death of Mozart in Vienna. His last compositions include the unfinished Requiem. 8 Sir William Jones reads ‘On the Mystical Poetry of the Persians and Indians’ to the Asiatick Society of Bengal. It is published in 1792 with his translation of Jayadéva’s Gı̄tagovinda. 27 Burns sends McLehose ‘Ae fond kiss’, published in The Scots Musical Museum in 1792. They saw each other for the last time in Edinburgh on 6.

February 8 Publication by Cadell of More’s Slavery: A Poem. 13 Beginning of Hastings’ trial at Westmister Hall. Proceedings continue until April 1795. The prosecution is led by Burke, with Fox and Sheridan also prominently involved. 23 Burns arrives in Mauchline. In early March he marries Jean Armour. Mauchline Kirk Session confirms this marriage, more acceptable than the earlier contract, on 5 August. 26, in D, the ‘Coronation’. Salieri is appointed imperial Hofkapellmeister in Vienna (until 1824).

On the subject. At his next 38 A Romantics Chronology, 1780–1832 attempt, on 3 April 1792, a motion for ‘gradual’ abolition is passed instead. Further motions are defeated each year between 1796 and 1799 and, at second reading, in 1805. Following the defeat of the 1791 bill abolitionists call for a boycott on sugar from the West Indies. 27 Date on which Burns may have completed the first volume of the Glenriddell Manuscript for presentation to his friend Robert Riddell of Glenriddell (1755–94).

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