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

; Houtchens, Lawrence Huston, 1898- editor ; Houtchens, Carolyn Washburn, editor
New York, Columbia University Press, 1962.

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Other Authors Houtchens, Carolyn Washburn,
Houtchens, Lawrence Huston, 1898-
Subjects History, Modern.
Description x, 468 pages illustrations, portrait 24 cm
Copyright Date 1962.
Notes Bibliographical references included in "Notes" (pages [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, et cetera -- 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 -- 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.
Network Numbers (OCoLC)392910
(OCoLC)ocm00392910
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WorldCat Identities Hunt, Leigh, 1784-1859.
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