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The Janissary and Massacre of the Christians (1850) | G. W. M. Reynolds

The following short story was written by George W.M. Reynolds and published in two instalments in Reynolds’s Miscellany during 1850. Set in the 1300s, at a time when Ottoman forces were making inroads into Europe, it tells the story of Sisman, a young...

Love of Country (1867) | Anonymous

The following poem, ‘Love of Country’, was written anonymously and printed in Reynolds’s Miscellany on 13 July 1867. It does not celebrate any one country in particular, but is applicable to all people who love their home country. It has been transcribed...

A Song of Hatred (1849) | Georg Herwegh

Georg Herwegh (1817–75) was a German revolutionary who participated in the failed German Revolution of 1848. His poem ‘A Song of Hatred’ expresses contempt for the German ruling class. It was translated into English by the Fenian activist Clarence...

A Canadian Tale of Horror | Anonymous

The identity of this story’s author remains unknown but it was originally published in Reynolds’s Miscellany on 27 August 1864.[1] It tells the story of the dangers that awaited itinerant pedlars in Canada while traversing the then colony’s lonelier...

The “Good Old Times” (1849) | Anonymous

The following poem titled “The Good Old Times” was written anonymously and originally appeared in Reynolds’s Miscellany in 1849.[1] Transcribed by Stephen Basdeo. A fig for the “good old times,” Of which some love to sing; A fig...

The Dewdrop | Eliza Cook

Eliza Cook (24 December 1818 – 23 September 1889) was an English author and poet associated with the Chartist movement. She was a proponent of political freedom for women, and believed in the ideology of self-improvement through education, something...

“The Sunbeam” (1857) | F.W. Alexander

The following poem was written in 1857 by F.W. Alexander and printed in Reynolds’s Miscellany. Little is known about the poet; they were in all likelihood not a professional poet but had a day job and simply contributed a few lines to Reynolds’s Miscellany,...

Harriet Owen, the Fisherman’s Daughter (1857) | Pierce Egan the Younger

Pierce Egan the Younger was a Victorian writer and journalist who was the author of several best-selling novels during the 1840s and 1850s. Transcribed by Stephen Basdeo Part One Mark Owen was a fisherman, dwelling in a small cottage upon the...

“The Pixy; or the Unbaptised Child” by George W.M. Reynolds

Jessica Elizabeth Thomas George W. M. Reynolds wrote The Pixy, or the Unbaptised Child: A Story for Christmas, in 1848, and published it in his journal, Reynolds Miscellany, in 1850. It is one of Reynolds’s less well-known short stories, originally...

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