Hillsborough and its outlying suburbs make bricks
by the million, spin and weave both wool and cotton,
forge in steel from the finest needle up to a ship’s
armor, and so add considera...
By the time Charles Reade had reached the age of forty, he had written only two of his fourteen novels, Peg Woffington (1853) and Christie Johnstone (1853); but he had already written at least fifteen...