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by Rose Kingsley,Charles Kingsley
by. Kingsley, Charles, 1819-1875.
by. London : J. M. Dent & c. New York, E. P. Dutton & co.
Rose Georgina Kingsley (Illustrator). Lists with This Book. Charles Kingsley was an English clergyman, university professor, historian, and novelist, particularly associated with the West Country and north-east Hampshire. He was educated at Helston Grammar School before studying at King's College London, and the University of Cambridge. Charles entered Magdalene College, Cambridge in 1838, and graduated in 1842. He chose to pursue a ministry in the church.
This scarce antiquarian book is a facsimile reprint of the original. Due to its age, it may contain imperfections such as marks, notations, marginalia and flawed pages.
Charles Kingsley (12 June 1819 – 23 January 1875) was a broad church priest of the Church of England, a university professor, social reformer, historian and novelist. He is particularly associated with Christian socialism, the working men's college, and forming labour cooperatives that failed but led to the working reforms of the progressive era. He was a friend and correspondent with Charles Darwin. He was also the uncle of traveller and scientist Mary Kingsley.
Thus Rose G. Kingsley, in a preface to her father's fairy tale,describes the impromptu manner in which The Water-Babies was written
Illustrated by Jessie Willcox Smith. New York Dodd, Mead & Company Publishers. Thus Rose G. Kingsley, in a preface to her father's fairy tale,describes the impromptu manner in which The Water-Babies was written. Dashed off for the pleasure of his own little son, this book has charmedand entertained thousands of children for more than fifty years, and hasundoubtedly in many cases taught "what a fine thing it is to love truth,mercy
The Water Babies, A Fairy Tale for a Land Baby to give the book its complete title tells the story of Tom, a young orphan . Scholars have described The Water Babies as a didactic fable.
The Water Babies, A Fairy Tale for a Land Baby to give the book its complete title tells the story of Tom, a young orphan chimney-sweep in Victorian London. Tom is apprenticed to the mean Mr Grimes, who employs such children to work in inhuman and often dangerous conditions, sweeping out the chimneys of large houses. Kingsley expresses many of the prevailing attitudes and prejudices against different races, countries and customs. He also expected the book to be read as a satire against the cruel and inhuman child labor laws of the time. Kingsley was himself a contradiction.
Featured book article about The Water Babies by Charles Kingsley. Written for his son Grenville, Charles Kingsley's popular fable was first serialised in MacMillan's Magazine on a monthly basis, from August 1862 through to March 1863
Featured book article about The Water Babies by Charles Kingsley. Written for his son Grenville, Charles Kingsley's popular fable was first serialised in MacMillan's Magazine on a monthly basis, from August 1862 through to March 1863. It was first published in book form in 1863 with two full page illustrations by J. Noel Paton. The Story: The book tells the story of Tom, a young chimney sweep, who is cruelly treated by his master, Mr. Grimes. During a new job at the posh 'Harthover', Tom loses his way and accidentally falls down the chimney into the wrong room. He lands in the bedroom of the squire's daughter, Ellie.
Online Books by. Charles Kingsley. Kingsley, Charles, 1819-1875: Glaucus: or, The Wonders of the Shore (London and New York: Macmillan, 1890) (Gutenberg text and illustrated HTML). Kingsley, Charles, 1819-1875). Kingsley, Charles, 1819-1875: Alexandria and Her Schools (Gutenberg text). Kingsley, Charles, 1819-1875: All Saints' Day, and Other Sermons (Gutenberg text). Kingsley, Charles, 1819-1875: The Good News of God (Gutenberg text). Kingsley, Charles, 1819-1875: The Gospel of the Pentateuch: A Set of Parish Sermons (Gutenberg text).
Charles Kingsley The Water-Babies alders by the stream, waiting for the sun to bid them rise and go about their day’s business in the clear blue overhead.
Charles Kingsley The Water-Babies. CHAPTER I. I heard a thousand blended notes, While in a grove I sate reclined; In that sweet mood when pleasant thoughts Bring sad thoughts to the mind. alders by the stream, waiting for the sun to bid them rise and go about their day’s business in the clear blue overhead.
Charles Kingsley, 1819-1875. His taste for natural history found expression in Glaucus, or the Wonders of the Shore, and other works. Novelist and historian, son of a clergyman, was born at Holne Vicarage near Dartmoor, but passed most of his childhood at Barnack in the Fen country, and Clovelly in Devonshire, educated at King's College, London, and Cambridge Intended for the law, he entered the Church, and became, in 1842, curate, and two years later rector, of Eversley, Hampshire. In the latter year he published The Saints' Tragedy, a drama, of which the heroine is St. Elizabeth of Hungary.