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marsh

Overview page. Subjects: Biological Sciences.

A more or less permanently wet area of mineral soil (as opposed to a peaty area), typically found around the edges of a lake or on an undrained river flood-plain. Colloquially, ‘marsh’ is...

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The Education of a Dissenter

Maximillian E. Novak.

in Daniel Defoe: Master of Fictions

February 2003; p ublished online October 2011 .

Chapter. Subjects: Literary Studies (1500 to 1800). 9073 words.

Little is known about Daniel Defoe’s formal education until he enrolled at Charles Morton’s Dissenting Academy in Newington Green. For so religious a family as the Foes, reading and even...

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Prologue

Steven Mullaney.

in The Reformation of Emotions in the Age of Shakespeare

July 2015; p ublished online January 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Literary Studies (1500 to 1800). 1899 words.

The Prologue opens with an emblematic moment in 1549, when Lord Protector Somerset ordered the Ossuary at St. Paul’s emptied and the bones of four hundred years of loved ones, ancestors,...

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