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By Pat Jalland, Pat Jalland , Graeme Davison , Wilfrid Prest

'Body and brain' can pay tribute to at least one of Australia's most eminent and influential historians, F.B. (Barry) Smith. Barry has made pioneering contributions to the political, social and cultural histories of england and Australia, and those essays variety around the fields he made his personal, in particular the interconnected histories of drugs (body) and concepts (mind). The editors collect a number of generations of  Read more...

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My time is spent I shall not weep and pine, Nor curse my love, nor ere repent It bound my heart to thine. This only must thou never know, How sweet is my release. I shall not droop with hectic, slow, Till life in torment cease, But, like an o’er strain’d bow, Shall break—and be at peace. For ten years, the Kay-Shuttleworths’ marriage continued outwardly undisturbed. The husband, riding the education boom, rose rapidly to the higher echelons of Whig reform; Janet bore him five children; and together they attended to the welfare of their tenants on the Gawthorpe estates.

C. Gatrell, ‘The Commercial Middle Class in Manchester, 1820–1857’, PhD Thesis, Cambridge, 1974, chs 1, 2. 40 H. B. Rodgers, ‘The Suburban Growth of Victorian Manchester’, Transactions of the Manchester Geographical Society, 1961–2, pp. 1–3. 41 Slugg, Reminiscences of Manchester Fifty Years Ago, p. 175. 42 Manchester Directories, 1830, 1832, and compare Kay’s observation in Moral and Physical Condition, p. 6. 43 William Cooke Taylor, Notes of a Tour of the Manufacturing Districts of Lancashire, Duncan and Malcolm, London, 1842, p.

No longer, he pointed out, did the old cause of liberty secure a zealous following. Unitarians were at a disadvantage compared with other sects in having ‘no common centre of interest’. ’ Worst of all, they lacked an inward sense of conviction and moral purpose. ‘The real cause of our dissatisfaction’, Thom concluded, ‘is the want of warmth, interest, Sociology and Self-Knowledge 23 development within ourselves. 44 This conviction of inner coldness helps to explain the enthusiasm of younger Unitarians for schemes of practical philanthropy.

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