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But his dreams were as gigantic as his surroundings were small. Through the solid barrier of cold cretaceous upland to the northward he was always beholding a gorgeous city––the fancied place he had likened to the New Jerusalem, though there was perhaps more of the painter’s imagination, and less of the diamond merchant’s in his dreams thereof than in those of the Apocalyptic writer. And the city acquired a tangibility, a permanence, a hold on his life, mainly from the one nucleus of fact that the man for whose knowledge and purposes he had so much reverence was actually living there; not only so, but living among the more thoughtful and mentally shining ones therein.
Meets Florence Henniker, one of several society women with whom he had intense friendships. Collaborates with her on The Spectre of the Real (published ). Keir Hardie sets up the Independent Labour Party. Wilde, A Woman of No Importance xxxvi Chronology Life Life’s Little Ironies (tales). Jude the Obscure appears in volume form: a savage attack on marriage which worsens relations with Emma. Serialized previously in Harper’s New Monthly Magazine in bowdlerized form. It receives both eulogistic and vitriolic reviews.
Andrew Mearns, The Bitter Cry of Outcast London (exposé of poverty) Third Reform Bill. Founding of the Fabian Society. Death of General Gordon at Khartoum. Criminal Law Amendment Act (raises age of consent to ). Repeal of the Contagious Diseases Act. Irish Home Rule Act. Victoria’s Golden Jubilee Matthew Arnold dies. Chronology Life xxxv Historical and Cultural Background London dock strike. Robert Browning dies. William Booth, Life and Labour of the People in London (exhaustive documentary account) starts publication G.