Sydney Smith

Standard Name: Smith, Sydney

Connections

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Friends, Associates Barbarina Brand, Baroness Dacre
BBBD 's circle of friends at this period of her life, many of them entertained by herself and her husband at the Hoo but many whose relationship with her went back to long before her...
Friends, Associates Lucie Duff Gordon
Friends of LDG 's parents included political radicals and commentators of the day, such as Bentham , theCarlyles , James Mill , Macaulay , and Sydney Smith . Her own childhood friends included her...
Friends, Associates Ellis Cornelia Knight
ECK continued through the later part of her life to cultivate relationships with royalty and the aristocracy, of her own nation and others. Her friendships with Lord St Vincent and with Lady Aylesbury (or Ailesbury)
Friends, Associates Jane Marcet
JM probably knew her husband's friends Edward Jenner and William Hyde Wollaston ; she certainly knew and corresponded with John Yelloy . She was a friend on her own account of Margaret Bryan ,
Marcet, Jane. “Introduction”. Chemistry in the Schoolroom: 1806, edited by Hazel Rossotti, AuthorHouse, 2006, p. i - xxi.
iii, v n6
Friends, Associates Anne Marsh
Before her marriage Anne Caldwell (later AM ) seems to have lived in close ties of friendship with the women of the Wedgwood and Darwin families, including Sarah , wife of Josiah Wedgwood . She...
Friends, Associates Elizabeth Rigby
In London, she met theCarlyles and John Gibson Lockhart 's daughter Charlotte . She was also introduced to her future husband, Charles Eastlake . She called on Agnes Strickland and Maria Edgeworth . Lord Shaftesbury
Friends, Associates Maria Callcott
Her friends at this period of her life included the diarist and letter-writer Caroline Fox (with whom her relationship was very close),
This is the Hon. Caroline Fox (1767-1845), not to be confused with the...
Friends, Associates Catherine Crowe
CC had already become a friend of Sydney Smith and his family. In Edinburgh she became friendly with members of various intellectual circles, including astronomer John Pringle Nichol , chemist Samuel Brown , artist David Scott
Health Anne Bannerman
People mentioning her almost all refer to her poor health, but without particularising. Some connect it at least in part to her sensibility, but it sounds as if there was some specific physical problem—arthritis or...
Literary responses Maria Edgeworth
Reviewers and ordinary readers devoted themselves at once to the game of identifying real-life originals for the novel's more obnoxious representatives of lawyers, clergymen, etc. Sydney Smith took offence because he (wrongly) believed himself portrayed...
Literary responses Frances Jacson
Maria Edgeworth read this novel on its appearance (firmly preferring it to Jane Austen's Emma), and two years later mentioned it as the title defining FJ 's achievement.
Percy, Joan. “An Unrecognized Novelist: Frances Jacson (1754-1842)”. British Library Journal, No. 1, pp. 81 -97.
96n5
Published almost simultaneously with Austen
Literary responses Hannah More
Next year saw a rich crop of reviews. Sydney Smith in the Edinburgh Review, while praising HM 's style and her skill at manipulating her readers, damned the novel as over-moralized, strained and unnatural...
Literary responses Grisell Murray
Sydney Smith wrote a scathing notice of Rose's very dull book for the Edinburgh Review, but commended the appendix containing Murray's more domestic and miscellaneous narrative for being entertaining. He found an air...
Literary responses Sarah Trimmer
The Critical Review gave her the last paragraph only of a review chiefly concerned with two books on related topics by male authors, one of which was Lancaster 's Improvements in Education, which the...
Textual Production Sarah Austin
In 1854 SA edited a volume of letters for Lady Holland 's A Memoir of the Reverend Sydney Smith. The preface exhibits her very cautious attitude to the Woman Question.
Blain, Virginia, Patricia Clements, and Isobel Grundy, editors. The Feminist Companion to Literature in English: Women Writers from the Middle Ages to the Present. Yale University Press; Batsford, 1990.
Another edition came out...

Timeline

10 October 1802
The Edinburgh Review (founded by Henry Brougham as a quarterly magazine of liberal views) published its first issue; it became a leading voice under editors like Francis Jeffrey and Sydney Smith , and lasted until...