In 1838, HM
met the British diplomat David Urquhart
, who was known for his championship of Turkey against Russia. Although she recorded her dislike for his social egotism and misogynistic opinions, his hatred and...
Ross, Janet. Three Generations of Englishwomen. John Murray, 1888.
Pickett, T. H. “Four Letters of John Stuart Mill to Sarah Austin”. Victorians Institute Journal, Vol.
, pp. 135-41.
Jane Welsh Carlyle
In an entry of 21 October 1855, JWC
makes astute comments on both the accessibility and the anxiety of diary-writing for women at mid-century: I remember Charles Buller
saying of the Duchess de Praslin