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- Most of the poems and stories Bloom selects are from the Romantic, Victorian, and Edwardian eras.
- The use of toys and tricks characteristic of an Edwardian nursery is another of many contributory strokes of imaginative genius; they not only fit the story perfectly, but double the potency of its telling.
- The York racecourse committee has also loaned Imagine York some excellent pictures of Edwardian racegoers enjoying a day out at Knavesmire.
- Instead, the investigator turned out to be a grave young man attired in a three-piece suit with Edwardian collar and gold watch fob.
- All have been individually decorated in a tasteful, graceful Georgian and Edwardian style - an atmosphere enhanced by the decanter of sherry waiting for you on arrival.
- He was susceptible to her cosiness, appreciated her sense of humour and shared her weakness for the company of artists and Edwardian comfort.
- A controversial plan to demolish an Edwardian house and replace it with flats has been approved by Bradford Council, despite a flood of objections from residents.
- I once interviewed UK antiques expert Mark Franks, who is collecting cigarette cases and Edwardian desks to pay for his retirement.
- Elizabeth's Edwardian childhood was privileged and secure, a world dominated by nurserymaids and governesses, but two dates had fixed points in the firmament of her life.
- Decorative tile manufacture reached its peak during the Victorian and Edwardian eras.
- Angry East Sheen residents determined to prevent the demolition of an Edwardian house were left reeling this week after amendments were made to a planning application on the site.
- Charleville Square is a modern development of Edwardian style houses off Butterfield Avenue in Rathfarnham, around four miles from the city centre.
- Most people's concept of an ideal house still has much more to do with Edwardian design standards than environmental concerns.
- As for the new and currently practising writers of Edwardian times, those of the first decade of the century were distinguished for their prose rather than their prosody.
- The controversy has attracted the interest of the Victorian Society which seeks to preserve Victorian and Edwardian architecture.
- Built in 1910, this Edwardian house has been completely restored in recent years by its present owners and retains numerous original features.
- The appearance of barbed wire, machine guns and trenches on the battlefields of the Boer War had made several Edwardian thinkers aware of the case for some sort of armoured land ship.
- Victorian and Edwardian influences abound on today's estates, which are full of brick-built homes with bay windows under pitched roofs.
- During the late-Victorian and Edwardian era British clerks were under considerable strain to construct a positive masculine identity and experience.
- There'll be an afternoon festival of local music in the Edwardian setting of Bantock House and Park, Wolverhampton.
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