What W E Gladstone read, aged 21

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Phaedo (Oxford World's Classics)
1.  Phaedo (Oxford World's Classics) by Plato
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Works: v.1: Vol 1 (Loeb Classical Library)
2.  Works: v.1: Vol 1 (Loeb Classical Library) by Virgil
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  "...but these first three demonstrate from the off, his strong classical education."
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The Iliad and the Odyssey (Wordsworth Classics of World Literature)
3.  The Iliad and the Odyssey (Wordsworth Classics of World Literature) by Homer
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  "Not only were books like Iliad read, but also translated by the young Gladstone, and often for the intellectual challenge alone."
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Elizabeth Fry and Prison Reform: A Collection of Contemporary Documents (Jackdaw)
4.  Elizabeth Fry and Prison Reform: A Collection of Contemporary Documents (Jackdaw) by David Johnson
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  "April 1830"
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Essay on the Evils of Popular Ignorance
5.  Essay on the Evils of Popular Ignorance by John Foster
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  "April 1830. exact title unknown."
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William Huskisson and Liberal Reform
6.  William Huskisson and Liberal Reform by Alexander Brady
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  "Read Huskisson's speeches, but this volume give a good taste of the famous Liberal's thought."
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The Life, Letters and Journals of Lord Byron
7.  The Life, Letters and Journals of Lord Byron by Thomas Moore
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  "April 1830. As with Disraeli, Byron would prove a constant influence, much like Pushkin over Russians."
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The Dairyman's Daughter
8.  The Dairyman's Daughter by Leigh Richmond
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  "April 1830. Exact title unknown"
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Analogy of Religion, Natural and Revealed, to the Constitution and Course of Nature (1736)
9.  Analogy of Religion, Natural and Revealed, to the Constitution and Course of Nature (1736) by Joseph Butler
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  "July 1830"
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The Principles of Moral and Political Philosophy
10.  The Principles of Moral and Political Philosophy by D.L.Le Mahieu
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  "August 1830"
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The Histories (Oxford World's Classics)
11.  The Histories (Oxford World's Classics) by Herodotus
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  "September 1830"
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Oedipus Tyrannus
12.  Oedipus Tyrannus by Sophocles
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  "October 1830"
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The Histories: Bks.I & II v. 1 (Loeb Classical Library)
13.  The Histories: Bks.I & II v. 1 (Loeb Classical Library) by Polybius
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  "Book 1. October 1830"
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The Greek New Testament (with Dictionary)
14.  The Greek New Testament (with Dictionary) by Kurt Aland
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  "October 1830. Note in diary reads: "Matt & John in Gk Test. with notes." Wenham is a great introduction to NT Greek"
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Ab Urbe Condita: Bks. 1-45, v. 1 (Loeb Classical Library)
15.  Ab Urbe Condita: Bks. 1-45, v. 1 (Loeb Classical Library) by Livy
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  "Read in toto from September to November 1830"
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Pensees (Penguin Classics)
16.  Pensees (Penguin Classics) by Blaise Pascal
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  "July 1830"
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The Imitation of Christ (Hodder Christian classics)
17.  The Imitation of Christ (Hodder Christian classics) by Thomas
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  "June 1830"
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Bishop Butler's Three Sermons Upon Human Nature (Handbooks for Bible Classes)
18.  Bishop Butler's Three Sermons Upon Human Nature (Handbooks for Bible Classes) by T.B. Kilpatrick
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  "July 1830"
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Lectures of the Gospel of Saint Matthew (1805)
19.  Lectures of the Gospel of Saint Matthew (1805) by Beilby Porteus
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  "May 1830"
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Satires (Loeb Classical Library)
20.  Satires (Loeb Classical Library) by Juvenal & Persi
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  "June 1830. With thanks to the Foot & Arnold (eds.) diaries"
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