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What W E Gladstone read, aged 21

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Phaedo (Oxford World's Classics)
Phaedo (Oxford World's Classics)
"Of course, none of these books are the same editions, and many others are untracable...."
Works: v.1: Vol 1 (Loeb Classical Library)
Works: v.1: Vol 1 (Loeb Classical Library)
"...but these first three demonstrate from the off, his strong classical education."
The Iliad and the Odyssey (Classics of World Literature)
The Iliad and the Odyssey (Classics of World Literature)
"Not only were books like Iliad read, but also translated by the young Gladstone, and often for the intellectual challenge alone."
Elizabeth Fry and Prison Reform: A Collection of Contemporary Documents (Jackdaw)
Elizabeth Fry and Prison Reform: A Collection of Contemporary Documents (Jackdaw)
"April 1830"
Essay on the Evils of Popular Ignorance
Essay on the Evils of Popular Ignorance
"April 1830. exact title unknown."
William Huskisson and Liberal Reform
William Huskisson and Liberal Reform
"Read Huskisson's speeches, but this volume give a good taste of the famous Liberal's thought."
The Life, Letters and Journals of Lord Byron
The Life, Letters and Journals of Lord Byron
"April 1830. As with Disraeli, Byron would prove a constant influence, much like Pushkin over Russians."
The Dairyman's Daughter
The Dairyman's Daughter
"April 1830. Exact title unknown"
Analogy of Religion, Natural and Revealed, to the Constitution and Course of Nature (1736)
Analogy of Religion, Natural and Revealed, to the Constitution and Course of Nature (1736)
"July 1830"
The Principles of Moral and Political Philosophy
The Principles of Moral and Political Philosophy
"August 1830"
The Histories (Oxford World's Classics)
The Histories (Oxford World's Classics)
"September 1830"
Oedipus Tyrannus
Oedipus Tyrannus
"October 1830"
The Histories: Bks.I & II v. 1 (Loeb Classical Library)
The Histories: Bks.I & II v. 1 (Loeb Classical Library)
"Book 1. October 1830"
The Greek New Testament (with Dictionary)
The Greek New Testament (with Dictionary)
"October 1830. Note in diary reads: "Matt & John in Gk Test. with notes." Wenham is a great introduction to NT Greek"
Ab Urbe Condita: Bks. 1-45, v. 1 (Loeb Classical Library)
Ab Urbe Condita: Bks. 1-45, v. 1 (Loeb Classical Library)
"Read in toto from September to November 1830"
Pensees (Penguin Classics)
Pensees (Penguin Classics)
"July 1830"
The Imitation of Christ (Hodder Christian classics)
The Imitation of Christ (Hodder Christian classics)
"June 1830"
Bishop Butler's Three Sermons Upon Human Nature (Handbooks for Bible Classes)
Bishop Butler's Three Sermons Upon Human Nature (Handbooks for Bible Classes)
"July 1830"
Lectures of the Gospel of Saint Matthew (1805)
Lectures of the Gospel of Saint Matthew (1805)
"May 1830"
Satires (Loeb Classical Library)
Satires (Loeb Classical Library)
"June 1830. With thanks to the Foot & Arnold (eds.) diaries"