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  • - The list of Hood's separately published works is as follows: Odes and Addresses to Great People (1825); Whims and Oddities (two series, 1826 and 1827); The Plea of the Midsummer Fairies, Hero and Leander, Lycus the Centaur and other Poems (1827), his only collection of serious verse; The Dream of Eugene Aram, the Murderer (1831); Tylney Hall, a novel (3 vols., 1834); The Comic Annual (1830-1842); Hood's Own; or, Laughter from Year to Year (1838, second series, 1861); Up the Rhine (1840); Hood's Magazine and Comic Miscellany (1844-1848); National Tales (2 vols., 1837), a collection of short novelettes; Whimsicalities (184.4), with illustrations from Leech's designs; and many contributions to contemporary periodicals.
  • Sonya kept house, attended on her aunt, read to her, put up with her whims and secret ill-will, and helped Nicholas to conceal their poverty from the old countess.
  • Unlike the picture painted by PR critics, coalitions are seldom directed by the whims of tiny parties blackmailing large parties.
  • The bluff Yorkshireman indulged the whims and fancies of the new man and supported an improvement in conditions for the players.
  • The bluff Yorkshireman indulged the whims and fancies of the new man and supported an improvement in conditions for the players.

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