a. Lord Byron wrote Ode to Napoleon Bonaparte which was written in 1814, after Napoleon’s abdication of the ‘throne of the world’ when he was on the island of Elba.
y. Pity would be no more, if we did not make somebody poor – Blake.
z. In 1740 Samuel Richardson published his novel Pamela. Fielding saw that it would be amusing to burlesque this novel by writing in a similar manner about a hero instead of about a heroine, and to upset Richardson’s prudential system of morality. Thus Fielding wrote Joseph Andrews in 1742. It ran far beyond its original design of being a burlesque, and became a novel of life and manners.