Patronage

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Kessinger Publishing, 2004 - Fiction - 640 pages
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He has no right to speak, and certainly no inclination to think hardly of Miss Hauton, replied Godfrey gravely, but with an emotion, which he in vain endeavored to suppress. To change the conversation, he asked her opinion about a figure in the print. She took out her glass, and stooped to look quite closely at it.----"Before you utterly condemn me," continued she, speaking in a low voice, ----"consider how fashion silences one's better taste and feelings, and how difficult it is when all around one ...

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Maria Edgeworth was born in 1767. Her father, Richard Lovell Edgeworth was very important to her as she lived on his estate for most of her life. An Irish novelist, her work included novels about Irish life. Her works are remembered for covering several areas, such as women's education and stories for children and are noted to contain realism and humor. Some of her works include Letters for Literary Ladies (1795), Castle Rackrent (1800), Belinda, (1801), The Absentee (1812) and Moral Tales (1801).

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