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" Emmeline, of whom we learn in the first chapter that she "had a kind of intuitive knowledge; and comprehended every thing with a facility that soon left her instructors behind her... "
Emmeline, the orphan of the castle - Page 5
by Charlotte Smith - 1789
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Emmeline, the Orphan of the Castle, Volume 1

Charlotte Smith - 1788
...little charge all the inftruction they could : but without the quicknefs and attention fhe fhewed to whatever they attempted to teach, fuch preceptors...comprehended every thing with a. facility that foon left her inftru&ors behind her. The precarious and neglected fituation in which fhe lived, troubled not the...
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Jane Austen and the Fiction of her Time

Mary Waldron - Literary Criticism - 2001
...parentless in a half-ruined castle, has somehow acquired both dignity and accomplishments. She has 'a kind of intuitive knowledge; and comprehended every thing with a facility that soon left her instructors [the old steward and the semi-literate housekeeper] behind'; 'she endeavoured...
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Juvenilia

Jane Austen, Peter Sabor - Literary Collections - 2006 - 502 pages
...a sentence in Charlotte Smith's first novel Emmeline (London: T Cadell, 1788), in which the heroine 'had a kind of intuitive knowledge; and comprehended every thing with a facility that soon left her instructors behind her' (vol. 1, ch. 1). 16 Rendez-vous: The use of a newly fashionable...
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