By Anne Thackeray Ritchie

ISBN-10: 1108021247

ISBN-13: 9781108021241

Anne Thackeray Ritchie (1837-1919) was once a author and the eldest daughter of the novelist W. M. Thackeray. She had a tumultuous youth: her mom suffered from melancholy and was once ultimately dedicated to a clinic, and the family members skilled poverty sooner than her father's literary luck. Anne was once super with reference to her father, who favorite her mind and inspired her writing. while he died, Anne manage condominium along with her sister Harriet and her brother-in-law, the literary journalist Leslie Stephen. Anne's novels have been serialised within the Cornhill journal, which her father had edited, and their good fortune tested her literary popularity. A ebook of Sibyls is Anne's learn of 4 woman writers: the poet Anna Laetitia Barbauld and the novelists Amelia Opie, Maria Edgeworth and Jane Austen. for additional info in this writer, see http://orlando.cambridge.org/public/svPeople?person_id=ritcan [C:\Users\Microsoft\Documents\Calibre Library]

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A Book of Sibyls, by 30 his share in all she did. Some of the slighter stories she first wrote upon a slate and read out to her brothers and sisters; others she sketched for her father's approval, and arranged and altered as he suggested. The letters for literary ladies were with the publishers by this time, and these were followed by various stories and early lessons, portions of 'Parents' Assistant,' and of popular tales, all of which were sent out in packets and lent from one member of the family to another before finally reaching Mr.

Patronage' had been begun by Mr. Edgeworth to amuse his wife, who was recovering from illness; it was originally called the 'Fortunes of the Freeman Family,' and it is a history with a moral. Morals were more in fashion then than they are now, but this one is obvious without any commentary upon it. It is tolerably certain that clever, industrious, well-conducted people will succeed, where idle, scheming, and untrustworthy persons will eventually fail to get on, even with powerful friends to back them.

Edgeworth's own letter to Mrs. Leadbeater gives the history of his good-natured offices and their satisfactory results. Footnote 2: Mrs. Burke, hearing more of the circumstances, afterwards sent permission; but Mrs. Leadbeater being a Quakeress, and having once promised not to publish, could not take it upon herself to break her covenant. From R. L. Edgeworth, July 5, 1810. Miss Edgeworth desires me as a man of business to write to Mrs. ' Miss Edgeworth has written an advertisement, and will, with Mrs.

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