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Literary Memories 18 February: Maria Edgeworth

Author: Maria Edgeworth

Dates: 1 January 1768 – 18 February 1849

Nationality: Irish

Title of Book: The Absentee

Lord Colambre turned in despair from the callous coach-maker, and listened to one of his more compassionate-looking workmen, who was reviewing the disabled curricle; and, whilst he was waiting to know the sum of his friend’s misfortune, a fat, jolly, Falstaff looking personage came into the yard, accosted Mordicai with a degree of familiarity, which, from a gentleman, appeared to Lord Colambre to be almost impossible.

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