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Regency Personalities Series-Catherine Wellesley Duchess of Wellington

Regency Personalities Series
In my attempts to provide us with the details of the Regency, today I continue with one of the many period notables. … 891 more words


Castle Rackrent, by Maria Edgeworth

Castle Rackrent is a very short novel: I read the whole thing on the plane coming back from Queensland today.  It’s a satire first published in 1800, by Anglo-Irish author Maria Edgeworth, and it rates a place in… 478 more words


Wafer Etiquette

Earlier this week, I described the humble wafer– a dry paste disk that provided a quick and easy alternative to sealing wax. With two different methods for sealing letters available, how would a letter writer choose between them in Jane Austen’s era? 1,542 more words


One-Liner Wednesday: forgive and...

“Surely it is more generous to forgive and remember, than to forgive and forget.”
– Maria Edgeworth

Join us for Linda’s One-Liner Wednesday! Find out how here:  http://lindaghill.com/2015/08/12/one-liner-wednesday-instantaneous-gratification-in-action/


Maria Edgworth

It was only recently that I start getting introduced to Irish literature. As a matter of fact, it was only when we officially started our Dublin 2015 class that I started getting conscientious to the celebrated Irish writers, artists and their works of art. 580 more words

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The wonderful world of Maria Edgeworth

I am a massive fan of Maria Edgeworth. Although of her approximately 29
published works only 4 are widely available today. So here are a few things you may (or may not) know about her. 261 more words

Nothing New Under the Sun

When Emily and I set up Something Rhymed, we were keen to find out whether Jane Austen enjoyed the support of a fellow writer. Perhaps she got to know… 651 more words

Female Friendship