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The whole world of his time was open to Tom , Jones; the only one open to Fanny
Burney was that accessible to a conventionally brought up upper middle class
young lady constantly , chaperoned, a world of routs, assemblies, balls, and ...
“I can't abide to dress any young lady who says never mind, and it will do very
well. That, and her never talking to one confidentially, or trusting one with the
least bit of her secrets, is the thing I can't put up with from Miss Nugent; and Miss
The first chapter, a discussion on marriage between the silly and affected young
Lady Juliana and her worldly and tyrannical father Lord Courtland, is admirable,
and so are the scenes immediately following, of the acute discomfort of Lady ...
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The Eighteenth Century
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