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Orlando, the hero, is a young man of impoverished family compelled in the hope
of becoming her heir to dance attendance on his great-aunt Miss Rayland, an old
lady who lives in a fantasy world of family pride and great position. He falls in ...
It is the high point of Miss Austen's comedy; and Emma is at the centre, the most
important character: as Elizabeth Bennet in Pride and Prejudice and Fanny Price
in Mansfield Park are not. Yet, although the whole action of the novel is ...
The success of Miss Ferrier and Galt was therefore an index of the commercial
success of Scott himself. Susan Ferrier (1782–1854) is an instance of an
admirable talent that scarcely took itself seriously enough. Marriage, published in
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The Eighteenth Century
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