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Yet those most attached to Miss Austen ' s novels have usually preferred the later
ones , Mansfield Park , Emma , and Persuasion , which were written after an
interval of more than ten years . During that long silence , the reason for which we
Incidentally , Miss Bates , the garrulous , woolly - minded spinster , is an excellent
example of Miss Austen ' s use of the ... Miss Bates rambles on , innocent and
silly , almost in stream - of - consciousness fashion ; but she rambles on to good ...
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 1818 ...
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