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Sydney, Lady Morgan


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Sydney, Lady Morgan : Florence Macarthy: An Irish Tale

'I read Lady Morgan's Florence Macarthy. There is originality and genius in all she writes'.

Century: 1800-1849     Reader/Listener/Group: Charlotte Bury      Print: Book


Sydney, Lady Morgan : O'Donnel: A National Tale

'Mr North has been reading Lady Morgan's "O'Donnel", and is delighted with it. He says he never read a book that amused him so much, and that it has the merit of being more interesting in the last than in the first volume'.

Century: 1800-1849     Reader/Listener/Group: Mr North      Print: Book


Sydney, Lady Morgan : Woman: or, Ida of Athens

'Plato and tact sounds like Plato and puppy, an incongruous mixture of ancient and modern, such as only suits the language of second-rate novels. Lady Morgan, I suppose, talked of tact in her "Ida of Athens".'

Century: 1800-1849     Reader/Listener/Group: Louisa, Lady Stuart      Print: Book


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