By Fanny Burney
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263). She was the subject of satirical prints mocking her excessive rouge (see YW xxxiii. 500 and n. 38 and illustration). 24 late February–March 1782 Novel herself! — so you are sister Authoresses! A most elegant thing it is, I assure you, — almost as pretty as yours, — only not quite so elegant. She has written two Novels, — only one is not so pretty as the other. But I shall insist upon your seeing them. One is in Letters, like yours, only yours is prettiest. ’1 What unfeeling things, thought I, are my sisters!
Thrale. It is not to be expressed how fond they are of it, — especially my Father. Mr. Payne now has it. I sent it him last Monday. Have you seen the verses in the news paper18 where they poked me in with all the belles Esprits? ] at Mr. Pepys I met them almost all. Mrs. Boscawen,19 Mrs. Chapone, Hannah More, Mrs. Carter, Sophy Streatfield, — Mrs. Buller,20 famous for Writing Greek notes in Greek Bk. 6, chs. 3–11. Morning Herald, 12 Mar. 1782. See below, pp. 38–9. 1718) Glanville, and his 1st wife (m.
So has my sister, — she’s never without a Pen in her Hand, — she can’t help writing for her Life, — when Lord 1 Published in 1788 as Julia de Gramont. The final version of the novel is no longer in epistolary form, nor does it contain the passage quoted below (ECCO). 2 Mme Duval. ’ ‘Yes, said Lady Hawke, I really can’t help writing. ’ ‘But your Novel, cried Lady Say & Seal, is in such a style! — so elegant! — I am vastly glad you made it end happily. ’ ‘Yes, said Lady Hawke, with a languid smile, I was | vastly glad when she married Lord Orville!