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Fanny Burney
(1752-1840) born on
Jun 13
English novelist, letter writer. She is best known for "Diaries and Letters," 1778-1840.
Travelling is the ruin of all happiness! There's no looking at a building here after seeing Italy.

. . . Imagination took the reins, and Reason, slow-paced, though sure-footed, was unequal to a race with so eccentric and flighty a companion.
"Far from having taken any positive step, I have not yet even fommed any resolution."
"But if the young are never tired of erring in conduct, neither are the older in erring of judgment. . . ."
". . . men seldom risk their lives where an escape is without hope of recompense."
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Published Sources for the above Quotations:
F: Mr. Meadows, in "Cecilia," bk. 4, ch. 2, 1782.
R: Letter 67, "Evelina," 1778.
A: "Camilla," Bk. 1, Ch. 13, 1796.
N: "Cecilia," Bk. IV, Ch. 11, 1782.
K: "Cecilia," Bk. II, Ch. 6, 1782.

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