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the experience of reading in Britain, from 1450 to 1945...

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Miss Bigg


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Jane Austen : Emma

'Miss Bigg - not equal to either P & P. - or M.P. - objected to the sameness of the subject (Match-making) all through. - Too much of Mr Elton & H. Smith. Language superior to the others.'

Century: 1800-1849     Reader/Listener/Group: [Miss] Bigg      Print: Book


Jane Austen : Emma

'Miss Bigg - on reading it a second time, liked Miss Bates much better than at first, & expressed herself as liking all the people of Highbury in general, except Harriet Smith - but could not help still thinking [italics] her [close italics] too silly in her Loves.'

Century: 1800-1849     Reader/Listener/Group: Miss Bigg      Print: Book


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