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Frances ("Fanny") Burney (1752–1840), English novelist, playwright, and diarist, best known for her first novel "Evelina" (1778).

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Use of archaic language in certain passages in Evelina

In Evelina by Frances Burney, Rev. Mr. Villars' letters to Evelina as well as Sir John Belmont's addresses to Evelina or generally his speech during their meetings are often heavy with use of archaic ...
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