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date: 16 January 2019

Fool of Quality, The 

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The Oxford Companion to English Literature
Author(s):
Dinah BirchDinah Birch

A novel in five volumes by Henry *Brooke, published in Dublin 1765–70 and in London 1766–70. Harry Clinton, the Fool of Quality, is the second son of the earl of Moreland; the narrative follows his education, growth, and manhood. The most important adult in his world is not his decadent father but his merchant uncle, ... ...

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