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MORE, Hannah (1745–1833) Prolific British writer 

The Oxford Companion to Children's Literature

Daniel Hahn

of tracts for the religious and moral education of the working classes. She was the fourth of five daughters of a High Church schoolmaster and received part of her education at a school in Bristol established by her elder sisters and subsequently run by all five More girls. Hannah was regarded as the genius of the family; she read omnivorously in European literature, began to write elegant (if dull) verse, and composed ... ...

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