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date: 25 November 2020

MORE, Hannah (1745–1833) Prolific British writer 

Source:
The Oxford Companion to Children's Literature
Author(s):

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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