Memoirs of Miss Sydney Biddulph, The

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Memoirs of Miss Sydney Biddulph, The

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"Her [Mrs Sheridan"s] novel, entitled ""Memoirs of Miss Sydney Biddulph"", contains an excellent moral, while it inculcates a future state of retribution; and what it teaches is impressed upon the mind by a series of as deep distress as can affect humanty, in the amiable and pious heroine who goes to her grave unrelieved, but resgned, and full of hope of ""heaven"s mercy"". Johnson paid her this high compliment upon it: ""I know not, Madam, that you have a right, upon moral principles, to make your readers suffer so much""."

Source

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Johnson, Samuel
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Date of Reading Experience
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Notes
Originally published 1791.

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Accessed on 2019/09/16 08:06:16

Related place
England
Related people
Johnson, Samuel
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Life of Johnson
Related place
England
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Reading experience
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Source

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Reader(s) and listener(s)

Reader
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Notes
Originally published 1791.

How to cite this record

You can copy this item for personal use, share it, and post it on a blog or website. It cannot be used commercially without permission. Please ensure the following credit accompanies it:

Life of Johnson
http://eured.univ-lemans.fr/dbworkshop/index.php/Detail/objects/77715
Accessed on 2019/09/16 08:06:16

Related place
England
Related people
Johnson, Samuel
Related text or manuscript
Life of Johnson
Related place
England
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