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Accessed on 2019/11/22 06:41:30

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Austen, Jane
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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:

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http://eured.univ-lemans.fr/dbworkshop/index.php/Detail/objects/89587
Accessed on 2019/11/22 06:41:30

Related people
Austen, Jane
Related text or manuscript
English Women of Letters: Biographical Sketches
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