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Quotation by Horace Walpole
Manfred, prince of Otranto, had one son and one daughter: the latter, a most beautiful virgin, aged eighteen, was called Matilda.
Horace Walpole (1717–1797), British author. The Castle of Otranto, ch. 1 (1764).
The first sentence of the first Gothic novel.
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