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Quotation by Jane Austen
Mrs. Hall, of Sherborne, was brought to bed yesterday of a
dead child, some weeks before she was expected, owing to a
fright. I suppose that she happened unawares to look at her
Jane Austen (1775–1817), British novelist. Letter, October 27, 1798, to her sister, Cassandra. Jane Austen's Letters, Oxford University Press (1952).
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