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Sarah Fielding

Sarah Fielding (8 November 1710 – 9 April 1768) was a British author and sister of the novelist Henry Fielding. She was the author of The Governess, or The Little Female Academy (1749), which was the first novel in English written especially for children (children's literature), and had earlier achieved success with her novel The Adventures of David Simple (1744).

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Jane Collier - Personal Life
... studied law and educated his sisters, along with her childhood friend Sarah Fielding, in Greek and Latin language and literature his manner of education was to prepare the girls ... living arrangements dissolved, and Margaret became the governess to Henry Fielding's daughters and Jane with Samuel Richardson ... sufficient dowry, or possibly because, like Sarah Fielding, she hoped to establish an independent living through her writing ...

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    If modesty and candor are necessary to an author in his judgment of his own works, no less are they in his reader.
    Sarah Fielding (1710–1768)

    But with some small portion of real genius and a warm imagination, an author surely may be permitted a little to expand his wings and to wander in the aerial fields of fancy, provided ... that he soar not to such dangerous heights, from whence unplumed he may fall to the ground disgraced, if not disabled from ever rising anymore.
    —Sarah Fielding (1710–1768)