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Hester Thrale - Biography
... Thomas Percy, Oliver Goldsmith and other literary figures, including the young Fanny Burney, whom she took with her to Gay Street, Bath ... The levelling marriage also earned her the disapproval of Fanny Burney (who would in 1793 marry the impoverished, Catholic émigré Alexandre D'Arblay) ... Fanny Burney eulogized her, going so far as to make a comparison with Germaine de Staël ...

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