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 grows up   goes to school   moves to Coventry   moves to London   changes her name   falls in love   writes stories


"...after the coach had rattled over the pavement of a manufacturing town, the scene of riots and trades-union meetings, it would take him in another ten minutes into a rural region, where the neighbourhood of the town was only felt in the advantages of a near market for corn, cheese, and hay."

Felix Holt, the Radical (1866), page 79

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tray cloth

Mary Ann kept this cloth, woven with a picture of
country life. What do you think it reminded her of?

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