But while on holiday in
Tenby she began to draft The Sad Fortunes of the Reverend
Amos Barton. Lewes had encouraged her to "try and
write a story." It became one of three Scenes of Clerical
Life. They were published
anonymously but received warmly by both readers and critics...
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Image: Mary Ann and Mr. Lewes
were keen travellers. Mary Ann bought this pendant in Seville,
during their 10-week tour of Spain in 1867.