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Francis. 1840–79, British clergyman and diarist. His diary (published 1938–40) gives a vivid account of life in the Welsh Marches in the 1870s
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  • I put your letter away for some time till Mrs. kilvert sent me upstairs for my gloves.

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  • "I will lead your honour to his chamber," replied kilvert, now still more alarmed.

    Boscobel: or, the royal oak William Harrison Ainsworth
  • I am going to take Elim out to lunch at Mrs. kilvert's at Coyoacan, and must now get ready.

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