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Mitford

[mit-ferd]
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  1. Mary Russell,1787–1855, English novelist, poet, playwright, and essayist.
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  • Miss Mitford says that Haydon, above all, sympathised with her love for a large canvas.

    Our Village

    Mary Russell Mitford

  • It is difficult to bear, with any patience, her praises of Dr. Mitford.

    Our Village

    Mary Russell Mitford

  • Dr. Mitford would have certainly disapproved had he been still alive.

    Our Village

    Mary Russell Mitford

  • Miss Mitford says somewhere,—to no one better than to herself does this apply.

    Our Village

    Mary Russell Mitford

  • Mitford seemed to think any remark superfluous, for he only groaned.

    The Coxswain's Bride

    R.M. Ballantyne