- Charles,1726–1814, English organist, composer, and music historian.
- his daughterFrances or FannyMadame D'Arblay, 1752–1840, English novelist and diarist.
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"I thought she looked oppressed within," was Miss Burney's remark.
Miss Burney describes her as too desirous of a reputation for charity and devotion.
The mistress said: "I hope it'll be a pleasant evening, Burney!"The Fugitive (Third Series Plays)
I wished to know, for instance, what Dr. Burney had to say about singing.Medical Essays
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Shawn swam around to the other side as Burney raised the fish.Shawn of Skarrow
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- Charles . 1726–1814, English composer and music historian, whose books include A General History of Music (1776–89)
- his daughter, Frances . known as Fanny; married name Madame D'Arblay . 1752–1840, English novelist and diarist: author of Evelina (1778). Her Diaries and Letters (1768–1840) are of historical interest
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