The Life and Letters of Maria Edgeworth – Vol 1

In her later years Maria Edgeworth was often asked to write a biographical preface to her novels. She refused. “As a woman,” she said, “my life, wholly domestic, can offer nothing of interest to the public.”

The Parent’s Assistant by Maria Edgeworth

This etext was produced by Les Bowler, St. Ives, Dorset. THE PARENT’S ASSISTANT OR STORIES FOR CHILDREN by Maria Edgeworth Preface Addressed to Parents. Our great lexicographer, in his celebrated eulogium on Dr. Watts, thus speaks in commendation of those productions which he so successfully penned for the pleasure and instruction of the juvenile portion

The Bracelets by Maria Edgeworth

Produced by Internet Archive; University of Florida, Children, Andrea Ball and the Online Distributed Proofreading Team. THE BRACELETS; OR, AMIABILITY AND INDUSTRY REWARDED. BY MARIA EDGEWORTH, AUTHOR OF “POPULAR TALES,” “MORAL TALES,” ETC. ETC. With Illustrations from Original Designs. 1850. THE BRACELETS. * * * * * In a beautiful and retired part of England

Tales and Novels Vol 6 by Maria Edgeworth

Online Distributed Proofreading Team TALES AND NOVELS VOL. 6 BY MARIA EDGEWORTH THE ABSENTEE. CHAPTER I. “Are you to be at Lady Clonbrony’s gala next week?” said Lady Langdale to Mrs. Dareville, whilst they were waiting for their carriages in the crush-room of the opera-house. “Oh, yes! every body’s to be there, I hear,” replied

Murad the Unlucky and Other Tales by Maria Edgeworth

This etext was prepared by David Price, email from the 1891 Cassell and Company edition. MURAD THE UNLUCKY AND OTHER TALES by Maria Edgeworth Contents: Introduction Murad the Unlucky The Limerick Gloves Madame de Fleury INTRODUCTION Maria Edgeworth came of a lively family which had settled in Ireland in the latter part of the

Helen by Maria Edgeworth

Produced by Jonathan Ingram, David Widger and the Online Distributed Proofreading Team TALES AND NOVELS BY MARIA EDGEWORTH. IN TEN VOLUMES. WITH ENGRAVINGS ON STEEL. VOL. X. HELEN. 1857. HELEN. CHAPTER I. “There is Helen in the lime-walk,” said Mrs. Collingwood to her husband, as she looked out of the window. The slight figure of