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Sarah Fielding

Sarah Fielding (8 November 1710 – 9 April 1768) was a British author and sister of the novelist Henry Fielding. She was the author of The Governess, or The Little Female Academy (1749), which was the first novel in English written especially for children (children's literature), and had earlier achieved success with her novel The Adventures of David Simple (1744).

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... law and educated his sisters, along with her childhood friend Sarah Fielding, in Greek and Latin language and literature his manner of education was to prepare the girls to become governesses ... living arrangements dissolved, and Margaret became the governess to Henry Fielding's daughters and Jane with Samuel Richardson ... a sufficient dowry, or possibly because, like Sarah Fielding, she hoped to establish an independent living through her writing ...

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    I fancied I had some constancy of mind because I could bear my own sufferings, but found through the sufferings of others I could be weakened like a child.
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    I fairly confess that, acting as nature and simplicity dictated, no sooner did I see the once loved bosom of my Ferdinand free from those deformed demons which had crept in and filled up the vacant space, than beholding my natural home once more the seat of innocence and truth, my heart joyfully danced into its delightful abode.
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