Frances Burney (1776–1828)
Frances Burney (1776–1828) was a playwright and governess.
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“The laws of custom make our [returning a visit] necessary. O how I hate this vile custom which obliges us to make slaves of ourselves! to sell the most precious property we boast, our time;and to sacrifice it to every prattling impertinent who chooses to demand it!”
—Frances Burney (17521840)