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(b. Hare Hatch, Berkshire, January 1st, 1767; d. Edgeworthstown, Longford, Ireland, May 21st, 1849). Collected Works in 1825. The edition of 1856 includes Moral Tales, Popular Tales, Belinda, Castle Rackrent, Essay on Irish Bulls, The Noble Science of Self-Justification, Eunice, The Dun, Tales of Fashionable Life, Patronage, Comic Dramas, Leonora, Letters for Literary Ladies, Harrington, Thoughts on Bores, Ormond, and Ellen. Besides these Miss Edgeworth published Early Lessons for Children; The Parents Assistant; or, Stories for Children; Harry and Lucy; Little Plays for Young People; and Orlandino; and concluded the Memoirs of her father, Richard Lovell Edgeworth. See her Memoir by Mrs. Edgeworth (1867); also Life and Letters by A. J. C. Hare (1894).