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  • "'So he is of everybody,' answered she: 'he and all that family; everybody says such a family never was drawn before. But Mrs. Cholmondeley’s favourite is Madame Duval; she acts her from morning to night, and ma-fois everybody she sees. But though we all want so much to know the author, both Mrs. Cholmondeley and my uncle himself say they should be frightened to death to be in her company, because she must be such a very nice observer, that there would be no escaping her with safety.'�?
    - Fanny Bunney, 'Curiosity regarding the author of Evelina'.

    November 28, 2008