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The life and adventures of Mrs. Christian Davies commonly called Mother Ross

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The life and adventures of Mrs. Christian Davies commonly called Mother Ross

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Published by Peter Davies in London .
Written in English


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Statementwith an introduction by Sir John Fortescue.
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Open LibraryOL13794547M

Speculum Crape-Gownorum (), usually ascribed to John Phillips, still turned up in Chadwick’s biography of Defoe in , and Bohn’s six-volume edition of Defoe () contained, The Life and Adventures of Mrs. Christian Davies, Commonly Called Mother Ross (). I read through all of these works dutifully and doubtfully.


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Daniel Defoe (/ d ɪ ˈ f oʊ /; c. – 24 April ), born Daniel Foe, was an English trader, writer, journalist, pamphleteer and spy. He is most famous for his novel Robinson Crusoe, published inwhich is claimed to be second only to the Bible in its number of translations.

He has been seen as one of the earliest proponents of the English novel, and helped to popularise the form. Kit Cavanagh was a bar owner in Dublin whose husband went out to pay a bill and never came home. A year later, she learned that he had been enlisted in the army so she did what any self respecting wife and mother of three would do.

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