I no longer wonder the elegant arts are unknown here; the rigor of the climate suspends the very powers of the understanding; what then must become of those of the imagination?… Genius will never mount high, where the faculties of the mind are benumbed half the year.
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|Death:||23rd January, 1789|
|Profession:||Novelist, Playwright, Poet|
Frances Brooke was born in Claypole, Lincolnshire, England. She was an English novelist, poet, and playwright. She wrote several novels include: The History of Lady Julia Mandeville, The History of Emily Montague, The excursion, and Manners: A Novel. In 1756 she published a number of poems and a play, Virginia, which was never produced. Her most successful opera, Rosina, continues to be of interest.
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