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- adjective Of or relating to Maria Edgeworth (1768–1849),
Irish writerof adults' and children's literature.
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'That is the Edge --,' Dolores was not sure of the word Edgeworthian, so she went on to 'system.
The Two Sides of the Shield Charlotte Mary Yonge 1862
We translated him early, and he had an immense influence on the general Edgeworthian school, and on Miss Edgeworth herself.
A History of the French Novel, Vol. 1 From the Beginning to 1800 George Saintsbury 1889
It was felt that elder children needed something of a deeper tone than the Edgeworthian style, yet less directly religious than the Sherwood class of books; and on that wave of opinion, my little craft floated out into the great sea of the public.
Scenes and Characters Charlotte Mary Yonge 1862