Holmes is a peculiarly pleasant and fascinating writer. Her books are always entertaining, and she has the rare faculty of enlisting the sympathy and affections of her readers, and of holding their attention to her pages with deep and absorbing interest. Dillingham Co.
Her first novel sold , copies; and she had total sales of 2 million books in her lifetime, second only to Harriet Beecher Stowe. Portraying domestic life in small town and rural settings, she examined gender relationships, as well as those of class and race. She also dealt with slavery and the American Civil War, with a strong sense of moral justice.
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Since the late 20th century, she has received fresh recognition and reappraisal, although her popular work was excluded from most 19th-century literary histories compiled by men. This book is contained 3 Romance Novels. It would give me the rickets to ride in it long.
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After the passing of the Five Mile Act, which made it illegal for nonconforming ministers to live within five miles of a corporate town, he removed to Mapperly in Derbyshire. He was much respected and made himself very useful there and usually attended the parish church. He died 9 January and was buried at Westhallow.
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His funeral sermon was preached by Revd. John Horn, the Rector; and he, when dying six weeks later, desired to be buried in the same grave. Author unknown.