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Amelia Opie (1769–1853)

Opie, Amelia. An English writer, wife of John Opie the painter; born in Norwich, Nov. 12, 1769; died there, Dec. 2, 1853. Among her numerous tales, once highly popular, may be mentioned: ‘Father and Daughter’; ‘Murder Will Out’; ‘The Ruffian Boy’; ‘Temper’; ‘St. Valentine’s Day’; ‘Illustrations of Lying.’ In 1825 she joined the Society of Friends, and after this only published ‘Detractions Displayed’ and ‘Lays for the Dead.’