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Hannah More (1745–1833)

More, Hannah. An English religious writer; born at Stapleton, Gloucestershire, Feb. 2, 1745; died at Clifton, Sept. 7, 1833. Her best-known works were the celebrated tract ‘The Shepherd of Salisbury Plain’ and the novel ‘Cœlebs in Search of a Wife’ (1809). She wrote also: ‘Sacred Dramas’ (1782); ‘Religion of the Fashionable World’ (1791); ‘Practical Piety’ (1811); etc. Garrick produced her tragedies ‘Percy’ (1778) and ‘The Fatal Falsehood’ (1779).