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The Library of the World’s Best Literature. An Anthology in Thirty Volumes. 1917.

Mary Augusta Ward (1851–1920)

Ward, Mrs. Humphry (Mary Augusta Arnold). An English novelist; born at Hobart Town, Tasmania, in 1851; died in 1920. She is a granddaughter of Dr. Arnold of Rugby, and was married in 1872 to Thomas Humphry Ward. Her books are: ‘Milly and Ollie’ (1881); ‘Miss Bretherton’ (1884); a translation of ‘Amiel’s Journal’ (1885); ‘Robert Elsmere’ (1888), a story of religious doubt, stirring up a great interest and having an enormous circulation; ‘The History of David Grieve’ (1892); ‘Marcella’ (1894); and ‘The Story of Bessie Costrell’ (1895); ‘Eleanor’ (1900); ‘Lady Rose’s Daughter’ (1903); ‘The Marriage of William Ashe’ (1905); ‘Fenwick’s Career’ (1906); ‘The Case of Richard Meynell’ (1911); ‘Missing’ (1917). (See Critical and Biographical Introduction).