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

Mary Pilkington (1766–1839)

Pilkington, Mary. An English story-writer; born at Cambridge, 1766; died in 1839. Among her very numerous writings were: ‘Edward Barnard; or, Merit Exalted’ (1797); ‘Mentorial Tales for Young Ladies’ (1802); ‘The Sorrows of Cæsar; or, Adventures of a Foundling Dog’ (1813); ‘The Shipwreck; or, Misfortune the Inspirer of Virtuous Sentiments’ (1819).