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July 9, 1794

“Such is the inconsistency of real love, that it is always awake to suspicion, however unreasonable; always requiring new assurances from the object of its interest.” Ann Radcliffe, ‘The Mysteries of Udolpho’

Ann Radcliffe, English novelist is born. She was the pioneer of the Gothic novel and is credited with helping to make it respectable.

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Link to Photo Credit: Ann Radcliffe

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