Ritchie, Anne Thackeray. From an Island: A Story and Some Essays. B. Tauchnitz.
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To all eyes she lived as Munby's servant; she often still slept in the basement kitchen. In the evenings, however, she played the role of a lady wife, sitting with Munby in the parlour, conversing...
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EC was educated by governesses and tutors at home.
Governesses taught her history, geography, mathematics, and literature in creative ways: through games and dramatisations, for instance.
Stephen, Sir Leslie, and Sidney Lee, editors. The Dictionary of National Biography. Smith, Elder.
Later on, different instructors taught her Latin, Euclidean...
Charles, Elizabeth. Our Seven Homes. Editor Davidson, Mary, John Murray.
She found school work (at Byron House school in Highgate and then at the highly academic North London Collegiate ) difficult. She always got an A for English essays, although she would write a short...
Lady Florence was at first educated at home in Scotland. After a first, unsuccessful attempt to place her in a convent she had, in France, an Irish Catholic governess whom she calls Miss O'Leary...