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 (bûr′nē), Frances Known as "Fanny." 1752-1840.
British writer known especially for her novels, such as the comedy of manners Evelina (1778), and for her witty and sophisticated letters and diaries.
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1. (Biography) Charles. 1726–1814, English composer and music historian, whose books include A General History of Music (1776–89)
2. (Biography) his daughter, Frances. known as Fanny; married name Madame D'Arblay. 1752–1840, English novelist and diarist: author of Evelina (1778). Her Diaries and Letters (1768–1840) are of historical interest
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Fanny or Frances (Madame D'Arblay), 1752–1840, English novelist and diarist.
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"Stop jabbering, girls, and I'll tell you everything," said Jo, wondering if Miss Burney felt any grander over her Evilina than she did over her `Rival Painters'.
The usual members are Tom Hill and Sticky Wicket, but it was Millward who provided the stormy undercurrents of Burney's Jazzfest gig at Ronnie's.
Missing from David Gilson's magnificent A Bibliography of Jane Austen (Oxford, 1982) are appreciative comments by Sarah Harriet Burney (1772-1844), the youngest daughter of Dr Charles Burney, musicologist, and half-sister to the more famous novelist, Frances (Burney) d'Arblay.
This, the third of a projected twelve volumes comprising a full critical edition of Burney's early letters and journals, covers what must be seen as her annus mirabilis.
Burney, Fannyoriginal name Frances, married name d'Arblay(b.
Eyewitnesses had identified Hammad as an accomplice of prime murder suspect Khawar Burney in the case.
Khawar Hussain Burney, his guard Abdul Rehman and three underage brothers Haider Hussain Burney, Hasan Hussain Burney and Hasnain Hussain Burney along with their absconding accomplices have been booked for allegedly killing 18-year-old college student Zafir Ahmed Zuberi on Abdul Sattar Edhi Avenue near Seaview on Dec 3.
KARACHI -- The Zafir Zubairi murder case took a new turn as three eyewitnesses came forward and identified Khawar Burney, his three cousins and security guard Abdul Rehman as the culprits during an identification parade.
Earlier, Sarim Burney briefed her regarding the services of his trust.
KARACHI -- The Chairman of Ansar Burney Trust International and Pakistan's former Federal Minister for human rights, Mr Ansar Burney, Advocate has strongly condemned curfew clamped in all the 10 districts in Indian held Kashmir valley (To stop Muslims for offering Friday prayers).
KARACHI -- 'Ansar Burney Trust International' has filed a Constitutional petition in the Sindh High Court against Land Grabbers, corruption, illegally raised constructions and illegal and unlawful possession and conversion of "amenity plots" in the city of Karachi.
3 ( ANI ): Chairman of Ansar Burney Trust International and former federal minister for human rights, Ansar Burney, has strongly condemned the demolition of a century-old Hindu temple in Karachi and has demanded strict action against the builder.