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fernshaw

(ˈfɜːnˌʃɔː)
n
(Botany) a thicket of ferns
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Her grandson, Vyvyan Holland, Wilde's younger son, writes "when she was twenty-three she was writing political articles and patriotic poems for Charles Gavan Duffy's paper, the Nation, signing them first John Fernshaw Ellis and later Speranza, a name which she took from the motto she adopted for herself of Fidanza, Constanza, Speranza.