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Definition of Authoress

  • A female author.
  • a woman author

How to use authoress in a sentence. Authoress pronunciation.

The same reason prevents our giving more than our commendation of Miss Mitford's General and his Lady, who, we think are new company for our fair authoress.
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The Mountain Daisy, a village sketch, by the Editor's lady, is gracefully written; and with the Fisherman, by the Editor, is a fair characteristic of the amiable spirit to which we have already alluded; and in the same tone of good feeling is the Rose of Fennock Dale, a true story by the fair authoress of the Mountain Daisy; and the Wandering Minstrels, by the Rev. F.A. Cox, L.L.D. Miss Mitford has contributed one of her inimitable sketches, Little Moses; but the most staple articles in the volume are The Battle of Bunaania, one of the Georgian Islands, by Mr. Ellis, the missionary; Notices of the Canadian Indians, by Dr. Walsh; a Journey over the Brocken, by Mr. Coleridge; and a Fragment, by Miss Jane Porter.
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The authoress of "Jane Eyre" was taken for a man by many persons.
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Yet Number Five has more esprit, more sparkle, more sense in her talk, than many a famous authoress from whom we should expect brilliant conversation.
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Number Five, as I think I have said before, has not the ambition to figure as an authoress.
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Corneille (1606-1684), the father of the French stage; Moliere (1622- 1673), the greatest of French dramatists; Racine (1639-1699), the polished, formal playwright; Madame de Sevigne (1626-1696), the brilliant and witty authoress of memoirs; La Fontaine (1621-1695), the popular rhymer of whimsical fables and teller of scandalous tales; and many another graced the court of Versailles and tasted the royal bounty.
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Having heard that the celebrated Frances Wright, authoress of "A Few Days in Athens," was publicly preaching and promulgating her doctrines in the city, I determined on paying the "Hall of Science" a visit, in which establishment she usually lectured.
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He concluded with the words: "The authoress will make a great success.
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The authoress learnt to ride like a man, and found the fatigue of a long journey much lightened in consequence.
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We congratulate our authoress on the pluck and endurance with which she undertook her journey to Ultima Thule, and upon the very interesting book which is the result.
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Alec Tweedie is the authoress of this pleasing and instructive account of a tour round this remote island in the Arctic Circle....
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The authoress has an eye for what is worth seeing, a happy knack of graphic description, and a literary style which is commendably free from adjectival exuberance.
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The authoress interests us from first to last, and her style is altogether free from affectation of fine writing ...
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The authoress is an unaffected and agreeable writer, as well as a lively observer.
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Era._-"The agreeable authoress has given us, in her straightforward simple style, a terse, unaffected, and picturesque description of her visit to the Passion Play.
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For though a cosmetic is sold, bearing the name of the lady to whom reference was made by the young person John, yet, as it is publicly asserted in respectable prints that this cosmetic is not a dye, I see no reason why he should have felt offended by any suggestion that he was indebted to it or its authoress.
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He was the most reserved, the least colloquial of men, and this enquiring authoress was constantly flashing her lantern into the quiet darkness of his soul.
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Isabel received Miss Stackpole freely in her own sitting-room, and took her repeatedly to drive, face to face with Pansy, who, bending a little forward, on the opposite seat of the carriage, gazed at the celebrated authoress with a respectful attention which Henrietta occasionally found irritating.
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A classical education, or at any rate a very extensive acquaintance with English literature, ancient and modern, appears to me quite indispensable for the person who would do any justice to your clergyman; and I think I may boast myself to be, with all possible vanity, the most unlearned and uninformed female who ever dared to be an authoress.
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I shall subjoin a list of those persons to whom I must trouble you to forward also a set each, when the work is out; all unbound, with "From the Authoress" in the first page.
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Examples of Authoress

Example #1
In the Vision of Purgatory, by Dr. Maginn, (Irish, of course,) the serious and ludicrous are mixed up with an abundance of skill and humour; this piece should be read after the Madhouse sketch.
Example #2
Among the other tales are the Rock of the Candle, Irish, by the author of Holland-Tide,-nearly forty pages; and the Queen of May and Bridget Plantagenet,-of the olden time-which would be spoiled by abridgment for our present purpose.
Example #3
There are eighty contributions, as the bookmakers say, "in prose and verse," with a predominance of the former.
Example #4
The Fisherman Leaving Home; The Temple of Victory_, from Gandy,-all which are first-rate works of art.
Example #5
Can Number Five be masquerading in verse?
Example #6
George Sand, George Eliot, Charles Egbert Craddock, made pretty good men in print.