DUCHESS OF CLAIRE LECHAT DE KERSAINT DURAS
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A French novelist; born in Brest, 1777; died in Paris, 1828. Well born, accomplished, and brilliantly married, she was seized with the sentimental sickness of the day, and wrote "Ourika" (1823), the tale of a negress who fell in love with a white man; and "Edward" (1825), a novel in which it was the gentleman's turn to throw his heart in an indiscreet direction.
By Charles Dudley Warner
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- someone who saves something from danger or violence One who recovers. The demandant in a common recovery, after judgment has been given his favor.