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More, Hannah

More, Hannah (1745-1833), was born near Bristol, where she taught for sometime in a boarding school kept by ber elder sisters. An annuity bestowed upon her by an admirer of her early works enabled her to give herself up to writing. In 177(5 she became a friend of Garrick, who in the next year brought out her tragedy Percy at Covent Garden. In 1782 she published Sacred Bramas, and then retired to a cottage near Bristol, where she continued to write, but also did much good among the people of the neighbourhood. Her most popular works were Cirlcbs in Search of a Wife (1809), Practical Piety (1811), and The Shepherd of Salisbury Plain, a tract. She died at Clifton.