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De Courcy, The Hon.

Married for her £30,000.

"Very young she was not, - having reached some years of her life in advance of thirty. The lady herself was not beautiful, or clever, or of imposing manners - nor was she of high birth. But neither was she ugly, nor unbearably stupid. Her manners were, at any rate, innocent; and as to her birth, seeing that, from the first, she was not supposed to have had any, - no disappointment was felt. Her father had been a coal merchant" - The Small House at Allington