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Jones, Edith

The younger daughter of Philip Jones, who considered herself so plain, in comparison with her beautiful sister, that she mistook Captain Clayton’s love as for Ada. No amount of argument on her part made him change his mind. One of the “three heroines” of The Landleaguers.

"She was dark, and small of stature, not ungraceful in her movements, or awkward in her person. She was blackhaired ... and almost swarthy in her complexion, and there was a squareness about her chin which robbed her face of much of its feminine softness. But her eyes were very bright, and when she would laugh ... her face would he brightened up with fun, good-humour, or wit, in a manner which enabled no one to call her plain" - The Landleaguers