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Sparkes, Mrs. Conway

“…a literary lady, who had been very handsome, who was still very clever, who was not perhaps very good-natured,” and who feuded with the Duchess of St. Bungay at Lady Glencora’s house party at Matching Priory. She also appears as a guest at Lady Monk’s reception in Can You Forgive Her?

Briefly in as a patroness of the Negro Soldiers’ Orphan Bazaar in Miss Mackenzie