Cecilia: Memoirs of an Heiress

Cecilia: Memoirs of an Heiress

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The plot of Cecilia revolves around the heroine, Cecilia Beverley, whose inheritance from her uncle comes with
the stipulation that she find a husband who will accept her name. This proves impossible, and she gives up
her fortune to marry for love.Jane Austen referred to Cecilia and other novels in her novel, Northanger Abbey:
“'And what are you reading, Miss — ?' 'Oh! It is only a novel!' replies the young lady, while she lays down her
book with affected indifference, or momentary shame. 'It is only Cecilia, or Camilla, or Belinda'; or, in sh...
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Chapters
  1. 01
    Book I Chapter 01: A Journey
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  2. 02
    Book I Chapter 02: An Argument
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  3. 03
    Book I Chapter 03: An Arrival
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