She was a rather tall, awkward, and strongly-built
girl of about fifteen. This was the first impression
the “maid” gave to her “mistresses,”
the Misses Leaf, w...
Dinah Maria Craik, born Mulock, was a novelist who occasionally expressed herself in verse. Somewhat lacking in imaginative perception of experience and overburdened with presumed loftiness of sentime...
The literary opus of Dinah Maria Craik has come to be regarded as a significant reflection of Victorian expectations and values. Her children's books are important explorations of the sentiments of th...