A Short Biographical Dictionary of English Literature/Brunton, Mary

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Brunton, Mary (BALFOUR) (1778-1818). -- Novelist, dau. of Col. Balfour of Elwick, and m. to the Rev. Dr. Brunton, Prof. of Oriental Languages in the Univ. of Edin., was the authoress of two novels, Self-Control (1811) and Discipline (1814), which were popular in their day.