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Baroness Orczy
Date of birth: 23 September 1865
Date of death: 12 November 1947
Country Of Origin: Hungary



    Baroness Emma ("Emmuska") Orczy (September 23 1865 – November 12 1947) was a Britain novelist, playwright and artist of Hungarian origin. She was most notable for her series of novels featuring the Scarlet Pimpernel. Some of her paintings were exhibited at the Royal Academy in London.
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Born Emma Magdalena Rosalia Maria Josefa Barbara Orczy in Tarnaƶrs, Hungary, she was the daughter of composer Baron Felix O .... (More...)
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A surging, seething, murmuring crowd of beings that are human only in name, for to the eye and ear they seem naught but savage creatures, animated by vile passions and by the lust of vengeance and of hate.

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We seek him here, we seek him there, Those Frenchies seek him everywhere. Is he in heaven? - Is he in hell? That damned, elusive Pimpernel?

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