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KAVANAGH, Julia, a British authoress, born in Thurles, Ireland, in 1824. At an early age she accompanied her parents to France, where she was educated. In 1844 she took up her residence in London. She published in 1847 a tale for children entitled “The Three Paths.” This was followed by “Madeleine” (1848), a story of peasant life in France, and in 1850 by a series of historical sketches, “Woman in France in the 18th Century.” In 1851 appeared “Nathalie,” a novel, in which the scene is also laid in France. Among her other works are: “Women of Christianity exemplary for Piety” (1852), “Daisy Burns” (1853), “Grace Lee” (1854) “Rachel Gray” (1855), “The Hobbies” (1857), “Adele” (1858), “French Women of Letters” (1861), “English Women of Letters” (1862), “Queen Mab” (1863), “Sibyl's Second Love” (1867), and “Sylvia” (1870).