Frances Partridge


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Frances Catherine Partridge (née Marshall; 15 March 1900 – 5 February 2004) was a long-lived member of the Bloomsbury Group and a writer, probably best known for the publication of her diaries. She married Ralph Partridge (1894 – 30 November 1960) in 1933.

Born in Bedford Square in London, she was the youngest of six children of William Marshall, an English architect. She lived in the ... more »

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  • It is a purely relative matter where one draws the plimsoll- line of condemnation, and ... if you find the whole of humanity falls below it you have simply made a mistake and drawn it too high. And ar...
    Frances Partridge (b. 1900), British translator, author. entry, Sept. 3, 1959. Julia, ch. 17 (1983).
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