By Dorothy Stein
During this engrossing biography, Dorothy Stein strips away the various layers of fable to bare a narrative way more dramatic and engaging than prior money owed have indicated.
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Extra resources for Ada: A Life and a Legacy
And as she had even in those early years a decided taste for science which was much approved by Lady Noel Byron she took every opportunity of cultivating mothers acouaintance. Ada was then rather stout and inclined to he dllmsv. without colour and in delicate health. She used to lie a great deal in a horizontal position, and she was subject to fits of giddiness when she looked down from any height. She seemed to be amiable and unaffected. As might be expected at this early period of life she had not much conversation.
To this she paid no regard, and in consequence she was ordered to leave the room on one occasion by a "Fury. " She did so unwillingly and in a state of high indignation. In the course of a few minutes she returned, and in pretence of carrying away some of the books, she managed to place in the young mans hands a slip of paper appointing an assignation at midnight in one of the outhouses. The assignation took place and Ada informed me that matters went as far as they possible could without connexion being actually com pleted.
In the course of a few minutes she returned, and in pretence of carrying away some of the books, she managed to place in the young mans hands a slip of paper appointing an assignation at midnight in one of the outhouses. The assignation took place and Ada informed me that matters went as far as they possible could without connexion being actually com pleted.
Ada: A Life and a Legacy by Dorothy Stein