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Lewis, Agnes Smithlocked

(1843–1926)
  • Christa Müller-Kessler

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Lewis, Agnes Smith (1843–1926), Arabic and Syriac scholar and novelist, was born Agnes Smith on 16 April 1843 in Irvine, Ayrshire. She was the elder identical twin daughter of John Smith (d. 1866), writer to the signet of Irvine, and his wife, ...

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