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Oh That Becky Sharp!

31 December, 2009

Did you know that a race dog was named after Becky Sharp, that wonderful, wicked minx of Thackeray’s Vanity Fair (and the distinguished topic of my dissertation)?  Another dog was named after her in 1873, but, sadly, that Becky Sharp died in a race.  Becky also had the honor of having an ore mine in Colorado named after her.

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