“You will be sorry to hear that Marianne Mapleton’s disorder has ended fatally; she was beleived out of danger on Sunday, but a sudden relapse carried her off the next day.–So affectionate a family must suffer severely; & many a girl on early death has been praised into an Angel I beleive, on slighter pretensions to Beauty, Sense & Merit than Marianne.”
letter to Cassandra
May 21, 1801  (emphasis mine)
The spelling here is Jane’s. She continually got her i‘s and e‘s mixed up.
One Response to Poor Marianne Mapleton
Sounds like she could have used spell check… m