A Subject Guide to the Le Faye Edition of Jane Austen's Letters


Macbeth- (play) Author: William Shakespeare.
(ref. To 'on Monday to Macbeth').
Lett. 70, p. 181

Mackenzie, Sir George Steuart- (author).
(ref. To '& Mackenzies') (see Note).
Lett. 78, p. 199

Magnesia- (Magnesium Oxide used as a laxative or antacid).
(ref. to 'of your Magnesia').
Lett. 37, p. 88

(ref. To 'get a ditto').
Lett. 24, p. 52

(ref. To 'purchase of a frank').
Lett. 30, p. 69

(ref. To 'paying for'-(a letter).
Lett. 57, p. 143

(ref. To 'get me a frank').
Lett. 72, p. 185

(ref. To ' Mr. Chute's frank').
Lett. 78, p. 198

(ref. To 'get a frank from').
Lett. 91, p. 234

(ref. To 'getting a frank').
Lett. 92, p. 236

(ref. To 'of his frank').
Lett. 92, p. 238

Mail- (Cont.)
(ref. To 'twopenny post').
Lett. 97, p. 255

(ref. To 'well worth paying for').
Lett. 144, p. 318

Male-(doing Needlework)
(ref. To 'his Cross-stitch').
Lett. 64, p. 163

Mangle- (machine for pressing sheets, other flat pieces of fabric).
(ref. To 'delighted about the Mangle').
Lett. 24, p. 52

Mansfield Park- (novel) Author: Jane Austen
(See under: Austen, Jane-Author).

Mantuamaking- (dressmaking)
Lett. 17, P. 33

Margiana or Widdrington Towers Author: Mrs. Henrietta Sykes
(ref. To 'now in Margiana') (see Note).
Lett. 64, p. 164

Maritime Charts-
(ref. To 'the Charts') (see Note).
Lett. 59, p. 149

Marmion- (Poem in book form) Author: Sir waiter Scott
(ref. To 'with Marmion') (see Note).
Lett. 53, p. 131

(ref. To 'to send Marmion') (see Note).
Lett. 64, p. 164

(ref. To 'I do not write for such dull elves'). (see Note).
Lett. 79, p. 202

Marquis of Granby- (see Biog. Index) (see Note).
Lett. 102, P. 265

Marquis of Lansdowne- (see Biog. Index).
(ref. To 'the Marquis') (see Note).
Lett. 56, p. 142

Marriage- Abuse In
(ref. To 'Mrs. Holder').
Lett. 92, p. 238

Maypole- (pole wreathed with flowers, streamers; people dance around it on May Day (May lst).
(ref. To 'the Maypole ').
Lett. 25, p. 57

Mead- (alcoholic beverage made with Honey).
(ref. To 'bottles of Mead').
Lett. 94, p. 246

(ref. To 'of the Mead').
Lett. 98, p. 259

(ref. To 'the Mead is brewed').
Lett. 99, p. 262

(ref. To 'nine gallons of Mead').
Lett. 129. p. 303

(ref. To 'stock of Mead').
Lett. 145, p. 322

(See under:
Cooking & Individual Dishes).

Mecklenberg, Germany-
(historic region on the Baltic in N.E. Germany).
Lett. 90, p. 229

Medicine- Practice Of
(ref. To 'try Electricity').
Lett. 20, p. 42

(ref. To ' remedy of Cupping').
Lett. 40, p. 96

(ref. To 'in need of Leeches').
(see Note). Lett. 88, p. 222

(ref. To 'cupping me').
Lett. 89, p. 228

(ref. To 'twelve ounces of Blood'). (Bleeding for medical purpose).
Lett. 96, p. 254

(ref. To '4 leeches').
Lett. 102, p. 264

(ref. To 'he is calomeling'); (Mercurous Chloride,used as a cathartic; laxative).
Lett. 121, p. 291

(ref. To 'to bleed him again').
Lett. 121, p. 292

(ref. To 'Plaister'). (see Note).
Lett. 129, p. 303

(ref. To 'effect of the Mercury').
Lett. 155, p. 336


Lett. 9, p. 14

Lett. 10, p. 16

Lett. 37, p. 88

'Emetic'& 'physic'-
Lett. 39, p. 92, 93.

Lett. 47, p. 113

'Dandelion Tea'-
Lett. 10, p. 16

'Huxham's Tincture of Bark'-(see Note).
Lett. 52, p. 127

Lett. 88, p. 223

Lett. 89. p. 228

(ref. To 'calomeling')
Lett. 121, p. 291

(ref. To 'Barley Water').
Lett. 121, p. 292

(ref. To 'oil of sweet almonds').
Lett. 56, p. 140

Memoirs of an American Lady (nonfiction) Author: Mrs. Anne Grant
(ref. To 'the American Lady'). (see Note).
Lett. 64, p. 164

Memorial, A- ( a petition)
(ref. To 'draw up a Memorial') (see Note).
Lett. 160, p. 342

Memorial Tablet- (at Godmersham Church).
(ref. To 'no inscription yet drawn'). (see Note).
Lett. 89, p. 225

Merchant of Venice- (play) Author: William Shakespeare.
(ref. To 'Shylock').
Lett. 97, p. 256

(ref. To 'Tubal').
Lett. 98, p. 258

(ref. To 'every sort of wickedness'). (see Note).
Lett. 127, p. 300

'Penlington'; (candles)-
Lett. 6, p. 11

'The Lace Man'-
Lett. 10, p. 17

'the Overton Scotchman'; (fabric & clothes).
Lett. 12, p. 22

'Painter & Redding'; (fabric),
Lett. 28, p. 64

'Christians; (fabric) (see Note).
Lett. 85, p. 211

'Laytons'; (fabric)- (see Note).
Lett. 85, p. 211

'Layton & Shear's; (fabric)-
Lett. 87, p. 218-219
Lett. 87, p. 221

'Grafton House'; (clothing)-
Lett. 88, p. 222. 224.

'Crook & Besford'; (silk handkerchief)-
Lett.88, p. 222

'Remmington'; (stockings)-
Lett. 88, p. 223

'Bedford House'; (fabric)-
Lett. 95, p. 248

'Brecknell & Twinings'-
Lett. 99, p. 261

'Grafton House'; (fabric)-
Lett. 116, p. 288
Lett. 128, p. 300

(ref. To 'the age of Methuselah').
Lett. 153, p. 332

Midas: an English Barletta-(play) Author: Kane O'Hara
(ref. To' Clandestine Marriage & Midas') (see Note).
Lett. 87, p. 219

(ref. To' connected with Midas')
Lett. 87, p. 221.

Midnight Bell, The- (novel); (full title- The Midnight Bell: a German Story, Founded on Incidents in Real Life). Author: Francis Lathom (see Note).
Lett. 9, p. 15

Migionette- (a plant with small (fragrant greenish-white flowers).
(ref. To 'Migionette seed').
Lett. 51, p. 122

Mildmay, Lady-(see Biog. Index).
Lett. 15, p. 29

Milton, John- (poet)
(ref. To 'a vol. Of Milton').
Lett. 92, p. 240

Mistress- (lover, paramour). (ref. To 'having a Mistress').
Lett. 30, p. 71

(ref. To 'an Adultress').
Lett. 36, p. 85

(ref. To' has taken a Mistress').
Lett. 50, p. 118

(ref. To Mrs. Powlett'). (see Note).
Lett. 53, p. 131

Moliere- (pseudonym of Jean Baptiste Poquelin).
(see ref. To 'the Hypocrite "). (English version of Moliere's play Tartuffe). (see Note).
Lett. 71, p. 184

Money- (Slang Term For)
(ref. To 'what Edward calls Pewter').
Lett. 114, p. 287

Moonlight- (Walking Home By).
(ref. To 'returning by Moonlight').
Lett. 6, p. 9

(ref. To 'as the Moon was up').
Lett. 39, p. 94

(ref. To 'walk home by Moonlight').
Lett. 145, p. 320

More, Hannah- (author)
(ref. To 'in Coelebs') (see Note).
Lett. 67, p. 172

(ref. To 'recent publication'). (see Note).
Lett. 74, p. 191

Morgan, Lady Sydney-
(see; Owenson, Sydney-(author).

Morrell, Deacon-
Lett. 67, p. 173

(ref. To 'plenty of mortar').
Lett. 128, p. 301

(ref. To 'our mourning').
Lett. 86, p. 216

(ref. To '6 weeks mourning'). (see Note).
Lett. 98, p. 258

(ref. To 'no mourning').
Lett. 98, p. 260

(ref. To Mrs. Motley Austen').
Lett. 152, p. 331

(ref. To 'old black gowns').
Lett. 152, p. 331

(ref. To 'in Bombasin'); (Bombazine fabric).
Lett. 155, p. 336

(ref. To 'proper-edged sheet of paper').(see Note).
Lett. 157, p. 339

Murray, Lady Augusta- (married to the Duke of Sussex, H.R.H. Prince Augustus Frederick, sixth son of George III).
(refs. To 'their Royal passenger and 'talks of Lady Augusta'). (see Note).
Lett. 34, p. 80

Museum, Liverpool- (see Note).
Lett. 70, p. 179

(ref. To 'to the Concert').
Lett. 44, p. 103

(ref. To 'Queen Mary's Lamentation'). (see Note).
Lett. 50, p. 118

(ref. To 'country dances').
Lett. 63, p. 161

(refs. To 'excellent singing' & Glee-singers').
Lett. 70, p. 180

(ref. To 'on the harp').
Lett. 70, p. 180

(ref. To 'the Music was extremely good'). (see Note).
Lett. 71, p. 183

(ref. To 'other Glees I remember').
Lett. 71, p. 183

(ref. To' the Harp Player was Wiepart').
Lett. 71, p. 183

(ref. To 'I dare say Artaxerxes'); (opera by Thomas Arne); (see Note).
Lett. 98, p. 260

(ref. To ' your learning the Harp').
Lett. 109, p. 281

(ref. To 'she is to have an instrument'); (piano).
Lett. 114, p. 285

(refs. To 'taking care of my instrument' & 'the Hermit'). (see Note).
Lett. 123, p. 294

(ref. To 'from 7 to 8 the Harp!).
Lett. 128, p. 301

(ref. To 'Mr. Meyer's gives'); piano lessons).
Lett. 129, p. 303

(refs. To 'Pianoforte' & 'Sonata or Waltz').
Lett. 149, p. 326

(refs. To 'Quadrilles' & 'Cotillions').
Lett. 151, p. 330

Music- Copying Out
(ref. To 'my writing Music').
Lett. 17, p. 33

Musical Concerts-
(ref. To 'even the Concert'); (at Bath).
Lett. 20, p. 43

(ref. To 'to the Concert); (at Bath).
Lett. 43, p. 103

(refs. To 'excellent singing' & Glee-singers').
Lett. 70, p. 180

(refs. To 'we had a beautiful night' & 'the Concert'); at Canterbury).
Lett. 96, p. 251-252

Musk- (perfume or ingredient in perfume).
(ref. To' abhorrence of Musk').

Myrmidion- (in Greek legend, the followers of Achilles).
(ref. To 'my Myrmidions').
Lett. 28, p. 65

Mythical Figures- (English)
(ref. To'Gogmagogficus'). (see Note).
Lett. 97, p. 256

(ref. To 'Mr. Richard Snow). (see Note).
Lett. 98, p. 259

Mythology- Greek
(ref. To 'fields of Elysium!).
Lett. 31, p. 72

(ref. To 'my Myrmidions').
Lett. 28, p. 65

Mythology- Roman
(ref. To 'Her sister in Lucina!). (see Note).
Lett. 89, p. 224