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Burney

1. Charles. 1726--1814, English composer and music historian, whose books include A General History of Music (1776--89)
2. his daughter, Frances. known as Fanny; married name Madame D'Arblay. 1752--1840, English novelist and diarist: author of Evelina (1778). Her Diaries and Letters (1768--1840) are of historical interest
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Austen's novels were sent to Burney by her publisher, Henry Colburn, who also operated a lending library from his premises in Conduit Street.
Burney's journals have received an unusual degree of acclaim which has almost equalled that accorded to her creative writing, and it is easy to see why.
When it was discovered that she was the author of Evelina, Burney's debut into literary society was launched.
The charge-sheet states that Zafir was killed after Burney fired upon his car following a road accident, adding that the murder weapon also belongs to Burney.
The eyewitnesses picked out Khawar Burney and Abdul Rehman among the dummies and deposed that Khawar was travelling in a Vigo and he opened fire at the victim's car while the other suspect was also present with the main suspect in the vehicle.
The officer then presented Khwar's cousins Hasan Husain Burney, Haider Burney, Raza Husain Burney and security guard before the witnesses.
Ansar Burney strongly condemned unrest situation in Indian held Kashmir and the brutal killings of Kashmiris by Indian forces.
Former Federal Minister for human rights and Chairman of Ansar Burney Trust International has said that entire city of Karachi is become a corruption and city of land grabbers under the patronage of Government officials and Administration where only bribe and illegal money is become a constitution and law.
Burney said the builder not only demolished the temple but in a blasphemous act, his workers also showed disrespect to the idols of Hindu deities placed inside the temple.
PAKISTAN'S former federal minister for human rights Ansar Burney will visit India on Friday to search for the family of an Indian girl who had strayed into Pakistan over a decade ago.
The Cambridge Companion to Francis Burney. Peter Sabor, editor.