1798 ENGLISH POETRY 1579-1830: SPENSER AND THE TRADITION

Lady Sophia Burrell

David Rivers, in Literary Memoirs of Living Authors (1798) 1:85.



Her ladyship published, in 1793, two octavo volumes of Poems, which do considerable honour to her pen: and, in 1794, the Thimbriad, from Xenophon's Cyropedia; and Telemachus, that is, so much of Fenelon's Story as concerns the passion of Calypso for the son of Ulysses, and the amour between that hero and the nymph Eucharis.