1798 ENGLISH POETRY 1579-1830: SPENSER AND THE TRADITION

Lucy Peacock

David Rivers, in Literary Memoirs of Living Authors (1798) 2:118-19.



A Novel-writer of some merit. She published, in 1786, (being very young) an allegory, entitled, The Adventures of the six Princesses of Babylon, in their Travels to the Temple of Virtue. Since that time she has written, The Knight of the Rose, an allegorical narrative; the Juvenile Magazine; The Visit for a Week, designed for youth; and Ambrose and Eleanor, translated from the French. All of her publications have been anonymous.