1855 ENGLISH POETRY 1579-1830: SPENSER AND THE TRADITION

Sophia Little

Sarah Josepha Hale, Woman's Record; or, Sketches of all Distinguished Women (1852; 1855) 832.



SOPHIA L. LITTLE, daughter of Hon. Abner Robbins, of Rhode Island, was born at Newport, in 1799. In 1824, she married Mr. William Little, of Boston, where Mrs. Little has since resided. She is a poetess of much merit. Her principal works are, "The Last days of Jesus;" "The Annunciation and Birth of Jesus;, and the Resurrection;" "The Betrothed;" and "The Branded Hand," besides many fugitive poems. She has also written a prose work called "The Pilgrim's Progress in the Last Days."