1827 ENGLISH POETRY 1579-1830: SPENSER AND THE TRADITION

Elizabeth Thomas

Alexander Dyce, in Specimens of British Poetesses, selected and chronologically arranged (1827) 156.



ELIZABETH THOMAS, born 1675, died 1730, received from Dryden the poetical name of Corinna. The part which she took in that mysterious business, the publication of Pope's Letters, procured for her a place in the Dunciad.