1712 ENGLISH POETRY 1579-1830: SPENSER AND THE TRADITION

Lady Mary Chudleigh

Leonard Welsted, in Remarks on Longinus (1712) 169.



With Submission, my Lady Chudleigh's Poetry is rather Florid than Sublime; and Mr. D'Urfey himself, who has touch'd some part of Lyricks with great Humour and Mastery, is yet not so happy in hitting the wonderful and the grand.