1827 ca. ENGLISH POETRY 1579-1830: SPENSER AND THE TRADITION

Mary Leapor

Anonymous, in Blackwood's Magazine, 1827 ca.; Allibone, Critical Dictionary of English Literature (1858-71; 1882) 1:1072.



Mary Barber was the wife of a shopkeeper in London, and Mary Leapor a cook; but neither of them had so much of the "mens divinior" as might have been expected from their occupations.