1781 ENGLISH POETRY 1579-1830: SPENSER AND THE TRADITION

Hester Mulso Chapone

Charlotte Ann Burney, Journal entry, 21 June 1781?; Moulton, Library of Literary Criticism (1901-05) 4:417.



I went one evening last week to the Dean of Winchester's, where we met Mrs. Chapone, who looked less forbidding than usual; but she is deadly ugly to be sure; — such [an] African nose and lips, and such a clunch figure!