1814 ENGLISH POETRY 1579-1830: SPENSER AND THE TRADITION

Hannah More

Samuel Taylor Coleridge to Joseph Cottle, 27 May 1814; in Cottle, Reminiscences (1847) 283-84.



It is no small gratification to me, that I have seen and conversed with Mrs. Hannah More. She is, indisputably, the first literary female I ever met with. In part, no doubt, because she is a christian.